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# ieds - Friday 10 February, 2017

Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare

The Defence Forces were called to the scene.

# ieds - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Tom Clonan: 2016 has become the year of the lone wolf attack carried out by angry young men

Unless we address the issues of gun control, male violence, rage and alienation, we will see more and more lone wolf attacks, writes Tom Clonan.

# ieds - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Houses evacuated after two viable bombs are found

The Army bomb disposal team attended the scene.

# ieds - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo

Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.

# ieds - Monday 14 January, 2013

Four viable IEDs found near the Malahide Road

The improvised explosive devices, which were found on waste ground just off the Malahide Road, were made safe this afternoon.

# ieds - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Number of viable IEDs quadruple over five years

The number of viable IEDs dealt with by the Defence Forces has increased steadily over the past five years.

# ieds - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Two viable explosive devices discovered in Limerick

The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were discovered on a rural road outside Limerick City late last night.

# ieds - Friday 22 June, 2012

Bomb squad make safe explosive devices in Limerick

The viable devices were found in an overgrown area near a residential estate in Limerick city.

# ieds - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Two viable explosive devices made safe in Dublin overnight

Defence Forces said that they were called out to deal with two separate IEDs last night.

# ieds - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Two devices made safe overnight in Dublin

It was the third call out for Army Bomb Disposal Teams in Dublin in less than 24 hours and the fifth this week.

# ieds - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Fourth explosive device discovered on Dublin lane in two weeks

It is the fourth device to be discovered on a lane off the Ballymun Road in the past fortnight.

# ieds - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Two viable explosive devices made safe in Dublin

The two devices were discovered on waste ground in Finglas this afternoon.

# ieds - Friday 18 November, 2011

Three viable devices made safe in Dublin

Three viable devices were discovered near the Ballymun Road area of Dublin this evening.

# ieds - Friday 2 September, 2011

Three IEDs discovered in north Dublin

The viable devices were made safe at an area of waste ground in Finglas.

# ieds - Saturday 18 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.

Two devices found in Bray were 'viable'

The army bomb disposal team was alerted shortly before midnight last night after the devices were found.

# ieds - Sunday 15 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: The head of the IMF charged with attempted rape; Arrests aboard a Ryanair flight to Dublin; Tragedy strikes Waterford communion celebration; Violence on the Israeli/Syrian border; and Enda on the Queen’s impending visit.

Two viable IEDS found in Limerick and Dublin overnight

The Irish Defence Forces says that no controlled explosions were carried out as army bomb disposal teams made safe both devices. Gardaí also say there was a bomb hoax at Connolly Station in Dublin early this morning.

# ieds - Sunday 16 January, 2011

Nine die on route to wedding in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb has killed nine civilians, including one child, who were travelling to a wedding north of Kabul.