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#Security Alert

# security-alert - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Man remanded in custody for firearms charges after Coveney security alert in Belfast
# Man Charged
# Man Charged

Man remanded in custody for firearms charges after Coveney security alert in Belfast

Updated Jun 11th 2022, 2:25 PM 19,229 Views 0 Comments

Winston Irvine was arrested on Wednesday as police were investigating the security alert that impacted Simon Coveney.

# security-alert - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Two men arrested over security alert which halted Coveney speech in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two men arrested over security alert which halted Coveney speech in Belfast

Jun 8th 2022, 2:18 PM 6,862 Views 0 Comments

Simon Coveney had to halt his speech during a peace and reconciliation event.

# security-alert - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'
# Delays
# Delays

Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 7:21 PM 23,094 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI and gardaí carried out “precautionary security checks” on trains travelling between Belfast and Dublin.

# security-alert - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Man (41) and woman (38) arrested in investigation into north Belfast hijacking
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Man (41) and woman (38) arrested in investigation into north Belfast hijacking

Updated Mar 27th 2022, 12:24 PM 23,719 Views 0 Comments

Simon Coveney was giving a talk in north Belfast on Friday when he was abruptly evacuated due to a security alert.

# security-alert - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Army detonates suspicious device found in Newry as homes evacuated
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Army detonates suspicious device found in Newry as homes evacuated

Feb 21st 2021, 1:05 PM 11,401 Views 4 Comments

15 families living in the area were evacuated from their homes.

# security-alert - Monday 18 January, 2021

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

Jan 18th 2021, 4:36 PM 16,057 Views 10 Comments

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

# security-alert - Monday 25 November, 2019

Bomb parts picked up by child in Newry
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Bomb parts picked up by child in Newry

Nov 25th 2019, 9:31 PM 10,536 Views 4 Comments

A number of homes were evacuated in the Violet Hill Avenue area of Newry.

# security-alert - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

Oct 20th 2019, 7:06 PM 36,721 Views 19 Comments

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

# security-alert - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station

Sep 7th 2019, 12:37 PM 6,915 Views 9 Comments

A number of homes have been evacuated while the object is examined.

# security-alert - Thursday 27 June, 2019

RAF fighter jets escort Air India plane to Stansted after suspected 'bomb threat'
# London Stansted
# London Stansted

RAF fighter jets escort Air India plane to Stansted after suspected 'bomb threat'

Updated Jun 27th 2019, 11:35 AM 14,976 Views 28 Comments

The flight from Mumbai to New York landed safely at 10.15am in London.

# security-alert - Sunday 21 April, 2019

39 year-old man arrested after houses evacuated over security alerts in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

39 year-old man arrested after houses evacuated over security alerts in Derry

Updated Apr 21st 2019, 2:06 PM 20,565 Views 0 Comments

Police said a number of roads are closed to the public as they dealt with the alerts.

# security-alert - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Security alerts in Derry lifted as police say all three were 'hoaxes'
# Derry
# Derry

Security alerts in Derry lifted as police say all three were 'hoaxes'

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:26 AM 7,044 Views 6 Comments

One man remains in custody over the car bomb which exploded in Derry on Saturday.

# security-alert - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation in Drogheda
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation in Drogheda

Nov 11th 2018, 4:49 PM 17,654 Views 11 Comments

A suspicious device was found near a parked car this afternoon.

# security-alert - Monday 30 April, 2018

Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite
# Declared Safe
# Declared Safe

Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite

Apr 30th 2018, 5:05 PM 106,022 Views 52 Comments

The scene was declared safe by the Defence Forces at 2.50pm.

# security-alert - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

London tube station closed after suspect package discovered
# Angel Station
# Angel Station

London tube station closed after suspect package discovered

Oct 4th 2017, 7:39 PM 18,401 Views 10 Comments

Police have carried out a controlled explosion and say the incident has now been stood down.

# security-alert - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Easons on Dublin's O'Connell Street evacuated after 'hoax' bomb scare
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Easons on Dublin's O'Connell Street evacuated after 'hoax' bomb scare

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:44 PM 38,904 Views 49 Comments

The shop was evacuated at 5pm this evening.

# security-alert - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Residents taking shelter in community centre as homes evacuated after 'suspicious object' found in Derry park
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Residents taking shelter in community centre as homes evacuated after 'suspicious object' found in Derry park

Jan 28th 2017, 4:18 PM 11,946 Views 8 Comments

Police are currently at the scene.

# security-alert - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Donald Trump bundled off the stage at rally over gun scare
# Secret Service
# Secret Service

Donald Trump bundled off the stage at rally over gun scare

Nov 6th 2016, 7:29 AM 27,085 Views 102 Comments

The US Secret Service later said someone in the crowd had shouted “gun” but that no weapon was found.

# security-alert - Friday 26 August, 2016

You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it

Aug 26th 2016, 10:05 AM 19,940 Views 17 Comments

By tapping one link, hackers could hijack your phone and install spyware on it without your knowledge.

# security-alert - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Police carry out controlled explosion after unattended bag found outside French team hotel
# Security Alert
From The42
# Security Alert

Police carry out controlled explosion after unattended bag found outside French team hotel

Jul 10th 2016, 4:45 PM 16,512 Views 16 Comments

The host nation face Portugal in tonight’s Euro 2016 final.

# security-alert - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Man United's final game of season abandoned after 'suspect package' found at Old Trafford
# Security Alert
From The42
# Security Alert

Man United's final game of season abandoned after 'suspect package' found at Old Trafford

May 15th 2016, 2:53 PM 71,245 Views 114 Comments

The army bomb disposal unit has carried out a controlled explosion.

# security-alert - Thursday 14 April, 2016

School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby

Apr 14th 2016, 2:18 PM 5,862 Views 4 Comments

Police are currently at the scene in the Cambridge Avenue area of Ballymena, Belfast.

# security-alert - Friday 4 March, 2016

Prison officer hospitalised after car bomb explosion in Belfast
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Prison officer hospitalised after car bomb explosion in Belfast

Mar 4th 2016, 2:20 PM 17,660 Views 41 Comments

The incident has been condemned as “deplorable”.

# security-alert - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Ireland carefully consider security risks after being offered Australia's place at World Cup
# Security Concerns
From The42
# Security Concerns

Ireland carefully consider security risks after being offered Australia's place at World Cup

Jan 5th 2016, 5:12 PM 42,694 Views 10 Comments

The tournament is being staged in Bangladesh at the end of this month.

# security-alert - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas

Dec 24th 2015, 11:58 AM 11,481 Views 15 Comments

The warning was first issued by the US embassy.

# security-alert - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Gatwick Airport terminal evacuated after discovery of suspicious package
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Gatwick Airport terminal evacuated after discovery of suspicious package

Nov 14th 2015, 11:18 AM 26,986 Views 23 Comments

Police said a suspicious item had sparked a security alert.

# security-alert - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Liverpool's Anfield home evacuated after a man 'goes missing' during stadium tour
# Security Alert
From The42
# Security Alert

Liverpool's Anfield home evacuated after a man 'goes missing' during stadium tour

Oct 27th 2015, 5:35 PM 35,188 Views 98 Comments

Police were called at around 3pm this afternoon.

# security-alert - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'Iran is Great' van causes security scare at major London museum
# Iran Is Great
# Iran Is Great

'Iran is Great' van causes security scare at major London museum

Aug 5th 2015, 11:10 PM 14,451 Views 33 Comments

The van is being driven around Europe to promote Iranian culture.

# security-alert - Friday 1 May, 2015

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike

May 1st 2015, 9:41 AM 15,238 Views 11 Comments

Police are appealing for witnesses.

# security-alert - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Police say 'nothing untoward' about object after Titanic security alert
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police say 'nothing untoward' about object after Titanic security alert

Feb 25th 2015, 1:28 PM 10,918 Views 21 Comments

The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.

# security-alert - Friday 31 October, 2014

Italian man who made 'sick joke' about Ebola on Dublin flight spared conviction
# Roberto Binaschi
# Roberto Binaschi

Italian man who made 'sick joke' about Ebola on Dublin flight spared conviction

Oct 31st 2014, 11:57 AM 21,968 Views 127 Comments

Businessman Roberto Binaschi will make a €2500 donation to charity.

# security-alert - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup
# Hoax
# Hoax

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup

Oct 30th 2014, 5:05 PM 38,020 Views 54 Comments

Two female passengers and a male passenger were arrested at the scene.

# security-alert - Friday 12 September, 2014

Man with Pikachu hat and teddy arrested after hopping White House fence
# Catch Em All
# Catch Em All

Man with Pikachu hat and teddy arrested after hopping White House fence

Sep 12th 2014, 10:53 PM 9,302 Views 15 Comments

Reports that Bulbasaur was seen in the Obamas’ shrubbery were unfounded.

# security-alert - Friday 22 August, 2014

Second bomb hoax in Derry in 48 hours after van hijacked and ordered to drive to city centre
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Second bomb hoax in Derry in 48 hours after van hijacked and ordered to drive to city centre

Aug 22nd 2014, 8:42 AM 4,894 Views 22 Comments

The driver abandoned the van at Fanad Drive where he alerted police.

# security-alert - Thursday 27 March, 2014

No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate

Mar 27th 2014, 8:10 AM 4,917 Views 5 Comments

The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.

# security-alert - Friday 22 November, 2013

'Elaborate hoax' in Northern Ireland as three devices found overnight
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Elaborate hoax' in Northern Ireland as three devices found overnight

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:59 AM 3,378 Views 16 Comments

The PSNI is investigating after the suspicious devices were discovered off one Derry road.

# security-alert - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Suspect package found at Stormont, hours after Belfast court evacuated
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Suspect package found at Stormont, hours after Belfast court evacuated

Oct 30th 2013, 12:22 PM 2,275 Views 1 Comment

Police are investigating the possibility of a second suspect package.

# security-alert - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast

Aug 24th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,270 Views 16 Comments

The semi-automatic handguns and more than 800 rounds of ammunition were reportedly found buried in the ground.

# security-alert - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit
# Pipe Bomb
# Pipe Bomb

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit

Jun 18th 2013, 2:17 PM 3,573 Views 15 Comments

The bomb was found just 80km north of Lough Erne in Enniskillen where world leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit.

# security-alert - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off

Jun 11th 2013, 12:15 PM 16,327 Views 15 Comments

A security alert forced the shut down of the Cowper Downs estate this morning.

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