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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 5,272 Views 16 Comments

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

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 3,574 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.

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 16,330 Views 15 Comments

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

Viable device discovered in Belfast neighbourhood
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Viable device discovered in Belfast neighbourhood

May 8th 2013, 8:41 AM 2,191 Views 0 Comments

Two suspicious objects were discovered in the area, one of which was confirmed to be a viable pipe bomb.

Primary school evacuated in east Belfast after security alert
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Primary school evacuated in east Belfast after security alert

Apr 26th 2013, 9:46 AM 2,817 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI has closed off part of Belvoir Drive in the east of the city this morning.

LIVE: Authorities intercept flight leaving Boston in security alert
# Boston
# Boston

LIVE: Authorities intercept flight leaving Boston in security alert

Apr 16th 2013, 4:18 PM 25,886 Views 0 Comments

The US Airways flight to Philadelphia has been grounded and evacuated. No reason has been disclosed as of yet.

Ballymena suspicious object an ‘elaborate hoax’
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Ballymena suspicious object an ‘elaborate hoax’

Apr 10th 2013, 11:23 AM 4,105 Views 4 Comments

The PSNI said that a number of controlled explosions were carried out by an army bomb squad.

Belfast suspicious device under investigation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast suspicious device under investigation

Apr 1st 2013, 11:20 AM 4,166 Views 5 Comments

The device was found in a busy area of North Belfast.

Security alert ongoing in Fermanagh village after report of suspect device
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Security alert ongoing in Fermanagh village after report of suspect device

Mar 27th 2013, 6:09 PM 5,414 Views 6 Comments

Police received a report that a device had been abandoned in the area last night.

Road closed in Belfast security alert
# PSNI
# PSNI

Road closed in Belfast security alert

Mar 22nd 2013, 2:54 PM 4,859 Views 4 Comments

The army bomb squad have been tasked to the scene.

Updated: Roads closed and trains disrupted in two Belfast security alerts
# Security Alerts
# Security Alerts

Updated: Roads closed and trains disrupted in two Belfast security alerts

Mar 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 6,195 Views 12 Comments

The alert at Finaghy Road North has been declared as an “elaborate hoax”, the other at Ligoniel Road is ongoing.

PSNI believe explosion in Antrim linked to dissident terrorist activity
# Security Alerts
# Security Alerts

PSNI believe explosion in Antrim linked to dissident terrorist activity

Feb 28th 2013, 3:18 PM 2,874 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch are currently attending to another security alert in the same area.

Viable 'pipe bomb' found in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Viable 'pipe bomb' found in Belfast

Jan 8th 2013, 9:19 PM 4,753 Views 25 Comments

The object has been taken away for further tests.

Police attending security alert in Derry city
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police attending security alert in Derry city

Dec 29th 2012, 11:50 AM 3,436 Views 1 Comment

A bomb disposal unit has been dispatched to Drumleck Drive in the north of the city after a suspicious device was found.

Homes evacuated after security alert in Lurgan
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Homes evacuated after security alert in Lurgan

Dec 26th 2012, 5:07 PM 4,292 Views 0 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland say they are currently attending the security alert in the Toberhewny Hall area of Lurgan in Co Armagh.

Pipe bomb found outside Belfast house
# Belfast
# Belfast

Pipe bomb found outside Belfast house

Nov 23rd 2012, 9:02 PM 2,506 Views 1 Comment

The PSNI said the viable pipe bomb was found in the garden of the house at Northwick Drive.

Army bomb disposal teams called to three incidents today
# Device
# Device

Army bomb disposal teams called to three incidents today

Nov 19th 2012, 9:05 PM 9,099 Views 22 Comments

Improvised explosive devices were found in Bray, Co Wicklow and in Athy, Co Kildare.

Security alert in Derry after discovery of suspicious device
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Security alert in Derry after discovery of suspicious device

Sep 8th 2012, 6:02 PM 3,535 Views 28 Comments

Police have sealed off part of a road in the city following the discovery of a suspicious device.

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today

Aug 21st 2012, 5:21 PM 5,813 Views 13 Comments

Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.

Belfast homes evacuated over suspicious object
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Belfast homes evacuated over suspicious object

Aug 21st 2012, 3:59 PM 1,824 Views 0 Comments

Around 100 West Belfast homes evacuated
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Around 100 West Belfast homes evacuated

Aug 3rd 2012, 8:04 AM 2,952 Views 5 Comments

Evacuations are to ‘ensure safety of local community’ as PSNI investigate reported mortar attack and shot fired at police vehicle.

Investigation into 'pipe bomb type device' outside police station
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Investigation into 'pipe bomb type device' outside police station

Aug 1st 2012, 8:54 AM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland are also investigating a suspected mortar attack and a shot fired last Friday in the Glen Road area.

Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert

May 4th 2012, 7:39 AM 1,700 Views 9 Comments

Army ammunitions officers have been sent to the line at Lurgan, after a suspicious device was spotted there overnight.

Suspicious object found in Armagh hours before Patrick's Day parade
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Suspicious object found in Armagh hours before Patrick's Day parade

Mar 17th 2012, 5:59 PM 1,405 Views 0 Comments

The object has been declared a hoax by the PSNI after a controlled explosion was carried out. Some homes were evacuated during the security alert.

Suspicious object discovered in Strabane
# Strabane
# Strabane

Suspicious object discovered in Strabane

Mar 6th 2012, 12:36 PM 1,008 Views 2 Comments

For the second time in two days, Army Technical Officers have been called to investigate an object in the Co Tyrone town.

Device discovered in north Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Device discovered in north Belfast

Mar 6th 2012, 11:23 AM 709 Views 0 Comments

A number of homes were evacuated in the Brookvale Avenue area this morning.

Suspicious object in Strabane an “elaborate hoax”
# Strabane
# Strabane

Suspicious object in Strabane an “elaborate hoax”

Mar 5th 2012, 2:48 PM 1,831 Views 0 Comments

A controlled explosion was carried out in the Ballycolman area today.

Video: Smoke bomb sparks White House lockdown
# White House
# White House

Video: Smoke bomb sparks White House lockdown

Jan 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 1,444 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds of Occupy protesters had gathered outside of the gates after marching on the US Capitol.

Viable device found in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Viable device found in Belfast

Jan 6th 2012, 7:28 AM 920 Views 2 Comments

Blackdam Court residents were evacuated after the device was discovered in a car yesterday afternoon.

Dublin-Belfast resume following earlier NI bomb alert
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Dublin-Belfast resume following earlier NI bomb alert

Oct 7th 2011, 10:42 AM 335 Views 3 Comments

A suspicious package was been found on the Lisburn Road in Belfast, close to the train line running between the city and Dublin.

Three men arrested following two security alerts in Northern Ireland
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Three men arrested following two security alerts in Northern Ireland

Sep 26th 2011, 9:19 PM 948 Views 1 Comment

Delays have been caused to transport links following the discovery of suspect devices on the outskirts of Derry and in Newry.

Security alert in Antrim following hoax bomb warning
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Security alert in Antrim following hoax bomb warning

Aug 28th 2011, 5:35 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI had received a phone call this morning, warning that a bomb was in the area. It has since been declared a hoax

Bank bomb in Newry defused by army squad
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Bank bomb in Newry defused by army squad

Aug 22nd 2011, 6:20 PM 367 Views 1 Comment

Two masked men entered a branch of Santander bank, dropped the device and issued threats before escaping.

'Corroded' munitions discovered during Dublin renovations
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

'Corroded' munitions discovered during Dublin renovations

Aug 17th 2011, 4:45 PM 1,007 Views 1 Comment

The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called to the scene off the North Strand Road earlier today.

Suspected firearm found in Belfast security alert
# Belfast
# Belfast

Suspected firearm found in Belfast security alert

Aug 7th 2011, 11:45 AM 48 Views 1 Comment

North Quays reopened after security alert at IFSC
# Dublin
# Dublin

North Quays reopened after security alert at IFSC

May 18th 2011, 5:28 PM 1,477 Views 0 Comments

Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat

May 16th 2011, 1:01 PM 2,310 Views 0 Comments

Scotland Yard says the warning is “non-specific” in time and location – there have been two other security alerts in central London today.

'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats

May 13th 2011, 8:22 AM 1,409 Views 0 Comments

While Islam convert is being held in security operation around US presidential visit, file going to the DPP on another man suspected of photographing Garden of Remembrance ‘with intent’.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 12th 2011, 8:08 PM 2,348 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Security threat ahead of Obama visit; Howlin talks tough on the bailout; Swift justice in the courts; school construction woes; what it’s like to default; and Jedward mania.

How to... dismantle a suspicious device
# How To
# How To

How to... dismantle a suspicious device

May 11th 2011, 1:24 PM 1,968 Views 0 Comments

This morning’s security alert near Connolly Station is just one of many recent dramas in Dublin so here’s how to know when one is happening near you…