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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Security Alert

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Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup
Two female passengers and a male passenger were arrested at the scene.
Man with Pikachu hat and teddy arrested after hopping White House fence
Reports that Bulbasaur was seen in the Obamas’ shrubbery were unfounded.
Second bomb hoax in Derry in 48 hours after van hijacked and ordered to drive to city centre
The driver abandoned the van at Fanad Drive where he alerted police.
No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate
The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.
'Elaborate hoax' in Northern Ireland as three devices found overnight
The PSNI is investigating after the suspicious devices were discovered off one Derry road.
Suspect package found at Stormont, hours after Belfast court evacuated
Police are investigating the possibility of a second suspect package.
Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast
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
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
A security alert forced the shut down of the Cowper Downs estate this morning.
Viable device discovered in Belfast neighbourhood
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
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
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’
The PSNI said that a number of controlled explosions were carried out by an army bomb squad.
Belfast suspicious device under investigation
The device was found in a busy area of North Belfast.
Security alert ongoing in Fermanagh village after report of suspect device
Police received a report that a device had been abandoned in the area last night.
Road closed in Belfast security alert
The army bomb squad have been tasked to the scene.
Updated: Roads closed and trains disrupted in two Belfast security alerts
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
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
The object has been taken away for further tests.
Police attending security alert in Derry city
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
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
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
Improvised explosive devices were found in Bray, Co Wicklow and in Athy, Co Kildare.
Security alert in Derry after discovery of suspicious device
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
Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.
Belfast homes evacuated over suspicious object
Around 100 West Belfast homes evacuated
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
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
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
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
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
A number of homes were evacuated in the Brookvale Avenue area this morning.
Suspicious object in Strabane an “elaborate hoax”
A controlled explosion was carried out in the Ballycolman area today.
Video: Smoke bomb sparks White House lockdown
Hundreds of Occupy protesters had gathered outside of the gates after marching on the US Capitol.
Viable device found in Belfast
Blackdam Court residents were evacuated after the device was discovered in a car yesterday afternoon.
Dublin-Belfast resume following earlier NI bomb alert
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
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
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
Two masked men entered a branch of Santander bank, dropped the device and issued threats before escaping.
'Corroded' munitions discovered during Dublin renovations
The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called to the scene off the North Strand Road earlier today.