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# threat - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships
# Potentially Lethal
# Potentially Lethal

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships

Sep 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,003 Views 16 Comments

The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.

# threat - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"
# UN Security Council
# UN Security Council

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"

Sep 18th 2014, 10:50 PM 8,389 Views 26 Comments

That’s according to the UN Security Council, which met today.

# threat - Monday 25 August, 2014

Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked
# Disruption
# Disruption

Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked

Aug 25th 2014, 9:54 AM 6,027 Views 24 Comments

The hackers believed to be responsible for the attack also claimed that a plane boarded by Sony’s President was carrying explosives, causing it to be diverted.

# threat - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel
# No-Fly Zone
# No-Fly Zone

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:02 PM 9,124 Views 30 Comments

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

# threat - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

'Last time there was controversy, they won the All-Ireland' - Derry boss on facing Donegal
# Wounded Animals
From The42
# Wounded Animals

'Last time there was controversy, they won the All-Ireland' - Derry boss on facing Donegal

May 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 2,756 Views 0 Comments

Derry manager Brian McIver on his team’s championship opener with Donegal.

# threat - Monday 19 May, 2014

Man threatened shop staff with a knife in broad daylight in Armagh
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man threatened shop staff with a knife in broad daylight in Armagh

May 19th 2014, 10:33 AM 4,131 Views 5 Comments

Two men were arrested a short time later.

# threat - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls

May 13th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,406 Views 27 Comments

The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.

# threat - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

May 1st 2014, 11:43 AM 25,957 Views 139 Comments

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

# threat - Monday 28 April, 2014

1,000 gardaí are assaulted each year
# Gra Conference
# Gra Conference

1,000 gardaí are assaulted each year

Apr 28th 2014, 6:47 PM 12,490 Views 65 Comments

Members of the GRA’s executive council said there is a need for a new system to address this, as well as legislation with harsher penalties for anyone who attacks a member of the force.

# threat - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Rathfarnham garda station made safe by army bomb team after security alert
# Evacuate
# Evacuate

Rathfarnham garda station made safe by army bomb team after security alert

Apr 8th 2014, 1:02 PM 12,096 Views 34 Comments

It’s believed a suspicious letter was addressed to the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

# threat - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:23 PM 46,617 Views 79 Comments

The photo was contained in a package sent to the Minister for Justice’s home in south Dublin this morning.

Jewish Council express revulsion at anti-Semitic message sent to Shatter
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

Jewish Council express revulsion at anti-Semitic message sent to Shatter

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:47 PM 13,643 Views 96 Comments

The Council urged politicians to stand collectively in solidarity with the minister against all forms of religious abuse or intolerance.

# threat - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
# Crimea
# Crimea

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:59 PM 5,751 Views 103 Comments

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

# threat - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda

Feb 18th 2014, 5:48 PM 8,984 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, Uganda’s government has defended its decision to push through the controversial laws.

# threat - Monday 17 February, 2014

Youth unemployment ‘puts the wind beneath the wings of every extremist in Europe’
# Threat
# Threat

Youth unemployment ‘puts the wind beneath the wings of every extremist in Europe’

Feb 17th 2014, 3:15 PM 7,254 Views 49 Comments

The Minister for Finance said that extremism is something that is a threat to every democracy in Europe.

# threat - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft
# Disruption
# Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

Feb 11th 2014, 10:21 AM 14,939 Views 74 Comments

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# threat - Friday 24 January, 2014

US athletes cautioned on team gear outside Olympic venues
# Threat
From The42
# Threat

US athletes cautioned on team gear outside Olympic venues

Jan 24th 2014, 9:28 PM 4,720 Views 0 Comments

The warning for American athletes not to advertise their nationality is due to security concerns.

# threat - Sunday 22 December, 2013

HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign
# Crc
# Crc

HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign

Dec 22nd 2013, 2:37 PM 6,789 Views 31 Comments

Health Service Executive director general Tony O’Brien said that the board of the clinic was “cocking a snook” at the executive in its actions.

# threat - Monday 9 December, 2013

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat?

Dec 9th 2013, 9:54 AM 10,880 Views 94 Comments

The strike has been averted, but unions and the ESB disagree on whether the deal will add any liabilities to the company’s balance sheet.

# threat - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Fewer than 5 per cent of the world's languages exist online
# Culture
# Culture

Fewer than 5 per cent of the world's languages exist online

Dec 5th 2013, 3:11 PM 5,525 Views 35 Comments

It’s estimated that more than half of the world’s 7,000 languages could end up disappearing by the end of the century

# threat - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Attacking spark Pisi looking to push Samoa to victory
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Attacking spark Pisi looking to push Samoa to victory

Nov 6th 2013, 7:07 PM 2,627 Views 3 Comments

However, the Hurricanes man has weaknesses in his kicking game that Ireland can target.

# threat - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Sepp Blatter wants 'racism' teams kicked out
# Threat
From The42
# Threat

Sepp Blatter wants 'racism' teams kicked out

Oct 27th 2013, 10:05 AM 1,687 Views 5 Comments

The FIFA President has said tougher measures need to be imposed on teams whose fans are found guilty of racist behavior.

# threat - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí
# Threat
# Threat

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí

Oct 19th 2013, 12:58 PM 18,441 Views 215 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.

# threat - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping

Oct 10th 2013, 11:05 AM 6,532 Views 38 Comments

The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after US commandos embarrassed and angered Libya’s government.

# threat - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Sep 24th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,304 Views 130 Comments

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

# threat - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'
# Talks
# Talks

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

Sep 22nd 2013, 2:22 PM 6,923 Views 10 Comments

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

# threat - Monday 9 September, 2013

"Protective policing" for three Belfast schools due to loyalist threats
# Belfast
# Belfast

"Protective policing" for three Belfast schools due to loyalist threats

Sep 9th 2013, 9:38 AM 6,220 Views 61 Comments

The threats were made by the Red Hand Defenders, and concern two primary schools and one secondary school.

# threat - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?

Aug 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 44 Views 61 Comments

Detainees eligible for release from Guantanamo Bay are caught in limbo: the US won’t accept them and foreign countries are reluctant to take in refugees who have been incarcerated with terrorists, writes Scott Fitzsimmons.

# threat - Friday 2 August, 2013

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns
# Threat
# Threat

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,023 Views 37 Comments

The United States would not specify the threat or say which embassies will be closed.

# threat - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Government launches plan to get 75,000 unemployed back to work
# Jobs
# Jobs

Government launches plan to get 75,000 unemployed back to work

Jul 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 7,339 Views 85 Comments

The Taoiseach said that there is “no magic bullet” to solving the problem of long-term unemployment.

# threat - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’

Jul 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 248 Views 37 Comments

A confidential report on a meeting with Neville Chamberlain in 1940 shows the British Prime minister wanted to pass on advice to the then Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera about the threat of Germany.

# threat - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law
# G8
# G8

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Jun 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 16,554 Views 73 Comments

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

# threat - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early
# G8
# G8

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early

Jun 11th 2013, 6:32 PM 15,134 Views 46 Comments

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

US airport shut because of 'serious threat'
# Virginia
# Virginia

US airport shut because of 'serious threat'

Jun 11th 2013, 3:23 PM 15,068 Views 8 Comments

Richmond International Airport was evacuated as sniffer dogs searched the complex.

Facebook threat to assassinate the Taoiseach investigated
# Threat
# Threat

Facebook threat to assassinate the Taoiseach investigated

Jun 11th 2013, 10:15 AM 15,405 Views 167 Comments

The threat appeared on a page campaigning for the saving of a hospital in Castlebar last Wednesday, gardaí have confirmed.

# threat - Monday 3 June, 2013

Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping
# Kidnap
# Kidnap

Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:59 AM 7,920 Views 14 Comments

The 27-year-old was released uninjured later that day but police are appealing for witnesses.

# threat - Thursday 30 May, 2013

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters
# You've Got Mail
# You've Got Mail

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters

May 30th 2013, 8:04 AM 4,038 Views 4 Comments

The letters contained “anonymous threats” and when tested locally, preliminarily indicated the presence of ricin, police said.

# threat - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats
# G8 Summit
# G8 Summit

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

May 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 15,291 Views 81 Comments

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.

# threat - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack
# North Korea
# North Korea

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:40 PM 28,803 Views 188 Comments

The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.

Irish teenager charged with threatening Guyana leader
# South America
# South America

Irish teenager charged with threatening Guyana leader

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:02 PM 15,150 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old’s lawyer said he had been drinking alcohol when he told bodyguards he would shoot and kill the president.