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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bomb Squad

This year
Springboks bravely roll the 7/1 dice for biggest game of all
There are obvious risks involved but Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber like the potential upside.
Springboks' scrum delivers again as Bomb Squad make impact
RG Snyman scored a try off the bench as the South African scrum power told in the end.
Springboks' imposing new 7/1 bench was risky and frightening
The South Africans dismantled the All Blacks with their two forward packs.
Etzebeth captains imposing Springboks team for All Blacks clash
Munster lock RG Snyman is included on an impressive South African bench.
All time
'There was probably a little more niggle... it was personal for us'
Lood de Jager was superb as part of South Africa’s excellent bench.
The Lions and Boks' changes indicate another brutal, heavyweight Test
The South Africans have reverted to a 6/2 bench as the Lions reshuffle their XV.
Vunipola's impact a boost for Lions as Jones remains doubtful for second Test
The 30-year-old was bemused by Rassie Erasmus’ accusations of dangerous play.
Nienaber explains why Springboks have ditched famed 6/2 bench split for first Lions Test
South Africa named their team for Saturday’s opening Test earlier today.
Finishers versus the Bomb Squad: The World Cup final game within a game
Both Eddie Jones and Rassie Erasmus have stressed the importance of their benches.
Bomb squad called to Lurgan graveyard after police searching for drugs find 'suspicious object'
The object was then taken away for further forensic examination.
Defence Forces' bomb disposal team makes device safe at Clare recycling plant
Gardaí did not say whether any offences had been committed.
Army bomb squad called to An Post sorting office after discovery of 'suspicious package'
The device was later declared a hoax and handed over to gardaí for further investigation.
A building site was evacuated after an artillery shell was found in Dublin's Liberties today
It’s the second time in a week that the bomb squad has been called to an incident in Dublin.
Two viable explosives found in Drogheda housing estate
The devices were made safe at the scene.
Houses evacuated as bomb squad makes explosive device safe in Limerick
The alarm was raised just before midday.
Hand grenade from nearly 100 years ago destroyed in controlled explosion near American embassy
The incident unfolded in Ballsbridge in south Dublin city earlier this afternoon.
Hand grenade 'used during War of Independence' found during renovations
The Mills 36 hand grenade was made safe and disposed of by the Defence Forces.
Defence Forces defuse two suspect devices in Cork city
A cordon was set up in the Mayfield area of Cork this afternoon.
Bomb squad called after device found in Dublin housing estate
The scene was declared safe at 1.40pm.
Man United v Bournemouth rescheduled for Tuesday evening after 'bomb scare'
The postponement complicates United’s FA Cup final preparations slightly.
Bomb squad deployed to Tallaght to make 'legacy device' safe
The device was spotted by a member of the public in a river in the Dodder Valley.
Viable bombs found buried in ground near Limerick village
Two army teams were involved in this morning’s search in the Roxboro area of Co Limerick.
A dangerous military flare washed up on a Wexford beach
An army bomb disposal team was called in to make the device safe.
Boy (15) arrested after explosive made safe by bomb squad
The IED was found at a house in Corduff Gardens.
Appeal for information about bomb found outside garda's home
The under-vehicle improvised explosive device was found outside a Garda’s front door in Co Leitrim.
Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia
Boxer is joining New South Wales police.
"A scumbag": Alan Kelly had a thing or two to say about that threatening package
The army bomb squad was called out to deal with a package delivered to the minister’s constituency office on Friday.
Bomb squad called out after pipe bomb left outside house
Houses were evacuated and road closures put in place.
Army called after bomb found outside a house in Dublin
This was the 74th call out so far this year.
The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly
The Bomb Disposal Unit rendered safe an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
Coolock residents evacuated from homes after viable explosive found
The bomb squad was called out and they made the device safe without the need for a controlled explosion.
Army bomb squad disarm grenade in the Phoenix Park
The device was historic, but viable.
Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe
The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.
Homes evacuated as bomb squad called to apartment block in Dún Laoghaire
The discovery was made at about 8.40pm last night.
Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house
It was the first viable device which the Defence Forces have dealt with this year.
Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers
Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?
Three arrested after explosives found in cars in Meath
The men were arrested for membership of an unlawful organisation and possession of explosives.
Homes evacuated after viable homemade bomb found in Bray house
A bomb disposal team dismantled the device and confirmed it was viable.
Bomb squad tasked to investigate suspicious device in Belfast
The Westlink is closed in both directions between Broadway and Clifton Street.
The army has responded to 82 bomb threats this year
And 30 were viable.