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#Army Bomb Disposal Unit

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 9 June, 2017

Defence Forces respond to 'suspect device' outside Cabinteely home

The operation is ongoing.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 26 February, 2016

Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night

An explosive device was found on the M7 motorway in Laois.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Cavan courthouse cleared as bomb squad inspects suspect device

Virginia Main Street was closed for several hours after the morning alert.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Suspect device found at Dublin mail sorting centre deemed not viable

The alarm was raised in the early hours of the morning.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Monday 23 December, 2013

Device left in porch of south Dublin house had potential to kill

A number of houses in the area were evacuated today as the Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 21 June, 2013

Mail deliveries today to be impacted after suspect device found at An Post centre

Disruption was caused by the evacuation of the Mails Centre and National Parcel Hub in Laois yesterday.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Monday 4 February, 2013

The 6 steps to bomb disposal in Ireland

An officer from one of the Defence Force’s Army Bomb Disposal Squads told TheJournal.ie how they deal with call outs and rendering devices safe.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Monday 26 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Blood, books, bombs and boxing: The week in numbers

Another batch of numbers to help digest the stories of the last seven days.

Bomb squad deal with viable roadside device in Co Limerick

A controlled explosion was carried out on the viable device, which was found in a roadside ditch in Rathkeale.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 27 July, 2012

Controlled explosion carried out on chemical discovered at Cork school

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit was called to St Finbarr’s Seminary after unstable chemical was found in an old school lab.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Explosion blows in windows of south Dublin home

Two cars were also damaged when a device detonated outside a house in Walkinstown.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 27 January, 2012

Army bomb disposal unit deal with viable grenade in Drumcondra

A viable grenade and components were discovered in the outhouse of an apartment block in Drumcondra this afternoon.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Old artillery shells found and made safe in Kerry

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit carried out a controlled explosion at Rossbeigh beach.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Saturday 22 October, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Seán Gallagher in pole position for the Áras, 2,000 march to Occupy Dame Street, was Muammar Gaddafi the richest man alive? Plus: the Rubik’s Cube world record…

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 14 October, 2011

THE ARMY BOMB disposal unit has been called to Waterford to deal with an unsafe chemical at a commercial premises. The team was deployed to Lancaster Laboratories in Dungarvan to dispose of a sample of picric acid, which was discovered in a routine audit. The chemical was removed to waste ground and a controlled explosion was carried out at around 4:40pm.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Bomb squad deals with viable device in Co Wicklow

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit is called to deal with a viable device in Newtownmountkennedy, while a hoax device is removed in Dublin.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Friday 8 July, 2011

Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT

A small quantity of picric acid, which can become unstable over time, is found during a routine audit of chemicals.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Sixty-year-old 'loner' questioned over IED found on bus in Maynooth

The man is not believed to have any connections to dissident republicanism. A viable device was discovered on board a bus on Monday prior to the Queens visit.

# army-bomb-disposal-unit - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Army bomb disposal team called to device in Cork

The Army’s Bomb Disposal Unit is summoned to an address in Cork City after a suspicious device is found inside a vehicle.