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# alert - Friday 11 December, 2020

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand

Dec 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 28,345 Views 57 Comments

The warning came as Eirgrid are set to close two peat-fueled power plants in the Midlands.

# alert - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Interpol warns that Irish food delivery services are being used to transport drugs during Covid-19 crisis
# Drug Deliveries
# Drug Deliveries

Interpol warns that Irish food delivery services are being used to transport drugs during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 30th 2020, 12:58 PM 43,773 Views 40 Comments

Earlier this month, gardaí recovered eight kilos of cocaine as well as two handguns hidden in pizza boxes.

# alert - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Storm Lorenzo: Emergency group chair says we don't need to stock up on bread and bottled water
# Storm's A Comin'
# Storm's A Comin'

Storm Lorenzo: Emergency group chair says we don't need to stock up on bread and bottled water

Updated Oct 2nd 2019, 4:35 PM 273,024 Views 120 Comments

Lorenzo is expected to hit Ireland tomorrow evening.

# alert - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm
# Air China
# Air China

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

Jul 26th 2018, 9:25 PM 13,855 Views 3 Comments

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

# alert - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
# Warning
# Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,122 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# alert - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii

Jan 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 8,469 Views 16 Comments

Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.

# alert - Monday 15 January, 2018

Worker responsible for Hawaii's mistaken missile panic 'reassigned to other duties'
# The Wrong Button
# The Wrong Button

Worker responsible for Hawaii's mistaken missile panic 'reassigned to other duties'

Jan 15th 2018, 10:04 PM 12,865 Views 17 Comments

A mass panic was caused on Saturday after a statewide alert was issued telling citizens to seek immediate cover.

# alert - Sunday 7 January, 2018

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition
# Alzheimer's Alert
# Alzheimer's Alert

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition

Jan 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 11,428 Views 5 Comments

Alzheimer’s Alert aims to help track the movement of people with the disease.

# alert - Friday 29 September, 2017

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food
# Alert
# Alert

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food

Sep 29th 2017, 6:23 PM 22,516 Views 9 Comments

To press the demand, the blackmailer poisoned five baby food products.

# alert - Monday 18 September, 2017

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'
# Warning
# Warning

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'

Sep 18th 2017, 7:13 AM 6,811 Views 24 Comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Friday’s explosion.

# alert - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Status yellow rainfall warning issued for four counties
# Please Let The Sun Shine
# Please Let The Sun Shine

Status yellow rainfall warning issued for four counties

Jul 20th 2017, 9:08 AM 38,724 Views 21 Comments

Showers are expected to spread this afternoon, turning heavy with a risk of thunder.

# alert - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
# Alert
# Alert

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

Jan 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 21,175 Views 21 Comments

A link in the message might contain malware.

# alert - Monday 27 June, 2016

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
# On Alert
# On Alert

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result

Jun 27th 2016, 5:17 PM 27,302 Views 133 Comments

Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.

# alert - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Fake 'suicide belt' containing biscuits and salt found on Brussels suspect
# Anti-terror Operation
# Anti-terror Operation

Fake 'suicide belt' containing biscuits and salt found on Brussels suspect

Jun 21st 2016, 11:50 AM 18,233 Views 41 Comments

A man with psychiatric problems was arrested.

# alert - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks
# Alert
# Alert

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:50 PM 10,228 Views 22 Comments

Irish people travelling to Belgium have been told to exercise caution.

# alert - Monday 7 March, 2016

Suspicious object near Belfast primary school declared a hoax
# Alert
# Alert

Suspicious object near Belfast primary school declared a hoax

Mar 7th 2016, 10:31 AM 6,471 Views 32 Comments

The alert comes after a bomb attack on a prison officer at the weekend.

# alert - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy
# Plane Crazy
# Plane Crazy

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy

Jan 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 30,914 Views 42 Comments

The exercise was called “irresponsible”.

# alert - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Missing person alert for mother and her one-week-old baby
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Missing person alert for mother and her one-week-old baby

Jan 20th 2016, 10:45 PM 43,995 Views 28 Comments

The 23-year-old and her infant daughter have been missing since last Friday.

# alert - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Weather warnings: Another rainfall alert - and motorists urged to beware of black ice
# Winter Won't Quit
# Winter Won't Quit

Weather warnings: Another rainfall alert - and motorists urged to beware of black ice

Jan 5th 2016, 5:43 PM 37,328 Views 31 Comments

Temperatures are set to dip over coming nights – which will lead to icy roads in some areas.

# alert - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Armed hostage situation in northern French town
# Alert
# Alert

Armed hostage situation in northern French town

Nov 24th 2015, 7:35 PM 40,053 Views 20 Comments

The incident is ongoing in the town of Roubaix.

# alert - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Thieves hit children's hospital THIRTEEN TIMES for toys, games and bed buzzers
# FOI
# FOI

Thieves hit children's hospital THIRTEEN TIMES for toys, games and bed buzzers

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 18,525 Views 31 Comments

The incidents happened between January of 2014 and June of this year.

# alert - Friday 2 October, 2015

Teenage girl escaped from man who accosted her on way to school
# Investigation
# Investigation

Teenage girl escaped from man who accosted her on way to school

Oct 2nd 2015, 1:25 PM 39,219 Views 31 Comments

The 15-year-old was listening to music on her headphones when approached.

# alert - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet
# Alert
# Alert

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet

Aug 4th 2015, 7:42 PM 16,543 Views 17 Comments

The euthatal was taken last week.

# alert - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?
# Scary
# Scary

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:49 PM 9,093 Views 15 Comments

The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.

# alert - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Hundreds of toys were pulled from shelves because they were dangerous
# Toy-tal Recall
# Toy-tal Recall

Hundreds of toys were pulled from shelves because they were dangerous

Mar 24th 2015, 2:03 PM 11,515 Views 1 Comment

Most of the products originated in China.

# alert - Thursday 5 March, 2015

"There's going to be an incident so massive, it'll make everyone rethink their security online"
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

"There's going to be an incident so massive, it'll make everyone rethink their security online"

Mar 5th 2015, 4:10 PM 26,351 Views 22 Comments

With more smart devices trying to become mainstream, the only way we’ll learn how to protect them is when a major incident occurs.

# alert - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

Jan 21st 2015, 6:20 PM 7,459 Views 8 Comments

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

# alert - Monday 8 September, 2014

Luton airport terminal to reopen after controlled explosion on 'suspicious item'
# Alert
# Alert

Luton airport terminal to reopen after controlled explosion on 'suspicious item'

Sep 8th 2014, 4:34 PM 10,535 Views 34 Comments

Latest: Police have performed a controlled explosion.

# alert - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents
# Ashya King
# Ashya King

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents

Aug 30th 2014, 4:56 PM 19,953 Views 66 Comments

Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

# alert - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began
# Uh Oh
# Uh Oh

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

Aug 26th 2014, 2:15 PM 19,164 Views 16 Comments

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

# alert - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council
# Water Alert
# Water Alert

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council

Jul 29th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,293 Views 45 Comments

Notice has been issued for customers of the Kildysart and Coolmeen public water supplies.

# alert - Saturday 7 June, 2014

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms

Jun 7th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,776 Views 14 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.

# alert - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alert
# Alert

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:20 PM 23,975 Views 215 Comments

In the Dáil, the Taoiseach said the anti-Semitic material sent to Shatter’s home was “a new low”. Several members of the gardaí and the Defence Forces were on the scene in Ballinteer, south Dublin earlier today.

# alert - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Connected cars expected to arrive on European roads in 2015
# Real-time Info
# Real-time Info

Connected cars expected to arrive on European roads in 2015

Feb 13th 2014, 11:08 AM 14,639 Views 24 Comments

The EC has confirmed that guidelines for connected cars, which will alert drivers to traffic jams and accidents, have been adopted and issued.

# alert - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

250 call-outs for the bomb squad this year, slight reduction in viable devices
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

250 call-outs for the bomb squad this year, slight reduction in viable devices

Dec 24th 2013, 10:26 AM 4,051 Views 6 Comments

The latest alert happened yesterday, at a house in Tallaght.

# alert - Monday 25 November, 2013

Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast

Nov 25th 2013, 7:25 AM 10,137 Views 56 Comments

Streets are closed as PSNI officers inspect a suspect car.

# alert - Saturday 12 October, 2013

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast
# Cyclone Phailin
# Cyclone Phailin

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast

Oct 12th 2013, 2:58 PM 6,058 Views 8 Comments

With gusts of up to 240 kilometres per hour, the cyclone may be the most powerful to hit the area since 1999, when more than 8,000 people were killed.

# alert - Monday 26 August, 2013

Bomb disposal team deployed to area of south Dublin
# Alert
# Alert

Bomb disposal team deployed to area of south Dublin

Aug 26th 2013, 5:15 PM 16,719 Views 15 Comments

A Defence Forces spokesperson confirmed that there is concern over a possible chemical substance in the Churchtown area.

# alert - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years

Aug 21st 2013, 10:34 AM 4,307 Views 22 Comments

Japan is worried about its international reputation following the leak.

# alert - Friday 2 August, 2013

Worldwide travel alert issued for US citizens over 'unspecified Al Qaeda threat'
# Alert
# Alert

Worldwide travel alert issued for US citizens over 'unspecified Al Qaeda threat'

Aug 2nd 2013, 4:24 PM 12,803 Views 77 Comments

Earlier the State Department announced it would be closing an unspecified number of embassies around the world this Sunday as a precautionary step.

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