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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Army Bomb Disposal Unit

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# Dublin
Defence Forces respond to 'suspect device' outside Cabinteely home
The operation is ongoing.
# Dublin
Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night
An explosive device was found on the M7 motorway in Laois.
# Virginia
Cavan courthouse cleared as bomb squad inspects suspect device
Virginia Main Street was closed for several hours after the morning alert.
# all safe
Suspect device found at Dublin mail sorting centre deemed not viable
The alarm was raised in the early hours of the morning.
# Bomb
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.
# An Post
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.
# explosives
The 6 steps to bomb disposal in Ireland
An officer from one of the Defence Force’s Army Bomb Disposal Squads told how they deal with call outs and rendering devices safe.
# Prime Numbers
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
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.
# Chemical
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.
# Blast
Explosion blows in windows of south Dublin home
Two cars were also damaged when a device detonated outside a house in Walkinstown.
# Bomb Squad
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.
# Defence Forces
Old artillery shells found and made safe in Kerry
The Army Bomb Disposal Unit carried out a controlled explosion at Rossbeigh beach.
# The Daily Fix
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…
# Bomb Squad
Bomb Disposal team called to Waterford to tackle unsafe chemical
# Wicklow
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.
# Picric Acid
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.
# Bomb Scare
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.
# Cork
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.