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#Army

# army - Monday 24 December, 2012

In Pics: Ireland's Defence Forces in 2012 Defence Forces This post contains images

In Pics: Ireland's Defence Forces in 2012

Our Defence Forces had a busy year. Here are some of the great pictures they took during it.

# army - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the live grenade.

# army - Friday 7 December, 2012

Lives of Irish soldiers unveiled in newly published records

The records have been published as part of a newly-digitised collection of those pensioned from the British army by the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

# army - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Viable explosive device found in Finglas

The Improvised Explosive Device was found in a residential area in Finglas during the night.

# army - Friday 30 November, 2012

Extract: Black humour, Scud-Burgers, bitter coffee - life in the Lebanon

In his new book, Tom Clonan details the ups and downs of his tour of peacekeeping duty in Lebanon in the 1990s and how ‘Mary Robinson wears no knickers’ becomes a common greeting…

# army - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Army make safe device found at apartment block in Dublin

An Army Bomb Disposal Team carried out a controlled explosion last night on a device which was found in the Killinarden Heights area of Tallaght.

Cuts to Reserve Defence Force after Value for Money review

Minister Alan Shatter has announced significant changes to the make up of the reservists.

# army - Monday 19 November, 2012

Army make safe viable device found beside a car in Dublin

The Improvised Explosive Device was found outside a house in Firhouse in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

# army - Friday 16 November, 2012

Bomb disposal team make chemical safe in secondary school

The army bomb disposal team were called in to deal with an unstable chemical at Christ the King Secondary School in Douglas, Cork today.

# army - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Explosive device made safe in Athy

The area was cordoned off and some local resident were evacuated until the device was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.

# army - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From The42 Quirke to be marked absent for start of Cork's 2013 campaign Unavailable

Quirke to be marked absent for start of Cork's 2013 campaign

Cork boss Conor Counihan will have to plan without his long-serving goalkeeper for the opening months of next year.

Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes

The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.

# army - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Late-night operation to remove viable explosive device in Lucan

An army bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion after being deployed to a residential area in Ardglen.

# army - Friday 19 October, 2012

Explosive device made safe in Blanchardstown

The army bomb disposal team made safe a viable improvised explosive device in the Fortlawn Avenue area of Blanchardstown this morning.

# army - Friday 12 October, 2012

Army called to Cavan school over unstable chemical

The bomb disposal team was deployed to Loreto College in Cavan Town.

# army - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

# army - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Two viable explosive devices discovered in Limerick

The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were discovered on a rural road outside Limerick City late last night.

# army - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Syria: Explosions rock army HQ in Damascus

Witnesses said the blasts set off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside the heavily guarded compound.

# army - Monday 17 September, 2012

Controlled explosion carried out on War of Independence grenade

The badly-corroded grenade was found in a garden in Ranelagh by a resident doing some excavation work.

# army - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today

Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.

Second potential explosive device in less than 12 hours found in Tallaght

An Army bomb disposal team is currently at the scene.

# army - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Army make safe device found in Dublin college grounds IED

Army make safe device found in Dublin college grounds

The viable IED was discovered in the on the grounds of Colaiste Dhulaigh, Kilbarrack, this afternoon.

# army - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick Rescue This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick

The Air Corp filmed the rescue at the weekend from the moment the helicopter took off for the mountain. Here’s what happened.

# army - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Two viable explosive devices found in Sligo

A controlled explosion was carried out on one of the devices at the scene, while the other was brought to a secure military location to be examined.

# army - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Lurgan town centre declared safe following hoax

A van was hijacked yesterday evening before the driver was forced to drive towards the town’s police station.

# army - Friday 22 June, 2012

Bomb squad make safe explosive devices in Limerick

The viable devices were found in an overgrown area near a residential estate in Limerick city.

# army - Monday 11 June, 2012

Two men in court over dissident Republican activities

The men were arrested after bomb-making equipment was discovered in a Mayo house over the weekend.

# army - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

VIDEO: How London looked from a Spitfire plane during Queen celebrations

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has released the video taken from the wing of a Spitfire fighter plane. You can even spot Buckingham Palace…

# army - Friday 25 May, 2012

Francois Hollande makes surprise trip to Afghanistan over troop pullout

Francois Hollande makes surprise trip to Afghanistan over troop pullout

The French president told troops in Afghanistan that the French exit from Afghanistan is imminent.

# army - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Irish troops return from UN mission in Lebanon

A replacement battalion has already been deployed to continue Ireland’s involvement in the UNIFIL operation.

# army - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Policy change sees US Army open more jobs to women

Women can now be tank or artillery mechanics in the US Army, while the policy change loosens restrictions that were keeping them away from the battlefield.

# army - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Video: Why don't the Defence Forces make recruitment ads like this any more? We Want You This post contains videos

Video: Why don't the Defence Forces make recruitment ads like this any more?

With iconic shots and a funky remix of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony you’d be hard pressed to not want to sign up with the Defence Forces after watching this…

# army - Sunday 6 May, 2012

PHOTOS: Vatican welcomes 26 Swiss Guards into world's oldest army New Recruits This post contains images

PHOTOS: Vatican welcomes 26 Swiss Guards into world's oldest army

The swearing-in ceremony for the new recruits took place in the Vatican today.

# army - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Update: 600lb explosive device found in Newry was ‘fully primed’

The bomb was found in a vehicle just outside Newry, and police say it had the potential to be devastating.

Viable explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Tipperary

A number of residents in the Grange area of Roscrea were evacuated from their homes during the night as a bomb disposal team dealt with the device.

From The Daily Edge 9 fashion trends from the Nineties we'll never forget The Way We Were

9 fashion trends from the Nineties we'll never forget

Mood rings, flannel shirts and combats – what ’90s trends do you love the best? We take a look at some of our favourites. Sort of.

# army - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe in Athlone

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the device which was found at a home in the Monksland area of Athlone this morning.

# army - Sunday 22 April, 2012

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war WWI This post contains images

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war

A selection from the Library of Congress’ 1914-1920 collection.

# army - Friday 20 April, 2012

Pakistani passenger jet with 127 on board crashes

A government minister has said there is little hope of finding survivors.

# army - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Photos show US troops posing with corpses in Afghanistan

Photographs published in the Los Angeles Times today show US troops posing with the bodies of dead insurgents in Afghanistan.