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#Bomb Disposal

# bomb-disposal - Friday 21 June, 2013

Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght

The IED was made safe by an army bomb disposal team last night.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 4 February, 2013

Viable homemade explosive found on grounds of Dublin school

The school in Crumlin was evacuated as an Army bomb disposal investigated the Improvised Explosive Device.

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.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Viable improvised explosive device made safe in Co Clare IED

Viable improvised explosive device made safe in Co Clare

The device was found in a private residence and was made safe just before midnight.

# bomb-disposal - 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.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 16 November, 2012

Bomb disposal team make four viable IEDs safe

The gardaí called the team to the scene in Harolds Cross this evening. Some residents had to be evacuated for their own safety.

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.

# bomb-disposal - 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.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

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Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today

Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.

# bomb-disposal - 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.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Army bomb squad deals with viable device in Cork city

The squad spent over two hours examining the device in the Farranree area and carrying out a controlled explosion.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Improvised explosive device made safe in Cork

Mayfield residents evacuated after device discovered close to vehicle overnight.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe in Dublin

The device was pushed through the letterbox of a private residence in Clonsilla.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Device found at Tallaght home

Gardaí received a call past midnight last night saying that the device was located outside a home in the Dunamore Park area.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Two devices made safe overnight in Dublin

It was the third call out for Army Bomb Disposal Teams in Dublin in less than 24 hours and the fifth this week.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road

Picric Acid that could have been sensitive to shock or friction was made safe with a controlled explosion.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Suspicious device made safe in Tullamore

A suspicious device was discovered this afternoon at an industrial unit in Co Offaly.

# bomb-disposal - 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.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 26 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 31 December, 2011

2011 sees highest number of bomb disposal call-outs in 32 years

The Defence Forces received its 236th call out for its bomb disposal team today – the highest seen since 1979. A viable device was made safe outside a home in Clondalkin this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Bomb squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory

A controlled explosion was carried out near the facility in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Updated at 2.45pm

THE ARMY BOMB Disposal team was called to Dublin City Council’s offices on Wood Quay in Dublin this morning after a suspicious device was discovered at the premises. The offices were evacuated and the Defence Forces team declared the scene safe at 11.30am. The army team has been called to over 200 incidents so far this year. Gardaí say today’s incident is under investigation.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Bomb squad called in as chemical found at Dublin school

Streets were closed around the Catholic University School on Leeson Street as a controlled explosion was carried out.

'Potentially deadly' bomb defused near university in Belfast

Bars and restaurants were evacuated last night after the viable device was discovered.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 19 September, 2011

Explosives made safe in Cork

An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a small quantity of explosives and detonators found in Bandon earlier today.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

School evacuated as bomb squad deal with unstable chemical

The Defence Forces team was called out to the Killmallock school after unstable chemicals were discovered on the premises.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 2 September, 2011

Three IEDs discovered in north Dublin

The viable devices were made safe at an area of waste ground in Finglas.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Controlled explosion carried out on chemicals in Celbridge

The Army Bomb Disposal team was called out to the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory today, following the discovery of unstable Picric Acid.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 8 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: leaked NOTW audio; the end of an era for NASA’s shuttles; and no more casual Fridays at the Dáil…

# bomb-disposal - Monday 27 June, 2011

Two men still being questioned over large explosives find

The arrests took place at a bomb-making factory manufacturing weapons for a dissident republican faction, according to reports.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

DUBLIN’S NORTH QUAYS have been reopened this evening following an a security alert near the Irish Financial Services Centre. A suspect device was located near the Clarion Hotel on Excise Walk, but was declared a hoax upon arrival by the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team. Queen Elizabeth is due in the area tomorrow night for an event at the National Convention Centre.

# bomb-disposal - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Two viable IEDS found in Limerick and Dublin overnight

The Irish Defence Forces says that no controlled explosions were carried out as army bomb disposal teams made safe both devices. Gardaí also say there was a bomb hoax at Connolly Station in Dublin early this morning.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 18 April, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 4 April, 2011

Area evacuated following discovery of suspicious object

Army bomb disposal experts are on the scene of the incident in north Belfast.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Device explodes in Ballyfermot

Improvised explosive device exploded beneath a car in the early hours of this morning. Army bomb disposal team had earlier been called to a weapons find in Leitrim.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 19 March, 2011

AN ARMY BOMB DISPOSAL unit has made a device safe in Mulhuddart, Co Dublin, today. The team arrived on the scene at Whitestown Drive at around 1.30am this morning and the area was declared safe an hour later, according to RTÉ. The improvised explosive device (IED) was removed for a technical examination and safe destruction.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 25 February, 2011

Take 5: Friday

Five things you need to know: the scramble to leave Libya, a war-time era shell in Wexford, and who’s getting to crush Seán Fitzpatrick’s BMW.

Old wartime shell found near Wexford polling station made safe

The Irish Defence Forces bomb disposal team have now removed the shell from the area.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Defence forces called out to dispose of Limerick city explosive device IED

Defence forces called out to dispose of Limerick city explosive device

The defence forces were called to a private property in the city in the early hours of Wednesday morning.