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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Bomb Scare

This year
Multiple Government departments evacuated after hoax bomb threats
A Garda spokesperson confirmed that following the investigations all threats were deemed to be hoaxes.
All time
Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video
Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained yesterday after the flight was diverted to Minsk.
Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained on Sunday after the flight was diverted to Minsk
Micheál Martin said the incident was "a state-sponsored coercive act" and "absolutely unacceptable"
It is suspected that KGB agents were present on the Ryanair flight
Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities
Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'
Two men held after flight from Krakow to Dublin diverted due to bomb scare
Essex Police found nothing suspicious on board following “reports of a security alert”.
Suspect device left outside home of uncle of Sinn Féin MP John Finucane
Martin Finucane is the brother of murdered solicitor Pat.
Waterford courthouse and shopping centre evacuated after suspicious device discovered
A security cordon is currently in place at the courthouse on Catherine Street in Waterford City .
Houses evacuated in Dublin suburb after viable homemade bomb found under car
The scene in Whitehall was declared safe at about 1.20am this morning.
Security alert in Waterford declared a hoax after parts of city shut down this evening
Treacy’s Hotel was evacuated during the alert.
Suspect device found in Tipperary village estate
Houses at Beechgrove in Dundrum were evacuated by Gardaí yesterday evening.
Homes evacuated after 'non-viable' device found in Blanchardstown
Gardaí were called to the scene around 8.45pm.
Bomb scare sparks evacuation at RTE building in Montrose
The Lyric FM news bulletin, normally broadcast from a studio in the RTÉ newsroom, went to dead air.
Residents refuse to leave homes before bomb scare revealed as 'elaborate hoax' in Derry
One woman walked right by the suspicious device on her way out of her home, the PSNI said.
Easons on Dublin's O'Connell Street evacuated after 'hoax' bomb scare
The shop was evacuated at 5pm this evening.
Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'
President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.
Facebook Safety Check triggers false Bangkok bomb scare
The alert sparked panic in the Thai capital.
Hoax device discovered in garden causes bomb scare in Dublin
The incident unfolded late last night.
Belfast on high alert after at least one explosive found in the city
A security alert is ongoing in West Belfast.
Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'
The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.
Ranelagh scene declared safe as bomb squad removes suspect device
Traffic restrictions have now been lifted.
Bomb alert at Dublin Airport after note found on Aer Lingus plane
There were no delays.
British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'
The plane was bound for London, but was forced to land in Canada.
Bomb threat on Gerry Adams' house
The party is saying that the office of Paul Maskey MP and the home of councillor Jim McVeigh were also targeted.
Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested
In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.
Army bomb robot examines suspect 'flower pot' outside Dublin barracks
The suspect package was declared a hoax.
Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package
The NYPD bomb squad is assisting in a sweep of the lower Manhattan monument.
Army bomb squad disarm grenade in the Phoenix Park
The device was historic, but viable.
Two men arrested over Intel plant bomb hoax
The men have been released without charge and a file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane
The man was restrained by passengers.
Bomb scare after device brought to Garda station
The Defence Forces are on the scene.
One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane
Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.
Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.
A viable device was found in Cavan today, it has now been made safe
A number of houses had to be evacuated.
Lorry hijacked and driver ordered to take suspicious object to police station
The incident happened in Derry early this afternoon.
17-year-old arrested for 'phoning in a bomb threat' to Las Vegas from 9,000km away
The teenager was arrested in London one hour after claiming there was a bomb under a car on the Las Vegas strip.
Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport
Perpignan airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare this afternoon.
Cork garda station evacuated as man brings in pipe bomb 'in a pram'
The man is believed to have found the device near his home.
Bomb scare in Dublin suburb deemed a hoax
A cordon was placed around Edenmore Shopping Centre for a period this afternoon.
Explosive device found close to Our Lady's Children's Hospital
The homemade bomb was viable, but was defused at the scene.
Homes evacuated after explosive device is found in Drogheda
The device was found to be viable, before being made safe this afternoon.
Flight diverted after bomb threat man demands to be taken to Sochi
The threat came as the Winter Olympics got under way.
Viable bomb defused in Monaghan
The device was defused without a controlled explosion.