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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bombs

This year
FactFind: What exactly do we know - and not know - about the Gaza hospital explosion
What caused the blast, as well as the death toll, remains the subject of debate
Last year
Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul
At least 11 other people were wounded by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
All time
'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat
No arrests have been made.
Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs
Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison.
Mail bombs to US political figures and the media: what we know
Police in a number of states are investigating finds.
Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event
A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.
Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments
Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.
50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city
Seven retirement and nursing homes were affected and some rail traffic through the city was disrupted.
What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?
Here’s what the bomb – dropped by the US on Afghanistan yesterday – involves.
Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare
The Defence Forces were called to the scene.
Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal
Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.
Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"
Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.
Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police
Police found bomb-making materials and a journal outlining plans in Micah Johnson’s apartment.
Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown
The Army has now handed the bomb parts back to gardaí for their investigation.
Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy
The exercise was called “irresponsible”.
'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins
Anne Fennell’s sentence has been adjourned to allow for the medical treatment.
Here are the films that bombed the hardest this year
You probably didn’t see many of these.
Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him
A thermonuclear bomb in the hands of North Korea would be a dangerous thing, but there’s a lot of scepticism over it.
France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria
Meanwhile, the hunt for Salah Abdeslam continues.
86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital
The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.
Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured
Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.
"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"
It’s 70 years to the day since the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.
This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers
He also groomed an impressionable teenager, police said.
On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released
The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.
Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe
The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.
Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'
At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.
Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo
Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.
These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki
The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.
War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama
US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.
Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks
Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.
More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago
Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.
Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes
US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.
Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.
Three mortar shells hit Israel, just as ceasefire starts
The ceasefire is designed to allow aid reach Gaza.
Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions
Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.
Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit
Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.
On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London
During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the IRA.
Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings
There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.
€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.