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# chemical - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'He was in so much pain': Teenager moved to Cork hospital for treatment after chemical attack

Tega Agberhiere was one of three teenage boys attacked with a chemical in Waterford last Thursday.

# chemical - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Trump slams 'horrible' alleged chemical attack in Syria, vows to respond 'forcefully'

The United States, backed by Britain and France, has said it is ready to act with or without support from the United Nations.

# chemical - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest

Officers were conducting an arrest when they became aware of a chemical hazard in the building.

# chemical - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired

“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”

# chemical - Sunday 1 May, 2016

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.

# chemical - Monday 7 October, 2013

Bomb squad examines hazardous substances in two schools

The callouts took place this afternoon in Dublin.

# chemical - Monday 30 September, 2013

Syria: Inspectors prepare to destroy chemical weapons

UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.

# chemical - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Syria weapons inspection delayed over safety fears

The investigation has been delayed until tomorrow as rebels fail to guarantee the experts’ safety.

US threatens Syria over 'obscene' chemical strike

The US cancelled a meeting with Russia on the Syrian conflicted that was due to take place this week.

# chemical - Monday 26 August, 2013

'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe

Meanwhile, Bashar al-Assed has said claims that his regime used chemical weapons were an “insult to common sense”.

# chemical - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack

The United States, Britain and France have demanded that a team of UN experts already in Syria be granted immediate access to investigate the site of an alleged chemical attack.

# chemical - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Highly explosive, unstable chemical found at Dublin school lab

The army bomb disposal team was called in to make the Brady’s reagent chemical safe at Ballinteer Community School.

# chemical - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Billion-year-old water discovered in Canada could give clues to early life on Earth

Life-giving chemicals have been discovered in isolated water believed to be 1.5 billion years old, raising hopes of scientists finding surviving microscopic organisms from a prehistoric age.

# chemical - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Unstable chemical made safe in Cork school

There were no pupils present as classes had finished for the day.

# chemical - Friday 15 March, 2013

'Unstable chemical' made safe at Tipperary school

The chemical, known as ‘Brady’s Agent’ can be found in school laboratories all over the country but can become unstable over time.

# chemical - 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.

# chemical - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth

The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.

# chemical - Friday 31 August, 2012

Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school

The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the substance.

# chemical - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# chemical - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# chemical - Friday 27 July, 2012

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.

# chemical - Monday 23 July, 2012

New technology will make your car clean itself

The self cleaning, self repairing coating can also be used in mobile phones and contact lenses.

# chemical - 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.

# chemical - Friday 5 August, 2011

Army called in after unstable chemical found at Meath school

The Irish Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion after the chemical was discovered during a routine audit.