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#Controlled explosion

# controlled-explosion - Monday 28 August, 2017

Hand grenade from nearly 100 years ago destroyed in controlled explosion near American embassy
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Hand grenade from nearly 100 years ago destroyed in controlled explosion near American embassy

Aug 28th 2017, 3:35 PM 17,074 Views 14 Comments

The incident unfolded in Ballsbridge in south Dublin city earlier this afternoon.

# controlled-explosion - Monday 26 January, 2015

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years
# Controlled Explosion
# Controlled Explosion

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years

Jan 26th 2015, 7:24 AM 8,408 Views 1 Comment

The alarm was raised after the device was found at a home in Aghada, Cork, last evening. It was blown-up at a nearby green area.

# controlled-explosion - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Dangerous distress flare found on Tory Island
# Water Worries
# Water Worries

Dangerous distress flare found on Tory Island

Dec 20th 2014, 5:03 PM 15,988 Views 26 Comments

Thankfully, it was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.

# controlled-explosion - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Homes evacuated after device found in Ballymun
# Controlled Explosion
# Controlled Explosion

Homes evacuated after device found in Ballymun

Jul 17th 2014, 9:40 AM 6,429 Views 16 Comments

The Defence Forces sent their bomb disposal team to the site.

# controlled-explosion - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal

Feb 6th 2014, 1:35 PM 12,189 Views 9 Comments

The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Controlled explosion carried out on viable device at Fingal Cemetery
# Improvised Explosive Device
# Improvised Explosive Device

Controlled explosion carried out on viable device at Fingal Cemetery

Sep 10th 2013, 5:02 PM 7,329 Views 19 Comments

The army bomb disposal team were called to the scene after the discovery of an improvised explosive device at a graveyard in north Dublin.

Belfast residents evacuated for controlled explosion on car
# Explosion
# Explosion

Belfast residents evacuated for controlled explosion on car

Sep 10th 2013, 10:38 AM 2,710 Views 6 Comments

Police said that most of the roads closed off during the incident have now repopened.

# controlled-explosion - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Viable explosive device found on Meath road
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable explosive device found on Meath road

Aug 17th 2013, 8:23 PM 12,158 Views 12 Comments

The Improvised Explosive Device was found in Kells this afternoon.

# controlled-explosion - Monday 27 May, 2013

Bomb squad called to deal with unsafe chemical at Dublin school
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Bomb squad called to deal with unsafe chemical at Dublin school

May 27th 2013, 9:54 PM 17,665 Views 25 Comments

A chemical found in the school lab – Dinitrophenylhydrazine, or ‘Brady’s re-agent’ – can become unstable over time.

# controlled-explosion - Monday 3 December, 2012

Army bomb disposal team destroys old artillery shell found in Ranelagh
# Ranelagh
# Ranelagh

Army bomb disposal team destroys old artillery shell found in Ranelagh

Dec 3rd 2012, 4:21 PM 5,609 Views 7 Comments

The shell was discovered in a scrap metal yard in the south Dublin suburb earlier today.

# controlled-explosion - Monday 26 November, 2012

Controlled explosion carried out on unstable chemical at Cork school
# Cork
# Cork

Controlled explosion carried out on unstable chemical at Cork school

Nov 26th 2012, 3:45 PM 6,247 Views 3 Comments

The Defence Forces’ Army Bomb Disposal Team was tasked to Sacred Heart Secondary School in Carrignavar earlier today.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Old ammunition made safe by army bomb disposal team in Dublin
# Ammunition
# Ammunition

Old ammunition made safe by army bomb disposal team in Dublin

Oct 2nd 2012, 5:49 PM 5,971 Views 2 Comments

The badly corroded projectile was found during river drainage works and is thought to have been in the location for a considerable period of time.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Army team makes safe unstable chemicals at Dundalk IT
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Army team makes safe unstable chemicals at Dundalk IT

Jul 10th 2012, 5:55 PM 3,920 Views 8 Comments

The chemicals were found during a routine audit at DKIT this afternoon.

# controlled-explosion - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Controlled explosion carried out on unstable chemical at Cork school
# Unstable Chemical
# Unstable Chemical

Controlled explosion carried out on unstable chemical at Cork school

Jun 7th 2012, 8:46 PM 4,800 Views 6 Comments

The chemical was discovered during a routine audit at a secondary school in Cork city this evening.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road
# Picric Acid
# Picric Acid

Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road

Mar 13th 2012, 8:10 PM 4,674 Views 6 Comments

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

# controlled-explosion - Monday 12 March, 2012

Man arrested after explosive device found in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested after explosive device found in Cork

Mar 12th 2012, 9:19 AM 5,501 Views 18 Comments

A member of the Army Bomb Disposal Team was slightly injured while attempting to render the object safe outside a private residence in the city last night.

# controlled-explosion - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Army defuse WW1-era grenade found on Laois farm
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Army defuse WW1-era grenade found on Laois farm

Feb 9th 2012, 3:23 PM 3,164 Views 23 Comments

The grenade was found during excavation work at the farm in Emo.

# controlled-explosion - Monday 23 January, 2012

Hoax pipe bomb found outside Dublin city centre pub
# Pipe Bomb
# Pipe Bomb

Hoax pipe bomb found outside Dublin city centre pub

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:56 AM 6,948 Views 9 Comments

The Swan bar was evacuated last night as a controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious device.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Unexploded grenades discovered at Sligo house
# Grenade Find
# Grenade Find

Unexploded grenades discovered at Sligo house

Jan 17th 2012, 5:17 PM 3,497 Views 5 Comments

The two grenades, dating from the early 20th century, had to be destroyed in a controlled explosion.

# controlled-explosion - Friday 6 January, 2012

Viable device found in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Viable device found in Belfast

Jan 6th 2012, 7:28 AM 910 Views 2 Comments

Blackdam Court residents were evacuated after the device was discovered in a car yesterday afternoon.

# controlled-explosion - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Bomb squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

Bomb squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory

Oct 19th 2011, 9:44 PM 685 Views 6 Comments

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

# controlled-explosion - Friday 23 September, 2011

Bomb squad carry out controlled explosions in Dublin and Cork schools
# Unstable Chemicals
# Unstable Chemicals

Bomb squad carry out controlled explosions in Dublin and Cork schools

Sep 23rd 2011, 6:07 PM 2,951 Views 11 Comments

The Army Bomb Disposal Team was called to two secondary schools today after the same unstable chemical was found.

# controlled-explosion - Monday 19 September, 2011

Explosives made safe in Cork
# Explosives
# Explosives

Explosives made safe in Cork

Sep 19th 2011, 5:53 PM 665 Views 1 Comment

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

# controlled-explosion - Friday 5 August, 2011

Army called in after unstable chemical found at Meath school
# Chemical
# Chemical

Army called in after unstable chemical found at Meath school

Aug 5th 2011, 2:51 PM 1,444 Views 3 Comments

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

# controlled-explosion - Friday 8 July, 2011

Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT
# Picric Acid
# Picric Acid

Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT

Jul 8th 2011, 3:25 PM 744 Views 5 Comments

A small quantity of picric acid, which can become unstable over time, is found during a routine audit of chemicals.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Unstable acid made safe in Limerick by army bomb disposal team
# Chemicals
# Chemicals

Unstable acid made safe in Limerick by army bomb disposal team

May 31st 2011, 3:02 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

The Defence Forces team carried out a controlled explosion on a quantity of unstable Picric Acid in Kilmallock this morning.

# controlled-explosion - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit

May 17th 2011, 7:21 AM 2,194 Views 8 Comments

A viable IED was discovered on a bus in Maynooth last night, while a security alert at the Luas stop in Blackhorse this morning has been declared a hoax.