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# munitions - Sunday 11 March, 2018

A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare

The munition was found in Ballymore Eustace.

# munitions - Saturday 7 October, 2017

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?

The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.

# munitions - Monday 28 August, 2017

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

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

# munitions - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

# munitions - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# munitions - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast

The semi-automatic handguns and more than 800 rounds of ammunition were reportedly found buried in the ground.

# munitions - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train

The materials are stable but could be hazardous if tampered with.

# munitions - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Burma 'halting arms purchases' from North Korea

Burma’s president has confirmed that his country has bought weapons from North Korea over the past 20 years and assured his South Korean counterpart that it will no longer do so.

# munitions - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011

The Minister for Transport has also said that under 250,000 American soldiers passed through the airport in 2011.

# munitions - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the things you may have missed: Calls for Leaving Cert reform, Dublin’s Catholics could face a ‘church levy’, a bad day at work for someone in CityJet, and when Tom Waits met Cookie Monster…

# munitions - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Amnesty International ‘regrets’ accusing Aviva of investing in cluster bomb-makers

Human rights group forced into U-turn after statement this morning was found to have ‘out-of-date information’ on Aviva.