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#Viable Device

# viable-device - Sunday 29 April, 2018

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

# viable-device - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Belfast on high alert after at least one explosive found in the city

A security alert is ongoing in West Belfast.

# viable-device - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Boy (15) arrested after explosive made safe by bomb squad

The IED was found at a house in Corduff Gardens.

# viable-device - Saturday 10 October, 2015

'There are people out there still intent on targeting our police'

An explosive device found in a Derry hotel has been made safe.

# viable-device - Friday 19 June, 2015

Three men arrested after bomb found under police officer's car released without charge

The PSNI have condemned the planting of the device.

# viable-device - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Dissidents blamed as significant bomb 'intended to kill' found in Belfast

The PSNI said the incident “has all the hallmarks of a dissident republican terrorist attack”.

# viable-device - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Evacuation as homemade bomb found at Ballymun building site

The device was removed by army experts last night.

# viable-device - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Bomb intended to kill police discovered after call to parish priest

Police say “the manner of attack bears the hallmarks of dissident republicans”.

# viable-device - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim

The device was found below a railway bridge following a call to local police.

# viable-device - Monday 12 May, 2014

Man arrested after viable device found at Dublin hotel

The device was made safe by a bomb disposal team yesterday afternoon.

# viable-device - Sunday 20 April, 2014

A homemade bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght this evening

The device was found in the Glenshane of Jobstown.

# viable-device - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin IED

Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin

The viable device was found in the Monksfield area overnight.

# viable-device - Monday 23 December, 2013

Device left in porch of south Dublin house had potential to kill

A number of houses in the area were evacuated today as the Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion.

# viable-device - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Viable homemade bomb made safe by disposal team in south county Dublin

The explosive device was found at a private residence in the Woodlands Grove area of Shankill.

# viable-device - Friday 8 November, 2013

Explosive device found under former NI police officer's car

District Commander Chief Superintendent Nigel Grimshaw commented that it was fortunate that no one was killed or seriously injured.

# viable-device - Monday 21 October, 2013

Hoax explosive device in Coolock housing estate

A controlled explosion was carried out on the suspected pipe bomb, but on inspection it turned out to be non-viable.

# viable-device - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Device with potential for "serious damage" made safe in Dublin

A number of houses in Drimnagh, where the viable device was found, were evacuated earlier this evening.

# viable-device - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Explosive device made safe in Coolock

A viable explosive device was discovered in Coolock, Dublin, this evening.

# viable-device - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Viable device found in Co Antrim housing estate

The device was found in Mallusk Gardens. Residents have now been allowed to return to their homes.

# viable-device - Monday 1 April, 2013

Belfast suspicious device under investigation

The device was found in a busy area of North Belfast.

# viable-device - Friday 15 February, 2013

PSNI issue appeal after viable pipe bomb found beside primary school

The device was discovered in a laneway near the school at 3pm yesterday evening.

# viable-device - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Bomb disposal unit deals with viable device in Tallaght

A controlled explosion was carried out on the viable IED, which was found outside a house this lunchtime.

# viable-device - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Viable explosive device made safe in Limerick

The device was made safe without the need for a controlled explosion.

# viable-device - Monday 31 December, 2012

Viable bomb found near Co Armagh police station

Evacuated residents have now been allowed to return to their homes.

# viable-device - Friday 14 December, 2012

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Six homes evacuated during Newry security alert

A viable device was found at about midnight.

# viable-device - Friday 7 December, 2012

Letter bomb found in Co Down post box

The viable device, capable of causing death or serious injury, was found in the Dundrum Road area of Clough, Co Down.

# viable-device - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

PSNI appeal for information after viable bomb found near Belfast school

Officers would like to hear from anyone who travelled along the Ballymagarry Road anytime between Wednesday, November 7 and Saturday, November 10.

# viable-device - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Four arrested over viable device found in Belfast

Three men and one woman have been arrested in connection with the discovery of an explosive device in north Belfast earlier this month.

# viable-device - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Army bomb squad deals with viable device in Galway

The bomb squad is called to a private residence in Clonboo, close to the Mayo border, to deal with a viable improvised explosive.

# viable-device - Friday 18 November, 2011

Three viable devices made safe in Dublin

Three viable devices were discovered near the Ballymun Road area of Dublin this evening.

# viable-device - Friday 14 October, 2011

Bomb squad deals with IED thrown through window of Kildare house IED

Bomb squad deals with IED thrown through window of Kildare house

It was the 204th call out for the Army Bomb Disposal Team this year and the 42nd viable IED that was made safe.

# viable-device - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Defence Forces make device safe in Donnybrook

The Army Bomb Disposal Team says the viable IED was made safe early this morning.

# viable-device - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Arrests made as viable explosive device discovered in Dublin

Gardaí say the arrests were made as part of investigations into organised crime.

# viable-device - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit

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.

# viable-device - Monday 2 May, 2011

Three viable devices discovered in Kildare made safe

Three viable devices discovered in Co Kildare last night have been made safe by Army Bomb Disposal experts.

# viable-device - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Security alert in north Belfast continues after device found

PSNI officers in north Belfast are examining a suspicious device after a viable pipe bomb was discovered in the area.

# viable-device - Sunday 31 October, 2010

Device made safe in Lurgan

Residents were forced to evacuate their homes last night as PSNI officers worked to make a viable device safe.

# viable-device - Saturday 21 August, 2010

A VIABLE DEVICE found in Co Wicklow was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team on Friday evening. The scene was declared safe at around 8pm, after the Defence Forces deployed a team to a house in the Rathduffmore area.