UK security sources warn New IRA ‘still dangerous’ after MI5 operation

Security sources in the UK have warned that the dissident republican grouping known as the New IRA is ‘still dangerous’ despite the efforts of a targeted MI5 operation. In August, eight men and two women were arrested as part of Read More …

Dublin residents evacuated from households as suspicious device discovered

Residents of a Dublin area have been forced to temporarily evacuate their homes following the discovery of a suspicious device in the area. The device was discovered in the garden of a home in the Cushlawn area of Tallaght before Read More …

Residents in Dublin area evacuated after improvised explosive device discovered

Residents in an area of Dublin were forced to evacuate their homes after an improvised explosive device was discovered. Locals near the entrance of Rafter’s Avenue in Crumlin, Dublin 12 evacuated and traffic diversions were implemented. Gardai are now appealing Read More …

Ireland: Gardaí and Army Bomb Disposal Unit remove suspicious device from premises in Ballinasloe

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A suspicious device found at a premises in Ballinasloe this afternoon has been deemed non-viable by army experts Gardaí and the Army Bomb Disposal Unit removed the suspicious device from the premises in Hymany Park Read More …

Ireland: Man in his 30s arrested in possession of explosives in Kilkenny

A man in his 30s was arrested in possession of explosives in Kilkenny. Gardai arrested the man at a property on Church Lane, Kilkenny at around 7pm on Friday night. Gardaí were alerted to unusual activity at the property and Read More …

Ireland: Nine people arrested in garda operation targeting criminal gangs

Nine people have been arrested by gardai targeting organised criminality in Limerick. More than 170 gardai were involved in carrying out over 60 searches of properties on Wednesday across counties Limerick, Clare and Tipperary. As part of Operation Coronation, gardai Read More …

Ireland: Quarry searched and three arrested in dissident pipe bomb probe

Gardai were continuing to search a quarry last night where it is suspected pipe bombs were being made by dissident Republicans. The search operation at a rural location on the Carlow/Kildare border follows the arrest of three men today by Read More …

Dublin: Controlled explosion carried out after hand grenade discovered at Royal Canal

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion after a historical hand grenade was discovered at the Royal Canal this afternoon. Emergency services raced to the scene after the device was discovered between Cross Guns Bridge and Broombridge Read More …

Five suspected pipe bombs made safe in County Offaly, Ireland

A number of buildings were evacuated in Offaly on Wednesday night after five suspected pipe bombs were discovered. An Army EOD team attended the scene after being alerted to the situation by gardaí. Gardaí called the bomb disposal team to investigate Read More …