Irish bomb disposal experts travel to Qatar to help preparations for the 2022 World Cup

Irish bomb disposal experts have travelled to Qatar to help local forces prepare for security operations at the 2022 World Cup. Three operators from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team went to the middle eastern state for Exercise Watan – which Read More …

Ireland: Men charged with possession of explosive powders, guns and a pipe bomb in South Kerry sent for trial

Two men charged with possession of ammunition, explosive powders, guns, an electric match and a pipe bomb in South Kerry have been sent forward for trial. 60-year-old Ivan Gilder of Gearha North, Blackwater, Sneem is facing charges under both the Read More …

Ireland: Fake bomb is the latest disruption to children’s hospital site

A campaign of disruption to work at the National Children’s Hospital construction site in Dublin has intensified with a fake bomb placed there on Monday morning. It is understood this led to an evacuation of workers after gardaí were called Read More …

Ireland: Garda swoop uncovers makeshift ‘bomb-making’ factory in Drogheda

Gardaí investigating feuding gangs in Drogheda have uncovered a makeshift bomb-making factory in a house in the town. Two pipe bombs, gun powder and a large quantity of firearms ammunition were seized in a house in the Rosevale Estate late Read More …

Ireland: Gardaí seize firearms and explosive components in Kerry

Gardaí have arrested two men for questioning following the discovery of arms, ammunition and components for explosive devices during a search of two houses in Co Kerry early today. Members of the Special Detective Unit backed up by uniformed members Read More …

Ireland: Controlled explosion on grounds of St James’ Hospital after ‘explosive’ chemical discovered

The Defence Forces has carried out a controlled explosion on the grounds of St James’ Hospital in Dublin 8 this morning after chemical material was discovered. Following a request from An Garda Síochána, an Army Bomb Disposal Team were tasked Read More …