Ireland: Innocent family has lucky escape after their Dublin home targeted in feud bomb attack

An innocent family had a lucky escape when an explosive device believed to be a grenade was thrown at their home in Finglas, Dublin as part of an escalating gangland feud involving the ‘Mr Flashy’ drugs gang Gardaí are working Read More …

Ireland: Police investigating claims pipe bombs were also left at the scene after Conor McGregor’s pub is attacked with petrol bombs

Conor McGregor’s £2million Dublin pub was attacked with petrol bombs overnight hours after it is believed the UFC star was at the venue. Police are investigating the attack – possibly carried out by two men on scooters – at the Read More …

From Qatar to the streets of Dublin: Irish bomb disposal teams develop terror attack response

Irish bomb disposal technicians are at the forefront of developing the response to potential large-scale terror attacks on Irish soil. A team in the Curragh, along with other elements of the Irish Defence Forces, have developed a Defence Forces-wide response Read More …

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 …