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 …

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 …

New IRA links confirm Hezbollah’s growing terror threat in Europe

The latest allegations that senior representatives of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia met with members of a breakaway Irish terrorist group have highlighted the growing extent of the Iranian-backed organisation’s operations in Europe. For decades, Hezbollah’s primary focus has been the Middle Read More …

Ireland: Army bomb squad removes viable device discovered in Galway city

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has removed a viable device discovered in the Knocknacarra area of Galway City. The team was called shortly after 10pm last night to investigate the improvised explosive device, following a request from gardaí. On arrival, Read More …