Criminals have access to ‘massive amounts’ of information to construct improvised devices

Irish Army Bomb Disposal officers have said a large amount of information on the internet could be aiding criminal gangs who use explosive devices to carry out attacks and intimidate rivals. In the second part of our interview with two 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: 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 …

Inside the gruelling danger experienced by Irish peacekeeping troops in Syria

On the roads along the Golan Heights danger lurks at every corner for Irish troops. A 50-year-old land dispute between Syria and Israel, a Syrian civil war, and a battle for the hearts and minds of the Golan Arabs between 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 …

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 …

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 …