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 …

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 …

Three Irish soldiers injured after IED explodes near convoy in Mali

The injured troops’ next of kins and families have been contacted. A spokesman said: “Earlier today, Defence Forces personnel deployed with the United Nations MINUSMA mission in Mali were involved in an operational incident. “While conducting a Patrol east of Read More …

‘Improvised explosive device’ in Irish postal sorting office handed over to gardai, scene declared safe

The Army’s Bomb Squad have made safe the viable improvised explosive device recovered from a Limerick An Post office this morning. The device has now been handed over to gardai who are continuing to liaise with their colleagues in the Read More …