Ireland: Quarry searched and three arrested in dissident pipe bomb probe

Gardai were continuing to search a quarry last night where it is suspected pipe bombs were being made by dissident Republicans. The search operation at a rural location on the Carlow/Kildare border follows the arrest of three men today by Read More …

‘Improvised explosive device’ in Irish postal sorting office handed over to gardai

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 …

Gardaí find weapons and explosives in follow-up search in Co Louth

Gardaí targeting dissident republicans have uncovered a significant cache of explosives and arms along the border, in what is the second linked operation since the start of February. The operation involved gardaí from the Louth Division and officers from specialist Read More …

Army bomb squad called to remove two explosive devices from property in Louth, Ireland

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has removed two explosive devices from a property in Louth. The team was called to a house in Drogheda yesterday evening to remove the improvised explosive devices, following a request from gardaí. The team arrived Read More …

Houses evacuated after improvised explosive device found in Co Meath, Ireland

An improvised explosive device has been found and made safe in Co Meath. Gardaí called the Defence Force’s bomb squad to the scene at Brews Hill in Navan in the early hours of this morning. After arriving at the scene Read More …

Ireland vulnerable to cybersecurity attack, says industry leader

The Government has been urged to appoint a cybersecurity “tsar” to ensure the State is adequately prepared to deal with potential attacks. The call by one of the State’s leading IT security experts comes amid growing concern Ireland could be caught off-guard Read More …