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# Security Alert

This year
2023
Controlled explosions carried out on devices found wrapped in Pride flags in Portrush
The PSNI said they are treating the incident as a hate crime.
Ammunition officers at East Belfast GAA premises for security alert
Latest incident part of a pattern of local intimidation.
People of Omagh being 'retraumatised' by 'campaign to disrupt the peace', says local MLA
A suspicious object was found in the area yesterday, forcing homes to be evacuated.
Man charged after car crashed into Belfast PSNI station yesterday
The incident in the early hours of Monday morning took place at Castlereagh Police station on the Alexandra Road and caused a security alert.
Police remain at the scene of explosive device found in Derry yesterday
The device was left metres away from houses and a sports area where a number of children were playing football.
EU parliament cleared as Kurdish protest group cause security alert
The President of the Parliament Roberta Mesola was said to have been escorted from the room as proceedings were halted.
Last year
2022
PSNI investigating claim Arm na Poblachta responsible for Derry security alert
A “viable explosive decide” was left in a hijacked vehicle outside Waterside police station in Derry on Sunday, 20 November.
Man arrested under Terrorism Act as part of investigation into Derry security alert
The PSNI said the arrest is part of the investigation into a vehicle hijacking and subsequent security alert in the city.
PSNI say suspected bomb outside police station was hoax 'made to look like a car bomb'
Hi-jackers left a fake bomb in the car, the PSNI said.
Man remanded in custody for firearms charges after Coveney security alert in Belfast
Winston Irvine was arrested on Wednesday as police were investigating the security alert that impacted Simon Coveney.
Two men arrested over security alert which halted Coveney speech in Belfast
Simon Coveney had to halt his speech during a peace and reconciliation event.
Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'
The PSNI and gardaí carried out “precautionary security checks” on trains travelling between Belfast and Dublin.
Man (41) and woman (38) arrested in investigation into north Belfast hijacking
Simon Coveney was giving a talk in north Belfast on Friday when he was abruptly evacuated due to a security alert.
All time
Army detonates suspicious device found in Newry as homes evacuated
15 families living in the area were evacuated from their homes.
Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.
Bomb parts picked up by child in Newry
A number of homes were evacuated in the Violet Hill Avenue area of Newry.
Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board
The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.
Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station
A number of homes have been evacuated while the object is examined.
RAF fighter jets escort Air India plane to Stansted after suspected 'bomb threat'
The flight from Mumbai to New York landed safely at 10.15am in London.
39 year-old man arrested after houses evacuated over security alerts in Derry
Police said a number of roads are closed to the public as they dealt with the alerts.
Security alerts in Derry lifted as police say all three were 'hoaxes'
One man remains in custody over the car bomb which exploded in Derry on Saturday.
Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation in Drogheda
A suspicious device was found near a parked car this afternoon.
Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite
The scene was declared safe by the Defence Forces at 2.50pm.
London tube station closed after suspect package discovered
Police have carried out a controlled explosion and say the incident has now been stood down.
Easons on Dublin's O'Connell Street evacuated after 'hoax' bomb scare
The shop was evacuated at 5pm this evening.
Residents taking shelter in community centre as homes evacuated after 'suspicious object' found in Derry park
Police are currently at the scene.
Donald Trump bundled off the stage at rally over gun scare
The US Secret Service later said someone in the crowd had shouted “gun” but that no weapon was found.
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Police carry out controlled explosion after unattended bag found outside French team hotel
The host nation face Portugal in tonight’s Euro 2016 final.
Man United's final game of season abandoned after 'suspect package' found at Old Trafford
The army bomb disposal unit has carried out a controlled explosion.
School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby
Police are currently at the scene in the Cambridge Avenue area of Ballymena, Belfast.
Prison officer hospitalised after car bomb explosion in Belfast
The incident has been condemned as “deplorable”.
Ireland carefully consider security risks after being offered Australia's place at World Cup
The tournament is being staged in Bangladesh at the end of this month.
Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas
The warning was first issued by the US embassy.
Gatwick Airport terminal evacuated after discovery of suspicious package
Police said a suspicious item had sparked a security alert.
Liverpool's Anfield home evacuated after a man 'goes missing' during stadium tour
Police were called at around 3pm this afternoon.
'Iran is Great' van causes security scare at major London museum
The van is being driven around Europe to promote Iranian culture.
Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police say 'nothing untoward' about object after Titanic security alert
The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.
Italian man who made 'sick joke' about Ebola on Dublin flight spared conviction
Businessman Roberto Binaschi will make a €2500 donation to charity.