Friday 19th December 2014 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Rendered Safe Viable IED..


An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the Boreenmanna area of Cork City this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the Army Bomb Disposal Team in response to a request from An Garda Sí­ochána after they were alerted to a suspect device in a public park in the City.

A cordon was put in place for public safety during the operation. The team arrived on scene at 12.40 pm. The device was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion.

Items of an evidential nature were handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist them with their investigation.

The scene was declared safe at 1 pm.

Other types of call outs would include conventional munition destruction such as old grenades discovered by members of the public, unstable chemicals and also suspect devices found to be hoaxes.

Press Release Date: 19th December 2014 

For Further Information contact:

Press Officer: Comdt. Seán Ó Fátharta

Tel: 045 49 2502 , 045 49 2503

Mobile : 087 2482130

E-mail: Press Officer

Read more About Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Teams

File photos of Bomb Disposal teams can be viewed on our Flickr Channel