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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 3 May, 2015

#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Dissidents blamed as significant bomb ‘intended to kill’ found in Belfast

The PSNI said the incident “has all the hallmarks of a dissident republican terrorist attack”.

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of ‘blatant sectarianism’

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.


# northern-ireland - Thursday 30 April, 2015

This article on female politicians was “misrepresented” – not sexist, says paper

It also focused on the posters of five male politicians.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 times Jamie Dornan reached peak Nordie Darlin

8 times Jamie Dornan reached peak Nordie

The world’s hottest man, keeping it real.

# northern-ireland - Friday 24 April, 2015

NI Health Minister draws links between gay relationships and child abuse

The MLA has since withdrawn his comments and apologised.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Masked men burst into house and attack occupant with baseball bats

Another man and woman were also in the house at the time but were not injured.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Courteney Cox’s entire family tried to copy her fiancé’s Northern Irish accent Hoy Noy Broyn Coy

# northern-ireland - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine ‘dragging’ fishing trawler

The boat was badly damaged in the collision.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Thieves armed with knife and baseball bat raid rural house – demanding drugs

The incident happened in the village of Clabby in Co Fermanagh.

A major investigation has been launched into the murders of ‘IRA informers’

The investigation is probing at least 20 murders of people alleged to have been IRA informers.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

‘You can shop for it like a pint of milk’ – Co Down family blame legal highs for son’s death

Dawn and Carl Owens say the drugs made their some distracted and suicidal.

Boy (14) and three men arrested after helicopter chase

This followed an incident that happened in Co Armagh and Co Down on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man beaten with baseball bats after gang storm his home

One arrest has been made.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 April, 2015

# northern-ireland - Friday 3 April, 2015

Family – including baby girl – in critical condition after house fire

A local fire officer said there was no smoke alarm in the home, which caused a delay in the alarm being raised.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Fresh appeal to catch those who killed Constable Ronan Kerr four years ago

The PSNI has renewed its appeal for information.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident

Mary Ellen Campbell attempted to break up an incident involving a couple from Poland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The42 Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests Controversy

Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five

The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Mother and daughter left shaken after being robbed by masked men

Neither of the two women were injured in the incident.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Ireland’s ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker

Northern Ireland brought in new laws first and the Republic has followed.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# northern-ireland - Friday 13 March, 2015

Getting to Northern Ireland is going to be really difficult today

That means no Ulsterbus, Metro or Northern Ireland Railway services.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Northern Ireland’s peace is Ireland’s peace, we’ve all benefited and all of us must make sure we keep it

As the South approaches the next election pressure needs to be placed upon politicians to re-engage with the peace process.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Five things we know about the third season of The Fall Serial Thriller This post contains a poll

Five things we know about the third season of The Fall

Yes, it’s coming back.

Team to start digging for remains of ‘Disappeared’ Joe Lynskey

Joe Lynskey went missing in 1972.

# northern-ireland - Monday 9 March, 2015

From Business ETC These are the businesses you want to be in across Ireland right now Growth Spurt

These are the businesses you want to be in across Ireland right now

Big or small, north or south – we have the figures for them all.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 5 March, 2015

The Troubles caused mental health issues for more than 100,000 people

The legacy of the 30-year conflict still hangs over Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly did NOT see ‘Irish terrorists kill’ people in Belfast

It turns out he actually just saw pictures of bombings…

# northern-ireland - Friday 27 February, 2015

PSNI just SCHOOLED a guy who called an officer a ‘fat sh*te’ on Facebook

Police in Newry know their way around an emoticon chart.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Police say ‘nothing untoward’ about object after Titanic security alert

The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.

# northern-ireland - Monday 23 February, 2015

Gardaí ‘hold no intelligence’ of Provo involvement in fuel smuggling

Minister Charlie Flanagan says criminals are being pursued.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Man charged over wedding shooting in Fermanagh

Barney McGinley (63) died in the attack.

# northern-ireland - Monday 16 February, 2015

‘One of the biggest scandals of our age’: MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse

Will the Kincora Boys’ Home be included in a Westminster-ordered child abuse inquiry?

# northern-ireland - Friday 13 February, 2015

Thief chases man up and down street with a knife after burglary

He also stole an iPhone and cash from another occupant of the house.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 12 February, 2015

There are dangerous ecstasy tablets with a ‘UPS’ logo in circulation

A public health warning has been issued over the tablets.

# northern-ireland - Friday 6 February, 2015

Call for councillors to vote down ‘pagan practice’ of cremation

A local resident in Newtownabbey has opposed the building of a new facility on the grounds of Christianity and the environment.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant

A separate shooting incident in the city saw a man shot in both kneecaps.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

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