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Dublin: 18 °C Monday 28 July, 2014

Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Friday 18 April, 2014

Former senior member of the Continuity IRA shot dead on street in broad daylight

It happened in the Springfield Road area this afternoon.

Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI’s day-to-day politics?

The flags and parades-related violence undermine the relatively widespread perception that Northern Ireland’s peace process is a ‘completed’ one.

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating

The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.

Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop

The 46-year-old male victim sustained serious face and head injuries.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

PSNI arrest woman in connection with Jean McConville murder

The arrest was made earlier this morning in west Belfast.

From The Daily Edge An Irish YouTuber created a clever brief history of conflicts in The North Whole Lotta History

An Irish YouTuber created a clever brief history of conflicts in The North

You’ll never feel like an eejit again.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

16 cars, including two stolen from the Republic recovered in Newry

The stolen cars were recovered from a premises in the town.

‘More people and more vehicles’: Fianna Fáil’s solution to the ‘crisis’ in the ambulance service

The party has tabled a motion on the ambulance service for debate in the Dáil tonight and tomorrow and reckons that the service needs 400 extra staff.

# northern-ireland - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: The Derry of my childhood was shrouded in sadness – now the city can breathe again

Derry truly is a symbol of the “profound transformation” of the relationship between Ireland and Britain, just like President Higgins said last week.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge American choir girls sing haunting version of The Parting Glass in Derry bar Goosepimples
Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne UDA

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne

Crowds of up to 100 people were involved in the violence last month. Trouble last night in Carrickfergus is being linked with those disturbances.

From The Daily Edge This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland Troubles

Thieves stole pensioners’ wallet as he made them a cup of tea

The men were allowed into the property after telling the homeowner they would do some work on his roof.

Omagh bombing accused to appear in court today

The man will appear in Dungannon Magistrates Court this morning.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Jean McConville case released without charge

The woman was arrested in west Belfast this morning.

Man charged with Omagh bombing

Sixteen years after the Omagh bomb which killed 29 people, a man has been charged with their murders.

On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Gerry Adams criticises Norman Tebbit for saying he hoped the Real IRA would shoot McGuinness

Adams said Tebbit was publicly advocating the assassination of Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Enda Kenny: ‘Of course’ Flannery and Kerins should appear before the PAC

The Taoiseach added that he believed charities should not pay their CEOs to lobby the government.

Bertie Ahern: ‘Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position’

Ahern was speaking as President Michael D Higgins made a historic State visit to the UK.

# northern-ireland - Monday 7 April, 2014

Police appeal for help in finding 32-year-old missing since last week

Jonathan Bones was last seen in Ballymena, County Antrim.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Family threatened with screwdriver and locked in during burglary

Police believe there is a link with an aggravated burglary at the home of a man in his 70s several hours later.

# northern-ireland - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price Bad Bank

NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price

The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

16-year-old missing since Sunday evening found safe and well

Hannah Bradley was last seen in the Glencregagh Road area of Belfast.

From The Daily Edge Campaign launched to lure Game of Thrones fans to Northern Ireland Real World Westeros

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville

Ivor Bell, 77, has already appeared in court on charges related to the crime which occurred more than 40 years ago.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Man holds up cash-in-transit van with a knife

The man then fled the scene in a blue Volkswagen Golf.

Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses

The UK introduced a new travel tax today, but hauliers in Ireland want to be exempted from the charge.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 30 March, 2014

One year on, police appeal for information about murder of pizza delivery man

Kieran McManus, who was 26, was shot dead in Belfast in what police have described as a brutal and ruthless attack.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen UVF

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen

The men are being questioned in relation to an investigation into murders by the UVF.

# northern-ireland - Friday 21 March, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader

She said to be in politics you need to have cop on and back bone – and she says both.

77-year-old charged in connection with the murder of Jean McConville

The 77-year-old, arrested earlier this week in West Belfast, also charged with membership of the IRA.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Gas fitter to spend two years in jail over deaths of two school friends

Aaron Davidson and Neil McFerran died of carbon monoxide poisoning in August 2010.

Police think people may have driven over suspected explosive device

Police in Northern Ireland are examining the suspicious device which was found on a Belfast street.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Video of woman being left in a bus lane by PSNI officers referred to Police Ombudsman

The PSNI says it will fully support the Ombudsman’s investigation.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

77-year-old man arrested in connection with Jean McConville murder

Jean McConville was abducted by the IRA in 1972.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Detectives granted more time to question two murder suspects

Eamon Ferguson’s body was found at around 3am yesterday. One resident who lives nearby said she was awoken by shouts.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Damage to three houses after oil tank in suburban garden set ablaze

The alarm was raised at around 1am, after it was reported that both an oil tank and a house were on fire in a Carrickfergus estate.