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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# ballymena

Last month
May 2023
PSNI investigating after two native eagles found dead in Co Antrim
The bird is the UK’s largest native bird of prey.
# Northern Ireland
Petrol bomb found outside house in Ballymena overnight
PSNI said the petrol bomb did not explode.
Last year
# Antrim
Man (29) arrested on suspicion of murder after 63-year-old man found dead in Co Antrim
The man was found dead at his home yesterday morning.
# ballymena
Family flee from house after arson attack as Antrim police investigate hate crime
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.
All time
# ballymena
Two charged with attempted murder and kidnap after injured man discovered in Antrim field
Detectives have charged two more men, aged 38 and 39, in relation with the incident.
# teagan ward
Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare
Teagan Ward was last seen on Friday, 15 January in the Ballymena area of Co Antrim.
# ballymena
Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after death of man in flat in Antrim
The PSNI has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.
# ballymena
Sugrue slips back as Rai leads the way at Irish Open
The Cork amateur remains the best of the Irish, but today’s 73 puts him over par.
# ballymena
Meat processing company Moy Park confirms Covid-19 outbreak at plant in North
The company said it is working closely with the Public Health Agency.
# Antrim
Teenager charged with murder of 31-year-old Jason Lee Martin in Ballymena
Jason Lee Martin was stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning.
# Jason Lee Martin
Teenager arrested after 31-year-old man killed at house in Ballymena overnight
The man, named this evening as Jason Lee Martin, was discovered at a house in Orkney Drive.
Two men arrested in Ballymena following car chase
Two police officers sustained minor injuries in the chase.
Two men arrested after 'savage' burglary in Ballymena
The burglary took place in the town just after midnight this morning.
# ballymena
Five masked men armed with machete enter property and assault man in 'paramilitary-style attack'
Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
# appeal
Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in back in Ballymena overnight
The incident happened shortly before 4am this morning.
# ballymena
Police appeal for witnesses over death of boy (5) in river
Kayden Fleck died when he and his brother were playing near the River Braid on Saturday.
# Kayden Fleck
Family pay tribute to son who died after being swept away in Antrim river
The alarm was raised at 1pm yesterday afternoon, and a major rescue operation was launched.
# caugh rapid
Four police officers injured after burglar uses two cars to smash through gates in Ballymena
Busting through the gates with a Ford Kuga was unsuccessful. The suspect had more success with a Volkswagen Polo.
# co antrim
Family appeal for stolen memory card with the only photos of their stillborn baby
The memory cards also contain the only official photos of a family wedding a fortnight ago.
# ballymena
'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home
Three adults and a 12-year-old boy were in the house at the time, but were uninjured.
# The Jerries
Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly
The Ballymena brawler is confident of winning a medal after qualifying at the expense of Adam Nolan.
# ballymena
School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby
Police are currently at the scene in the Cambridge Avenue area of Ballymena, Belfast.
# glenariffe
Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole
The accident happened on the Glenariffe Road, near Ballymena.
# nuclear prices
You can buy this huge Ballymena nuclear bunker for the same price as a house in Donnybrook
Upwardly mobile.
# nuclear prices
You can buy the huge Ballymena nuclear bunker for the same price as a house in Donnybrook
Upwardly mobile.
# hurling back the years
Liam Neeson's school just shared an old photo of him on the hurling team
“But what I do have are a very particular set of skills…”
# Brian McIlhagga
'Screams of fear' from murder victim will affect children for the rest of their lives
Brian McIlhagga was beaten and shot by a gang of masked men in Ballymoney a year ago today.
# ballymena
Five males - aged between 17 and 56 - arrested on suspicion of child rape
Police say that although the arrests all happened in Ballymena “the suspects are not all linked to each other”.
# Devastation
Michelin closure 'apocalyptic' news for almost 900 workers
The company’s factory in Ballymena is set to close by 2018.
# Murder Investigation
Three people arrested over death of 69-year-old man
Detectives are appealing for anyone with information about an ‘altercation’ to get in contact.
# Portstewart
Two in court after 21-year-old 'beaten and burned with an iron'
The attack took place on Thursday this week.
# Armed Robbery
Man attacked with hammers in three burglar cash raid
Three men have been arrested after the Ballymena robbery.
# Northern Ireland
Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner
Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.
# Northern Ireland
On-the-run raccoon taken into police custody
Rab had escaped from a mini-zoo in September.
# Homegrown
Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster
The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.
# looking ahead
Here are your division 1A and 1B Ulster Bank League previews
A top-of-the-table clash between Lansdowne and Clontarf is the pick of this week’s action.
# Counterfeit
Two arrested and cars seized during counterfeit car parts inquiry
PSNI also seized what it believes are fake car products for luxury brands including Porsche and Mercedes.
# Antrim
Family of five escape arson attack on their home
Forensic officers are now conducting an examination of the scene.
# ballymena
One arrest after 32-year-old woman found dead in Antrim
A 41-year-old man is currently being questioned by detectives.
# acl
30-times capped Ireland centre Paddy Wallace close to retirement call
The 34-year-old back has been struggling to recover from a long-term knee injury.