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# carrickfergus - Monday 6 January, 2020

Three arrested following discovery of man's body at a flat in Carrickfergus

Detectives from the Major Investigation Team launched a murder investigation following the discovery.

# carrickfergus - Monday 12 June, 2017

Police want to know who wrote them anonymous letter with 'vital information' on murder of prominent loyalist

44-year-old George Gilmore was gunned down in broad daylight in Carrickfergus in March.

# carrickfergus - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Woman arrested and police call for calm after 'reckless' murder of prominent loyalist

George Gilmore was gunned down in Carrickfergus on Monday.

# carrickfergus - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge This story about a Carrickfergus goat causing chaos has taken on a life of its own No Kidding

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Man shot in both legs in paramilitary style shooting this evening

Nobody has been arrested at this stage.

# carrickfergus - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Petrol bomb thrown at police attending car crash

“A police officer should never come under attack while simply doing their job.”

# carrickfergus - Monday 2 May, 2016

Windscreen of police car smashed with officers inside

Police are appealing for help in identifying the man.

# carrickfergus - Monday 25 April, 2016

Two men arrested over murder of 'vulnerable individual' who went missing seven years ago

The body of Mark Gourley has never been located.

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# carrickfergus - Friday 11 April, 2014

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.

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.

# carrickfergus - 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.

# carrickfergus - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Man knocked unconscious after altercation between two dog walkers

Police search for 6′ 3″ man with “bulging” eyes following the incident in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim on Monday evening.

# carrickfergus - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From The42 IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death Concussive Blows

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death

Ben Robinson was ruled to have passed away from brain injuries caused by Second Impact Syndrome.

# carrickfergus - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# carrickfergus - Monday 10 June, 2013

Man shot once in each leg in paramilitary-style shooting

The man is being treated in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

PSNI reopen murder case of man beaten to death 15 years ago

Charlie Strain died from a brutal beating to the head and body on 1 June 1998 in Antrim.

# carrickfergus - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Man pulled from car by hijackers

The incident occurred in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, yesterday. Meanwhile, PSNI members were attacked by youths throwing stones and petrol bombs in Derry.

# carrickfergus - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Four arrested in Antrim following violent protest

Over 1,500 people had gathered to protest against Belfast City Council’s decision to stop flying the union flag every day.

# carrickfergus - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Police suspect arson in attack on Carrickfergus premises

A fire broke out yesterday evening at a commercial premises in the Trailcock Road area of Carrickfergus.

# carrickfergus - Monday 24 September, 2012

Update: Man arrested over 1996 murder released without charge

28-year-old businessman Simon Tang was killed as he left his takeaway business in Antrim in June 1996.

# carrickfergus - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Three men arrested in connection with death of 45-year-old

There were three serious stabbing incidents in Northern Ireland over the weekend.

# carrickfergus - Friday 13 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern Fortnight Away

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern

The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.