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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# County Down

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# Newtownards
DUP leader condemns paramilitary 'thugs and hoods' involved in Down bus burning
Masked men poured fuel over the vehicle before setting it alight.
# Newry
"Disgust" as Orange Hall targeted in suspected arson attack
The PSNI said it was told tyres were put against the building and set on fire.
# County Down
Hero dog helps to save five-year-old trapped in tumble dryer
Teddy the dog alerted Riley’s mother that he was in danger, after the boy became trapped in a tumble dryer.
Tributes paid to three friends killed in weekend crash
The three young men had met in Queens University and were returning home after leaving off belongings at new accommodation.
# County Down
Man in critical condition after being hit by car
It happened in the early hours of this morning.
# North Stars
Rory's dominance and dual-code GAA glory - Down's 2014 sporting highlights
The Mourne men and ladies had plenty to smile about over the past 12 months.
# Road Accident
Man killed in road accident in County Down
The 44-year-old man has died following a one vehicle road traffic this morning.
# Raid
Man struck in the face during armed robbery in Co Down
Three masked men entered a flat in Castlewellan in the early hours of this morning and took a quantity of cash.
# Robbery
Elderly man 'in shock' after robbery by four masked men
The intruders entered the man’s home in the village of Moira, Co. Down and held him captive before stealing a sum of money.
# Crime
Two police officers treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack
A 15-year-old boy is in custody after a flat in Lisburn caught fire.
# County Down
Man arrested over suspicious deaths of three women in Dromore
The three women, all in their 40s and 50s, died in suspicious circumstances, according to the PSNI.
17 signs you're a sports fan from... Down
Football, fashion icons, surfing and survival skills. Each one a certainty to identify a Mourneful soul.
# tearful
Irish golfer Simon Thornton dedicates triumph to late dad on Father's Day
The Newcastle, Co. Down pro was emotional upon clinching his maiden European Tour title.
# Letter Bomb
Letter bomb found in Co Down post box
The viable device, capable of causing death or serious injury, was found in the Dundrum Road area of Clough, Co Down.
# Tragedy
Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots
There has been an outpouring of grief across the world following the farming accident in Co Down.
# County Down
Four arrested as PSNI investigate Co Down slashing attacks
The males – aged between 17 and 21 – were arrested after two other young men were slashed on the back and head.
# Northern Ireland
File prepared for NI prosecutors after 'false' sexual assault claim
The PSNI had been investigating reports of a sexual assault in Dromore, Co Down – but now say allegations were “false”.
# Wave Goodbye
Olympic flame braves stormy seas, departs Ireland
Patrick Kielty and Eorann O’Neill were among those who carried the torch just before it departed the country.
# County Down
Man and teen injured in overnight Co Down stabbing
# failed
Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre
The North’s Police Ombudsman has found serious holes in the investigation of the 1994 loyalist killings, which took place as Ireland played Italy in the USA World Cup.
# Northern Ireland
Man dies, and another injured, following County Down shooting
A man dies from a gunshot wound to the chest after an altercation between two groups of non-nationals in Kilkeel.