Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 16°C Saturday 25 September 2021

#Newtownabbey

# newtownabbey - Monday 5 April, 2021

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland
# Loyalists
# Loyalists

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 1:00 PM 41,312 Views 0 Comments

The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 5:32 PM 42,661 Views 0 Comments

The violence comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Derry on Friday night.

# newtownabbey - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Man (50s) hospitalised after being shot in knee in Co Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man (50s) hospitalised after being shot in knee in Co Antrim

Nov 18th 2020, 10:25 PM 15,155 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened at around 7pm in the Newtownabbey area.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Dec 21st 2019, 4:21 PM 37,748 Views 0 Comments

The couple’s two-year-old son had been placed in emergency protective care.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim

Dec 15th 2019, 1:28 PM 6,544 Views 0 Comments

Reports of a man being stabbed were received by police early this morning.

# newtownabbey - Monday 4 March, 2019

PSNI launch investigation after man attacked with hammer as he lay in his bed
# Hammer Attack
# Hammer Attack

PSNI launch investigation after man attacked with hammer as he lay in his bed

Mar 4th 2019, 12:47 PM 8,130 Views 1 Comment

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

# newtownabbey - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim

Aug 9th 2018, 10:21 AM 15,639 Views 13 Comments

The boy, who was left badly shaken after the incident, suffered extensive bruising to his face, head and body.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)
# RIP
# RIP

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)

Apr 1st 2018, 10:50 AM 68,427 Views 23 Comments

Carter Carson died in hospital on Friday nearly 24 hours after he was struck by a car.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Man (50s) has arm broken after burglars armed with baseball bats attack home
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man (50s) has arm broken after burglars armed with baseball bats attack home

Jan 7th 2018, 3:16 PM 17,947 Views 15 Comments

Another man received a cut to the head during the attack.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Woman in her 70s stopped man from stealing car by getting into passenger seat
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman in her 70s stopped man from stealing car by getting into passenger seat

Dec 31st 2017, 12:09 PM 24,140 Views 10 Comments

A man was arrested after police received three reports of burglary, attempted car theft and attempted burglary in the space of an hour and a half.

# newtownabbey - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop

Sep 28th 2017, 12:16 PM 6,939 Views 12 Comments

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.

# newtownabbey - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable
# Antrim
# Antrim

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable

Aug 17th 2017, 6:43 PM 37,405 Views 15 Comments

Anthony McMahon (59) was found unconscious and barely breathing in a pool of blood on Tuesday.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking

Jul 30th 2016, 2:32 PM 21,523 Views 8 Comments

The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports

Jun 11th 2016, 5:29 PM 27,878 Views 9 Comments

The driver of the van was described as being around 40 years old and was wearing a black baseball cap.

# newtownabbey - Monday 25 January, 2016

Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight

Jan 25th 2016, 7:52 AM 15,195 Views 21 Comments

Police are looking for witnesses to an attack that happened yesterday afternoon.

# newtownabbey - Friday 15 January, 2016

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman
# Caught
# Caught

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman

Jan 15th 2016, 3:01 PM 31,465 Views 0 Comments

33-year-old Stephen McFarlane was apprehended in the Newtownards Road area of Belfast earlier this afternoon.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Young boy (7) dies and seven others are injured in three-car crash
# Antrim
# Antrim

Young boy (7) dies and seven others are injured in three-car crash

Dec 27th 2015, 10:14 AM 13,645 Views 3 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening outside Newtownabbey.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars
# Belfast
# Belfast

Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars

Aug 15th 2015, 5:44 PM 10,955 Views 46 Comments

The attack took place in North Belfast last night.

# newtownabbey - Monday 10 August, 2015

"I want to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to other young people"
# Ibiza
# Ibiza

"I want to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to other young people"

Aug 10th 2015, 6:19 PM 24,756 Views 6 Comments

Alan Drennan’s father says he hopes a law change will come from his son’s death.

# newtownabbey - Monday 23 March, 2015

Woman shot in both legs outside house as she tried to escape from masked men
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman shot in both legs outside house as she tried to escape from masked men

Mar 23rd 2015, 12:19 PM 21,147 Views 29 Comments

Her injuries aren’t believed to be life threatening at this stage.

# newtownabbey - Friday 6 February, 2015

Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation

Feb 6th 2015, 12:40 PM 13,776 Views 108 Comments

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

# newtownabbey - Friday 23 January, 2015

This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like
# Antrim
# Antrim

This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:04 AM 13,170 Views 26 Comments

An imitation firearm, three Mercedes AMG cars and a substantial amount of cash were also seized at the scene.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim
# Investigation
# Investigation

Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim

Sep 28th 2014, 4:03 PM 3,593 Views 2 Comments

The device was found below a railway bridge following a call to local police.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack
# Taken
# Taken

Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack

Aug 30th 2014, 5:14 PM 22,681 Views 11 Comments

It happened in the Rathcoole area of Newtownabbey at around midday.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office

Jul 12th 2014, 12:11 PM 7,965 Views 2 Comments

Part of the facility in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim was evacuated as officers responded to the scene.

# newtownabbey - Monday 30 June, 2014

Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van
# Doagh
# Doagh

Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van

Jun 30th 2014, 7:24 PM 15,361 Views 0 Comments

It happened at lunchtime in Doagh, Co Antrim.

# newtownabbey - Monday 14 April, 2014

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers
# Badly Shaken
# Badly Shaken

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2014, 12:10 PM 28,517 Views 26 Comments

The car was found burned out a short time later.

# newtownabbey - Monday 17 March, 2014

Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'
# Attack
# Attack

Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'

Mar 17th 2014, 9:55 AM 12,967 Views 31 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland say several men were involved in the petrol bomb attack last night.

# newtownabbey - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Man shot in leg by two attackers 'dressed in black'
# Alleyway
# Alleyway

Man shot in leg by two attackers 'dressed in black'

Feb 26th 2014, 10:53 AM 11,200 Views 7 Comments

The 33-year-old victim was attacked in a suburban alleyway in Newtownabbey last night.

# newtownabbey - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

PSNI launch murder investigation into man missing since 2009
# Mark Gourley
# Mark Gourley

PSNI launch murder investigation into man missing since 2009

Sep 10th 2013, 2:42 PM 4,371 Views 0 Comments

Mark Gourley was reported missing on 7 March 2009 but new information has led police into believing he may have been murdered

# newtownabbey - Monday 12 August, 2013

Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim
# PSNI
# PSNI

Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim

Aug 12th 2013, 4:33 PM 5,021 Views 47 Comments

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to the assault that happened on Saturday evening.

# newtownabbey - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Antrim man Paul Branagh found safe and well
# Antrim
# Antrim

Antrim man Paul Branagh found safe and well

May 29th 2013, 12:10 PM 4,954 Views 2 Comments

Paul Branagh is believed to be in the Dublin area. He has been missing since Monday evening.

# newtownabbey - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers

Apr 16th 2013, 5:08 PM 3,170 Views 5 Comments

The arrests are in relation to an incident on 9 March when an explosive device detonated near police.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Man pulled from car by hijackers
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

Man pulled from car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2013, 1:46 PM 7,410 Views 5 Comments

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

# newtownabbey - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Belfast security alert declared an 'elaborate hoax'
# Hoax
# Hoax

Belfast security alert declared an 'elaborate hoax'

Mar 31st 2013, 9:38 AM 2,740 Views 1 Comment

Police in Belfast have declared a security alert at Shore Road in Newtownabbey a hoax.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Security alert in Belfast declared an 'elaborate hoax'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Security alert in Belfast declared an 'elaborate hoax'

Mar 17th 2013, 4:21 PM 4,665 Views 1 Comment

A number of homes had to be evacuated before the device was declared to be a fake.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking

Mar 9th 2013, 6:24 PM 7,941 Views 27 Comments

No one was injured in the incident as police arrived on the scene quickly and the crowd dispersed.

# newtownabbey - Monday 4 March, 2013

Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight

Mar 4th 2013, 11:49 AM 2,235 Views 4 Comments

Both incidents took place in Newtownabbey in Co Antrim. While one was found to be a hoax, the other was a small but viable explosive device.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Explosive device found outside Catholic church in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Explosive device found outside Catholic church in Belfast

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:01 PM 3,821 Views 4 Comments

Police said the device was small and crude but was still viable.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked

Feb 24th 2013, 2:18 PM 7,617 Views 2 Comments

The driver was forced out of her car but was not injured during the incident, police said.

1 2