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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C


Off duty PSNI officer arrested at Antrim Hotel and charged over assaults and driving with excess alcohol
The officer will appear in court on 19 October.
This week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Masked intruders rob man at gunpoint in Co Tyrone home
A detective said the man who put through this “horrific ordeal” has been left “badly shaken”.
Man arrested by PSNI officers investigating attempted murder of John Caldwell
The man has been arrested in relation to the claim of responsibility following the attack on DCI Caldwell’s life.
Police in Ballymena arrest man on suspicion of 'attempted hijacking' and carrying a blade
The man allegedly went and got a knife after a failed hijacking attempt, police said.
Man hospitalised after being shot in both legs in Derry
The PSNI said two masked men are reported to have been involved in the attack.
Northern Ireland police appeal for witnesses to midnight assault in Omagh area
The victim sustained facial injuries and was treated in hospital.
Last week
10th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
PSNI appeal for information after shooting in Co Armagh home
The man’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Suspected gang leader on the run after being granted bail to attend funeral in Dublin
Ray Lee (30) failed to return to the high-security Maghaberry Prison as planned last month.
Third person charged by police in ongoing terrorism investigation in Derry
Multiple arrests have been made in connection to the ongoing investigation, which is being led by Police Service’s Terrorism Investigation Unit.
This month
September 2023
Man in PSNI custody for questioning as part of terrorism investigation in Derry
“Detectives from the Police Service’s Terrorism Investigation Unit carried out searches in the Columbcille Court area,” a PSNI spokesperson said.
Handcuffed man at large in west Belfast after escaping police custody following arrest
The man is described as being in his 20s, with dark hair and was wearing black shorts and a black t-shirt and handcuffed to the front.
Grenades and plastic explosives seized in Derry during evening of 'disorder'
The PSNI believes the New IRA intended to kill police officers with the grenades, gun and plastic explosive found.
NI Police Federation passes vote of no confidence in PSNI deputy chief constable Mark Hamilton
Hamilton is currently leading the organisation following the resignation of Simon Byrne as PSNI chief constable this week after a string of controversies.
Two men charged with murder of Conor Browne in Co Tyrone
The 28-year-old died after he was stabbed in the Main Street area of Castlederg on Saturday.
Major PSNI data breach could cost force up to €281 million, MPs told
The Northern Ireland Policing Board withdrew from today’s hearing following Chief Constable Simon Byrne’s resignation.
Two men in PSNI custody after fatal stabbing in Castlederg on Saturday
Conor Browne, aged 28, died from injuries sustained following a stabbing incident on the Main Street of the town.
The PSNI controversies that have dogged Chief Constable Simon Byrne
Byrne last week vowed that he would not resign after the latest in a string of controversies during his time at the top of the force.
PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne has resigned after pressure over handling of two controversies
The news that the embattled police chief has resigned follows a string of controversies in recent weeks.
On Friday, DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson confirmed that his party had submitted a motion of no-confidence in Byrne.
Byrne had originally insisted that he would not resign following an emergency meeting of the Policing Board on Thursday.
The PSNI controversies that have dogged Chief Constable Simon Byrne
Two men arrested in Derry over poster ‘linking names to PSNI’
Police said the poster contained incorrect information.
PSNI arrest two men in relation to poster claiming to name police officers
The PSNI have said that the poster contained ‘a number of inaccuracies’ and lists people who have no links to the police.
Woman wrongly linked to PSNI on poster fears she has been made a target
Police have launched an investigation into the poster at a bus shelter in Dungiven.
'Terrifying' burglary carried out by masked men in north Belfast being treated as hate crime
The residents of the property had to barricade themselves into their bedroom after the men smashed their windows in.
DUP submit no-confidence motion in PSNI chief
A High Court decision found that Byrne was not justified in discipling two officers after a Troubles commemoration in 2021
‘Police details’ poster in bus shelter contained incorrect information – PSNI
Last month details of about 10,000 officers and staff were mistakenly released online in a major data breach.
Poster with details of three serving PSNI officers placed on bus shelter in Derry
This incident comes after personal data on all serving members of the PSNI was mistakenly published last month.
Last month
August 2023
PSNI chief constable says he won't resign following lengthy Policing Board meeting
It comes after a court quashed actions taken against two junior officers following a Troubles commemoration event at Sean Graham bookmakers in 2021.
DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson says it's 'time for change' at top of PSNI following High Court ruling
PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne is meeting the Policing Board to discuss the latest controversy.
PSNI treating damage caused to goal posts used by East Belfast GAA as a hate crime
Part of the goal posts and nets used by East Belfast GAA on the Henry Jones Playing Fields in Castlereagh appear to have been torched in the incident.
Derry stab victim named by PSNI as man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody
Shortly before 4.50pm yesterday evening the PSNI received a report that a man, since named as Cornelius O’Neill, had been stabbed in Kilrea.
Murder investigation underway after 56-year-old man stabbed to death in Co Derry
The PSNI is appealing for anyone with information related to the incident to come forward.
Judge quashes disciplinary decisions against PSNI officers following Sean Graham memorial arrest
Mr Justice Scoffield said action was taken to allay any threat of Sinn Féin abandoning support for the PSNI.
One man arrested after two children hospitalised in hit-and-run near Belfast
One driver made off from the scene and enquiries remain ongoing by the PSNI in attempts to detain the driver.
Two arrested in Antrim after a man in 'serious' condition from stab wound
The serious assault occurred in the Brustin Bane area of Larne, just after 2.40am this morning.
Police searching for convicted murderer 'unlawfully at large' in Northern Ireland
Thomas McCabe was serving a life sentence for murder and did not return from a day release on Wednesday.
Three men charged in connection with serious assaults on two men in Belfast
The PSNI said two men were reportedly assaulted inside a property by a number of other men early Thursday morning.
Man charged after three PSNI officers injured as patrol vehicle rammed 'multiple times'
Two of the officers were unable to continue their duties as a result.
PSNI investigate after Nazi flags reportedly erected near a mosque in Belfast
The flags have since been removed after being erected overnight.
Man appears in court on terror charges linked to major PSNI data breach
50-year-old Christopher Paul O’Kane was refused bail and remanded in custody for four weeks.
Man (50) due in court for possessing documents following PSNI data breach
The PSNI’s Chief Constable believes information could be used by dissident republicans to target police officers.
Man to appear in court following major data breach at PSNI
The man has been charged with possessing documents or records likely to be useful to terrorists and possession of articles for use in terrorism.