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#West Belfast

# west-belfast - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises
# Brexit
# Brexit

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises

Tue 5:09 PM 35,208 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson was of sowing mistrust among the unionist community, and is not “a casual observer” to events in the North.

# west-belfast - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,790 Views 80 Comments

Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.

# west-belfast - Friday 4 December, 2020

Man injured in a Belfast suspected paramilitary punishment shooting
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man injured in a Belfast suspected paramilitary punishment shooting

Dec 4th 2020, 6:32 PM 11,620 Views 19 Comments

The victim was shot in both legs in the suspected terror-style attack.

# west-belfast - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Woman arrested after cocaine worth over €98,000 seized during Belfast raid targeting INLA
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Woman arrested after cocaine worth over €98,000 seized during Belfast raid targeting INLA

Nov 19th 2020, 8:35 PM 12,553 Views 7 Comments

A spent bullet casing, drug dealing paraphernalia and mixing agent were also found.

# west-belfast - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police

Sep 18th 2020, 1:16 PM 27,294 Views 87 Comments

A party spokesperson said that the representatives will “co-operate with the investigation”.

# west-belfast - Friday 3 July, 2020

Foster claims 'creditability of the Executive' has been undermined following O'Neill funeral controversy
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

Foster claims 'creditability of the Executive' has been undermined following O'Neill funeral controversy

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 10:40 PM 66,190 Views 267 Comments

O’Neill, party president Mary Lou McDonald and other prominent SF members attended the funeral on Tuesday.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey
# Belfast
# Belfast

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 4:57 PM 58,108 Views 174 Comments

Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.

# west-belfast - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Police in Northern Ireland name 28-year-old murder victim as Warren Crossan
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police in Northern Ireland name 28-year-old murder victim as Warren Crossan

Jun 28th 2020, 4:28 PM 29,873 Views 0 Comments

He was chased by two masked gunmen through streets packed with people and motorists before he was shot dead.

# west-belfast - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Man arrested over murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor shot dead in west Belfast
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man arrested over murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor shot dead in west Belfast

Updated Jun 27th 2020, 2:45 PM 83,143 Views 38 Comments

The incident happened this afternoon.

# west-belfast - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Suspect device left outside home of uncle of Sinn Féin MP John Finucane
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Suspect device left outside home of uncle of Sinn Féin MP John Finucane

Feb 20th 2020, 10:49 AM 12,720 Views 33 Comments

Martin Finucane is the brother of murdered solicitor Pat.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
# Jim Donegan
# Jim Donegan

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school

Dec 4th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,819 Views 2 Comments

Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December 2018.

# west-belfast - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Boy 'traumatised' after father shot in both ankles in front of him during west Belfast attack
# Paramilitary Style Attack
# Paramilitary Style Attack

Boy 'traumatised' after father shot in both ankles in front of him during west Belfast attack

Oct 13th 2019, 6:00 PM 21,546 Views 22 Comments

The paramilitary-style attack occurred shortly after 10.30pm when three masked men forced their way into the home.

# west-belfast - Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:40 PM 11,199 Views 2 Comments

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

# west-belfast - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Two men arrested over fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school released unconditionally
# Jim Donegan
# Jim Donegan

Two men arrested over fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school released unconditionally

Apr 27th 2019, 11:16 AM 8,029 Views 4 Comments

Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December.

# west-belfast - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Man shot in both legs in 'paramilitary style' attack in west Belfast
# ARDMONAGH PARADE
# ARDMONAGH PARADE

Man shot in both legs in 'paramilitary style' attack in west Belfast

Mar 24th 2019, 11:33 AM 14,401 Views 26 Comments

The man was shot in the Ardmonagh Parade area last night.

# west-belfast - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder

Mar 10th 2019, 3:43 PM 36,662 Views 16 Comments

“They will have someone pretending to be the mother we loved. I just can’t bear the thought of it.”

# west-belfast - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Evofit of suspected gunman who fatally shot man outside Belfast school released
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Evofit of suspected gunman who fatally shot man outside Belfast school released

Feb 7th 2019, 4:37 PM 8,261 Views 5 Comments

A 63-year-old man has also been arrested in west Belfast earlier today.

# west-belfast - Friday 11 January, 2019

'We will not be intimidated': PSNI appeal for witnesses to gun attack on Sinn Féin office in Belfast
# Pat Sheehan
# Pat Sheehan

'We will not be intimidated': PSNI appeal for witnesses to gun attack on Sinn Féin office in Belfast

Jan 11th 2019, 7:37 PM 16,930 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan said that his party will not be intimidated from providing constituency services.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Belfast police investigating after man stabbed in neck on Christmas Day
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast police investigating after man stabbed in neck on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2018, 11:28 AM 6,058 Views 1 Comment

The PSNI said it was investigating the assault that took place in the Turf Lodge area of west Belfast yesterday morning at about 11am.

# west-belfast - Friday 21 December, 2018

'A reckless act': PSNI release photos of large improvised weapon found in west Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

'A reckless act': PSNI release photos of large improvised weapon found in west Belfast

Dec 21st 2018, 3:00 PM 19,005 Views 13 Comments

The device was found in the Upper Dunmurry Lane area of the city.

# west-belfast - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Two men arrested in connection with fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Two men arrested in connection with fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school

Dec 6th 2018, 7:42 AM 7,717 Views 1 Comment

The shooting happened at around 3.15pm on Tuesday.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Police release footage of gunman in Belfast murder investigation
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police release footage of gunman in Belfast murder investigation

Updated Dec 5th 2018, 8:47 PM 28,103 Views 14 Comments

Police told reporters that children could have been killed during the attack yesterday.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast

Updated Dec 4th 2018, 7:22 PM 16,464 Views 1 Comment

The incident is believed to have occurred at Glen Road beside St Mary’s Grammar School in West Belfast.

# west-belfast - Monday 26 November, 2018

Two arrested after suspected New IRA weapons and ammunition found stored above hot boiler
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Two arrested after suspected New IRA weapons and ammunition found stored above hot boiler

Nov 26th 2018, 2:41 PM 14,364 Views 8 Comments

Some of the rounds exploded during a fire which caused significant danger to local residents who were in the area.

# west-belfast - Friday 16 November, 2018

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

Nov 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 27,593 Views 26 Comments

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

# west-belfast - Monday 20 August, 2018

Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack

Aug 20th 2018, 11:17 AM 10,621 Views 18 Comments

The PSNI said a fire was reported at around 4.50am.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home

Jul 18th 2018, 7:52 AM 13,851 Views 56 Comments

The man is being held on suspicion of criminal damage.

# west-belfast - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Gerry Adams says he doesn't know who attacked his home but he wants to speak with them
# Violence
# Violence

Gerry Adams says he doesn't know who attacked his home but he wants to speak with them

Updated Jul 14th 2018, 12:43 PM 58,872 Views 135 Comments

Sinn Féin has said Adams’ home and that of party member Bobby Storey were attacked with explosive devices.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Police investigating the murder of a man in front of his family make arrest
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police investigating the murder of a man in front of his family make arrest

Feb 21st 2018, 10:16 PM 7,734 Views 2 Comments

The man was arrested in the Poleglass area of West Belfast under the Terrorism Act earlier today.

# west-belfast - Friday 16 February, 2018

Dissident republicans believed to have been behind murder of man in Belfast
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Dissident republicans believed to have been behind murder of man in Belfast

Feb 16th 2018, 7:53 AM 9,791 Views 27 Comments

Raymond Johnston (28) was shot dead in his living room in front of his partner and 11-year-old child on Tuesday evening.

# west-belfast - Friday 13 October, 2017

Man charged with 'preventing the lawful burial of a body' in case of Belfast woman found dead two years later
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man charged with 'preventing the lawful burial of a body' in case of Belfast woman found dead two years later

Oct 13th 2017, 8:12 AM 29,630 Views 0 Comments

The family of 68-year-old Marie Conlon yesterday said they are ‘shocked and heartbroken’ at her loss.

# west-belfast - Friday 21 July, 2017

Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds

Jul 21st 2017, 8:20 AM 14,531 Views 6 Comments

The man had been the victim of a scam involving alleged Ministry of Justice bank charges.

# west-belfast - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences

Jul 6th 2017, 4:25 PM 7,385 Views 1 Comment

He was also handed a 15 year notification order.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'They're pretending to be a police service': PSNI strongly condemns recent Belfast shootings
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'They're pretending to be a police service': PSNI strongly condemns recent Belfast shootings

Jan 18th 2017, 7:58 PM 8,364 Views 12 Comments

“The only police service in west Belfast is the Police Service of Northern Ireland.”

# west-belfast - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Police investigating shooting at house where child was present
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police investigating shooting at house where child was present

Jul 16th 2016, 12:46 PM 9,927 Views 4 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# west-belfast - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Man attacked with hammer as he left graveyard
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man attacked with hammer as he left graveyard

May 1st 2016, 10:22 AM 12,864 Views 17 Comments

The attack happened in Belfast city on Thursday.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Number of shots fired through front door of flat
# Forfar Street
# Forfar Street

Number of shots fired through front door of flat

Mar 8th 2016, 11:02 AM 15,316 Views 4 Comments

Police are now investigating a motive for the shooting.

# west-belfast - Friday 19 February, 2016

Police appeal for public help three months after man shot in the head with shotgun
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police appeal for public help three months after man shot in the head with shotgun

Feb 19th 2016, 6:37 AM 5,039 Views 0 Comments

The man survived the shooting but is still in a critical condition in hospital.

# west-belfast - Monday 14 December, 2015

Young father killed after being "set upon" by group in late night attack
# Christopher Meli
# Christopher Meli

Young father killed after being "set upon" by group in late night attack

Dec 14th 2015, 6:55 PM 41,236 Views 11 Comments

Five people have been arrested over the “vicious” killing of Christopher Meli in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid
# Safe Keeping
# Safe Keeping

Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid

Nov 24th 2015, 12:57 PM 15,012 Views 20 Comments

The items were found in the roof space of a house.

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