Northern Ireland: PSNI Officer thought under car device he discovered in 2019 was a ‘wind-up’

A police officer who discovered a bomb under his car initially thought the “crude” device put there was a “wind-up,” a court has heard. The viable device was discovered at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast in June 2019. Read More …

Omagh bomb: ‘Real prospect attack could have been prevented’

It is plausible that there was a real prospect the 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented by the security services, a judge has ruled. Mr Justice Mark Horner also called for new investigations on both sides of the Irish Read More …

Northern Ireland: Armagh woman faces jail term after she admits having improvised viable blast bomb

A CO Armagh woman faces the prospect of a jail sentence after she admitted in court to having an improvised but viable blast bomb. With Rebecca Gregory appearing at Newry Crown Court by videolink from her solicitor’s office, defence counsel Read More …

County Antrim: PSNI carry out evacuation after discovery of viable explosive device

Police received a report that a suspicious object had been discovered outside a property on Main Street in Glenavy shortly before 6pm on Saturday evening. Police and army bomb disposal experts atended the scene, closing Main Street and evacuating nearby Read More …

Northern Ireland: Policing committee hears call for information following pipe bomb incident in Tuam

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The county joint policing committee has heard calls for anyone who may have information regarding the recent pipe bomb incident in Tuam to come forward in confidence to Gardaí. Local area councillor Colm Keaveney appealed Read More …

Northern Ireland: Bomb found under car of ‘young’ female part time PSNI officer in Dungiven

A device has been discovered under the car of a serving PSNI officer near a property in Dungiven in County Londonderry. The First Minister Arlene Foster has condemned the “terrorists” who targetted the officer. “I have spoken to the police Read More …

Northern Ireland: Rioters pelt police with 30 petrol bombs and torch three hijacked cars in series of ‘orchestrated attacks’ on fifth night of violence

Police officers were attacked with petrol bombs last night as violence erupted once again in Northern Ireland amid loyalist riots over the post-Brexit trading arrangements. A total of 30 bombs were hurled at police in Newtownabbey, on the outskirts of Read More …

Northern Ireland: Beer keg containing explosives found beside Camlough Lake ‘could have killed’

An improvised explosive device, housed in a beer keg, has been discovered at Camlough Lake. The device, similar to one found in Keady earlier this month, was placed close to the water’s edge. SDLP MLA Justin McNulty said the “bomb” Read More …