Police Scotland: Man arrested over bomb attack on off-duty officer in Co Londonderry

A man has been arrested in Scotland after a bomb attack on an off-duty police officer in Northern Ireland five years ago. He was detained in Glasgow on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of explosives with intent to endanger Read More …

Army Bomb Experts In Northern Ireland Receive New Robot

Army bomb disposal experts in Northern Ireland have received a new state-of-the-art robot. The latest T7 Remote Controlled Vehicle (RCV) apparently allows the operator to “feel” the suspicious object as they investigate, and is also fitted with high-definition camera equipment. Read More …

Two Dublin men to be extradited to North in relation to alleged attempted murder of PSNI officer

Two Dublin men are to be extradited to Northern Ireland for the alleged attempted murder of a PSNI officer, a High Court judge has said. Dublin men Ciaran Maguire (aged 29), of Kippure Park, Finglas South and Sean Paul Farrell Read More …

Police believe CIRA planted bomb intended for ‘Brexit day’ attack

Police believe the Continuity IRA (CIRA) was responsible for a bomb found attached to a lorry in County Armagh on Tuesday morning. It is thought the device may have been intended for a Brexit day attack. Police said they first Read More …

Northern Ireland: Bag of 28 pipe bombs and bomb parts found in River Lagan

A bag containing 28 pipe bombs; an improvised under-car bomb; two grenades and other bomb-making equipment has been found in Belfast’s River Lagan. The holdall bag was discovered in the water near the city centre on Thursday, while the river Read More …

Derry bomb and Strabane mortar signs of ‘changing types of engineering capability’

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne has confirmed the ‘New IRA’ bomb discovered in Creggan this week was not the sole target of the operation that saw the deployment of 80 police officers to the estate on Monday. Chief Constable Byrne Read More …