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: Enniskillen security alert: CIRA claims responsibility

The Continuity IRA (CIRA) has claimed responsibility for an alleged attack on Enniskillen Police Station on Monday, and the planting of a suspicious device close to the station. In a message phoned in to The Impartial Reporter today (Friday) at Read More …

Londonderry: Man, 52, charged in New IRA bomb investigation

Police investigating the New IRA’s bomb-making activities have charged a 52-year-old man on suspicion of a number of terrorism offences. He was arrested under the Terrorism Act in Creggan, Londonderry, on Thursday. The charges include preparatory acts of terrorism, possession Read More …

UK security sources warn New IRA ‘still dangerous’ after MI5 operation

Security sources in the UK have warned that the dissident republican grouping known as the New IRA is ‘still dangerous’ despite the efforts of a targeted MI5 operation. In August, eight men and two women were arrested as part of Read More …

New IRA: Heathrow arrest part of anti-dissident republican operation

A man arrested at Heathrow Airport has become the 10th person detained as part of a major operation against dissident republicans in Northern Ireland. Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) arrested the man on Saturday as part Read More …

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 …