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 …

Fermanagh: Police anger at bomb hoax during virus efforts

A senior police officer has condemned dissident republicans for causing a security alert in County Fermanagh. A controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object, which was spotted by a member of the public at Clogh near Rosslea. It 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 …

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 …

Derry bomb: PSNI release images of IED that ‘would have killed’

Police have released images of an explosive device they believe was being made ready to kill officers. The bomb, along with a command wire, was found in the Creggan area of Derry during a security operation yesterday. The PSNI are describing the bomb as Read More …