A 60-year-old man has been charged with the 1994 murder of Francis Damien Kerr in Newry and membership of a proscribed organisation, the Police Service of Northern Ireland has said.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
A 35-year-old Dubliner shouted "guilty of f*cking what" when a jury convicted him of murdering two men who had arranged to sell him a stolen car.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2018
A retired Garda superintendent said he had been concerned that a top RUC officer repeatedly used the same car to travel to the Republic in the months before he was killed in an IRA ambush.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2011
Two PSNI officers were injured, one critically, during a major customs operation on the border today which ended with the seizure of almost 7.5 million smuggled cigarettes.
Tue, 29 Jun, 2010
Police investigating a security alert near the border came under gun attack but escaped injury, officers revealed today.
Sun, 21 Mar, 2010
Army explosives teams in the North dealt with more than 750 dissident republican bomb alerts in the past two years, a police officers body said today.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2009
The North’s new chief constable pledged today to work with all the people of the region to defeat dissident republican terrorists opposed to the peace process.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2009
PSNI chief constable Hugh Orde has defended the actions of officers who came across a gang of armed dissident republicans in south Armagh last Friday.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2009
The reappearance of paramilitary checkpoints on the streets of Northern Ireland was tonight branded sinister and unwelcome.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2009
Three men have been killed and one woman injured in separate road crashes, police said today.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2008
An urgent all-island approach to stop foot-and-mouth disease from entering Ireland today swung into action.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2007
The North's power-sharing executive will today hold a special Cabinet meeting to consider their response to the foot-and-mouth outbreak in Surrey, England.
Two men were being questioned today as part of a cross-border inquiry into a camper van hijacking.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2007
Police in the North have arrested two men in connection with the theft of a camper van in Co Louth overnight.
A fire which ravaged a beauty spot may have been started deliberately.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2006
Firefighters were tonight tackling a major mountain blaze in Co Armagh.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2006
A raging bull gored a retired farmer as his family tried frantically to halt its rampage, an inquest heard today.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2005
JOHN WALSH, the man who brought foot-and-mouth disease to Ireland, is to have his house compulsorily sold by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) and is also facing a new set of smuggling charges in Scotland.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2003
Three women killed in a car crash which also claimed the lives of a brother and sister had been on their way home from the Special Olympics in Dublin, it emerged tonight.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2003
Northern Ireland agriculture minister Brid Rodgers was today facing calls for her resignation after it emerged that farmers making fraudulent compensation claims during the foot-and-mouth crisis will escape prosecution.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2001
Four former police officers are to help investigate the illegal movement of livestock in Northern Ireland before and during the foot-and-mouth crisis.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2001
Thu, 19 Apr, 2001
At least three livestock dealers in Northern Ireland are at the centre of investigations into the movement of sheep before foot-and-mouth occurred in the province, according to reports tonight.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2001
Preliminary tests on a suspected case of foot-and-mouth at Ardboe in Co Tyrone have proved negative.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2001
A new fortress regime has been put in place in Northern Ireland after a third outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease was confirmed.
Sun, 15 Apr, 2001
Northern Ireland has had a fresh suspect case of foot-and-mouth, it emerged today.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2001
The Minister for Agriculture is to meet his northern counterpart, Brid
Fri, 06 Apr, 2001
Restrictions on the movement of livestock in Northern Ireland will be eased tomorrow.
Sun, 01 Apr, 2001
The North's Agriculture Minister Brid Rodgers has held talks with farmers whose animals have been affected by foot-and-mouth.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2001
Northern Ireland is set to resume agriculture exports to Europe after confirmation that a cull of sheep in South Armagh will now go ahead.
An extended cull of sheep in the south Armagh area gets underway today.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2001
The North's Agriculture Minister Brid Rodgers has confirmed that all the missing sheep which were part of the load which caused the outbreak in Co Armagh have been traced.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2001
Farms in a number of counties remain sealed off this morning following the confirmation last week that foot-and-mouth disease has spread to Ireland.
Sun, 25 Mar, 2001
News that foot-and-mouth had spread into Ireland devastated the community clustered around the Co Louth border with Northern Ireland - and sounded alarm bells nationwide.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2001
The first case of foot-and-mouth disease has been confirmed in the Republic.
The livestock haulier who delivered sheep to the Co Armagh farm where the North's only outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease occurred has said all the animals are now accounted for.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2001
A north Co Louth farm remains under restriction this morning as a precaution against the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.
The sheep dealer who took foot-and-mouth disease to Northern Ireland has claimed he may never be able to return to the area.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2001
The results from samples taken from a sheep suspected of being infected with foot and mouth disease in Co Tyrone are expected later today.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2001
Sheep at the centre of the latest foot and mouth scare in Co. Louth have been slaughtered.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2001
A farm in Co Louth and a meat plant in Co Kildare have been sealed off this morning as a precaution against foot and mouth disease.
A livestock dealer at the centre of the foot-and-mouth emergency in Northern Ireland has been questioned by officials investigating the outbreak.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2001
The owner of the farm in south Armagh where foot and mouth was confirmed has issued a statement through his solicitor.
Chairman of the Stormont Agriculture Committee Ian Paisley today called for those responsible for bringing diseased sheep into the province to be ‘‘named and shamed’’.
Department of Agriculture officials are waiting to interview a man who delivered sheep now at the centre of a Foot and Mouth disease scare in Armagh to a processing plant in Roscommon.
It is now understood the sheep at the centre of the alert have shown clinical signs of foot and mouth.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2001
A livestock importer and dealer were being questioned today as sheep were destroyed amid heightening fears that foot-and-mouth disease could have spread to Northern Ireland.
A flock of sheep are being slaughtered in the North this afternoon and tests carried out to see if they had the foot and mouth virus.
The Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs Brid Rodgers MLA has confirmed that the sheep involved in the foot and mouth scare in Co Armagh should not have reached our shores.
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