Newtownbutler

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The Continuity IRA may have tried to bring down a civilian helicopter thinking it was a police aircraft, the PSNI has said.

The Continuity IRA may have tried to bring down a civilian helicopter thinking it was a police aircraft, the PSNI has said. A senior police officer o(...)

A police road block close to the scene where an explosive device was detonated at Wattle Bridge close to Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh earlier this month. Photograph: PA

The PSNI on Friday released one of two men arrested on Thursday by its terrorism investigation unit in connection with an investigation into alleged C(...)

A police roadblock close to the scene near Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, where a device was detonated on Monday. Photograph: PA Wire

Two men who were arrested in connection with suspected dissident republican attempts to kill police officers and British soldiers have been released u(...)

A police roadblock close to the scene near Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, where a device was detonated on Monday. Photograph: PA Wire

Two men were arrested on Sunday in connection with suspected dissident republican attempts to kill PSNI officers and British soldiers. The men, aged (...)

PSNI deputy chief constable Stephen Martin said the incident was a deliberate attempt to kill police officers and soldiers from a British army bomb disposal unit. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Dissident republicans were behind the “indiscriminate and reckless” bomb attack close to the Border in Co Fermanagh in a deliberate attempt to kill of(...)

It was the Crown case that the shooting happened outside St Mary’s Catholic Church in Newtownbutler on February 11th, 2015. File photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

A father and son have been jailed for a total of seven and a half years over a shooting incident at a Traveller wedding which led to a relative being (...)

Raymond Monteith and his daughter Diane from Strabane. Raymond’s brother-in-law James Fowler was shot by the IRA in Omagh.

As he peered out of the bus window at the spot where the IRA carried out much of its terror campaign in rural Fermanagh, David Temple is reminded of t(...)

Bishop Henry Richmond:  January 1936–March  2017

Bishop Henry Richmond, who has died in his 82nd year, was a retired Church of England bishop and Fermanagh Orangeman, an adviser to the Lesbian and Ga(...)

Desmond Fahy, defending, hit out at the pace of the PSNI investigation of the case, describing progress to date as “lamentable”.

Prosecutors failed on Tuesday in a High Court bid to block the release from custody of a father and son accused of killing a relative at a family wedd(...)

Gardaí at the removal of Barney McGinley from Flynns Funeral Directors, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A Garda presence was evident at the removal in Athlone on Sunday night of Barney McGinley (63) who was shot dead at a family wedding in Fermanagh on W(...)