Simon Byrne

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Patrick Ryan: “I would have liked to have been much more effective than I was but we did not do too badly.” Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The police in Northern Ireland are examining a BBC interview with a former priest turned IRA member who admitted obtaining money and bomb components f(...)

Garda commissioner Drew Harris (right) and Chief Constable of the PSNI Simon Byrne speak to the media during the cross-border conference on organised crime at the Slieve Russell Hotel, Co Cavan. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Definite lines of enquiry are being pursued in the investigation into the abduction and attack on Fermanagh businessman Kevin Lunney, the Garda Commis(...)

A PSNI landrover  at Creggan in Derry after a day-long series of searches by the PSNI. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Northern Ireland’s top police officer says the terrorist threat is sophisticated and changing. Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Irel(...)

PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne (centre) speaking at the Northern Ireland Policing Board in Belfast. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

The new PSNI Chief Constable, Simon Byrne, has said children will not be used as a “lever to wring compliance” out of paramilitaries. Speaking at hi(...)

An independent investigation has begun into the murders of three RUC officers in Co Armagh 37 years ago. Sergeant Sean Quinn and Constables Allan Mc(...)

Chief Constable Simon Byrne: “The use of paramilitary attacks, beatings, breaking people’s legs, other limbs, in the name of the rule of law, is just odious.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The new PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne has raised the possibility that people involved in republican or loyalist paramilitarism would have their chi(...)

File photograph, from June 1995, of the border checkpoint at Clady, Co Derry, on the border with Donegal. Photograph: PA Wire

A hard Brexit could become a “trigger” for people to join dissident republican or loyalist paramilitary groups, the Chief Constable of the Police Serv(...)

Edward Barnard, whose brother Patrick was murdered by the Glenanne gang, outside Belfast High Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bea Worton died last week aged 91. She was the latest campaigner for truth and justice following the loss of a family member in the Troubles to die wi(...)

Tracey Mulholland, whose grandfather was murdered by the Glenanne gang, speaks to media outside the Belfast High Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) chief constable has been ordered to conduct an independent inquiry into alleged state collusion with a l(...)

 Chief Constable Simon Byrn formally assumed office . Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Police Service of Northern Ireland’s new chief constable has vowed to use community support as a “weapon” to defeat dissident republicans. On hi(...)

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