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# Antrim

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Work begins on cutting down six trees at the Dark Hedges made famous by Game Of Thrones
The tunnel of trees became famous when it was featured in Game of Thrones and now attracts significant numbers of tourists from around the world.
Last month
November 2023
Six trees at the Dark Hedges made famous by Game Of Thrones to be cut down next week
Removal and remedial work to 11 of the 86 trees will begin at the site in Co Antrim on next week.
This year
Seventeen PSNI officers have been assaulted in separate incidents across the past 24 hours
‘For seventeen individual officers to be subjected to violence, spat on, kicked and slashed in a single day beggars belief,’ said the PSNI’s assistant chief constable.
One man arrested after two children hospitalised in hit-and-run near Belfast
One driver made off from the scene and enquiries remain ongoing by the PSNI in attempts to detain the driver.
Two arrested in Antrim after a man in 'serious' condition from stab wound
The serious assault occurred in the Brustin Bane area of Larne, just after 2.40am this morning.
Three men charged in connection with serious assaults on two men in Belfast
The PSNI said two men were reportedly assaulted inside a property by a number of other men early Thursday morning.
Two men arrested after shooting in Bushmills village
Two men were arrested this morning for a shooting at an apartment on Wednesday evening.
DUP MP wants House of Commons to congratulate loyalists on 210ft tall bonfire
Sammy Wilson shared the text of the motion in a tweet, in which he called the bonfire “an amazing feat of engineering”.
Investigation launched into 'disgraceful' poisoning of two white-tailed eagles in Antrim
Tánaiste Micheál Martin, who released one of the birds last year, expressed “shock and disappointment” at the poisoning.
Galway and Antrim reach knockout stages, Cork too strong for Down
A busy day of camogie group stage action around the country.
Irish Air Corps deployed for a second day to fight two-kilometre wide gorse fire in Co Antrim
The fire at Glenariff in Co Antrim was first reported at around 2pm on Wednesday.
Brandon John Rainey charged with murder of Co Antrim woman Chloe Mitchell
Both men appeared in court in Ballymena this morning.
Man arrested following disappearance of a woman in Co Antrim
21-year-old Chloe Mitchell was last seen in Ballymena Town centre in the early hours of Friday, 2 June.
Police in the North appeal for witnesses after train station fight involving up to 20 people
A local councillor described the incident which left a 14-year-old requiring hospital treatment as a ‘gruesome attack’.
Westmeath relegated from Leinster Championship after defeat to Antrim
A successful trip to Mullingar for Darren Gleeson’s team.
Ravenous Cats polish off Antrim without fuss
Hat trick of goals for Martin Keoghan in one-sided affair
PSNI appeal for information after wheelchair user killed in Antrim collision
The collision occurred on Wednesday in the Milltown Road area of Ballymoney.
Petrol bomb found outside house in Ballymena overnight
PSNI said the petrol bomb did not explode.
Sligo end Fairytale of New York and advance to first Connacht final since 2015
Elsewhere, Antrim and Dublin shared the spoils in their Leinster senior hurling championship opener.
Armagh cruise through disappointing one-sided Ulster affair
Conor Turbitt hit 0-8 against Antrim.
'I’ve made no secret of the fact that the provincial system just doesn’t make sense'
Saffrons have been hit with an injury crisis.
Aaron Gillane returns to action as Limerick win, vital success for Antrim over Laois
Darren Gleeson’s side have secured their Division 1 status for next season.
Donoghue's Dublin and Egan's Wexford pick up first hurling league wins
The Dubs held on for a three-point victory over Antrim, while Wexford ran out comfortable winners in Westmeath.
'Viable' pipe bomb discovered in Newtownabbey
The device has been removed from the area, which is located north of Belfast, for investigation.
Man (46) arrested in Belfast over murder of Natalie McNally released on bail
The 32-year-old was stabbed in her home last month.
Last year
'Croke Park is a special place' - Antrim champions celebrate after stunning Galway winners
Dunloy have secured a final place for the fifth time in the club’s history.
Investigations ongoing after sudden death of two year old boy in Co Antrim
SDLP councillor Margaret Anne McKillop called it a ‘terrible tragedy which has reverberated throughout the community’.
All-Ireland champs Laois and Antrim the big winners as Teams of Championships awarded
The awards were handed out at a function in Croke Park last night.
Man charged with murder and firearms offences in Liam Christie death investigation
The PSNI’s Major Investigation Team investigating the killing of Christie in Antrim last Thursday have charged a 44-year-old man.
17-year-old boy dies after single-vehicle crash in Antrim
Two other teenagers have been taken to hospital.
Murder investigation launched after man dies following serious assault in Antrim
A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
Late goal drama in Limerick semi-final and four-in-a-row celebrations in Antrim
In Galway, Clarinbridge and Turloughmore booked semi-final spots.
Giant’s Causeway formation event may have taken just days rather than thousands of years
The striking stones attract visitors from across the world.
PSNI investigation underway after shots fired at Co Antrim home by men in 'balaclavas'
Meanwhile, a man is due before court tomorrow for ramming several PSNI vehicles with a tractor.
Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast
The PSNI are treating the incident as a tragic drowning.
Antrim looking to 2023 already after ending 10-year wait for All-Ireland junior title
‘Division Four will be our target now. Trials start in November and that’s it.’
Leona Maguire 3 shots off lead at Galgorm Castle
The Cavan golfer is on eight-under-par heading into the weekend.
Man charged in relation to alleged sexual assault on girl in Antrim
The man (18) is due to appear before Coleraine Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
All-Ireland ladies junior final replay set for the Athletics Grounds
Fermanagh and Antrim played out a draw at Croke Park on Sunday.
Man (29) arrested on suspicion of murder after 63-year-old man found dead in Co Antrim
The man was found dead at his home yesterday morning.