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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Antrim

All time
# Winning
World champions and Man United debuts - Antrim's 2014 sporting highlights
It was also a very good year for Paddy Barnes, Tony McCoy and cycling enthusiasts.
# Armed Robbery
Man attacked with hammers in three burglar cash raid
Three men have been arrested after the Ballymena robbery.
# Northern Ireland
Mum and her six children hit by car while on the way to school in Antrim
Her eight-year-old son, Adam Gilmour, was killed in the incident.
# winter is coming
Heritage Ireland: This may be the most stunning location for a castle
Archaeologist Neil Jackman tours Dunluce Castle in Antrim, the ‘least-understood’ of the Boyne Valley tombs, and the wonderful Drumcliff in Sligo.
# Faith
Louis van Gaal confirms Antrim's Paddy McNair set to start again for United
The 19-year-old Northern Ireland defender made his debut in the 2-1 win over West Ham.
# Boy Wonder
Louis van Gaal full of praise for Antrim's Paddy McNair, imitates THAT header
The 19-year-old had a promising debut against West Ham at the weekend.
# Investigation
Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim
The device was found below a railway bridge following a call to local police.
# Letterbombs
Four arrested over letter bombs to Northern Ireland and England
Two men and two women are being questioned at Antrim Police Station.
# Antrim
Family of five escape arson attack on their home
Forensic officers are now conducting an examination of the scene.
# Roads
Two men die after crash between car and tractor in Co. Antrim
A third man in the car and the driver of the tractor were not seriously injured.
# Missing
Family of missing 24-year-old 'increasingly concerned' for his welfare
Michael Hanna from Antrim went missing on Wednesday.
# Pellet gun
Appeal for information after cat shot through the eye
Surgery was needed, and the cat (called ‘Judy’) is expected to survive, but may lose the eye.
# Louth
Aidan O'Rourke steps down as Louth football manager
The former All-Ireland winner has decided not to seek ratification for a third season in charge.
# Treaty County
Limerick unchanged for Gaelic Grounds qualifier against Antrim
Seanie Buckley captains a team that shows just one positional switch.
# doagh
Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van
It happened at lunchtime in Doagh, Co Antrim.
# Keep the Faith
Heartbreak for Antrim as late Kenny goal helps Offaly advance in SHC
The Faithful County managed to overturn a five-point deficit in the final 10 minutes in Ballycastle.
# failure to act
RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers
Sgt Joe Campbell was shot on the evening of 25 February 1977
# Fire
Woman and three children treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack
Police received a call-out late last night, after it was reported the front door of the woman’s house had been set on fire.
# Cable Ties
Homeowner punched in face and tied up by burglars
Two intruders attacked the man, ransacked the property and then made off on foot…
# Ballycastle
Child killed in cliff fall named as 7-year-old Logan Crawford
The young boy was playing with friends nearby when it happened.
# ballymena
One arrest after 32-year-old woman found dead in Antrim
A 41-year-old man is currently being questioned by detectives.
# Slurry Death
Funeral of Robert Christie to be held tomorrow
The family has issued a statement through the PSNI requesting privacy at the service.
# farm safety
Boy dies in slurry pit incident on Antrim farm
The boy’s father is said to be fighting for his life in a Belfast hospital.
# Murder
Four arrested in Northern Ireland over paramilitary murders
Three men were shot dead in 1994 and these arrests are part of an operation investigating a series of murders and crimes by the UVF in Belfast.
# Northern Ireland
Police want to know why three shots were fired into an empty car last night
The incident happened in the Lacken Walk area of Newtownabbey, north of Belfast, last night.
# mad about saffron
Antrim hold on to deny Fermanagh's dramatic comeback in high-scoring Ulster quarter-final
After claiming just one point in the opening half hour, Fermanagh would end the day with 3 – 13 and it was not enough for victory.
# oscar knox
Hundreds turn out for ceremony to celebrate life of 'Wee Oscar'
Oscar Knox, known as ‘Wee Oscar’, died aged five this week after a long battle with an aggressive form of cancer.
# Agangarrive
Chopper sent to rescue lost teenagers from mountain
The five teenage boys were taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition.
# Missing
Gary McGrath-Hayes from Antrim found safe and well
The PSNI have thanked the public for their help.
# Not happy
Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation
Adams said there was no new evidential material to connect him to Jean McConville’s murder or to back up assertions he was a member of the IRA.
# Northern Ireland
IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody
The Sinn Féin president confirmed his support for the PSNI, proclaimed his innocence and thanked all those who supported him.
# no fear
Jean McConville daughter: I don't fear the IRA anymore and I'll happily name names
Meanwhile, Gerry Adams is still being questioned by Antrim police about the woman’s abduction and murder.
# Jean McConville
Gerry Adams still in custody after second night at Antrim police station
Adams can be held until just after 8pm this evening unless detectives apply to a judge to extend the detention period.
# McGurk's Bar
69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971
One man was convicted of all 15 murders in 1978.
# Blaze
More than 4,000 pigs die in fire at farm in Northern Ireland
Police are investigating the cause of the blaze.
Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne
Crowds of up to 100 people were involved in the violence last month. Trouble last night in Carrickfergus is being linked with those disturbances.
# real world westeros
Campaign launched to lure Game of Thrones fans to Northern Ireland
Tourists are coming.
# Casement Park
Antrim GAA Board takes legal action against members of Casement Social Club
In a letter received by members over the weekend, the Board say they intend to recoup maintenance bills owed to them.
# Crime
Flatscreen TVs, laptop and Markey Robinson paintings stolen from Antrim home
A digital camera and jewellery were also stolen.