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# carrickfergus - This year 2022

Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast

Aug 28th 2022, 10:53 AM 12,771 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI are treating the incident as a tragic drowning.

Woman attacked by men armed with hammers during burglary in Carrickfergus
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman attacked by men armed with hammers during burglary in Carrickfergus

Apr 27th 2022, 12:52 PM 7,256 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Antrim councillors set to debate renaming of Prince Andrew Way in Carrickfergus
# UK Royal Family
# UK Royal Family

Antrim councillors set to debate renaming of Prince Andrew Way in Carrickfergus

Feb 17th 2022, 9:40 AM 15,919 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the council said that a motion to change the name of Prince Andrew Way is set to be held later this year.

# carrickfergus - Last year 2021

Man hospitalised after ‘particularly vicious’ baseball bat attack in Antrim
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Man hospitalised after ‘particularly vicious’ baseball bat attack in Antrim

Oct 3rd 2021, 12:57 PM 9,697 Views 5 Comments

Police say the men repeatedly hit the victim with the bats around the head, legs and chest.

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:58 AM 18,506 Views 0 Comments

The claimants say they suffered serious physical and psychological injuries as a result of the incident.

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator
# Planet Fun
# Planet Fun

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator

Jul 25th 2021, 4:20 PM 91,892 Views 27 Comments

Six people were left injured when the funfair ride at Planet Fun in Carrickfergus collapsed yesterday.

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland
# Loyalists
# Loyalists

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 1:00 PM 41,372 Views 0 Comments

The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.

# carrickfergus - All time

Three arrested following discovery of man's body at a flat in Carrickfergus
# PSNI
# PSNI

Three arrested following discovery of man's body at a flat in Carrickfergus

Jan 6th 2020, 10:02 PM 9,294 Views 0 Comments

Detectives from the Major Investigation Team launched a murder investigation following the discovery.

Police want to know who wrote them anonymous letter with 'vital information' on murder of prominent loyalist
# George Gilmore
# George Gilmore

Police want to know who wrote them anonymous letter with 'vital information' on murder of prominent loyalist

Jun 12th 2017, 4:08 PM 17,789 Views 0 Comments

44-year-old George Gilmore was gunned down in broad daylight in Carrickfergus in March.

Woman arrested and police call for calm after 'reckless' murder of prominent loyalist
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Woman arrested and police call for calm after 'reckless' murder of prominent loyalist

Mar 19th 2017, 5:46 PM 20,327 Views 0 Comments

George Gilmore was gunned down in Carrickfergus on Monday.

This story about a Carrickfergus goat causing chaos has taken on a life of its own
# No Kidding
From The Daily Edge
# No Kidding

This story about a Carrickfergus goat causing chaos has taken on a life of its own

Dec 6th 2016, 2:23 PM 5,256 Views 0 Comments

With many puns.

Man shot in both legs in paramilitary style shooting this evening
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Man shot in both legs in paramilitary style shooting this evening

Jun 29th 2016, 9:07 PM 18,928 Views 62 Comments

Nobody has been arrested at this stage.

Petrol bomb thrown at police attending car crash
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Petrol bomb thrown at police attending car crash

May 22nd 2016, 1:30 PM 13,380 Views 25 Comments

“A police officer should never come under attack while simply doing their job.”

Windscreen of police car smashed with officers inside
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Windscreen of police car smashed with officers inside

May 2nd 2016, 11:58 AM 14,615 Views 27 Comments

Police are appealing for help in identifying the man.

Two men arrested over murder of 'vulnerable individual' who went missing seven years ago
# Glengormley
# Glengormley

Two men arrested over murder of 'vulnerable individual' who went missing seven years ago

Apr 25th 2016, 3:15 PM 17,429 Views 2 Comments

The body of Mark Gourley has never been located.

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire
# Marching Season
# Marching Season

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

Jul 8th 2015, 10:16 PM 20,152 Views 94 Comments

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne
# UDA
# UDA

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne

Apr 11th 2014, 5:23 PM 6,657 Views 59 Comments

Crowds of up to 100 people were involved in the violence last month. Trouble last night in Carrickfergus is being linked with those disturbances.

Thieves stole pensioners' wallet as he made them a cup of tea
# Distraction Robbery
# Distraction Robbery

Thieves stole pensioners' wallet as he made them a cup of tea

Apr 11th 2014, 11:22 AM 16,320 Views 35 Comments

The men were allowed into the property after telling the homeowner they would do some work on his roof.

Damage to three houses after oil tank in suburban garden set ablaze
# Arson Attack
# Arson Attack

Damage to three houses after oil tank in suburban garden set ablaze

Mar 15th 2014, 5:01 PM 12,725 Views 3 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 1am, after it was reported that both an oil tank and a house were on fire in a Carrickfergus estate.

Man knocked unconscious after altercation between two dog walkers
# Assault
# Assault

Man knocked unconscious after altercation between two dog walkers

Sep 5th 2013, 12:26 PM 16,157 Views 53 Comments

Police search for 6′ 3″ man with “bulging” eyes following the incident in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim on Monday evening.

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death
# Concussive Blows
From The42
# Concussive Blows

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death

Sep 3rd 2013, 4:35 PM 5,991 Views 5 Comments

Ben Robinson was ruled to have passed away from brain injuries caused by Second Impact Syndrome.

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
# Belfast Flag Protests
# Belfast Flag Protests

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

Aug 29th 2013, 4:17 PM 4,580 Views 18 Comments

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

Man shot once in each leg in paramilitary-style shooting
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man shot once in each leg in paramilitary-style shooting

Jun 10th 2013, 9:39 AM 6,561 Views 5 Comments

The man is being treated in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

PSNI reopen murder case of man beaten to death 15 years ago
# Charlie Strain
# Charlie Strain

PSNI reopen murder case of man beaten to death 15 years ago

May 1st 2013, 6:55 AM 5,373 Views 1 Comment

Charlie Strain died from a brutal beating to the head and body on 1 June 1998 in Antrim.

Man pulled from car by hijackers
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

Man pulled from car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2013, 1:46 PM 7,433 Views 5 Comments

The incident occurred in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, yesterday. Meanwhile, PSNI members were attacked by youths throwing stones and petrol bombs in Derry.

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down
# Flag Row
# Flag Row

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Dec 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 3,215 Views 6 Comments

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

Four arrested in Antrim following violent protest
# Protest
# Protest

Four arrested in Antrim following violent protest

Dec 5th 2012, 10:44 PM 3,336 Views 8 Comments

Over 1,500 people had gathered to protest against Belfast City Council’s decision to stop flying the union flag every day.

Police suspect arson in attack on Carrickfergus premises
# Arson
# Arson

Police suspect arson in attack on Carrickfergus premises

Oct 27th 2012, 4:39 PM 1,861 Views 0 Comments

A fire broke out yesterday evening at a commercial premises in the Trailcock Road area of Carrickfergus.

Update: Man arrested over 1996 murder released without charge
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Update: Man arrested over 1996 murder released without charge

Sep 24th 2012, 8:35 PM 6,643 Views 5 Comments

28-year-old businessman Simon Tang was killed as he left his takeaway business in Antrim in June 1996.

Three men arrested in connection with death of 45-year-old
# Stabbings
# Stabbings

Three men arrested in connection with death of 45-year-old

Sep 16th 2012, 3:20 PM 5,995 Views 0 Comments

There were three serious stabbing incidents in Northern Ireland over the weekend.

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern
# Fortnight Away
From The42
# Fortnight Away

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern

Jul 13th 2012, 11:28 AM 3,918 Views 0 Comments

The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.