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# carrickfergus - Sunday 3 October, 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 9,626 Views 5 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

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 18,433 Views 0 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Sunday 25 July, 2021

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 91,769 Views 26 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Monday 5 April, 2021

'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 41,317 Views 0 Comments

The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.

# carrickfergus - Monday 6 January, 2020

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 9,261 Views 0 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Monday 12 June, 2017

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 17,754 Views 0 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Sunday 19 March, 2017

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 20,295 Views 0 Comments

George Gilmore was gunned down in Carrickfergus on Monday.

# carrickfergus - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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 5,230 Views 0 Comments

With many puns.

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

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 18,894 Views 63 Comments

Nobody has been arrested at this stage.

# carrickfergus - Sunday 22 May, 2016

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

Petrol bomb thrown at police attending car crash

May 22nd 2016, 1:30 PM 13,345 Views 25 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Monday 2 May, 2016

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

Windscreen of police car smashed with officers inside

May 2nd 2016, 11:58 AM 14,599 Views 26 Comments

Police are appealing for help in identifying the man.

# carrickfergus - Monday 25 April, 2016

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 17,399 Views 2 Comments

The body of Mark Gourley has never been located.

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

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 19,989 Views 95 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Friday 11 April, 2014

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 6,560 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 16,301 Views 35 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Saturday 15 March, 2014

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 12,708 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.

# carrickfergus - Thursday 5 September, 2013

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 16,116 Views 53 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

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 5,961 Views 5 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Thursday 29 August, 2013

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 4,556 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.

# carrickfergus - Monday 10 June, 2013

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 6,545 Views 5 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

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 5,342 Views 1 Comment

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

# carrickfergus - Sunday 14 April, 2013

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

Man pulled from car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2013, 1:46 PM 7,414 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.

# carrickfergus - Thursday 6 December, 2012

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 3,188 Views 6 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Four arrested in Antrim following violent protest
# Protest
# Protest

Four arrested in Antrim following violent protest

Dec 5th 2012, 10:44 PM 3,310 Views 9 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Saturday 27 October, 2012

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

Police suspect arson in attack on Carrickfergus premises

Oct 27th 2012, 4:39 PM 1,842 Views 0 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Monday 24 September, 2012

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 6,618 Views 5 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Sunday 16 September, 2012

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 5,977 Views 0 Comments

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

# carrickfergus - Friday 13 July, 2012

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 3,873 Views 0 Comments

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