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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# co antrim

Last month
August 2023
PSNI appeal for witnesses following death of 19-year-old motorcyclist in Co Antrim collision
Mr Gordon died at the scene, where PSNI, Air Ambulance, and Ambulance personnel were present.
Eight-year-old girl dies in Co Antrim crash
Another child is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
This year
Void left in hearts of all who knew Chloe Mitchell, funeral told
The Reverend said that the sudden loss of Chloe has left her parents struggling to recover.
Fresh appeal over disappearance of Chloe Mitchell in Antrim as police 'increasingly concerned'
A 26-year-old man was arrested in Lurgan, Co Armagh, yesterday afternoon.
PSNI investigating after two native eagles found dead in Co Antrim
The bird is the UK’s largest native bird of prey.
Last year
Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast
The PSNI are treating the incident as a tragic drowning.
All time
12-year-old boy dies in Co Antrim road crash
The Police Service of Northern Ireland has named the boy as Aaron Webb from the Lisburn area.
Man dies after his car was hit by falling tree in Co Antrim
The Met Office has issued a rare red alert for parts of Scotland and the north of England.
Former Ireland rugby international David Tweed dies in motorbike crash
Tweed had his convictions for child sex abuse quashed by Belfast’s Court of Appeal in 2016.
Potential artefacts removed from Spanish Armada and WWI shipwrecks off Co Antrim coast
Reports that artefacts were removed from the wreck of La Girona and HMS Drake are being investigated.
Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river
18-year-old Shona Gillan was reported missing yesterday morning.
Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare
Teagan Ward was last seen on Friday, 15 January in the Ballymena area of Co Antrim.
Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim
Reports of a man being stabbed were received by police early this morning.
33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation
The investigation is the largest safeguarding investigation the PSNI has ever dealt with.
Calls for public inquiry into claims of abuse and neglect at mental health facility
Detective Chief Inspector Jill Duffie said that over 1,500 crimes had been identified in one ward over a 6 month period.
Masked gang attack couple with sledgehammer and pick axe handles during Antrim burglary
A young child who was in the house at the time was not injured.
Investigation into 'brutal, paramilitary' shooting of 18-year-old in Co Antrim
The young man was shot once in each arm and leg early this morning.
'A brutal and senseless attack': Killers of Chinese restaurant owner Nelson Cheung jailed
The attackers followed the couple the night before on a “dry run”, police said.
Men beaten with sledgehammer and crowbar by masked gang
Two men in their 30s were attacked after four masked men smashed in doors and windows at the house.
Family appeal for stolen memory card with the only photos of their stillborn baby
The memory cards also contain the only official photos of a family wedding a fortnight ago.
'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home
Three adults and a 12-year-old boy were in the house at the time, but were uninjured.
Brad Pitt is filming in Ireland and here's the best headline about it
The Lost City of Z is shooting in Co Antrim, and the locals aren’t best pleased.
One teenage girl held in custody over death of Chinese restaurant owner
Nelson Cheung was stabbed to death earlier this month.
Man dies, woman injured following midnight assault in Antrim
Police are treating the man’s death as a murder.
Coroner's court 'treasure trove inquest' finds 300-year-old ring to be genuine
It turns out the coroner’s court has duties that extend beyond dealing with corpses.
Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office
Part of the facility in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim was evacuated as officers responded to the scene.
Stunning photos of Giro riders tearing through Northern Ireland
Sure it’s a grand little country.
PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam
The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.
Viable device found in Co Antrim housing estate
The device was found in Mallusk Gardens. Residents have now been allowed to return to their homes.
Detention extended in ongoing murder investigation in Co Antrim
25-year-old Kevin O’Neill was stabbed in a house in Stroanshesk Park in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, yesterday.
Man arrested after murder investigation launched in Co Antrim
The arrest follows the death of the man in the Ballycastle area.
14 people taken to hospital after wedding bus overturns in Lisburn
The Drennan Road/Ballynahinch Road junction remains closed following the incident.
Two men charged in relation to drugs seizure in Co Antrim
The drugs, with with an estimated street value of €47,000, had been seized in the Portrush area of Co Antrim last Thursday.
Man pulled from car by hijackers
The incident occurred in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, yesterday. Meanwhile, PSNI members were attacked by youths throwing stones and petrol bombs in Derry.
Police appeal for information after man shot in hand
The injured man was approached by two masked men in Lisburn, Co Antrim last night.
Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight
Both incidents took place in Newtownabbey in Co Antrim. While one was found to be a hoax, the other was a small but viable explosive device.
Witnesses sought after fatal collision in Co Antrim
A man in his 60s died earlier today when his car collided with a wall on the Glenone Road in Ballymena.
PSNI appeal over armed robbery in Larne
A man made off with a sum of money after threatening staff at a commercial premises with a knife.
HSE to investigate services after inaccurate Legionella tests
Healthy Buildings International issued certificates for Legionella testing at a Co Antrim leisure centre that were found to be inaccurate – the HSE has used the company’s services and has launched an investigation.
Heading North for some shopping? Watch out for fake banknotes...
Police have warned shoppers in several towns that fake £50 notes are in circulation.