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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# co down

Last month
November 2023
Peter McCormack: Renewed appeal for former teacher shot dead in 'sickening sectarian attack'
The 42-year-old was shot dead on 19 November 1992.
PSNI name deceased man following single-vehicle collision in Co Down
The collision occurred shortly after 12.30am.
Fire brigade continues pumping water out of flooded Downpatrick streets
Many of the business owners affected had previously been unable to get insurance cover for flood damage.
This year
Walker dies after collapsing at summit of Ulster’s highest mountain
The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team received a call for assistance yesterday afternoon via the PSNI after a walker collapsed at the summit of Slieve Donard.
Man who shared video mocking Michaela McAreavey murder 'not aware' of chants, tribunal told
Lorry driver Andrew McDade claims he was unfairly dismissed from his job.
Loyalist drug feud has led to attacks on 'homes of young children' in Co Down
Four men were arrested today after a gathering of individuals, some of them masked, in Newtownards.
Last year
Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry
The arrest follow searches of properties in Newry this morning.
Man murdered in shooting outside his home in Newry named as Mark Lovell
Detectives from the Police Service Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation.
Man dies following shooting in Newry
The incident occurred in the Ardcarn Park area this evening.
Firefighters tackle blaze in Co Down barley field made famous by Rihanna
The singer shot part of her music video for We Found Love in the field in 2011.
PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack
Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing.
'Unprovoked assault' on a woman pushing a buggy in Co Down
The 36-year-old woman sustained injuries to her head, back and shoulders following the attack.
‘Game-changing’ Game of Thrones attraction opens in Co Down
The studio where part of the fantasy HBO series was filmed is opening to the public for a glimpse behind the scenes.
Man (36) due in court charged with murder in Co Down
The man will appear in Newtownards Magistrates Court via videolink today.
Police investigating as man hospitalised after being shot twice in both legs in Co Down
He has been taken to hospital for treatment.
All time
Four men arrested in relation to hijacking and burning of bus in Co Down
PSNI detectives have said that the incident was carried out by members of a local faction of the UVF.
13-year-old boy dies after entering water in Co Down
Police were alerted at around 3.30pm of the incident at the Canal Court area of Scarva.
Firefighters escalate operations in Mourne Mountains as gorse blaze continues to rage
The fire has been ongoing since the early hours of Friday morning.
16-year-old Northern Irish boy wins major nature writing prize
“When young autistic people are nurtured and accepted, miraculous things can happen,” Dara McAnulty said.
Up to 2,000 pigs killed in farm blaze in Co Down
The animals were housed in a shed that caught alight in Kilkeel, Co Down.
Latest search for Co Down woman who went missing 15 years ago set to end
Lisa Dorrian has been missing since 28 February 2005.
Man charged as part of investigation into attempted ATM robbery in Co Down
The attempted theft took place in the early hours of Monday morning in Ballynahinch.
Three men arrested over attempted theft of ATM in Co Down
Those involved in the attempted theft were reported to have fled the scene, empty handed.
Petrol forecourt's roof torn down in attempted ATM robbery
Significant damage was caused to the petrol station.
Two men arrested over murder of man shot dead in Co Down on Monday
Malcolm McKeown’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.
Man charged with murder following discovery of body of Pat McCormick in Co Down lake
The 55-year-old father-of-four went missing in May.
Two people re-arrested after body of murder victim found in Co Down lake
The body of McCormick was recovered from a lake in Down earlier this week.
Body of murdered Pat McCormick found in Co Down lake, PSNI confirm
The family of the father-of-four thanked the public for their support and prayers.
Police say case of missing Co Down man (55) now being treated as murder
Pat McCormick hasn’t been seen since last Thursday.
PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack
The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.
Two arrests over murder of woman who disappeared after party in 2005
Lisa Dorrian disappeared after a party at a caravan site 14 years ago.
This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years
The clock began chiming to signify the countdown to the opening of the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in April.
Man murdered and and woman injured in Warrenpoint shooting
The shooting happened earlier this evening.
Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down
Three others were also assaulted in the violent robbery.
Man (21) charged over murder of Padraig Fox
Two men are due at Newtownards Magistrates Court today.
Man (26) arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in Co Down
The body of a man was discovered in the Burrendale Park Road area of Newcastle at the weekend.
Boy (8) dies following two-car crash in Co Down
Three other people – a man, a woman and a child – are being treated in hospital.
Man charged after pregnant woman is smashed over head with bottle during burglary
The attack happened in Newcastle in Co Down over the weekend.
Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy says he was abused by paedophile priest Finegan
MLA Conor Murphy said that he was seriously physically abused by the paedophile priest.
Woman (50s) rescued after being tied up by burglars and having house set on fire
The PSNI is appealing for information about the incident.