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# co-down - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

13-year-old boy dies after entering water in Co Down
# Canal Court
# Canal Court

13-year-old boy dies after entering water in Co Down

Jul 20th 2021, 7:30 AM 27,241 Views 4 Comments

Police were alerted at around 3.30pm of the incident at the Canal Court area of Scarva.

# co-down - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Firefighters escalate operations in Mourne Mountains as gorse blaze continues to rage
# Slieve Donard
# Slieve Donard

Firefighters escalate operations in Mourne Mountains as gorse blaze continues to rage

Apr 24th 2021, 8:32 AM 28,619 Views 32 Comments

The fire has been ongoing since the early hours of Friday morning.

# co-down - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

16-year-old Northern Irish boy wins major nature writing prize
# Prize Winner
# Prize Winner

16-year-old Northern Irish boy wins major nature writing prize

Sep 8th 2020, 10:40 PM 29,878 Views 15 Comments

“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
# Kilkeel
# Kilkeel

Up to 2,000 pigs killed in farm blaze in Co Down

Sep 8th 2020, 10:09 AM 27,149 Views 39 Comments

The animals were housed in a shed that caught alight in Kilkeel, Co Down.

# co-down - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Latest search for Co Down woman who went missing 15 years ago set to end
# Lisa Dorrian
# Lisa Dorrian

Latest search for Co Down woman who went missing 15 years ago set to end

Feb 27th 2020, 12:53 PM 20,000 Views 5 Comments

Lisa Dorrian has been missing since 28 February 2005.

# co-down - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Man charged as part of investigation into attempted ATM robbery in Co Down
# Ballynahinch
# Ballynahinch

Man charged as part of investigation into attempted ATM robbery in Co Down

Nov 20th 2019, 10:26 AM 7,622 Views 0 Comments

The attempted theft took place in the early hours of Monday morning in Ballynahinch.

# co-down - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Three men arrested over attempted theft of ATM in Co Down
# Ballynahinch
# Ballynahinch

Three men arrested over attempted theft of ATM in Co Down

Nov 19th 2019, 2:32 PM 11,662 Views 4 Comments

Those involved in the attempted theft were reported to have fled the scene, empty handed.

# co-down - Monday 18 November, 2019

Petrol forecourt's roof torn down in attempted ATM robbery
# Co Down
# Co Down

Petrol forecourt's roof torn down in attempted ATM robbery

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 6:43 PM 35,365 Views 13 Comments

Significant damage was caused to the petrol station.

# co-down - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Two men arrested over murder of man shot dead in Co Down on Monday
# Waringstown
# Waringstown

Two men arrested over murder of man shot dead in Co Down on Monday

Aug 24th 2019, 7:21 PM 8,371 Views 0 Comments

Malcolm McKeown’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

# co-down - Friday 12 July, 2019

Man charged with murder following discovery of body of Pat McCormick in Co Down lake
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man charged with murder following discovery of body of Pat McCormick in Co Down lake

Jul 12th 2019, 8:19 AM 11,520 Views 0 Comments

The 55-year-old father-of-four went missing in May.

# co-down - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Two people re-arrested after body of murder victim found in Co Down lake
# Pat McCormick
# Pat McCormick

Two people re-arrested after body of murder victim found in Co Down lake

Jul 11th 2019, 12:18 PM 12,099 Views 0 Comments

The body of McCormick was recovered from a lake in Down earlier this week.

# co-down - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Body of murdered Pat McCormick found in Co Down lake, PSNI confirm
# Ballygowan
# Ballygowan

Body of murdered Pat McCormick found in Co Down lake, PSNI confirm

Jul 10th 2019, 7:16 PM 34,323 Views 7 Comments

The family of the father-of-four thanked the public for their support and prayers.

# co-down - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Police say case of missing Co Down man (55) now being treated as murder
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police say case of missing Co Down man (55) now being treated as murder

Jun 4th 2019, 10:26 PM 21,942 Views 0 Comments

Pat McCormick hasn’t been seen since last Thursday.

# co-down - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack
# Co Down
# Co Down

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack

Apr 9th 2019, 4:20 PM 9,825 Views 11 Comments

The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.

# co-down - Friday 5 April, 2019

Two arrests over murder of woman who disappeared after party in 2005
# Lisa Dorrian
# Lisa Dorrian

Two arrests over murder of woman who disappeared after party in 2005

Apr 5th 2019, 12:08 PM 46,763 Views 3 Comments

Lisa Dorrian disappeared after a party at a caravan site 14 years ago.

# co-down - Saturday 26 January, 2019

This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years
# Co Down
# Co Down

This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years

Jan 26th 2019, 6:00 PM 14,982 Views 8 Comments

The clock began chiming to signify the countdown to the opening of the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in April.

# co-down - Friday 18 January, 2019

Man murdered and and woman injured in Warrenpoint shooting
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man murdered and and woman injured in Warrenpoint shooting

Jan 18th 2019, 10:57 PM 23,992 Views 20 Comments

The shooting happened earlier this evening.

# co-down - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down

Dec 16th 2018, 6:46 PM 13,823 Views 6 Comments

Three others were also assaulted in the violent robbery.

# co-down - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Man (21) charged over murder of Padraig Fox
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man (21) charged over murder of Padraig Fox

Dec 12th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,389 Views 0 Comments

Two men are due at Newtownards Magistrates Court today.

# co-down - Monday 10 December, 2018

Man (26) arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in Co Down
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man (26) arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in Co Down

Dec 10th 2018, 8:29 AM 7,752 Views 0 Comments

The body of a man was discovered in the Burrendale Park Road area of Newcastle at the weekend.

# co-down - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Boy (8) dies following two-car crash in Co Down
# Banbridge
# Banbridge

Boy (8) dies following two-car crash in Co Down

Jul 22nd 2018, 1:16 PM 9,687 Views 2 Comments

Three other people – a man, a woman and a child – are being treated in hospital.

# co-down - Monday 9 April, 2018

Man charged after pregnant woman is smashed over head with bottle during burglary
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man charged after pregnant woman is smashed over head with bottle during burglary

Apr 9th 2018, 10:53 AM 10,817 Views 0 Comments

The attack happened in Newcastle in Co Down over the weekend.

# co-down - Friday 23 March, 2018

Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy says he was abused by paedophile priest Finegan
# Co Down
# Co Down

Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy says he was abused by paedophile priest Finegan

Mar 23rd 2018, 8:02 AM 19,392 Views 140 Comments

MLA Conor Murphy said that he was seriously physically abused by the paedophile priest.

# co-down - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Woman (50s) rescued after being tied up by burglars and having house set on fire
# Co Down
# Co Down

Woman (50s) rescued after being tied up by burglars and having house set on fire

Feb 20th 2018, 8:07 AM 23,577 Views 10 Comments

The PSNI is appealing for information about the incident.

# co-down - Monday 18 December, 2017

'The ice-rink didn’t have any ice' - Families fume as Winter Wonderland branded 'a shambles'
# Winter Wonderland Ni
# Winter Wonderland Ni

'The ice-rink didn’t have any ice' - Families fume as Winter Wonderland branded 'a shambles'

Dec 18th 2017, 1:34 PM 56,834 Views 32 Comments

The organisers have cancelled the event two days after it began.

# co-down - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Teenager killed in single-vehicle crash, other seriously injured
# Co Down
# Co Down

Teenager killed in single-vehicle crash, other seriously injured

Oct 28th 2017, 2:11 PM 12,545 Views 1 Comment

The incident occurred after midnight last night.

# co-down - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

The 12th of July is being promoted as a tourist attraction - so we went to follow the parade
# Marching Season
# Marching Season

The 12th of July is being promoted as a tourist attraction - so we went to follow the parade

Jul 12th 2017, 7:24 PM 42,305 Views 110 Comments

There’s an ongoing effort to re-brand the North’s marching season. But is it working?

# co-down - Monday 10 July, 2017

There has been a spate of attacks on sheep near Newry in the past three weeks
# Senseless Attacks
# Senseless Attacks

There has been a spate of attacks on sheep near Newry in the past three weeks

Jul 10th 2017, 7:31 PM 10,990 Views 23 Comments

The PSNI described the three attacks as “brutal” and “senseless”.

# co-down - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack
# Ballyholland
# Ballyholland

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack

Jul 5th 2017, 9:25 PM 12,125 Views 22 Comments

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

# co-down - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Man (35) dies after shooting at Co Down supermarket
# Bangor
# Bangor

Man (35) dies after shooting at Co Down supermarket

May 28th 2017, 6:45 PM 28,762 Views 14 Comments

A murder investigation has been launched.

# co-down - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign
# Co Down
# Co Down

Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign

May 20th 2017, 7:22 PM 26,710 Views 4 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

# co-down - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road
# Co Down
# Co Down

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Feb 26th 2017, 6:45 PM 17,694 Views 7 Comments

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# co-down - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Five charged with attempting to set fire to police officers' homes
# Co Down
# Co Down

Five charged with attempting to set fire to police officers' homes

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:04 AM 8,049 Views 0 Comments

The alleged attempted arson attacks took place in Counties Down and Armagh last April and July.