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#County Down

# county-down - Sunday 26 February, 2017

"Disgust" as Orange Hall targeted in suspected arson attack

The PSNI said it was told tyres were put against the building and set on fire.

# county-down - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Hero dog helps to save five-year-old trapped in tumble dryer

Teddy the dog alerted Riley’s mother that he was in danger, after the boy became trapped in a tumble dryer.

# county-down - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Tributes paid to three friends killed in weekend crash

The three young men had met in Queens University and were returning home after leaving off belongings at new accommodation.

# county-down - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Man in critical condition after being hit by car

It happened in the early hours of this morning.

# county-down - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The42 Rory's dominance and dual-code GAA glory - Down's 2014 sporting highlights North Stars This post contains videos

Rory's dominance and dual-code GAA glory - Down's 2014 sporting highlights

The Mourne men and ladies had plenty to smile about over the past 12 months.

# county-down - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man killed in road accident in County Down

The 44-year-old man has died following a one vehicle road traffic this morning.

# county-down - Monday 16 December, 2013

Man struck in the face during armed robbery in Co Down

Three masked men entered a flat in Castlewellan in the early hours of this morning and took a quantity of cash.

# county-down - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Elderly man 'in shock' after robbery by four masked men

The intruders entered the man’s home in the village of Moira, Co. Down and held him captive before stealing a sum of money.

# county-down - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Two police officers treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack

A 15-year-old boy is in custody after a flat in Lisburn caught fire.

# county-down - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Man arrested over suspicious deaths of three women in Dromore

The three women, all in their 40s and 50s, died in suspicious circumstances, according to the PSNI.

# county-down - Saturday 22 June, 2013

From The42 17 signs you're a sports fan from... Down This post contains videos

17 signs you're a sports fan from... Down

Football, fashion icons, surfing and survival skills. Each one a certainty to identify a Mourneful soul.

# county-down - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From The42 Irish golfer Simon Thornton dedicates triumph to late dad on Father's Day Tearful

Irish golfer Simon Thornton dedicates triumph to late dad on Father's Day

The Newcastle, Co. Down pro was emotional upon clinching his maiden European Tour title.

# county-down - Friday 7 December, 2012

Letter bomb found in Co Down post box

The viable device, capable of causing death or serious injury, was found in the Dundrum Road area of Clough, Co Down.

# county-down - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From The42 Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots Tragedy

Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots

There has been an outpouring of grief across the world following the farming accident in Co Down.

# county-down - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Four arrested as PSNI investigate Co Down slashing attacks

The males – aged between 17 and 21 – were arrested after two other young men were slashed on the back and head.

# county-down - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

File prepared for NI prosecutors after 'false' sexual assault claim

The PSNI had been investigating reports of a sexual assault in Dromore, Co Down – but now say allegations were “false”.

# county-down - Thursday 7 June, 2012

From The42 Olympic flame braves stormy seas, departs Ireland Wave Goodbye

Olympic flame braves stormy seas, departs Ireland

Patrick Kielty and Eorann O’Neill were among those who carried the torch just before it departed the country.

# county-down - Sunday 17 July, 2011

A MAN AND TEENAGER have been injured in an overnight stabbing in Co Down. The attack occurred in the town of Kircubbin at around 1:45am. BBC News reported that a woman was punched in the face in the same incident. The man, 33, and the 16-year-old were both taken to hospital but their injuries are not life-threatening. A man has been arrested.

# county-down - Friday 24 June, 2011

Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre

The North’s Police Ombudsman has found serious holes in the investigation of the 1994 loyalist killings, which took place as Ireland played Italy in the USA World Cup.

# county-down - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Man dies, and another injured, following County Down shooting

A man dies from a gunshot wound to the chest after an altercation between two groups of non-nationals in Kilkeel.