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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Dissidents

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10-year-olds escape injury as dissident grenade fails to explode in Derry
PSNI officer was talking to two children when the bomb “fell at his feet” but failed to detonate.
Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks
The 30th anniversary of the death of hunger striker Bobby Sands is being commemorated today.
NI Policing Board says PSNI will continue to operate as normal despite RIRA threats
Trevor Ringland of the policing board said it was time people realised that “these are our young people they’re trying to kill”.
Two men released without charge in Ronan Kerr murder inquiry
The 25-year-old PSNI officer was killed when a bomb under his car exploded outside of his home in Highfield Close, Omagh, on 2 April.
Single bombmaker suspected in Ronan Kerr murder
Explosives used in car bomb matches Semtex used in three previous bombing attacks.
PSNI officer killed in Omagh carbomb
It is believed the 25-year-old victim died when a booby-trapped device detonated outside his home in the Highfield Close area of Omagh this afternoon.
Belfast bomb was pinned to child's bicycle
One of two bombs uncovered during a major bomb scare in north Belfast last month was tied to a child’s bike.
Firearms seized and three arrested in Dublin
Three people in Dublin have been arrested as part of an ongoing operation into dissident republican activity and organised crime.
Security alert in north Belfast continues after device found
PSNI officers in north Belfast are examining a suspicious device after a viable pipe bomb was discovered in the area.
Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert
Children’s home also has to be cleared out after dissident republicans claim they left “unstable” device on Antrim Road.
Seventh person arrested over Corkman's murder
Following the arrests of six people yesterday, a seventh man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Corkman Gerard ‘Topper’ Staunton last year.
Six arrested over Corkman's murder
Five men and one woman have been arrested in connection with dissident republican activities and murder in Cork.
Four arrested in garda probe into dissident activity
A mortar type device was uncovered and four men have been arrested as part of an ongoing garda investigation.
Weapons seized in Dublin dissident search
Authorities make the forth round of arrests – on both sides of the border – in a week.
Three charged after dissident inquiry
Firearms charges follow investigation into dissident republican activity.
MI5 chief warns of extended dissident campaign
Security agency’s director general says dissident republican groups showing increased terrorist activity.
Three held for Lurgan bomb released