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# Lyra McKee

Last month
September 2023
Lyra McKee's sister says extremism that 'destroyed' her family is growing in political deadlock
Nichola McKee Corner spoke as a new journalism award, the Lyra McKee Award for Bravery, has been announced.
This year
Mural dedicated to Lyra McKee in Florida repainted after being vandalised
McKee dedicated a 2017 TedTalk in Stormont to the victims of the Orlando massacre in Pulse nightclub.
New journalism bursary launched in honour of Lyra McKee
Lyra McKee died after being hit by a bullet during rioting in Derry in 2019.
Last year
Man who stored Lyra McKee murder gun insists he had no role in her killing
Niall Sheerin, 29, will be sentenced later this month after admitting possession of the pistol that fired the shot that killed the journalist.
Lyra McKee’s sister says letter leak exploits her murder for political purposes
Sinn Féin’s chairman Declan Kearney wrote to Saoradh, which is accused of links with the New IRA, about a “co-operation agreement”.
'They want to whip up division': Petrol bombs thrown at police in Derry after republican parade
PSNI officers seized a number of vehicles, suspected terrorist uniforms and petrol bombs after the Derry parade.
Lyra McKee’s family ‘waiting for justice’ three years after her murder
Vigils were held in Belfast and Derry to mark the third anniversary of Ms McKee’s death on April 18 2019.
Man arrested in Lyra McKee murder probe released pending report to prosecutors
The journalist was shot dead in Derry in April 2019.
Five men arrested in Lyra McKee murder investigation released from custody
Journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot during rioting in April 2019.
Sixth man arrested by police investigating the murder of Lyra McKee
Five men were arrested by the PSNI in the Cityside of Derry this morning.
All time
Police search offices of production company in Paris as part of Lyra McKee murder probe
The 29-year-old was shot dead in Derry in April 2019.
Three men arrested by police investigating the murder of Lyra McKee
The journalist was shot dead in the Creggan area of Derry in April, 2019.
McKee murder: No evidence against man accused of rioting, court told
Kieran McCool, 29, is accused of rioting and assault on the night that the journalist was shot dead in Derry.
Man charged with rioting offences by police investigating Lyra McKee murder
The man is expected to appear before Derry Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
Two men arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
The men, aged 44 and 53, were arrested in the Derry area this morning under the UK’s Terrorism Act.
Case against men over rioting on night of Lyra McKee murder ‘based on MTV video’
The pair appeared before a court in Derry accused of rioting and throwing petrol bombs amid disorder during which the journalist was shot dead.
Lyra McKee murder investigation: Man (55) arrested in Derry
Two men aged 24 and 29 were arrested yesterday.
Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
The men were arrested in Derry this morning.
Two men appear in court charged with murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry
The men were granted bail and will appear in court on 7 October.
Four men arrested in connection with Lyra McKee's murder
The men were all arrested in the Derry area this morning under the Terrorism Act.
RTÉ to pay €20,000 to charity after republican party Éirígí is wrongly linked to murder on Prime Time
The broadcaster has come to a settlement with the group and issued an apology.
Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee
Nichola Corner, her sister, complained to Ofcom that McKee’s privacy had been infringed upon.
Man charged with possession of gun used to murder Lyra McKee granted bail
Derry man Niall Sheerin appeared in court via video-link today.
Man in his 20s arrested in connection with killing of Lyra McKee
McKee was killed when she was shot while attending a riot in Derry.
Gun used to kill journalist Lyra McKee is found in Derry
One man has been charged with her murder and a second man has been charged with offences relating to the rioting that preceded it.
Police in the North seize handgun of the same type that was used to kill Lyra McKee
Police cannot confirm at this stage if it is the weapon used to kill Lyra.
#WeStandWithLyra: Friends and colleagues remember Lyra McKee on first anniversary of her murder
The 29-year-old was shot in the Creggan area of Derry by dissident republican group the New IRA while observing clashes with police.
NI police issue fresh information appeal a year on from Lyra McKee killing
The 29-year-old was shot dead during rioting in the Creggan area of Derry last year.
Mother of Lyra McKee dies a month before anniversary of daughter's death
Joan Lawrie died ‘peacefully’ in hospital on Tuesday, her daughter-in-law Nichola Corner confirmed in a social media post.
Man accused of murdering Lyra McKee refused bail after prosecutors win appeal
Paul McIntyre will remain in custody in Maghaberry high security prison as legal proceedings in the case progress.
Prosecutors accused of adding new claim about man charged with Lyra McKee murder
McKee, 29, was shot dead by dissident republicans while observing a riot in Derry’s Creggan area last year.
Man accused of murdering journalist Lyra McKee granted bail
The case will return to court next month.
Man (52) remanded in custody, charged with murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry
McKee was shot dead in Derry last April.
52-year-old man charged with murder of Lyra McKee
Four men, aged 20, 27, 29 and 52, were arrested yesterday in connection with the investigation.
Four men arrested during probe into Lyra McKee murder
The New IRA has claimed responsibility for the journalist’s murder.
Renewed apology over Lyra McKee killing dismissed as ‘hollow’
The 29-year-old journalist was shot as she observed a riot in Derry last April.
Opinion: I went to the Saoradh party conference to see where radical republicanism is going
Saoradh is an attempt to give a political face to the growing republican dissent in nationalist areas north of the border, writes Dieter Reinisch.
Book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee to go on pre-sale
The book, Angels with Blue Faces, is due to be released at the end of June.
46-year-old man arrested in connection with Lyra McKee murder
The PSNI confirmed that the man was arrested under the Terrorism Act.
Lyra McKee murder and parcel bomb plot given as reasons for two special 'Omagh laws' being renewed again
Dissident republican threat and gangland crime are to be given as reasons for two special laws being renewed.