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# strabane - Monday 5 July, 2021

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze

Jul 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,519 Views 4 Comments

A storm warning had been issued across a number of counties prior to the fire.

# strabane - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Huge fire at coffin makers in Strabane as witnesses report lightning strike
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Huge fire at coffin makers in Strabane as witnesses report lightning strike

Jul 4th 2021, 5:59 PM 39,939 Views 21 Comments

A thunderstorm warning is place in Tyrone and 13 other counties.

# strabane - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland
# Indian Variant
# Indian Variant

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland

May 6th 2021, 4:39 PM 18,387 Views 38 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride said that the cases are not unexpected.

# strabane - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Tributes paid to elderly Tyrone couple who died with Covid-19 just hours apart
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to elderly Tyrone couple who died with Covid-19 just hours apart

Nov 17th 2020, 9:32 PM 54,460 Views 20 Comments

Owen and Bredge Ward died in Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry on Tuesday.

# strabane - Monday 5 October, 2020

New Covid-19 restrictions take effect in Derry and Strabane
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

New Covid-19 restrictions take effect in Derry and Strabane

Oct 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,173 Views 2 Comments

The new measures officially come into place today.

# strabane - Sunday 4 October, 2020

46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations
# Strabane
# Strabane

46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations

Oct 4th 2020, 1:26 PM 64,078 Views 0 Comments

The woman will appear in court tomorrow.

# strabane - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Derry and Strabane put under new Covid-19 restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Derry and Strabane put under new Covid-19 restrictions

Oct 1st 2020, 6:39 PM 19,405 Views 6 Comments

Northern Ireland’s north west region has one of the highest infection levels in the UK.

# strabane - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Three people arrested as knives and hatchets seized at funeral in Co Tyrone
# Strabane
# Strabane

Three people arrested as knives and hatchets seized at funeral in Co Tyrone

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 3:12 PM 44,373 Views 45 Comments

Scuffles broke out during the service at a church on the Melmount Road in Strabane this morning.

# strabane - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Man arrested following discovery of mortar device 'designed to injure or murder' police
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Man arrested following discovery of mortar device 'designed to injure or murder' police

Nov 27th 2019, 4:24 PM 11,679 Views 4 Comments

The device was discovered in Church View, Strabane in Co Tyrone on Saturday, 7 September.

# strabane - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Two men arrested in investigation into INLA-linked criminality in Derry and Strabane
# INLA
# INLA

Two men arrested in investigation into INLA-linked criminality in Derry and Strabane

Oct 16th 2019, 9:19 PM 6,368 Views 3 Comments

They have been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning by police.

# strabane - Friday 13 September, 2019

Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles
# TOM CLONAN
# TOM CLONAN

Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles

Sep 13th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,091 Views 19 Comments

A recent attempted mortar attack in Strabane has all the hallmarks of the past, writes Tom Clonan.

# strabane - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone
# Strabane
# Strabane

Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone

Sep 11th 2019, 11:27 AM 7,647 Views 8 Comments

Police believe the New IRA intended to fire the mortar into Strabane police station.

# strabane - Monday 9 September, 2019

New IRA responsible for mortar device left outside Co Tyrone homes, PSNI claims
# Strabane
# Strabane

New IRA responsible for mortar device left outside Co Tyrone homes, PSNI claims

Sep 9th 2019, 1:00 PM 13,934 Views 5 Comments

The device was discovered outside homes in the Church View Close area in Strabane on Saturday.

# strabane - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Mortar bomb found near Strabane police station 'callous attempt to kill' officers
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Mortar bomb found near Strabane police station 'callous attempt to kill' officers

Sep 8th 2019, 1:41 PM 9,017 Views 11 Comments

A 33-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of the morning under terrorism legislation.

# strabane - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station

Sep 7th 2019, 12:37 PM 6,892 Views 9 Comments

A number of homes have been evacuated while the object is examined.

# strabane - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year
# The Strabanimal
From The42
# The Strabanimal

Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:44 PM 4,904 Views 3 Comments

The promotion returns to the 3Arena on 27 September, with the Strabane native likely to headline the card.

# strabane - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Man (32) arrested under Terrorism Act on suspicion of selling illegal lotto tickets for Portlaoise prisoners
# Strabane
# Strabane

Man (32) arrested under Terrorism Act on suspicion of selling illegal lotto tickets for Portlaoise prisoners

May 26th 2019, 4:07 PM 19,981 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was arrested in Co Tyrone yesterday.

# strabane - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Teenager charged over cordless drill attack that left woman 'gravely' injured
# Strabane
# Strabane

Teenager charged over cordless drill attack that left woman 'gravely' injured

May 6th 2018, 10:12 AM 18,218 Views 0 Comments

A 38-year-old woman remains in critical condition in hospital after the attack.

# strabane - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill

May 5th 2018, 12:35 PM 62,598 Views 51 Comments

The alleged assault happened in Strabane, Co Tyrone, at about 2am this morning.

# strabane - Sunday 29 April, 2018

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found
# Strabane
# Strabane

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Apr 29th 2018, 6:34 PM 7,953 Views 11 Comments

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

# strabane - Thursday 1 February, 2018

There'll be no Irish flags allowed in Strabane's St. Patrick's Day parade
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

There'll be no Irish flags allowed in Strabane's St. Patrick's Day parade

Feb 1st 2018, 10:55 PM 48,851 Views 164 Comments

The council is supporting the parade for the first time and wants a cross community event.

# strabane - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Man connected to Regency Hotel shooting dies at home after terminal illness
# KEVIN Murray
# KEVIN Murray

Man connected to Regency Hotel shooting dies at home after terminal illness

Aug 10th 2017, 5:53 PM 34,793 Views 32 Comments

Murray is believed to have been involved in the Regency Hotel shooting last year.

# strabane - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Pipe bomb thrown through window lands close to sleeping woman
# Strabane
# Strabane

Pipe bomb thrown through window lands close to sleeping woman

Aug 8th 2017, 7:45 PM 15,314 Views 3 Comments

It was recovered by an occupant of the house and thrown into a nearby hedge.

# strabane - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

PSNI officers 'incredibly lucky' to have survived explosion in Strabane last night
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

PSNI officers 'incredibly lucky' to have survived explosion in Strabane last night

Mar 22nd 2017, 12:49 PM 12,093 Views 15 Comments

Local residents have been asked to leave their homes to facilitate a PSNI inquiry.

# strabane - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school
# Strabane
# Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Feb 8th 2017, 7:38 AM 19,976 Views 19 Comments

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# strabane - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Man arrested after pointing laser at police helicopter in North
# Strabane
# Strabane

Man arrested after pointing laser at police helicopter in North

Jun 18th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,366 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened during a security alert which saw residents evacuated from their homes.

# strabane - Thursday 5 May, 2016

14 arrested at paramilitary-style funeral of man shot in Dublin pub
# Michael Barr
# Michael Barr

14 arrested at paramilitary-style funeral of man shot in Dublin pub

May 5th 2016, 1:37 PM 46,708 Views 106 Comments

The PSNI says all the men were arrested under the Terrorism Act.

# strabane - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

15 of the most Tyrone things that have ever happened
# The Red Hand
From The Daily Edge
# The Red Hand

15 of the most Tyrone things that have ever happened

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:28 PM 7,041 Views 1 Comment

Where would you get it?

# strabane - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Man missing since Wednesday may be in Donegal
# Sean Diver
# Sean Diver

Man missing since Wednesday may be in Donegal

Jan 30th 2016, 1:06 PM 14,846 Views 4 Comments

He has a tattoo on each side of his neck saying ‘mum’ and ‘dad’.

# strabane - Monday 16 November, 2015

Strabane is really getting into the Christmas spirit (NSFW)
# Xmas Is Balls
From The Daily Edge
# Xmas Is Balls

Strabane is really getting into the Christmas spirit (NSFW)

Nov 16th 2015, 9:16 AM 5,609 Views 1 Comment

Fa la la la laaa, la la la la.

# strabane - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A Derry bus driver has gone viral after doing the most Irish thing ever
# Sound
From The Daily Edge
# Sound

A Derry bus driver has gone viral after doing the most Irish thing ever

Jul 23rd 2015, 2:38 PM 8,645 Views 1 Comment

34 Loop The Loops please.

# strabane - Friday 22 August, 2014

Two men arrested after man shot in both legs
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Two men arrested after man shot in both legs

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:31 AM 6,439 Views 9 Comments

A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to both legs.

# strabane - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Explosives found in Strabane during planned police search
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Explosives found in Strabane during planned police search

Sep 8th 2013, 2:51 PM 4,973 Views 24 Comments

The find has been linked to dissident republican activity.

# strabane - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit
# Pipe Bomb
# Pipe Bomb

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit

Jun 18th 2013, 2:17 PM 3,539 Views 15 Comments

The bomb was found just 80km north of Lough Erne in Enniskillen where world leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit.

# strabane - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

PSNI locate missing Richard Smyth
# Missing
# Missing

PSNI locate missing Richard Smyth

Jun 12th 2013, 6:17 PM 8,609 Views 6 Comments

The 50-year-old went missing from the Victoria Bridge area of Strabane earlier today.

# strabane - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Female pedestrian 'seriously injured' after Donegal collision
# Roads
# Roads

Female pedestrian 'seriously injured' after Donegal collision

Nov 25th 2012, 8:26 AM 5,370 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to the accident at Coneyburrow Road, Lifford, yesterday evening.

# strabane - Monday 19 November, 2012

Missing Galway woman located
# Missing
# Missing

Missing Galway woman located

Nov 19th 2012, 4:20 PM 14,182 Views 8 Comments

The woman was reported missing from Strabane, Co Tyrone, but has since been located.

# strabane - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Suspicious object discovered in Strabane
# Strabane
# Strabane

Suspicious object discovered in Strabane

Mar 6th 2012, 12:36 PM 989 Views 2 Comments

For the second time in two days, Army Technical Officers have been called to investigate an object in the Co Tyrone town.

# strabane - Monday 5 March, 2012

Suspicious object in Strabane an “elaborate hoax”
# Strabane
# Strabane

Suspicious object in Strabane an “elaborate hoax”

Mar 5th 2012, 2:48 PM 1,811 Views 0 Comments

A controlled explosion was carried out in the Ballycolman area today.

# strabane - Thursday 5 January, 2012

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview
# Rose Dugdale
# Rose Dugdale

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview

Jan 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 24,803 Views 23 Comments

Dugdale became radicalised in 1970s and joined IRA, carrying out botched bombing and Russborough House art heist.

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