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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# West Belfast

This year
Appeal for witnesses made one year on from fatal shooting of Sean Fox at Belfast social club
Fox was murdered at around 2.55pm on Sunday, 2 October 2022 at the Donegal Celtic Sports and Social Club on the Suffolk Road.
Man charged after three PSNI officers injured as patrol vehicle rammed 'multiple times'
Two of the officers were unable to continue their duties as a result.
PSNI investigate after Nazi flags reportedly erected near a mosque in Belfast
The flags have since been removed after being erected overnight.
PSNI chief confident information released in data breach is in hands of dissident republicans
A Sinn Féin MLA today said dissident republicans published redacted information from the data breach on the wall of a library in Belfast.
Police investigating robbery of elderly man visiting family grave at west Belfast cemetery
The man was visiting a family grave yesterday morning when he was targeted by three men.
Man charged with West Belfast kidnapping
The PSNI said the victim was forced into a van by two men and driven around for hours before sustaining injuries at a house.
Last year
Woman arrested after man (55) murdered in Belfast
Police were called to address in Woodside Park just after 10pm last night.
Woman arrested after man stabbed to death in Belfast
A woman has been arrested and is currently in custody assisting with PSNI enquiries.
All time
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.
How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.
Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises
Boris Johnson was of sowing mistrust among the unionist community, and is not “a casual observer” to events in the North.
Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.
Man injured in a Belfast suspected paramilitary punishment shooting
The victim was shot in both legs in the suspected terror-style attack.
Woman arrested after cocaine worth over €98,000 seized during Belfast raid targeting INLA
A spent bullet casing, drug dealing paraphernalia and mixing agent were also found.
Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police
A party spokesperson said that the representatives will “co-operate with the investigation”.
Foster claims 'creditability of the Executive' has been undermined following O'Neill funeral controversy
O’Neill, party president Mary Lou McDonald and other prominent SF members attended the funeral on Tuesday.
Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey
Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.
Police in Northern Ireland name 28-year-old murder victim as Warren Crossan
He was chased by two masked gunmen through streets packed with people and motorists before he was shot dead.
Man arrested over murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor shot dead in west Belfast
The incident happened this afternoon.
Suspect device left outside home of uncle of Sinn Féin MP John Finucane
Martin Finucane is the brother of murdered solicitor Pat.
Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December 2018.
Boy 'traumatised' after father shot in both ankles in front of him during west Belfast attack
The paramilitary-style attack occurred shortly after 10.30pm when three masked men forced their way into the home.
Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking
The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.
Two men arrested over fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school released unconditionally
Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December.
Man shot in both legs in 'paramilitary style' attack in west Belfast
The man was shot in the Ardmonagh Parade area last night.
Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder
“They will have someone pretending to be the mother we loved. I just can’t bear the thought of it.”
Evofit of suspected gunman who fatally shot man outside Belfast school released
A 63-year-old man has also been arrested in west Belfast earlier today.
'We will not be intimidated': PSNI appeal for witnesses to gun attack on Sinn Féin office in Belfast
Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan said that his party will not be intimidated from providing constituency services.
Belfast police investigating after man stabbed in neck on Christmas Day
The PSNI said it was investigating the assault that took place in the Turf Lodge area of west Belfast yesterday morning at about 11am.
'A reckless act': PSNI release photos of large improvised weapon found in west Belfast
The device was found in the Upper Dunmurry Lane area of the city.
Two men arrested in connection with fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
The shooting happened at around 3.15pm on Tuesday.
Police release footage of gunman in Belfast murder investigation
Police told reporters that children could have been killed during the attack yesterday.
Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast
The incident is believed to have occurred at Glen Road beside St Mary’s Grammar School in West Belfast.
Two arrested after suspected New IRA weapons and ammunition found stored above hot boiler
Some of the rounds exploded during a fire which caused significant danger to local residents who were in the area.
Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”
Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack
The PSNI said a fire was reported at around 4.50am.
Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home
The man is being held on suspicion of criminal damage.
Gerry Adams says he doesn't know who attacked his home but he wants to speak with them
Sinn Féin has said Adams’ home and that of party member Bobby Storey were attacked with explosive devices.
Police investigating the murder of a man in front of his family make arrest
The man was arrested in the Poleglass area of West Belfast under the Terrorism Act earlier today.
Dissident republicans believed to have been behind murder of man in Belfast
Raymond Johnston (28) was shot dead in his living room in front of his partner and 11-year-old child on Tuesday evening.