Northern Irish police arrest two more in connection with murder of journalist Lyra McKee

Northern Irish police on Wednesday arresed two more men in relation to the 2019 killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry, whose death caused outrage in the British-run province. The men, aged 24 and 29, were arrested under the Terrorism Act by officers investigating McKee’s murder, police said. The New IRA, one of a small… Read More Northern Irish police arrest two more in connection with murder of journalist Lyra McKee

Northern Irish police arrest four over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

Northern Irish police said on Wednesday they had arrested four men in relation to the 2019 killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry, whose death sparked outrage in the British-run province. The men, aged 19, 20, 21 and 33, were arrested under the Terrorism Act by officers investigating McKee’s murder, police said. The New IRA,… Read More Northern Irish police arrest four over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

New IRA militant group apologizes over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

The New IRA militant Irish nationalist group has apologized for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, its first acknowledgement that one of its members was involved, the Irish News newspaper reported on Tuesday. The organization, which opposes Northern Ireland’s 1998 peace deal, described McKee’s death as tragic and offered full and sincere apologies to her… Read More New IRA militant group apologizes over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

Two arrested over murder of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee

Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region’s 21-year-old peace deal. Lyra McKee, 29, an award-winning journalist who was writing a book on the disappearance of young… Read More Two arrested over murder of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee

Gunman shoots dead Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during riot

A 29-year-old Northern Irish journalist was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the region and police said was likely the work of Irish nationalist militants opposed to the 1998 Good Friday peace deal. Rioting hit the Irish nationalist Creggan area of the city in Northern Ireland late on Thursday after… Read More Gunman shoots dead Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during riot