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 car bomb attack in Northern Ireland

Two men were arrested early on Sunday over a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland’s Londonderry and police were looking into whether the New IRA militant group was responsible, officers said. The men in their twenties were detained hours after the explosion on Saturday evening outside the city’s courthouse, Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton told… Read More Two arrested over car bomb attack in Northern Ireland