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Posts Tagged ‘ PSNI ’

News In Brief: Garth-Gate Simmers On As Do The Spuds!

 

We love da shpuds! (image courtesy: arandartdesings.com)

We love da shpuds! (image courtesy: arandartdesings.com)

 

Summer’s over everyone, go back indoors. There’s plenty of rather stupid news to catch-up on anyway.

The PSNI were called after a Ryder Cup flag hung up in Rory McIlroy’s hometown was mistaken for a ‘terrorist’ flag. The poor fella flying the flag was forced to explain to the plod, the emblem on his flag was actually that of the European Union that he’d put up for a party not that of ‘an Islamic terrorist group’ as was reported to the police. According to the BBC, whom the homeowner told his story in the end everyone was laughing. HAHAHA Terrorism! HAHAHA Golf! Deadly craic. Continue reading

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News In Brief- Knowing Me, Knowing Who?

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Rebekah Brooks (former News of the World) has said this week she didn’t know phone hacking was illegal and that she couldn’t have that fella’s croissant and his new Lamborghini without asking either. She may have known what the celebs were getting up to on their nights off but she didn’t know she wasn’t meant to know. Ah. God love her.

Similarly Peter Robinson, up north, didn’t know the PSNI had sent a letter to a Republican “on-the-run” to tell him he wasn’t wanted anymore. Peter immediately called for a judicial review and issued a threat to resign, a threat that sank faster than Jesus’ pint after forty days in the desert. Not that Peter’s threat actually meant anything to anyone, except perhaps his wife. Continue reading

A Year in Brief: Part One

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What a year it’s been; Hitler birthday cakes, mutant rats, and Bob Geldof off to space! To celebrate the end of another 365 days here are some of NIB’s favourite stories of the year.

Kicking off the year in festive spirit a man in Derry was fined after stealing a CCTV camera which “became his friend”. Police found Peter Morrison, 24, drunk and “petting” the camera as they arrived to arrest him. CCTV pets are for life not just for Christmas. Continue reading

Mother Detained As Gregg Children Found Safe And Well

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A mother and her three children, missing from their Co Roscommon home since yesterday, have been found safe and well in Fermanagh.

Gardaí issued a Child Rescue Ireland alert in the early hours of this morning after mother of five Fiona Gregg (41) and three of her children Killian (8), Elisha (6), and Derbhla (2) were last seen at around 3pm yesterday at their home in Ballyforan.

They were found safe and well this morning by the PSNI in Enniskillen.  Continue reading

Thousands Of Inquiries As Officers Chase Cop Killer

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Officers on both sides of the border are pursuing more than 3,600 lines of inquiry as they hunt down the killers of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.

The 41 year old officer was shot dead in January as he escorted the collection of cash from a credit union outside Dundalk, Co Louth. Continue reading

News in Brief-Optimistic Irish Love Their Mammies

The Social Welfare system has come into disrepute as a small group of staff members are investigated for diverting funds. This socially unfair practice has seen money transferred to personal bank accounts as well as “unworthy applicants” with eight cases handed to the Public Accounts committee. Continue reading

PSNI Arrest Suspect In McCartney Murder Probe

whymydaPolice in Northern Ireland have arrested a man in connection with the murder of father of two Robert McCartney in 2005.

PSNI detectives arrested the 51-year-old in Jonesborough in Armagh this morning and searched a property in the area. Continue reading

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