Alleged ‘CIRA member’ charged with terrorism offences

COURT: AN alleged high-ranking member of the Continuity IRA (CIRA) has been remanded in custody on charges related to the recovery of a firearm believed to have been used to fire shots at Enniskillen PSNI station on March, 17. The arrest came after an anti-terrorism investigation was sparked by calls to media outlets using a […]

Man arrested over Wattlebridge security alert

A man aged in his 40s, was arrested on Thursday (yesterday) in the South over the Wattlebridge security alert and is being questioned by officers from the Garda Special Detective Unit under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State.  “Gardai carried out a joint search operation with PSNI, Thursday January 28, in Cavan and […]

Tyre business forced to close doors during security alert

A SECURITY operation in the Wattlebridge area has ended after a device along with live ammunition was found at a bus shelter and declared a hoax by police. Last Tuesday motorists were asked to use alternative routes after PSNI and Gardai closed the Wattlebridge Road and Cavan Road in a cross border investigation. Speaking on […]

Homes evacuated in bomb alert

A NUMBER OF homes had to be evacuated in Enniskillen at the weekend during a security alert. One resident of Hillview, where the alert occurred, told the Herald he had driven from his home when he came upon a police cordon. “Some residents were walking past and I asked them what was happening and they […]