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#West Belfast

# west-belfast - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested after teen dies in car crash Belfast

Two arrested after teen dies in car crash

John Paul McShane (19) died following a crash on the Upper Springfield Road in West Belfast.

# west-belfast - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Belfast shop insists it’s displaying Ivory Coast flag, NOT Ireland flag Linfield

# west-belfast - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man being held by police after the suspicious death of a woman in Belfast Investigation

Man being held by police after the suspicious death of a woman in Belfast

The woman’s body was discovered at a house at about 6.25 am this morning.

# west-belfast - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Detectives investigating murder of dissident republican arrest 26-year-old Tommy Crossan

Detectives investigating murder of dissident republican arrest 26-year-old

Tommy Crossan, a former member of the Continuity IRA, was shot yesterday in West Belfast.

# west-belfast - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man attacked by three masked men with baseball bats Paramilitary Style

Man attacked by three masked men with baseball bats

He’s now being treated in hospital in Belfast.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PSNI arrest woman in connection with Jean McConville murder Crime

PSNI arrest woman in connection with Jean McConville murder

The arrest was made earlier this morning in west Belfast.

# west-belfast - Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 21-year-old Nikita Fryers missing since Valentine’s Day West Belfast

21-year-old Nikita Fryers missing since Valentine’s Day

Fryers was last seen in Belfast this day last week.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage Robbery

Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage

The family were tricked into letting the man into their home early today.

# west-belfast - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Police in west Belfast shot at while on routine patrol Gun Attack

Police in west Belfast shot at while on routine patrol

“It is fortunate that we are not dealing with fatalities this morning,” a senior PSNI officer said.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man shot in legs in paramilitary-style attack West Belfast

Man shot in legs in paramilitary-style attack

He was forced into a car and shot twice in each leg. Police are appealing for witnesses.

# west-belfast - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man stabbed in head and body in early morning attack in Belfast Northern Ireland

Man stabbed in head and body in early morning attack in Belfast

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, have been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

# west-belfast - Friday 9 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast Bonfire

Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast

Eight police officers were injured in the attacks, two attended hospital for head injuries.

# west-belfast - Friday 28 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three men each shot twice in the leg in west Belfast Northern Ireland

Three men each shot twice in the leg in west Belfast

The shooting happened in the Glenveagh Drive area last night.

# west-belfast - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Woman finds petrol bomb on her front doorstep in west Belfast Petrol Bombs

Woman finds petrol bomb on her front doorstep in west Belfast

When the PSNI were called they also found “the burning remains of a number of suspected petrol bombs” at the front of her house.

# west-belfast - Friday 7 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man shot in the leg in a paramilitary-style attack in Belfast West Belfast

Man shot in the leg in a paramilitary-style attack in Belfast

The shooting happened in the Turf Lodge area of West Belfast yesterday evening.

# west-belfast - Monday 27 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tips to combat bogus callers who prey on the old and vulnerable Bogus Callers

Tips to combat bogus callers who prey on the old and vulnerable

Before answering your door, ensure your back door is locked.

# west-belfast - Friday 17 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Homes evacuated as PSNI investigate bomb found after shooting in Belfast PSNI

Homes evacuated as PSNI investigate bomb found after shooting in Belfast

The device was found in follow-up searches to a gun attack in the area yesterday.

# west-belfast - Friday 15 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Police ‘dealing with mortar-type device’ in Belfast Security Alerts

Police ‘dealing with mortar-type device’ in Belfast

An army technical team are at the scene dealing with what police think is a mortar type device.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Evacuation of houses during Belfast security operation West Belfast

Evacuation of houses during Belfast security operation

The PSNI has closed parts of two roads due to an ongoing security operation on Lenadoon Avenue, they said this evening.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man released ‘unconditionally’ over attempted murder of PSNI officer Northern Ireland

Man released ‘unconditionally’ over attempted murder of PSNI officer

The 36-year-old was arrested yesterday by police investigating the attempted bombing of an officer’s family car.

# west-belfast - Monday 11 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over attempted murder of PSNI officer Arrest

Man arrested over attempted murder of PSNI officer

The 36-year-old male was arrested in relation to the attempted murder on 30 December 2012.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Witnesses sought in relation to shooting incident in West Belfast Shooting

Witnesses sought in relation to shooting incident in West Belfast

A man, believed to be in his 20s, was shot in the Beechview Park area at approximately 7.35pm this evening.

# west-belfast - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Police probe report of small explosion outside house in west Belfast Northern Ireland

Police probe report of small explosion outside house in west Belfast

The explosion is said to have happened early this morning on Springfield Road.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pipe bomb thrown at police vehicle in west Belfast Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb thrown at police vehicle in west Belfast

Parts of the Culmore Gardens area had to be evacuated last night following the incident.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Belfast police seek witnesses after ‘paramilitary-style’ shooting Belfast

Belfast police seek witnesses after ‘paramilitary-style’ shooting

A man in his 30s was shot in the leg in the west of the city last night.

# west-belfast - Friday 10 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 14 year old boy charged over 12th of July riots in Belfast Belfast Riots

14 year old boy charged over 12th of July riots in Belfast

Young teenager will appear before Belfast Magistrates Court this morning.

# west-belfast - Friday 3 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Around 100 West Belfast homes evacuated Evacuation

Around 100 West Belfast homes evacuated

Evacuations are to ‘ensure safety of local community’ as PSNI investigate reported mortar attack and shot fired at police vehicle.

# west-belfast - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Two women charged over Belfast stabbing Belfast

Two women charged over Belfast stabbing

Two women have been charged over the stabbing of a 23-year-old man in Belfast yesterday.

# west-belfast - Monday 4 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PSNI officers warn Facebook users about illegal sectarian posts West Belfast

PSNI officers warn Facebook users about illegal sectarian posts

PSNI officers in West Belfast have said they have taken down illegal posts from the social networking site with a view to prosecution.

# west-belfast - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PSNI seek information on afternoon West Belfast assault Assault

PSNI seek information on afternoon West Belfast assault

A man was assaulted by four masked men in the Hannahglen Heights area at around 2:30pm this afternoon.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie West Belfast homes evacuated over suspicious object West Belfast

West Belfast homes evacuated over suspicious object

A security alert is in operation after the object was found in the Glen Road area this morning.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Govt committed to Ballymurphy justice campaign Ballymurphy

Govt committed to Ballymurphy justice campaign

Following the Attorney General’s decision to hold new inquests into the deaths of 10 people who were shot dead in west Belfast in 1971, the Department of Foreign Affairs has reiterated its support for the victims’ families.

# west-belfast - Monday 14 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Police seeking information on armed robbery West Belfast

Police seeking information on armed robbery

A man was threatened during the robbery, which took place in West Belfast this afternoon.

# west-belfast - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Boy, 14, accused of attempted murder in Belfast Northern Ireland

Boy, 14, accused of attempted murder in Belfast

The Irish News says the arrested boy is the youngest person to face such a serious charge in nearly a decade.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches Twelfth

Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches

Twenty-two police officers were injured in the disturbances overnight.

# west-belfast - Sunday 19 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Fix tonight: Labour picks its president; the cost of a second Greek bailout; the former government minister and the social network; The Boss looses his Big Man; and the dog who loves a riot.

From TheJournal.ie Gang uses bats, bricks and bottles to attack houses Attack

Gang uses bats, bricks and bottles to attack houses

The armed gang struck a street in west Belfast in the early hours of Sunday forcing residents to flee.

# west-belfast - Friday 10 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin retains Gerry Adams’ old seat in West Belfast Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin retains Gerry Adams’ old seat in West Belfast

The result was widely expected but notable for the historic low turnout.

# west-belfast - Thursday 9 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie By-election being held to fill Gerry Adams’ Westminster seat Adams

By-election being held to fill Gerry Adams’ Westminster seat

The Sinn Féin president resigned the seat earlier this year in order to run for the Dáil where he now sits as a TD for Louth.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after four stabbings in west Belfast Belfast

Man arrested after four stabbings in west Belfast

Four people are stabbed after a disturbance at a bar in the nationalist Falls Road area of West Belfast last night.

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