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From TheJournal.ie Man (60) tied up and locked in bedroom by masked burglars Crime

Man (60) tied up and locked in bedroom by masked burglars

The incident took place in Warrenpoint, Co Down last night.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call RNLI

Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call

The coastguard, RNLI and two helicopters were all involved in the search off Co Down after reports that a man had entered the sea to rescue his dog.

From TheJournal.ie Man struck in the face during armed robbery in Co Down Raid

Man struck in the face during armed robbery in Co Down

Three masked men entered a flat in Castlewellan in the early hours of this morning and took a quantity of cash.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over 1998 police station car bomb The Troubles

Man arrested over 1998 police station car bomb

The attack on the RUC station in Moira, county Down injured at least 11 people.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs

The bank is saying tonight that if customers have been left out of pocket as a result, the issue will be “put right”.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man 'in shock' after robbery by four masked men Robbery

Elderly man 'in shock' after robbery by four masked men

The intruders entered the man’s home in the village of Moira, Co. Down and held him captive before stealing a sum of money.

From TheJournal.ie Monaghan mine could end up producing €70 million worth of gold per year Gold Pure Gold

Monaghan mine could end up producing €70 million worth of gold per year

A company carrying out exploration work says there could be up to 20 million ounces of the mineral in the geological area known as the ‘Longford-Down Massif’.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy some good pub grub? Head up to Down, or maybe down to Cork Nom Nom

Fancy some good pub grub? Head up to Down, or maybe down to Cork

Thirty-four Irish pubs were included in the ‘Michelin Eating-Out In Pubs Guide’ with counties Down and Cork leading the way.

From TheJournal.ie Hook-up app is back - under a new name Down To It

Hook-up app is back - under a new name

Down – formerly known as Bang with Friends before a trademark infringement suit – has now turned up on Android.

From TheJournal.ie Two suspicious objects found in separate locations in the North NORHTERN IRELAND

Two suspicious objects found in separate locations in the North

The areas are sealed off and road users are advised to alternative routes away from the affected areas.

From TheJournal.ie Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time Downpatrick

Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time

A suspended sentence was handed down to Downpatrick woman Kathy Ward.

From The42 James McCartan to stay on as Down manager Management

James McCartan to stay on as Down manager

Niall Moyna and Jerome Johnston remain as McCartan’s support staff.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register down by 3,400 in August Live Register

Live Register down by 3,400 in August

The latest figures show that there were 435,280 signing on to the Live Register last month.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ‘Big cat’ suspected in spate of sheep killings Big Cat

‘Big cat’ suspected in spate of sheep killings

Sheep in local farms were discovered dead, having been killed violently, with others found bloodied and injured.

From The42 McConnell class helps Monaghan edge past Galway to claim final spot Ladies Football

McConnell class helps Monaghan edge past Galway to claim final spot

Meanwhile, in the intermediate semi-final, Cavan’s forwards tormented their Down counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie Verdict due in father and son's trial accused of stabbing two Newry women Turkey

Verdict due in father and son's trial accused of stabbing two Newry women

Erup Cetin is in court in Izmir alongside his son Recep Cetin in Izmir.

From TheJournal.ie Death of fourth woman to be investigated in Dromore Down

Death of fourth woman to be investigated in Dromore

Peggy Stronge was 58 years old when she was found dead in Dromore in July 1982.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with murdering two women in Dromore Northern Ireland

Man charged with murdering two women in Dromore

The 66-year-old man has been held for questioning for the last two days over the deaths of three women in the past 11 years.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI granted more time to question man over deaths of three women Dromore

PSNI granted more time to question man over deaths of three women

The three women who died were, Michelle Bickerstaff in April last year, Margaret Weise in August 2007 and Elizabeth McKee in December 2002.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after boy, 10, dies on farm in Co Down Northern Ireland

Investigation after boy, 10, dies on farm in Co Down

The Health and Safety Executive in Northern Ireland has confirmed that it is investigating the death.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl Sexual Assault

Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl

A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in Newcastle, Co Down.

From TheJournal.ie Teen girl suffers serious sexual assault in Co Down PSNI

Teen girl suffers serious sexual assault in Co Down

The PSNI are looking for male, believed to be in his late teens, in relation to the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack Arson

Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack

The cabs of all five vehicles were destroyed in the incident, police have said.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history' Summit

PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'

Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested as fireworks and drug paraphernalia found in Down Arrests

Two arrested as fireworks and drug paraphernalia found in Down

A de-activated firearm was also found in the search following the arrest of a man and woman.

From TheJournal.ie Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping Kidnap

Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping

The 27-year-old was released uninjured later that day but police are appealing for witnesses.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry Tragedy

Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry

The tragedy occurred in the seaside village of Annalong.

From The42 It's Friday, so check out these cool hurling trick-shots Skillz This post contains videos

It's Friday, so check out these cool hurling trick-shots

They love their ‘shtick-ball’ in Down these days.

From The42 Out of context: Down's McKernan clarifies comments about missing team-mates Keep 'er Lit

Out of context: Down's McKernan clarifies comments about missing team-mates

‘And may I add that I made them nine days ago,’ said the midfielder.

From TheJournal.ie Woman 'hit on head with glass bottle' on bus travelling from Louth to Down Attack

Woman 'hit on head with glass bottle' on bus travelling from Louth to Down

One 23-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the incident but has been released on bail.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Co Down issue appeal over missing man Maurice Rubens Missing

Police in Co Down issue appeal over missing man Maurice Rubens

Rubens, who is from the Donaghcloney area of county Down was last seen at 6pm on Sunday 31 March in a takeaway restaurant.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam Counterfeit

Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam

Fake £20 notes have been used a number of times in local shops in the Newtownards area.

From The42 Cork snatch dramatic late victory over Down in Newry NFL

Cork snatch dramatic late victory over Down in Newry

Ciarán Sheehan was the hero for the Rebels.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (3) dies in blind cord accident in Co Down Blind Safety

Boy (3) dies in blind cord accident in Co Down

Author of a website set up to promote window blind safety says “more needs to be done to create awareness of the dangers posed by cords and chains on window blinds”.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced for manslaughter of six-year-old Northern Ireland

Man sentenced for manslaughter of six-year-old

Damien McCann, 37, was sentenced to nine months in jail, suspended for three years.

From The42 Division 1 FL: Murphy and Donegal show class to down Mournemen Ominous Form

Division 1 FL: Murphy and Donegal show class to down Mournemen

The All Ireland winning captain added six points to his already-impressive tally from this week.

From The42 Conor Deegan: 'Here is a young player who is passionate about the GAA' Expert View

Conor Deegan: 'Here is a young player who is passionate about the GAA'

TheScore.ie’s Gaelic football columnist believes the talented Ciarán Kilkenny cannot be heaped with unrealistic expectations upon his return to Dublin.

From The42 Dr McKenna Cup round-up Ulster GAA

Dr McKenna Cup round-up

The pre-season fare got underway in Ulster yesterday with Monaghan, Down, Tyrone and Antrim all enjoying victories.

From The42 2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 2 Looking Back

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 2

In the first of a six-part series, we look back on the football fortunes this year of Derry, Donegal, Down, Dublin and Fermanagh.