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Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder
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Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 AM 23,742 Views 49 Comments

It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions

PSNI chief due before policing board over decision not to prosecute after Storey funeral
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PSNI chief due before policing board over decision not to prosecute after Storey funeral

Apr 1st 2021, 7:24 AM 10,833 Views 9 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is also due to convene today for an emergency sitting to discuss the controversy.

'We have been bashed, frankly': North's police chief dismisses criticism after Troubles memorial arrest
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'We have been bashed, frankly': North's police chief dismisses criticism after Troubles memorial arrest

Feb 8th 2021, 9:14 AM 23,930 Views 32 Comments

On Friday, a man was arrested by PSNI officers while commemorating the victims of a 1992 massacre.

'Crisis in confidence' in policing of nationalist community over Troubles memorial arrest row
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'Crisis in confidence' in policing of nationalist community over Troubles memorial arrest row

Feb 7th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,748 Views 20 Comments

Last night, PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne apologised for the events and said one officer had been suspended.

Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing
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Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing

May 9th 2020, 5:28 PM 25,748 Views 14 Comments

Drew Harris and Simon Byrne conducted a joint patrol with local officers on the Tyrone/Monaghan border today.

PSNI chief says Sinn Féin appearance at police recruitment drive 'seismic and historic'
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PSNI chief says Sinn Féin appearance at police recruitment drive 'seismic and historic'

Feb 4th 2020, 2:51 PM 17,932 Views 61 Comments

Sinn Féin deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said the PSNI had to be “reflective of the community it serves”.

PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen
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PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen

Jan 8th 2020, 8:32 AM 18,396 Views 34 Comments

The photo, which Simon Byrne posted on Twitter, attracted considerable criticism.

'This is the stark reality': PSNI chief defends use of machine guns in Christmas Day tribute photo
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'This is the stark reality': PSNI chief defends use of machine guns in Christmas Day tribute photo

Dec 27th 2019, 8:24 AM 27,141 Views 50 Comments

The photograph, taken in Crossmaglen in Co Armagh, drew criticism yesterday.

PSNI chief criticised for posing beside officers armed with machine guns for 'Christmas message' from Crossmaglen
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PSNI chief criticised for posing beside officers armed with machine guns for 'Christmas message' from Crossmaglen

Dec 26th 2019, 3:36 PM 29,228 Views 64 Comments

Both the SDLP and Sinn Féin have criticised the Christmas Day Twitter post.

PSNI chief calls for backup amid fears of Brexit protests at major ports
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PSNI chief calls for backup amid fears of Brexit protests at major ports

Dec 19th 2019, 12:32 PM 12,540 Views 9 Comments

Chief Constable Simon Byrne said more officers are needed for front-line policing.

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election
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Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

Nov 5th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,963 Views 4 Comments

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

'The threat is changing': PSNI chief calls for extra 800 officers to help combat threat of dissidents
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'The threat is changing': PSNI chief calls for extra 800 officers to help combat threat of dissidents

Sep 11th 2019, 2:57 PM 7,964 Views 22 Comments

A viable explosive device was discovered on Monday evening in the Creggan area of Derry.

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries
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PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries

Sep 5th 2019, 1:41 PM 16,135 Views 24 Comments

Byrne said he accepted his enthusiasm to speak in soundbites had created a distraction.

'Breeding ground for dissident hate': North police chief's stark warning amid Brexit uncertainty
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'Breeding ground for dissident hate': North police chief's stark warning amid Brexit uncertainty

Aug 22nd 2019, 11:00 AM 11,243 Views 16 Comments

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne said his officers could be placed in greater danger by a hard Brexit.

Met Police's Simon Byrne appointed as new PSNI Chief Constable
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Met Police's Simon Byrne appointed as new PSNI Chief Constable

May 24th 2019, 8:05 PM 11,916 Views 5 Comments

The former chief constable George Hamilton is retiring at the end of June.