Man faces dissident republican terrorism charges in Newry

Police investigating dissident republican activity in the Newry area have charged a 29-year-old man.

He has been charged with the collection and distribution of information likely to be of use to terrorists and the possession of articles likely to be of use to terrorists.

He is expected to appear at Newry Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning.

The charges follow a number of searches and seizures in the Derrybeg estate and Main Avenue area on Thursday.

.

More Northern Ireland stories

RSS

Features

  • chocolate cake and strawberriesTrick your tongue

    Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?


  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George leaving New Zealand'Great ambassadors'

    How New Zealand reacted to William, Kate - and George


  • Major Power Failure ident on BBC2Going live

    Why BBC Two's launch was not all right on the night


  • Front display of radio Strange echoes

    The mysterious 'numbers stations' left over from the Cold War era


  • A letter from a Somali refugee to a Syrian child'Be a star'

    Children's uplifting letters of hope to homeless Syrians


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.