25 Sept 2022

Suspicious device found in Belleek yesterday

Roads in and out of the Fermanagh/Donegal border village of Belleek were sealed off for two hours following a security alert in the village yesterday, July 13.

The alert followed the discovery of a suspicious object at the old PSNI Station at Cliff Road shortly after lunchtime. A beer barrel was spotted through the open gateway of the station that has not been occupied since the late 1990s. Beer barrels were frequently used as explosive devices in the past.

The area around the station was swiftly sealed off as the PSNI and gardai sealed off some roads from Deongal into the village.

There was major disruption to traffic in the village for almost two hours. It is understood the device was not dangerous

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.