As a BBC report notes, “Security alerts are continuing in Londonderry after the Real IRA said they left four devices in the city”. Earlier The Guardian described the city’s centre as “paralysed”. And there’s also a security alert in west Belfast after two masked men reportedly threatened a bus driver and left a suspicious object on board the vehicle. They’re just keeping faith with the republican past… Adds “Belfast city centre traffic
deadlock gridlock”. And
Three trains laid on for rugby fans travelling to Dublin on Saturday have been cancelled due to an alert at Newry.