Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: January 2015

Lead Stories South Armagh

Crash prompts call for road safety measures

The photograph (below) depicts the scene on the Cold Brae Road in Belleek last Sunday morning (18th January) when the driver of a jeep narrowly escaped serious injury after the vehicle plunged down the steep embankment that edges the narrow…

Lead Stories Newry

Newry death probe

Police sealed off the house on Catherine Street, Newry where the body of a man was found around 8.00pm on Saturday evening.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Mayor officially opens revamped community centre

The newly-extended and modernised community centre in Crossmaglen was officially opened by Mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council, Dáire Hughes, on Thursday.

Lead Stories South Armagh Sports

Not as easy as you think

Allianz NFL Division 3 Following on from their latest performance a 3-10 to 1-8 home defeat in the semi-final of the McKenna Cup by Tyrone, the odds –on 8/13 price for Armagh to win Division Three of the upcoming Allianz…

Lead Stories Not Used South Armagh

Green light for hotel development at Killeavy Castle

Confirmation that planning permission is to be granted for the construction of a 40-bedroom hotel at Bell’s Castle in Killeavy has been warmly welcomed by politicians, business and community sectors in the area.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Report reveals IRA gunfire downed British army helicopter

The recent release of an official government report revealed that a British army helicopter, which crashed in Jonesborough in February 1978, was brought down by IRA gunfire and not, as reported at the time, as a result of an air…

South Armagh Sports

Aaron Kernan new face of Setanta Sports

The recently retired trio of Rory Kavanagh, Aaron Kernan and Declan O’Sullivan are the new faces of Setanta Sport’s Allianz football league coverage along with former Mayo manager James Horan.