Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: January 2015

Lead Stories South Armagh

£2.5m Camlough Lake Project announced

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has announced that a £2.5M investment at Camlough Lake is set to get under way.

Lead Stories Newry

Staffing ‘difficulties’ impacts on Daisy Hill based Out-of-Hours facility

Difficulties in filling GP shifts in Daisy Hill’s Out of Hours service recently led to a staffing shortage at the Newry base, The Examiner has learned.

South Armagh Sports

Armagh ready for fresh promotion push

Richard Bullick Armagh will look to inspirational All Star corner back Mairead Tennyson to effectively curb the threat of Donegal dangerwoman Geraldine McLaughlin in Sunday’s National League opener at Cloghan (2pm).

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

GAA mourns the loss of faithful servant

The GAA, both locally and on a national level, has been robbed of one of its most faithful servants following the sad passing of stalwart Malachy McGeeney last weekend.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Sinn Fein lodges official objection to new Council name

In opposition of Newry and Mourne District Council’s recent decision to retain Newry Mourne & Down as the name for the new super Council, Sinn Fein has lodged an official objection by initiating a course of action known as ‘Call-In’…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

SDLP support for Cross’ Chamber campaign

SDLP Councillors, Geraldine Donnelly and Kate Loughran, have voiced their support for the campaign by South Armagh Chamber of Commerce to have the area recognised in the new Council name.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

South Armagh Chamber update: Public urged to get behind Gullion campaign

The representatives of the South Armagh Chamber gathered on Monday last at Slieve Gullion Courtyard to announce the launch of their well-publicised petition to the Shadow council, in which they have asked that the South Armagh/Gullion region be included in…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Sinn Féin considers Adams v Frazer public debate

Sinn Fein’s Conor Murphy is to meet with victims’ campaigner Willie Frazer to discuss proposals for a public debate between the firebrand Unionist and the Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, The Examiner has learned.


Armagh through but Down go out

Following the weekend McKenna Cup results which saw wins for Cavan, Tyrone, Donegal and Queen’s the way is now clear for Wednesday night’s semi-finals.


Armagh pass stern student test

● Doctor McKenna Cup Section C: Armagh 2-11 St Mary’s 0-14 Armagh had to dig deep late on to see off the determined challenge of St Mary’s at a wind and rain swept Athletic Grounds on Wednesday night.