crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: February 2015

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Farmer’s anger at gate theft and arson attack

A Crossmaglen farmer says he has been left severely inconvenienced and out of pocket after thieves stole a farm gate from his field on the Lower Lurgancullenboy Road.

Sports

Armagh ladies back to winning ways

ARMAGH 2-19 KILDARE 2-8 Richard Bullick reports Armagh made light of the absence of iconic captain Caroline O’Hanlon as they returned to winning ways in NFL Division Two by beating Kildare in Silverbridge.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Playpark controversy lingers despite pro-retention vote

The absence of eight SDLP councillors from a Council staff and policy committee meeting on Wednesday last effectively paved the way for the Yes vote for the retention of the name of Raymond McCreesh Park.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Teenager’s community work commended by Awards body

A Dromintee teenager has been selected as a finalist for an acclaimed community award.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Ombudsman to probe police investigation into Kingsmill

The Police Ombudsman is to head up a review of the police response to the Kingsmill Massacre after receiving complaints that the follow-up investigation was inadequate.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Termination of private swimming lessons at Newry Pool sparks outrage

A private swimming lessons provider which has taught at Newry Swimming Pool for over 20 years has had its licence terminated by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council in a move that has sparked widespread outrage.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council heralds new era by Striking First Rate

Another historic milestone passed on Thursday last when the Newry Mourne and Down District Council struck its rate for the first time to meet the cost of services it will provide for the year 1 April 2015 to 31 March…

Sports

Kernan will be Trading Places with Bentley

Since announcing his retirement from County football duty with Armagh the door of opportunity for the 2005 young footballer of the Year is ever revolving especially when it comes to media exposure.