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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: March 2015

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Up to 20,000 march to save Stroke Unit

An estimated twenty thousand people crammed the streets of Newry on Saturday in a mass rally calling for the retention of the Acute Stroke Unit facility at Daisy Hill Hospital.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local PP announces grant award to St Patrick’s Church, Crossmaglen

Fr Joe McKeever PP, Upper Creggan has advised the Examiner that St Patrick’s Church in Crossmaglen has bid successfully for a funding grant from the London-based Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Taoiseach assures Kingsmill families that files will be released

During a visit to Bessbrook on Thursday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny met with relatives of the Kingsmill’s massacre victims, and its sole survivor, Alan Black, to whom he gave assurances that his government will release State files on the murders to…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Trust defends ‘modernising of stroke services’

Ahead of Saturday’s rally, the Southern Trust continued to defend proposals to centralise stroke services in Craigavon.  In an unprecedented move, the Trust released flyers highlighting what it believes to be the  “facts” and “fiction” regarding the controversial issue.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Mizen to Malin charity cycle planned in honour of respected community worker

The loss of one of Crossmaglen’s most respected community activists has prompted two of his former colleagues to organize a charity cycling challenge in his memory.

Sports

Mission Accomplished

● ALLIANZ NFL DIV 3 Armagh 0-10 Louth 0-8 It is mission accomplished as far as Armagh players and management are concerned.

Communities Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Stephanie set to shine at Mini Miss European Northern Ireland Princess Final

Local 10 year old, Stephanie Walsh, is set to wow the judges at the Mini Miss European Northern Ireland Princess final in May.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Gullion heritage group reeling from “devastating” loss of funding

The Assembly’s Environment Committee is to hold an emergency meeting today (Monday) to examine the implications of last week’s announcement of sweeping cuts in government funding for dozens of environmental heritage, conservation and tourism groups.