Camlough raid thwarts alleged drug smuggling plot

April 27, 2015 

A consignment of cannabis seized in Camlough on Thursday is part of a major drug smuggling operation crossing international boundaries, a district judge has said. Read more

Student ‘in shock’ at Buckingham Palace invite

April 27, 2015 

A young Newtownhamilton student is busy preparing for the opportunity of a lifetime, when she will rub shoulders with royalty having been invited to attend a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace next month. Read more

Wildfire causes extensive damage to Slieve Gullion habitat

April 27, 2015 

The natural heath habitat on Slieve Gullion has been extensively damaged by a large wildfire, The Examiner has learned. Read more

Out of Hours service inundated with non-urgent calls

April 27, 2015 

Dr John Simpson, Southern Trust Medical Director, says the Trust’s urgent Out of Hours Service is being inundated by people calling about minor ailments.  At least 50% of all calls to Out of Hours are estimated to be non-urgent and this is increasing waiting times for people using the service. Read more

Kingsmill inquest delayed as no coroner available

April 27, 2015 

An inquest into the Kingsmill  Massacre has been postponed due to the absence of a coroner to hear the proceedings. Read more

Ring of Gullion thrown funding lifeline from bag levy

April 27, 2015 

The future of Northern Ireland’s environmental groups has been thrown a temporary lifeline after Environment Minister Mark Durkan agreed to fund natural heritage grants with £1m from the carrier bag levy pot. Read more

“Tea in a China Cup” by Christina Reid – Lislea Dramatic Players

April 27, 2015 

Lynore King wins All Ireland Best Actress Accolade !

Lislea Dramatic Players competed once again in the All Ireland Confined Drama Finals in Kilmuckridge, Co. Wexford on Monday 13th April after winning 3 festivals (Portadown, South Wicklow and Mid Ulster) and picking up numerous individual awards along the way with their play “Tea in a China Cup” by Christina Reid. Read more

Ideal Start for Armagh

April 27, 2015 

Kieran McGeeney got his tenure as Armagh manager off to the ideal start, delivering what was required, a Division Three League title and promotion to Division Two. Read more

Tí Chulainn to host local Trad Group Bothán

April 27, 2015 

Tí Chulainn are delighted to be the host venue for local band Bothán on Friday 1st May. Doors open at 7.30pm. Read more

String of vehicles damaged by stone-throwers

April 27, 2015 

Two men were arrested for public order offences after stones were thrown at traffic on the Camlough Road, Newry, damaging a string of vehicles including a lorry, two taxis, a van and an Ulsterbus. Read more

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