Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2015

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Top student accolade for inspirational Seanin

After a difficult few years battling the symptoms of her rare degenerative disease, Belleek woman Seanin Smith has proven once again the power of hard work, determination and positive thinking after being named the University of Ulster Student of the…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council seeks to clarify pool’s disabled rates

As confusion continues regarding disability concession cards for Newry Leisure Centre (NLC), a spokesperson for Newry, Mourne and Down Council has sought to clarify the council’s position on eligibility for disabled rates.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Tyres dumped in environmentally-protected area

The dumping of more than fifty tyres in an environmentally protected area has been strongly condemned by Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Chicagoan crosses Atlantic to personally present Natasha’s courage award

Silverbridge woman, Natasha McShane, was guest of honour at a ceremony in the Cross Square Hotel, Crossmaglen recently to receive an award in recognition of her bravery and resilience since she was attacked and seriously injured on a Chicago street…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Children’s cancer charities to benefit from family fundraiser

A fundraising walk/run event and a family fun day will be held in Culloville on Sunday 7th June to raise money for children’s cancer charities.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Volunteers work to restore Slieve Gullion cairn

Around thirty volunteers braved the windy conditions on Saturday last, 16th May, to assist in the repair of the ancient passage grave on the summit of Slieve Gullion.


Ulster Championship Fever

Very often much maligned in the media and by GAA pundits the Ulster Football Championship is still by far the most competitive and keenly contested Provincial championship of them all.

Around & About

Kilbroney Vintage Show celebrates its 30th Anniversary

The most iconic car in Irish History, Michael Collin’s ‘Sliabh na mBan’   will be coming north of the border for the first time to make a special appearance at the Kilbroney Vintage Show which this year celebrates its 30th…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Killeavy Cycling Club support Dearbhail’s Special Olympics World Games bid

Each year Killeavy Cycling Club support a local charity or worthwhile cause and this year Clady girl Dearbhail Savage is the focus of the club’s charity sportive.