Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: June 2015

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fears for future of patient care as Crossmaglen GPs resign

People in Crossmaglen and the wider south Armagh area are facing an uncertain future regarding primary health care in their community following the recent departure of one doctor and the resignation of a further two, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Swim School’s campaign group to ‘make their voices heard’ at special Council meeting

Representatives from the Save Our Swim Schools campaign group hope to make a presentation at tonight’s (Monday) special meeting of the Council in Downpatrick which is set to debate the issue of the dismissal of the private swim schools from…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Leaflet drop carried out in response to stone-throwing attacks

Local trade union Unite the community have condemned the recent stone throwing and anti social behaviour in the Derrybeg and Carnagat areas of Newry.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Tributes paid to Newry man killed in Qatar accident

St. John Bosco GFC has led tributes to a young Newry man killed in a tragic accident in Qatar on Saturday. Popular GAA player Eamon Morgan was killed along with his English girlfriend Charlotte Madden in what is believed to…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pensioner killer loses conviction appeal

The woman convicted of murdering Newry pensioner Maire Rankin has lost her appeal to have the conviction overturned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Former Armagh star in nursery place dispute

Former Armagh Captain Stephen McDonnell has slammed a decision by his local school denying his 3 year old son a nursery place.

Around & About

Irish language summer Camp

Campa Phroinsias is an Irish language summer Camp held in the memory of a much loved past teacher of Gaelscoil Phádraig Naoga and St. Patrick’s Crossmaglen Múinteoir Proinsias/Frances Brannigan.


Armagh ready for Ulster title defence

Richard Bullick Armagh face a heavyweight showdown with the team they dethroned as provincial champions, Monaghan, when they get their Ulster title defence underway at Breffni Park on Sunday (3.15pm).