Clarke brace breaks Wickow resistance

June 29, 2015 

All-Ireland SFC Round 1B Qualifier: Armagh 2-17 Wicklow 2-7

On their last visit to the Athletic Grounds it was an early two goal salvo from Jamie Clarke which set Armagh on their way to a facile 2-21 to 0-2 victory over Wicklow. Read more

School Principals urge parents to take steps to protect their children online

June 29, 2015 

The principals of sixteen post-primary schools across the Newry and Mourne area have submitted an open letter to local media outlets, appealing to parents and guardians of young people to speak to their children about online safety. Read more

Police Ombudsman apology for mother of sex attack victim

June 29, 2015 

A Newry mother whose daughter was subjected to a terrifying sex attack when she was just 14 has received an apology from Police Ombudsman for the treatment her family received from officers carrying out the sexual assault investigation. Read more

Child and grandmother badly shaken in stone-throwing attack

June 22, 2015 

The latest stone-throwing attack on traffic along the Camlough Road into Newry has left a Derrybeg grandmother and her grandson badly shaken after youths smashed the rear windscreen of her vehicle as she travelled towards her home last Monday afternoon. Read more

Bessbrook toddler attempted murder accused has similar previous conviction

June 22, 2015 

A man accused of the attempted murder of a two-year-old girl in Bessbrook has previously been convicted of a similar offence, a recent bail hearing has heard. Read more

Save Our Swim Schools public meeting

June 22, 2015 

A public meeting to discuss the ongoing concerns surrounding swimming lessons at Newry Leisure Centre is set to take place this Thursday 25th June at 8pm in the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre in Newry. Read more

KBRT’s offer to Irish students’ families sparks influx of donations

June 22, 2015 

A Newry father who set up a repatriation fund offering financial assistance to bereaved families to bring their loved ones’ bodies home from abroad, has revealed that the charity’s recent offer to assist the families of the Berkeley balcony collapse victims has sparked a huge influx of donations to the local repatriation fund. Read more

Ram raiders flee empty handed

June 22, 2015 

Mulkerns Eurospar on the Forkhill Road in Newry was left badly damaged after a five man gang ram raided the premises last Tuesday morning. Read more

Mizen2Malin: preparations intensify for charity cycle

June 22, 2015 

The crew involved in this weekend’s Mizen2Malin charity cycle suffered a setback this week with the news that one of their fellow cyclists incurred an accident at work, rendering him unable to participate. Read more

RUC officer’s husband to take legal action over wife’s murder

June 22, 2015 

The husband of an RUC officer killed in an IRA mortar bomb attack in Newry 23 years ago has said he will take legal action over his wife’s death, after a BBC Panorama programme exposed allegations of collusion in her murder. Read more

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