Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: June 2015

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Road conditions forcing motorists ‘to drive in the ditch’

The condition of some roads in areas of south Armagh and Newry are so bad that motorists are being forced to cross to the wrong side or drive in the ditch to avoid damaging their vehicle, Sinn Fein MLA Megan…


Acid test for McCorry’s men

● USF Championship Down v Derry Celtic Park at 2pm Make no mistake about it Celtic Park is the acid test for any manager, not a place you would want in your first Ulster championship, but such is the lot…

Around & About

Women runners at the Ready

Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is calling on local women to lace up their running or walking shoes and get ready for this year’s Newry & Mourne Women’s Mini Marathon. This all-women’s 10K event is designed by and for women and…


Armagh hurlers in Nicky Rackard Cup final

Armagh hurlers have won a place in the Nicky Rackard Cup final, following a good win against Donegal in the Athletic Grounds on Saturday.  The Armagh men will face Roscommon, who overcame Tyrone in the other semi-final, on Saturday 6…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Volunteering an ‘enriching and rewarding experience for all’

A tireless local volunteer who has spent over 40 years offering her time and support to her local community of Crossmaglen is urging more young people to get involved in volunteering to experience for themselves the rewards of such a…