Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: July 2015

Around & About

Mullaghbawn Reminiscence Cafe

The weekly Mullaghbawn Reminiscence Cafe  is an opportunity for people diagnosed with dementia and their carers to enjoy a few hours socializing in a safe and understanding environment.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Police case against Daly ‘flawed’: supporters claim

Supporters of Seamus Daly have claimed the police case against the Culloville man is flawed and the continued prosecution against him in relation to the Omagh bombing violates his human rights.


Former Chairman Joe Jordan celebrates big birthday

Family members, relatives and friends of former Armagh’s County Chairman Joe Jordan staged a surprise 70th birthday celebration in his honour at Hughes’s in Middletown.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Bessbrook Scout Hall: Abuse victim calls for its demolition

A Bessbrook man has publicly revealed details of his long-running campaign with his local parish to have a disused building, within which he was sexually abused as a child, to be demolished.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Petition flags up ‘potentially life-threatening situation’ over Crossmaglen GP care

Residents in Crossmaglen have begun circulating a petition to help garner public support amid concerns patients face potentially restricted GP care in the town.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Crossmaglen First Responders Scheme given the green light

Crossmaglen is set to benefit from a vital lifeline in the form of a Community and District First Responder Scheme which aims to be up and running by the end of September this year.  Those behind the group, who, along…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Glencarron residents take a trip down memory lane with UTV archives

Residents from a Crossmaglen nursing home have been taking a trip down memory lane with the help of some archive footage generously donated by UTV.  Staff at Glencarron nursing home have been using the films to stimulate social interaction and…