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Minister’s repayment of Council’s £300k welcomed

October 26, 2015 

Sinn Fein Group Leader on Newry Mourne and Down Council, Terry Hearty, has welcomed the reimbursement of almost £300,000 from the Rate Support Grant to the Council. Read more

Multi-agency approach to Halloween safety advice

October 26, 2015 

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with the PSNI and the Environment Agency to encourage the public to exercise caution to keep themselves and their loved ones safe this Halloween. Read more

Cross seeking home comfort

October 26, 2015 

Ulster Senior Football Championship  Crossmaglen Rangers v Cargin sunday 1st november 2.30pm

Crossmaglen Rangers Ulster Club quarter final game with Antrim champions Erin’s Own, Cargin is a home game for the Armagh champions, who really wanted to feel at home by playing the game in their own ground St Oliver Plunkett Park instead of at the Athletic Grounds. Both grounds are designated County Grounds but the Ulster Council decreed that the game will take place at the Athletic Grounds on Sunday November 1st at 2-30pm. Read more

Issue 1180 – Flashbacks

October 26, 2015 

Issue 1180 – Cycle Against Suicide Crossmaglen SpinOff

October 26, 2015 

Garda killer disowned by family is secretly cremated

October 19, 2015 

The Newry man who shot dead a Garda and critically wounded his partner before killing himself, was cremated in a low key service attended by just a handful of mourners on Friday.

Adrian Mackin’s 21 year old partner, mother of two Siobhan Phillips, continues to fight for her life in a Dublin hospital after the horrific attack at their home in Mullach Alainn, Omeath last Sunday. Read more

Disgraced councillor could face new burglary charge

October 19, 2015 

A disgraced Newry Mourne and Down Councillor who pleaded guilty to a charge of sexual assault last month could face new charges of burglary and possession of an offensive weapon. Read more

Anger as councillors wrack up £2k expenses bill for 5 star hotel stay

October 19, 2015 

Unite the Union Newry have demanded an explanation from Newry, Mourne and Down District Council about a council “junket” in the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle earlier this month, which wracked up an expenses bill of £2,200. Read more

Tough test in Ulster

October 19, 2015 

Ulster Senior Football Championship

Outside of the Munster Hurling draw the Ulster Football Championship draw is the most eagerly awaited one in the GAA calendar. Ulster is by far the toughest championship to win and the 2016 draw decrees no different with some cracking matches drawn and even tougher one’s in prospect before the title will be won. Read more

Three charged in connection with string of burglaries

October 19, 2015 

Three men have been charged with a number of burglary offences in relation to thefts from homes in Crossmaglen and Lislea. Read more

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