Silverbridge widow pleads for justice for innocent husband

November 30, 2015 

The inquest into the killing of a Silverbridge man by a British Army soldier more than 40 years ago opened last week with an emotional plea from his widow for justice for her innocent husband. Read more

Local teacher attends Catholic World Congress in Education

November 30, 2015 

A Religion teacher from Crossmaglen has had the prestigious honour of being part of an audience with Pope Francis after being invited to attend the Catholic World Congress on Catholic Education in Rome earlier this month. Read more

Mizen2Malin charity cycle raises £22K for Hospice and Marie Curie

November 30, 2015 

A very special cheque presentation was made this weekend as the team behind the Mizen2Malin charity cycle handed over a staggering £22,200 raised in aid of the Southern Area Hospice and Marie Curie Cancer Care in memory of  the late Eugene Donaghy from Crossmaglen, a tireless community volunteer and great friend to many. Read more

Australian tragedies spark huge influx of donations to Newry repatriation charity

November 30, 2015 

Newry based charity, the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust has received a huge influx of donations in the wake of the recent tragedies in Australia which have claimed the lives of ten young Irish people over the last three weeks, five of them in Perth, Western Australia. Read more

Camlough ATM theft accused was ‘lawfully detained’

November 30, 2015 

The 24 year old Silverbridge man charged in connection with the recovery of an ATM which was stolen from Dan Gregory’s Filling Station near Bessbrook earlier this month is being lawfully detained, according to the High Court in Dublin. Read more

Cross continue to find that little bit extra

November 30, 2015 

Ulster Senior Football Championship Crossmaglen Rangers 2-17 Scotstown 2-12 (AET)

Crossmaglen Rangers had the extra gear and bench to see off a gallant Scotstown pulsating encounter in atrocious weather conditions at the Athletic Grounds to capture their eleventh Ulster title. Read more

Camlough man charged with catalogue of historical childsex abuse charges

November 30, 2015 

A former Camlough man with a current address in Rosscarbery, County Cork, has appeared in court charged with a catalogue of child sex abuse charges relating to offences perpetrated against 3 male victims which began almost 30 years ago. Read more

Unite the Union protest against ‘Tory/Sinn Fein/DUP austerity pact’

November 30, 2015 

Unite the Union have staged protests outside DUP and Sinn Fein offices across Northern Ireland to protest against what it has described as the “Tory/Sinn Fein/DUP austerity pact” of the Fresh Start Stormont House Agreement which was forged last week. Read more

Crossmaglen champion boxer set for Dundalk fight night

November 30, 2015 

Five-time Irish Champion boxer Shauna O’Callaghan is set to take part in one of the biggest boxing nights ever to be held in Dundalk next month. Read more

Murder investigation launched after death of Bessbrook pensioner

November 23, 2015 

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a Bessbrook pensioner who was viciously attacked and robbed in his home almost three months ago. Read more

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