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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: November 2015

Lead Stories South Armagh

Silverbridge widow pleads for justice for innocent husband

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.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Local teacher attends Catholic World Congress in Education

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

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

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…

Lead Stories Newry

Australian tragedies spark huge influx of donations to Newry repatriation charity

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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Camlough ATM theft accused was ‘lawfully detained’

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.

South Armagh Sports

Cross continue to find that little bit extra

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Camlough man charged with catalogue of historical childsex abuse charges

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.

Lead Stories Newry

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

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.

South Armagh Sports

Crossmaglen champion boxer set for Dundalk fight night

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Murder investigation launched after death of Bessbrook pensioner

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.