Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Year: 2015

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Southern Trust chief departs for new UK post

Chief Executive of the Southern Trust, Mairead McAlinden is stepping down from her role to take up the position of Chief Executive of South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.


Indiscipline proves costly

● Dr. McKenna Cup Armagh 1-10 Tyrone 1-12 The managerial debut of the counties All-Ireland winning Captain Kieran McGeeney on home soil pitted against Tyrone who have in modern times taken over from Down as the arch enemy was always…

Lead Stories Newry South Down

A prosperous New Year for Newry winner of £1.8m Lotto jackpot

One lucky Newry man rang in a particularly prosperous New Year after learning he had scooped a £1.8m lotto jackpot.

Around & About

Brigid of Faughart Festival 2015

A major celebration of Brigid of Faughart will take place at the end of this month, from Thursday 30th January to Sunday 1st February.


Glorious year for Armagh ladies

Richard Bullick It ultimately may not have delivered the holy grail but Armagh’s second most successful season ever has generated fresh hope that All-Ireland glory may not be beyond James Daly’s Ulster champions.