Tragedy in Oz: Community numb with shock at young man’s death

January 25, 2016 

The death of a young Silverbridge man in a tragic accident in Australia has shocked and saddened the entire community in the village and the wider south Armagh area. Read more

Cullyhanna teenager sole survivor of fatal crash

January 25, 2016 

A Cullyhanna teenager is continuing his recovery from injuries sustained in a horror car crash, which claimed the lives of two of his friends. Read more

Funding must be made available to ensure legacy cases progress to trial – McNulty

January 25, 2016 

As a major review of inquests into some of the most controversial killings during the Troubles got under way last week, the brother of three men shot dead by loyalists 40 years ago has reiterated that “There will be no “Fresh Start” until the victims’ families’ legacy issues are brought to a satisfactory conclusion.” Read more

Couple fail in bid to have bomb-making charges dismissed

January 25, 2016 

An attempt by a couple to have charges of making a bomb in their Forkhill home dismissed have been unsuccessful, a court has heard. Read more

Three men charged with kidnapping drug dealer

January 25, 2016 

Three Newry men have been charged with kidnapping and threatening a drug dealer over missing drugs. Read more

Una Quinn is European Champion

January 25, 2016 

Úna Quinn representing Team Torres, Newry has won the Gold Medal at the international Brazilian Jiu Jitsu federation European Championships which were held at the Gymnasium Pavilhão Multiusos de Odivelas, Lisbon, Portugal. Read more

Incoming Slieve Gullion Councillor represents SDLP’s ‘new blood’

January 25, 2016 

When SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Geraldine Donnelly announced her retirement earlier this month she said the time was right to “step back and allow the next generation of SDLP representatives to take the lead.”   Read more

O’Connor inquest: SF MLA may be called to give evidence

January 25, 2016 

The inquest into the murder of an Armagh man whose body was discovered in Newry Canal two years after his disappearance, may call on Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly to give evidence, a Coroner’s Court has heard. Read more

Good start is vital in National League campaign

January 25, 2016 

NFL Div 2; Meath v Armagh Pairc Tailteann, Navan, 14.00 Sunday 31st January

While it is self-explanatory that a good start to your National Football League campaign in terms that it lays down a marker as to whether you are promotion or relegation material the 2016 Division Two campaign is even more daunting for Armagh because there are 5 Ulster teams in the division’s make-up. Read more

Outsourcing of medical services is ‘privatisation by stealth’ – McAteer

January 25, 2016 

Independent Newry City Councillor Kevin McAteer has slammed the Southern Trust for outsourcing services to private firms after some of his constituents revealed they had travelled to Belfast and Hillsborough to get scans at private clinics. Read more

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