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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: February 2016

Sports

Armagh ladies back in Athletic grounds on Sunday

Richard Bullick Armagh ladies will play their first National League game in the Athletic Grounds for five years when they host top four play-off rivals Galway this Sunday (2pm).

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Factory fire – Children just ‘one minute’ from death

A group of children are lucky to be alive after they were rescued from a fire they ignited while playing at a disused factory in Newry on Tuesday last.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry designer creates show stopping ‘BAFTA dress’

A local fashion designer is on cloud nine after a stunning dress she designed was showcased to an international audience at the recent BAFTA awards.  Cloughoge native, Shauna Fay was thrilled to be asked to design a dress for aspiring…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Murdered Rangers star’s family to boycott killer’s inquest

The family of murdered Crossmaglen footballer James Hughes are boycotting an inquest into his killer’s death until it is proven that his previous convictions should have prevented him from owning legally held firearms.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local ‘beauty with a purpose’ fundraising for Make A Wish Foundation

A young St. Paul’s student has embarked on a series of fundraising initiatives in aid of the Make a Wish Foundation as part of her participation in the Ultimate Beauty of the World competition.  Fifteen year old Grainne Dowdall has…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Silverbridge attempted burglary ‘an attack on entire community’

The attempted robbery of a shop in Silverbridge for the second time in recent weeks has been condemned by Councillor Barra Ó Muirí who described it as “an attack on the entire community”.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Oz fundraiser in memory of Niall Quinn

A special fundraising night in memory of Silverbridge man Niall Quinn is set to take place this Friday in Melbourne, Australia, where Niall had been living when he was tragically killed in a boating accident last month.  

Sports

Victory is a must for Armagh

● Allianz Football League Division 2. Armagh v Fermanagh, Athletic grounds at 7.00pm Saturday 27th February When Armagh earned promotion to Division Two for 2016 Saturday night’s visitors to the Athletic Grounds, Fermanagh accompanied them, having lost the Division Three…