Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: February 2016

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Fresh appeal for information on Nairac disappearance

A fresh appeal has been made seeking information on the whereabouts of the remains of a British Army Captain allegedly abducted and killed by the IRA in south Armagh almost 40 years ago.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Report reveals recommendations to further all-island economy

An Oireachtas committee of cross-party TDs and Senators has called for the introduction of new protocols to allow Garda and PSNI officers to enter each other’s jurisdictions when actively pursuing suspects.


GAA pays ‘This is Your Life’ tribute to Down legend Pete Mc Grath

The achievements of one of the outstanding  GAA personalities of modern times, legendary Down manager and footballer Pete Mc Grath, was dramatically re lived at the weekend  when 500 guests from his native county and from all over Ireland gathered…


Special Recognition award for Paul Hearty

Crossmaglen Rangers Goalkeeper Paul Hearty received a Special Recognition award at the 2015 Linwoods backed Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Saddleworth Moor body could be Newry man missing for two decades

Police in Greater Manchester are investigating whether the body of a man found on Saddleworth Moor last December is that of a Newry man who has been missing for over two decades.