Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: April 2016

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Dromintee GFC pay tribute to former player

In a poignant tribute to former Dromintee GFC player, Peter Hughes, who was tragically killed in a car accident last year, the club’s senior team will line out this season in jerseys inscribed with his initials and player number to…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

South Armagh Outdoor Recreation Forum launched

The Ring of Gullion team and the Camlough Lake Sub-committee have joined forces to facilitate a new Outdoor Recreation Forum for organisations in south Armagh involved in outdoor sports and recreation.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Haldane Fisher Newry staff vote in favour of strike action

Staff at the Newry branch of building supplies company Haldane Fisher have voted to strike in a row over pay, the Trade union Unite has revealed.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local teenager helps to open first ever children’s hospital art gallery

A local teenager has helped to open the UK and Ireland’s first dedicated regional children and young people’s art gallery to be located in a hospital.  Developed by the charity, Arts Care and funded by Belfast Harbour, Arts in Business…

Lead Stories Newry South Down

Council approves cable car plan for Mourne Mountains

Newry, Mourne and Down Distrct Council has approved a proposal to develop a cable car ‘gondola’ for the Mourne Mountains.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

2Wheels2NewYork cyclist heads east for New York

Three weeks after setting off on an epic cycle challenge across America, intrepid cyclist Darren Rowland has waved goodbye to the west coast and turned east en route to New York.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fresh hopes for Narrow Water Bridge as Relief Road merger proposed

There are fresh hopes that the stalled Narrow Water Bridge project could be kick-started again after a key figure in the business and planning permission for the scheme presented a new proposal which would involve merging the original bridge plan…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Petition launched against renaming of Newry park garners huge support

A petition rejecting any motion to rename Raymond McCreesh play park in Newry has received almost 2000 signatures since it was launched just two weeks ago.


Re-vamped Armagh Football Leagues have proven to be a huge success

If the opening three rounds of the re-vamped Armagh Football Leagues are anything to go by then the altered format will have proven to be a huge success. Already there has been a marked improvement in entertainment value as the…