Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: April 2016

Around & About Entertainment

‘A Nite With The Stars In Castleblayney’

A Country and Gospel Fair-well Concert will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Castleblayney on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May @ 8pm. Marking the closure of St.Mary’s Church for the start of the restoration and renovation works.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Quinn murder probe: search unearths household waste

Thursday’s huge Garda operation relating to the 2007 murder of Cullyhanna man, Paul Quinn, which centred on farmland close to the border near Castleblayney, unearthed nothing more than a quantity of household waste.

Lead Stories South Armagh

South Armagh’s ‘pocket rocket’ is Glor Tire finalist!

South Armagh singing sensation Kerry Fearon is thrilled to have made it through to the final of TG4’s popular country and western talent show, Glór Tíre.  The search for Ireland’s newest country star has been running for 15 weeks and…

Lead Stories South Armagh

South Armagh Election shock……McAllister in bid for Assembly seat

By Patsy McArdle A LEADING South Armagh community activist  has raised  fresh ripples on the  political scene  this week by confirming  his intention to  fight for  an Assembly seat in the Newry and Armagh area in next month’s Elections.

Lead Stories Newry

Twinkle-toed Newry priest showcases his moves for Bosco fundraiser

A dancing priest from Newry looks set to steal the show at St. John Bosco GAC’s upcoming Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser.

South Armagh Sports

Armagh’s place in National League semi-final confirmed

CORK 2-16 ARMAGH 4-7 Richard Bullick reports A fantastic comeback against All-Ireland champions Cork saw Armagh dramatically claim their place in the NFL Division One semi-finals for the first time since 2008.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Lifelong pals set for London marathon challenge

Camlough men and lifelong friends, Pat McGinn and Larry McCabe, are set to take their lasting friendship to a whole new level this weekend when they jointly participate in the London marathon on Sunday 24th April.

South Armagh Sports

St Paul’s, Bessbrook reach DkIT GAA Tournament Final

St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook and St Ronan’s, Lurgan participated in the Dundalk IT  7-a – side GAA Tournament for U16 Boys that took place last Wednesday 13th April.

Lead Stories Not Used South Armagh

DARD Minister offers funding advice to community groups

Representatives from a number of community groups in south Armagh met with the Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill during her visit to the area on Tuesday last, to discuss funding opportunities for various community projects.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

‘Demands beyond capacity’ fuelling lengthy delays – SHSCT

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT) has said the suspension of additional clinics within hospitals and the independent sector, coupled with a rise in demand for services, has led to an unprecedented increase in waiting times for hospital…