Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2016

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Transplant recipient delighted for Spirit Award winners

A Crossmaglen man who received a life-changing kidney transplant last October says he is delighted that the medical team he credits with making him feel “reborn” have become worthy winners of the Spirit of Health Award at Friday night’s Sunday…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Darren gains a sidekick for last leg of epic US cycle

Intrepid cyclist Darren Rowland gained a much welcome sidekick on Saturday last, as pal Jamie Malone joined him for the last three weeks of his epic cycle across America, in aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Junior Minister role for South Armagh’s Megan Fearon

South Armagh will be well represented in the new Stormont Executive, with Newry and Armagh MLA Megan Fearon being placed in the influential role of Junior Minister.  At just 25 years of age, the Sinn Fein MLA continues to be…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Local Sinn Fein MLAs handed influential roles

All three newly elected Sinn Féin candidates from the Newry and Armagh constituency have been placed in influential positions within the Assembly, the party has announced.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Transport NI accused of ‘putting lives at risk’ with shoddy south Armagh service

Sinn Féin councillor Terry Hearty has criticized Transport NI following the recent publication of its annual report to Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, accusing the body of letting the people down and putting lives at risk.


Cavan Cruise

● USFC Quarter Final Cavan 2-16 Armagh 0-14 Cavan cruised into the semi-final of the Ulster Championship with a comfortable 2-16 to 0-14 win over a very disappointing Armagh at a sun-drenched Kingspan Breffni Park in front of an attendance…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

‘Shameful’ attack on local defibrillator unit condemned

An attempt to force open an AED cabinet containing a life saving Defibrillator Device has been condemned as “shameful” and “dangerous.”

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Rainbow Club celebrates half a century of service to elderly and disabled

A very special Anniversary Dance is set to take place next  month to celebrate one of Crossmaglen’s longest running voluntary services which has been at the heart of the local community for five decades.