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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: June 2016

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Brexit: Shock Leave results plunges North into state of uncertainty

The victory for the Leave campaign came as a shock to many when results of the EU Referendum emerged early on Friday.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Omission of Cuan Mhuire from addiction information booklet prompts angry reaction

A glossy booklet recently produced by the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) and the Southern Health and Social Services Trust (SHSST) detailing alcohol and drug support services in the district has prompted anger…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Lip Sync fundraiser raises £27k for brave Séanín as she embarks on US voyage

As brave Belleek’s girl Séanín Smith finally embarked on her arduous two week journey by boat to America last Monday where she will undergo vital surgery and tests, her army of supporters were preparing themselves for the main event of…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Concern at police failure to deal with ‘criminality and intimidation’ in Cullyhanna

There are heightened fears among the community of south Armagh that the PSNI is failing to deal with a small number of people in the Cullyhanna area who are involved in criminality and intimidation, MP Mickey Brady has claimed.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

SoS rejects Sinn Fein call for border poll

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy says England’s decision to leave the European Union means that a referendum on a United Ireland is now vital.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

SDLP vows to resist return of ‘hard border’

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty MLA says the EU referendum result will see Northern Ireland dragged out of the European Union, in opposition to the will of the people here and are now “shackled to a future they did not vote…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Pro-choice activists fly pills to the North using ‘Abortion drone’

Pro-choice activists have successfully flown abortion pills into Northern Ireland using a drone in an act of protest against strict laws around terminations that are in place on both sides of the border.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Political expert claims IRA is ’embarrassed’ by Kingsmill massacre

As the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre got underway again last week, a leading political expert claimed the IRA is embarrassed about its involvement in the atrocity.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

South Armagh prisoner successfully appeals fresh drug smuggling sentence

A former dissident republican currently serving a 12 year sentence for making explosives has successfully appealed against a fresh sentence for smuggling drugs into prison.