Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: July 2016


Host of big names lined up for Farney Country Music Festival

The much anticipated “Farney Country Music Festival” takes place this August bank holiday weekend in Carrickmacross with a host of country music favourites lined up to entertain revellers during the three day annual event.


Thieves deal a ‘crippling blow’ to Kilbroney mountain bike centre

The owner of the Rostrevor Mountain Bike Centre in Kilbroney Park has been left reeling after thieves stole a number of bikes worth tens of thousands of pounds from the  premises at the weekend.  Ian Cummings described the latest theft…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police probe ‘sectarian hate crime’ on bilingual sign

Incidents of vandalism on bilingual road signs across the area have been described as “idiotic and futile” by Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Dangerous vehicle attacks could cost lives, warns Casey

The thugs behind a spate of recent attacks on vehicles in the Camlough Road area of Newry have been warned that their dangerous actions could cost lives.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local salons scoop top prizes at NI Hair and Beauty Awards

Hair and Beauty salons across Northern Ireland donned their most glamorous party attire for a night of dinner, dancing and award winning at last Sunday’s Hair and Beauty Awards held in the Europa Hotel in Belfast.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Hundreds attend Sinn Fein Brexit meeting

Hundreds of people attended a public meeting in Bellini’s last Wednesday night to discuss the fallout from the recent Brexit result.