Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: September 2016

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Profound shock and sadness at tragic death of teenager

The tragic death of a Camlough teenager has prompted a profound sense of shock and sadness in the close-knit community and beyond.

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Paisley’s son in U-turn over conciliatory meeting

A son of the late Ian Paisley has pulled out of a meeting with Whitecross man Eugene Reavey to discuss the slur levied against Mr Reavey by his father.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

KBRT founder meets Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss funding

The Newry man who founded the renowned Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust after the death of his son in a hit-and-run accident in New York in 2013 met with the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee last week to discuss potential funding from…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Mullaghbawn woman touches down after charity skydive

A milestone birthday presented one Mullaghbawn woman with the perfect excuse to take on a daring challenge in aid of a cause which is very close to her heart.


Kilcoo romped to a fifth successive O’Hare Cup

SFC Final – Kilcoo 3-11 v Clonduff 0-9 Kilcoo romped to a fifth successive O’Hare Cup on Sunday with a comprehensive eleven- point victory over local rivals Clonduff at a packed Pairc Esler.

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PSNI officer’s actions branded ‘unprofessional and deeply questionable’

SDLP Armagh councillor Thomas O’Hanlon says he is seeking an urgent meeting with the PSNI’s District Commander regarding an incident near Keady on Thursday evening, in which he described the behaviour of a police officer as “arrogant, rude and unprofessional”.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local business owners shocked and angry at Silverbridge road closure

Local business owners are deeply concerned that the closure of the B30 Newry Road, Silverbridge has gone ahead today despite the fact that the ensuing traffic diversions will result in the significant loss of passing trade which the rural businesses…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Frustration at 10-year delay to Armagh Gaol redevelopment

Plans to convert Armagh Gaol into a hotel and heritage centre remain on hold, almost ten years after they were first announced, and now hinge on the Stormont Executive committing substantial funding, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

PSNI apologises for forensic errors in Kingsmill probe

A series of errors in the forensic investigation into the Kingsmill massacre meant a palm print found on the getaway vehicle was not matched to a prime suspect, it has emerged.

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Legacy inquest families present legal challenge to Stormont and Westminster

Relatives of more than 30 people killed during the Troubles have called for the government to release £10m of funding requested by the Lord Chief Justice for a five-year plan to hear all of the legacy inquests.