Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: December 2016

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Ann McGeeney Trust Fund confers inaugural funding grants

A charitable trust fund set up in memory of lifelong community worker and Crossmaglen native, Ann McGeeney, which offers financial assistance to community-based projects has announced the discharge of its first monetary grants.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

IRA accused linked to car bomb attack on Newry Courthouse

A County Meath man currently on trial for IRA membership has been linked to a car bomb attack on Newry Courthouse six years ago. The Special Criminal Court in Dublin heard last week that the probability of DNA found in…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

St Paul’s student wins Lions Youth Award Cup

A charitable young St Paul’s student has been awarded the Lions Youth Award Cup in recognition of her social work and her project to promote and raise funds for Guide dogs for the Blind N.I.

Newry South Down Sports

Tributes paid to ‘quiet warrior’ Ulster GAA secretary Danny Murphy

Emotional tributes flooded in for Ulster GAA secretary, Danny Murphy, who died last week at the age of 67.

South Armagh Sports

Goals decisive as Cross defeat Silverbridge

Armagh U21 Final Crossmaglen Rangers 2-10 Silverbridge Harps 0-11 On an excellent evening for football on an immaculate playing surface Crossmaglen Rangers were crowned U-21 champions at the expense of near neighbours Silverbridge Harps.

Lead Stories Newry

Chamber Christmas bash raises £100k for local charities

Newry businesses and individuals have shown their outstanding generosity once again, raising a phenomenal £100,000 for a range of worthy causes at the Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade’s 17th annual Christmas Charity Dinner.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

The ‘Big’ time beckons for talented thespian

A first year pupil at St. Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen will experience the thrill of a Broadway show later this week when he takes his first tentative steps into musical theatrical performance on the national stage.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry’s ‘Black Santa’ epitomizes the spirit of giving at Christmas

Later this month John Dalzell will celebrate his birthday in the same way he has for each of the last 25 years, on the streets of Newry.  

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police seize black BMW linked to spate of robberies

The black BMW thought to be involved in a string of burglaries and break-ins across the district in recent days has been recovered by police.  PSNI officers seized the vehicle for forensic examination after it was located in a housing…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry bar pays moving tribute to talented young Engineer

A newly refurbished bar in Newry is paying a moving tribute to a talented young Engineer who sadly passed away five weeks ago following a courageous two and a half year battle against a rare form of children’s cancer.