Tributes paid to Sinn Féin activist killed in road crash

January 30, 2017 

Tributes have been paid to the political activist who died in a car crash near Keady on Saturday afternoon. Read more

Harry Thornton’s widow welcomes naming of his killer

January 30, 2017 

“He was just an ordinary father who lived for myself and the children”: Mary Thornton, widow of Harry, whose killer’s identity was revealed in court on Wednesday.

The naming of a British soldier who shot dead Silverbridge man Harry Thornton more than 45 years ago has offered a sense of closure for his bereaved family, his widow Mary has said. Read more

Accident victim ‘out of danger’

January 30, 2017 

The young man who was seriously injured in an accident in Crossmaglen in the early hours of Monday 27th December is said to be “out of danger” and making a slow recovery. Read more

Rangers congratulated on hugely successful drugs awareness meeting

January 30, 2017 

The Crossmaglen Rangers organising committee responsible for hosting Friday night’s Drugs Awareness meeting in the Ranger’s Hall have been congratulated on a hugely successful and informative event. Read more

Green light for Our Lady’s £3m extension

January 30, 2017 

Work is expected to commence shortly on a new £3m extension project to Our Lady’s Grammar School in Newry. Read more

Renewed appeal for information on Garda murder

January 30, 2017 

A renewed appeal for information on the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was issued last week, on the fourth anniversary of the killing. Read more

Son battled in vain to save mother from house fire

January 30, 2017 

The son of an elderly lady who died in a house fire in Jonesborough last weekend, battled in vain to try and save his mother, it has emerged. Read more

Newry man who made false rape allegation avoids jail sentence

January 30, 2017 

A Newry man who falsely claimed he was the victim of rape has avoided a jail sentence. Read more

Dundalk man wins High Court bid to serve licence period across the border

January 30, 2017 

Lawyers for a Dundalk man convicted of explosives offences have won a legal battle to allow him to complete his licence period across the border.  22 year old Keith McConnan, succeeded in his High Court bid along with Gerard McManus, a former Irish Army reservist convicted of gun offences linked to a foiled attack on a trainee policeman’s home. Read more

Good League start most important

January 30, 2017 

NFL – Sligo v Armagh at Markievicz park 2.00pm Sunday 5th February

“We would like to get off on the right foot – that will certainly be necessary if we are to get into the frame for promotion.” are the words of Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney as his charges begin their Division Three National Football League with a trick trip to Sligo. Read more

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