Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: January 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Tributes paid to Sinn Féin activist killed in road crash

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

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Harry Thornton’s widow welcomes naming of his killer

“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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Accident victim ‘out of danger’

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Rangers congratulated on hugely successful drugs awareness meeting

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.

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Green light for Our Lady’s £3m extension

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

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Renewed appeal for information on Garda murder

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

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Son battled in vain to save mother from house fire

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry man who made false rape allegation avoids jail sentence

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

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

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

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,…


Good League start most important

● 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…