crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: March 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Residents in opposition to proposed phone mast

A planning application to build a huge mobile phone mast in Cullyhanna village has prompted concern among residents, amid claims that the proposal could go ahead without proper consultation.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Cross-border approach needed to tackle sheep worrying

A Crossmaglen farmer who lost fifteen sheep in a recent attack by marauding dogs has called for the introduction of legislation on an all-island basis to help identify killer dogs and their owners.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

No serious injuries in four-car crash

The occupants of four cars were lucky to escape virtually unscathed from a horror crash on the Forkhill Road at Killeavy yesterday (Sunday) morning.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Anti-Brexit campaigners set to protest at Stormont

Local anti-brexit campaigners are set to stage a protest at Stormont this week against Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to trigger Article 50 – which formally notifies the European Union of Britain’s intention to withdraw.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

On your bike for Eoghan’s Spinathon

A fifth year pupil in St. Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen has been praised for his initiative in personally organising and implementing a fundraising Spinathon in aid of charity.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Byrne calls for special criteria for Slieve Gullion in Council Playboard Strategy

Following the draft publication of the Playboard Strategy to deliver Multi Use Games Areas (MUGA) across the council district, SDLP Councillor Pete Byrne has called for a complete rethink of the criteria to ensure Slieve Gullion will not be disadvantaged.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

£10m investment boost for Killeavy Castle development

The planned multi-million pound development of the historic Killeavy Castle into a luxury hotel and spa has received a significant boost with the announcement that Invest NI is to plough almost £10m into the project.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Businessmen convicted of conspiracy to defraud the public

Three businessmen have been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment suspended for three years for their role in selling and supplying bogus electricity saving devices.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Body of missing Dundalk pilot found in wreckage

The body of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy has been found in the wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter which crashed off the coast of Mayo on 14th March. The remains of the Dundalk father-of-two were located on Friday…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Electricity device fraudsters to be investigated over slurry gas detectors

Three businessmen who received a suspended 15 month prison sentence at Newry Crown Court recently after being convicted of selling hundreds of bogus “electricity saving devices” are now being investigated over the sale of slurry gas detectors.