Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: March 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Grainne fronts glitzy award ceremony

Dromintee businesswoman Grainne McCoy fronted a glitzy award ceremony recently at one of London’s top locations, The Waldorf Hotel.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Outpouring of sympathy crosses the divide

The death of former deputy First Minister, Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness on Tuesday prompted a wave of sympathy and despondency across the district and from both sides of the community.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

“Deep void” at loss of leader, friend and mentor

More than 500 people attended a candlelit and black flag vigil in Newry on Wednesday evening to mark the passing of the former deputy first minister, Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness.  Addressing those gathered, Megan Fearon MLA said the death of…


All on the line

● NFL Div 3 Armagh 1-12 v Antrim 0-13 A week is a long time in football as one can see from the results in the penultimate week of league action. Following on from their terrific display in Drogheda where…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

GAA fraternity mourns player’s tragic passing

The funeral of a man found in a wooded area close to Camlough Lake on Tuesday morning was held in Carrickcruppen on St. Patrick’s Day.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Tuam find prompts search at former mother and baby home in Newry

A search for human remains currently being carried out at the site of a former mother and baby care home in Newry is expected to continue for several weeks.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Daisy Hill commended following unannounced inspection

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has published the findings of its unannounced inspection of Daisy Hill Hospital, which took place in early December 2016.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Dundalk man among missing coast guard helicopter crew

Searches are continuing for a Dundalk pilot still missing along with two of his crew members after the Irish Coast Guard helicopter they were aboard crashed off the coast of Mayo in the early hours of last Tuesday morning.  Chief…