Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2017

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Return of Triathlon kickstarts ‘Giant of a Weekend’ at Camlough

Following a year of closure and some £3m investment, Camlough Lake will officially open for business later this week with the launch of ‘A Giant of a Weekend’ festival taking place on 3rd and 4th June.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Rowing club in court to face theft allegations

Members of a local rowing club are set to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court today (Monday) to face allegations of theft in relation to boats and a storage container they had retrieved from a derelict site on the Fathom Line…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Long awaited new Meigh GP surgery officially opens

The saying “the best things come to those who wait” certainly rang true in Meigh Village last week when the brand new Meigh Surgery opened its doors for the first time on Thursday morning!

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Planning permission granted for new telecommunication mast in Crossmaglen

The grounds of Crossmaglen Rangers GAC will be the location for a new telecommunications mast, after Council planners granted permission for the construction of the mast late last month.

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Unite car sticker campaign sends clear message – “Hands Off Daisy Hill!”

Following the unveiling of Unite’s “Hands off Daisy Hill” mural in Newry last week, the local branch of the union has stepped up its campaign to retain all life-saving acute services at Daisy Hill Hospital with a car sticker drive…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Green light expected for Killeavy Glasshouse plans

Plans for a new glasshouse and external facilities at the new four star Killeavy Castle Hotel are expected to be approved when they come before the Council’s Planning Committee on Wednesday.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Family appeal as Kingsmill inquest resumes

As the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre resumed last week, the family of one of the victims has appealed to those responsible to contact them.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

IRA should relinquish Nairac body, says UUP

Ulster Unionist MLA Doug Beattie MC has called on Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill to use her position to help bring closure to the families of the remaining ‘Disappeared.’


No back to back AOH’S for Cartwheel as Celtic hit 6

Nwery AOH Final Newry Celtic  6  Cartwheel United 1 No back-to-back AOH Cup FINAL wins for Cartwheel United.  Newry Celtic used all their experience and guile on Jennings Park on Friday night to  overcome the holders, in a final that…