Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

New air ambulance in flying visit to Daisy Hill

The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) helicopter conducted a fly-past over Newry’s Daisy Hill hospital on Monday last, as part of familiarization procedures for the newly established service.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

PayPal redundancies offered as part of company restructuring

PayPal is expected to make a number of redundancies at its Dundalk site. Around 100 staff were notified of a restructuring of the company at a meeting which took place on Thursday last.  Some of those affected will be offered…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

GAA club at forefront of campaign to save Daisy Hill ED

The threatened closure of the emergency department at Daisy Hill hospital in Newry has prompted a local GAA club to erect banners on its premises in support of the campaign to retain existing services.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Formal plans submitted for Carnbane Way retail park

A formal application for a new £100 million retail park in Newry has been submitted to planners. The Carnbane Way development, if approved, is expected to create around 1000 jobs and, with Asda believed to be on board as anchor…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Civil Service boss told of “huge anger” over Daisy Hill

The Head of the Civil Service, Mr Malcolm McKibben, was informed of the “huge anger” felt across the district regarding emergency services at Daisy Hill hospital during a meeting with Sinn Fein MLAs on Monday last.


Farcical fun in Silverbridge

Laughter and hilarity will be the order of the day when the Lake End Players, Glassdrummond return from a 30 year break to perform the hilarious Fred Duprez comedy ‘My Wife’s Family’ on Sunday 7th May at 7.30pm in Silverbridge…