Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: July 2017


Bring on Tyrone

● All-Ireland SFC Round 4B Quallifier Armagh 1-17 Kildare 0-17 Armagh players and management have rightly earned the plaudits and the right to bask in the glories of their wonderful performance at Croke Park on Saturday in eliminating Kildare 1-17…

Lead Stories Newry South Down

Warrenpoint Harbour strikes new £multi-million deal with Seatruck Ferries

A new multi-million pound contract extension has been agreed between Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WHA) and Dublin-based freight specialist Seatruck Ferries.  The 10 year deal follows extensive investment in the port facilities in the seaside town, including a recent £1.3m capital…


Issue 1268 – Flashbacks

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Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

‘Criminal vigilantes’ blamed for Keady shooting attack

A gun attack on a business premises in Keady on Friday evening has been described as a vigilante attack carried out to intimidate and incite fear, local politicians have claimed.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Stage debut for Crossmaglen teenager

A Crossmaglen teenager is set to make his stage debut this week in the An Tain Arts Centre in Dundalk.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police investigate sheep kill link

Police investigating a recent spate of horrific attacks on sheep in the Ballyholland area say they are examining a possible link with similar attacks carried out in County Armagh two years ago.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Village Plan proposals offer greater economic potential for Newtown

Newry Mourne and Down District Council has been urged to implement suggestions put forward by residents and businesses in Newtownhamilton when devising the Village Plan for the area.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Art student sets off on Border run protest

An Art student who has embarked on a 200 mile run along the border to protest against the effects of Brexit on the Irish border will arrive in Crossmaglen this Thursday evening (27th July) before setting off on the final…


European Silver for Cyclist Murphy

Cycling star JB Murphy has enhanced his growing reputation by winning a silver medal in the Men’s Junior Elimination Race in the UEC Junior and U23 Track European Championships held at he Sangalhos Velodrome in Anadia, Portugal.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Carlingford Ferry makes maiden voyage

A new cross border ferry service linking Co Louth and Co Down finally made its maiden voyage on Friday after severe weather conditions threatened to scupper any hopes of it setting sail.