crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: August 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

“Fight hard” for Daisy Hill ED, retiring medic urges

A Senior Consultant Physician who is set to retire after working at Daisy Hill Hospital for over two decades has urged the public to “fight hard” to retain the local hospital’s Emergency Department.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Cúig for Croker: Young musicians to perform at GAA Headquarters

Three young musicians from the area are preparing to entertain their biggest audience of their career when they provide the interval entertainment in this weekend’s All-Ireland Hurling finals in Croke Park.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Southern Trust launches public consultation on £6m savings plan

The Southern Trust has been asked to make savings of over £6million in its 2017/2018 budget as part of a cost saving plan by the Department of Health  to save £70 million across all five Health Trusts in Northern Ireland. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

‘Trust need to come clean on real impact of £6.4 million cuts’ – SDLP

Local SDLP representatives have called on the Southern Health and Social Care Trust to come clean on the real impact of the proposed £6.4million in cuts to services locally.  Assembly Members Justin McNulty, Sinead Bradley and Dolores Kelly were joined…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local balladeers triumph at All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil

Following on from the success at the Ulster Fleadh in Bangor in July, two members of local Comhaltas branch CCE An Bonnán Buí – Pearse Óg Mc Mahon and Niamh Daly – have wowed the world of traditional music and song…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

New private GP service opening in Newry

A brand new Private GP service is set to open in Newry in the coming weeks. Duality Health, situated at 9 Monaghan Street in the city, will be open in the evenings and at weekends and is billed as giving…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Byrne calls for ‘transparent’ debate on formation of Council Health Committee

SDLP Councillor Pete Byrne has called for openness and transparency in the process of the formation of a Health Committee at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council after new proposals downgraded the proposed Committee to a Health Working Group.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police to post ‘wanted’ images on Facebook

Police in Newry, Mourne and Down are rolling out a social media campaign entitled Operation Exposure, which will see images of people officers want to identify published on local Facebook pages. 

Sports

Ciaran McKeever hangs up his boots after 14 years

After 14 years of service to his County, Armagh defender Ciaran McKeever has announced his retirement from inter-county football.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Savage named as new SDLP Councillor on NMDDC

The SDLP has named Michael Savage as its new councillor for Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.