Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: September 2017


Issue 1276 – St Mary’s High School Formal

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Police silence since Glenanne ruling ‘insulting’ say victims’ families

The PSNI has come under heavy criticism for failing to contact relatives of victims of the Glenanne Gang to offer a new investigation into the murders. 

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Crossmaglen Day Centre scoops top ‘Best Kept’ award

Staff and service users at Crossmaglen Day Centre are celebrating after being awarded the top title in the Daycare category in the Southern Trust at the Best Kept Health and Social Care Awards, sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport.

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BCAB campaign group meets EU Brexit Coordinator

The Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB) group has met with former Belgian prime minister, Guy Verhofstadt, during his two day fact finding visit to Belfast last week. 

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GFA joint committee in ‘historic’ Dáil sitting

A joint sitting of the Good Friday Implementation Committee in Dáil Éireann on Thursday was of ‘historic significance’, Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has said.

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McNulty: Border must remain invisible

Speaking after attending the European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt’s address to a joint sitting of the Oireachtas Committees on European Affairs, Foreign Affairs, and the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement in Dáil Éireann, Justin McNulty MLA has…

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Daisy Hill Pathfinder Group’s First Phase Report to be presented to Trust

The Daisy Hill Hospital Pathfinder Group will shortly complete its First Phase report on the delivery of sustainable acute and emergency care in the Newry and Mourne area.


Issue 1276 – Joneboro Charity Cycle

After missing a year Jonesborough Charity Cycle came back this year bigger and stronger than ever. The result was that they presented £40,000 to various good causes in the Newry/Dundalk area. The presentation was made in The Gap Of The…


GAA award for young Killeavy referee

A young GAA volunteer from Killeavy GFC has been awarded the Translink Young GAA Volunteer of the Month Award for August 2017.

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 Jail for farmer convicted of harassing estranged wife

A Silverbridge farmer has been jailed for orchestrating a lengthy campaign of harassment and intimidation against his estranged wife.