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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: October 2017

Sports

O’Hanlon nets Manchester Thunder deal

Richard Bullick Northern Ireland netball captain Caroline O’Hanlon will be playing for a new British SuperLeague side next spring after landing an attractive deal with 2014 champions Manchester Thunder.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Ambulance Service clarifies response to Crossmaglen accident

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) has moved to clarify its response to a three-car collision in Crossmaglen, which was reported on in last week’s Examiner.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Concerns grow over proposed changes to minibus driving licences

Proposals to implement changes to licence requirements for minibus drivers have prompted widespread concerns among schools, health trusts, community associations and sports clubs – who rely on members and volunteers to drive their minibuses. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Crossmaglen student elected Chair of local SDLP branch

Crossmaglen student Killian Thornton, who was recently elected Chairperson of the local SDLP branch in south Armagh, says his appointment is “a great honour and privilege”.

Sports

All 3 Armagh Champions crash out

It was a very poor weekend for Armagh football as the counties interest in Ulster Club Football came to an end as the Senior, Intermediate and Junior champions exited their various mens championships at the quarter final stages.

Sports

Reel Elected new Armagh Ladies Chair

Richard Bullick Killeavy stalwart Sinead Reel has followed in the footsteps of her father Owen by being elected Chairperson of Armagh Ladies County Board.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Residents hit out as bins go unemptied for 4 weeks

Residents of the Crievekeeran Road in Crossmaglen say they are relieved that their bins have finally been emptied after being neglected by the Council for the last month. 

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Issue 1281 – Festival of Lights Truck Run

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Issue 1281 – Couture Grandeur host ‘Keep it Country’ first anniversary celebration

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Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Concern over ambulance delay to three-car crash

A worrying delay of almost 90 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene of a road traffic accident in Crossmaglen on Saturday afternoon could have had “serious consequences”, according to one local woman who helped tend to the…