Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: November 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Cross-border kidnap victim dumped near Forkhill

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a report of false imprisonment of a 36 year old man who was abducted from a Dundalk housing estate before being attacked and dumped close to the village of Forkhill. The incident occurred on Thursday…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Secure future of Daisy Hill ED a step closer as new consultant recruited

The appointment of a newly trained consultant at Daisy Hill’s beleaguered Emergency Department has been welcomed as a positive step forward in its sustainable long term future. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Concern over hazardous conditions on untreated roads

Local politicians have voiced concern at the hazardous driving conditions experienced on some roads during the icy weather conditions on Thursday night and Friday morning last.


Inaugural Armagh GAA Club All-Star awards Sponsored by Armagh Sports and Trophy

The Carrickdale Hotel will be packed to capacity on Dec 2 as it hosts the inaugural Armagh Sports and Trophy sponsored Armagh GAA Club All Star Awards

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Budget to benefit “Brexit calamity”, public services will suffer: Brady

The details of the latest budget announced by the British government on Wednesday will lead to further cuts in the public services of health and education in the north as extra money is ploughed into funding the “Brexit calamity”, Sinn…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Family-of-five recovering from gas cooker explosion

A woman and four children are recovering from injuries they sustained in a gas explosion at their home in Barcroft Park, Newry on Monday evening last.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

NIAS refutes claims of delayed response to Barcroft gas explosion

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a call from NIFRS Control relating to a gas explosion in the Barcroft Park area of Newry at 18:27 on Monday 20 November.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police officer headbutted during Keady arrests

A police officer who had raced to the scene of a house robbery in Keady last Wednesday night was headbutted as he attempted to arrest one of two men accosted at the property.


Second All-Star for Aimee Mackin

By Richard Bullick Armagh markswoman Aimee Mackin has a second ladies football All-Star to her name at the tender age of 20 after securing the right half-forward berth in the ceremonial line-up at Saturday night’s TG4-backed Dublin banquet.

Around & About

St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen launches new school App

St. Joseph’s High School Crosmaglen has just launched a new mobile App to communicate with its pupils, staff, parents and past pupils.  The school has already been using  the App to send out push notifications, which are short messages (similar…