Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: November 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pensioner’s sudden death sparks police investigation

The sudden death of an elderly Camlough lady at the weekend that sparked a police investigation is not being treated as suspicious, the PSNI has said.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Anger at discovery of discarded drugs paraphernalia

Used syringes, needles and other drugs paraphernalia found discarded by the roadside in Glassdrummond recently has evoked an angry response from local Councillors who are urging parents to warn their children of the dangers of coming across such items. 

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SDLP’s McNulty challenged to refute DUP claim

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has been called upon to refute claims that his party would willingly enter a Stormont Executive without an agreed resolution on the issues of rights that are governing the current political impasse.


Orchard duo on All-Star shortlist

Richard Bullick Caroline O’Hanlon and Aimee Mackin are the two Orchard hopefuls for this Saturday’s TG4 ladies football All Stars, the Camlough pair again flying the flag for Armagh in a year when the shortlist is predictably dominated by new…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man charged following £160k drugs seizure in Bessbrook

A 33-year-old man has been charged with a string of offences connected to the seizure of drugs and cash during a police search operation in Bessbrook on Tuesday last.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Hazzard ‘totally refutes’ allegation of discrimination

Former infrastructure minister Chris Hazzard has refuted allegations that he discriminated against a female candidate in the final pool of applicants to the board of the Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WHA).


All change in Ulster Minor Championship

The Ulster Minor Football Championship as we have previously been accustomed to, will cease to be. The Minor Championship has been completely revamped for 2018 with wholesale changes in terms of age, when played and the abolition of replays.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Local unsung heroes shortlisted as SuperValu Super Stars

Bessbrook girl Anita Dennison is one of three local people whose selfless actions and contributions to their community have led to a nomination for the SuperValu SuperStar Awards.  Anita joins charitable Newry man John Dalzell MBE and community campaigner Gavin…


James Daly named new Breffni boss

Richard Bullick Former Armagh manager James Daly will come up against his former Orchard charges during next spring’s National League in his new role as boss of Cavan.


Issue 1284 – Santa Arriving at the Quays

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