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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: December 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Gas blast family enjoys festive makeover of new home

A Newry family, whose Barcroft Park home was destroyed in a gas explosion last month, featured on this week’s BBC television show Nolan’s Christmas Special, which highlighted the care and compassion of neighbours and friends whose efforts have secured them…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Grieving father tells court Camlough death driver ‘will never change’

The grieving father of a Bessbrook woman killed in a car crash 10 years ago has told a Newry court that the man responsible for her death “will never change.”    The father of Jennifer Cassidy interrupted a sentencing hearing…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Former prisoners wear ‘the blanket’ again for commemorative calendar

Former political prisoners from the area who endured the Blanket Protest of the late 1970s feature prominently in a unique calendar which has been produced, depicting designer clothes made from an original H-Block blanket.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

GAA Sleep-Out a reminder of growing homeless crisis: McNulty

Last weekend’s solidarity sleep-out, which saw hundreds of current and former GAA players from across the country spend Saturday night on the streets, is a stark reminder to all of the growing crisis of homelessness, SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has…

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Issue 1289 – St Paul’s High School Prizegiving

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Issue 1289 – St Colman’s College Prizegiving

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Sports

2018 McKenna Cup gains more importance

The 2018 Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup has become a lot more important to some counties than in previous years as it is now a direct lead into the start of the National Football League. The Ulster competition has…

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Issue 1289 – Flashbacks

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Issue 1289 – Sacred Heart Grammar School Prizegiving

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Issue 1289 – Our Lady’s Grammar School Prizegiving

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