Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Year: 2017

Lead Stories Newry

Judge set to pass sentence in false rape allegation case

A Newry man who falsely claimed he was the victim of rape will find out next week if he faces a jail sentence.  Twenty four year-old Gary Kearns from Barcroft Park, appeared in Newry Crown Court before Christmas where he…

South Armagh Sports

Cross Square Hotel Christmas Darts Festival

Raymie Carroll is Dart Champion The inaugural Cross Square Hotel Christmas Darts Festival produced some terrific darts as players from a half dozen different leagues battle for the privilage of becoming the first winner.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Massive haul of contraband cigarettes seized in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in county Louth during 2016, according to figures released by the Revenue service.