crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: January 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Motorists intimidated by ‘boy racers’ on border road

Those living in and driving through the border community of Killean are effectively being held “under siege” when dozens of youths regularly converge at the former customs post to hold ‘cruising’ events, a local councillor has claimed.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Saoradh condemns PSNI visit to Newry school

A Newry high school has found itself at the centre of a row after a parent criticised a recent PSNI visit with pupils.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Easons: 30 years of trading comes to a close

The announcement that the Easons store in Newry’s Buttercrane Centre is to cease trading later this year has been described as a “huge blow”.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Sinn Féin flags up road issues with DfI officials

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin met recently with officials from the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) to highlight the significant deterioration of road surface conditions in Dromintee and Jonesborough.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Budget outlook ‘spells disaster’ for local roads

SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Byrne claims the scenarios presented in the recently published Budgetary Outlook for 2018-2020 spells disaster for roads throughout south Armagh.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Hunt for Garda killers will go ‘to the end of the earth’

Marking the fifth anniversary of the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe, the search for his killers will go “to the end of the earth”, senior Gardaí have pledged.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Anger at cancellation of essential road works

News that essential road resurfacing work planned for the Foughill Road in Jonesborough has been postponed as the money “is no longer available” has prompted Sinn Fein councillor Liz Kimmins to speak out.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Syringes found close to kids’ play park

The discovery of syringes close to a children’s playpark in Derrybeg is a matter of “grave concern”, Saoradh An Iúir activist Stephen Murney has said.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

New chapter for long-serving M&S staff

The new Marks & Spencer store in Newry will open to the public this Thursday offering customers an extensive choice of merchandise across its clothing, homeware and food hall departments.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

DfI approval of Interconnector prompts angry backlash

The recent decision by the Permanent Secretary at the Department of Infrastructure to grant approval for the North South Interconnector project has been criticized by SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty, who says the move has “infuriated”…