Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: February 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Police brand Cullyhanna shooting attempted murder

The PSNI have confirmed they are treating a terrifying gun attack which took place at a house in Cullyhanna as attempted murder.  

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Mullaghbawn doctor behind development of innovative medical smartphone app

The expertise of a Mullaghbawn doctor has proven to be advantageous in helping improve accuracy in the diagnosis and treatment of patients who are exhibiting irregular heartbeat.

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St. Joseph’s celebrates league table success

St. Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen is celebrating after being named as one of the top 20 non-grammar schools in the north on the Irish News examination performance lists published last week.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council to consider Willie Maley statue proposal

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Active and Healthy Communities committee has been asked to consider a proposal to erect a statue in Newry in honour of Glasgow Celtic’s first manager, Willie Maley, who hailed from the city. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Chairperson to host district’s biggest International Women’s Day charity fundraising lunch

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew, is set to host a female-focused charity fundraising lunch on International Women’s Day, next Thursday, March 8th.

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Three arrested in suspected £1m tax fraud probe

The owners of a chain of coffee shops, which has branches in Newry, Rostrevor and Slieve Gullion, are under investigation by HM Customs and Revenue (HMRC) into a suspected £1m tax fraud.

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McNulty calls for implementation of DHH Pathfinder recommendations

SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty MLA has welcomed the formal adoption of the Pathfinder Project by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust at its recent board meeting and has challenged the Board and the Department…


Armagh remain on track

 ● National football league DIV 3 Offally 1-9 Armagh 1-15 By Kevin Egan at Bord na Móna O’Connor Park Armagh’s bid to secure promotion from Division 3 of the Allianz football league remains firmly on course after the Orchard County…


Awesome Armagh ladies trounce Tyrone

ARMAGH 6-14 TYRONE 0-8 Richard Bullick at the Athletic Grounds Armagh played some simply magnificent football in perfect conditions at the Athletic Grounds as they trounced traditional rivals Tyrone by an astonishing 24 points in yesterday’s NFL Division Two derby.


Lislea Drama Festival commences

On Saturday 24th February the grand opening night of Lislea Drama Festival took place to an eagerly awaiting audience in the OLD SCHOOL HOUSE THEATRE LISLEA.