Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: March 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Top Youth Award for inspirational teen

Local teenager Feargal Gregory is celebrating after scooping a prestigious award at Thursday’s Youth and Future Talent Achievement Awards (YAFTAS).  The 19 year old was named Inspirational Young Person of the year at the awards evening which took place in…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police raid suspected city centre brothel

A suspected brothel situated just yards from a Newry primary school was raided by police on Friday night.

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Pothole plague: “No end in sight”, says Byrne

There is no end in sight for the scourge of potholes that are littering roads across south Armagh, SDLP Councillor Pete Byrne has claimed.

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Murphy adds voice to calls for public inquiry into clerical sex abuse

Senior Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has added his voice to calls for a public inquiry into clerical abuse in the north after revealing his own physical abuse at the hands of notorious paedophile priest Fr. Malachy Finegan.


Contrasting fortunes for Armagh and Down

 ● Allianz N.F.L.  Near neighbours and fierce football rivals Armagh and Down could yet swap their respective Allianz National Football League Divisions for 2019.


Armagh and Fermanagh renew rivalry

 ● Allianz N.F.L. Div 3 Final The 2018 May 19th Ulster Championship quarter final match in which Fermanagh will take on Armagh at Brewster Park will now be the third meeting of the teams this year.

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Glen Dimplex founder wins Oslo Business for Peace Award

A local entrepreneur and businessman has been announced as the first ever Irish recipient of the Oslo Business for Peace Award.  Dubbed the Nobel Prize of business by international media, the prestigious award is given annually to exemplary business leaders…

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Parents criticize school for promotion of gay youth event

 Parents of a pupil at St. Patrick’s Grammar in Armagh have lodged a complaint with the school after their son was asked to display material promoting a gay youth forum event.


Mackin hat-trick sinks Laois

ARMAGH 3-12 LAOIS 2-6 Richard Bullick at Silverbridge Aimee Mackin’s hat-trick secured Armagh a third win on the spin which keeps them on course for a top four play-off place in Division Two as they strive to return to top…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Thieves use forklift to rip ATM from Keady supermarket wall

Detectives are appealing for information after an ATM was ripped from a supermarket wall in Keady in the early hours of Wednesday morning last (21st March).