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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: April 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Bail refused for couple caught with £20k cannabis

An Omeath couple caught with over £20k worth of cannabis in their car when stopped by police in Newry last weekend must remain in custody, a judge has ruled.

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Issue 1306 – Cycle Against Suicide arrives in Crossmaglen

A sea of cyclists descended upon Crossmaglen on Sunday as the Cycle Against Suicide passed through the area during its 750km cycle route through the north and south of Ireland. Around 300 orange-clad cyclists made their way to Crossmaglen GAA…

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Issue 1306 – Flashbacks

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Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pensioner injured with glass bottle as fans clash following football match

A pensioner was one of two men injured during a disturbance following a football match at the Newry Showgrounds on Friday evening.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

‘Cuddle cot’ presented to local funeral parlour in memory of baby May Rose

A ‘cuddle cot’ and ‘snuggle mat’ which offer bereaved parents the opportunity to spend time with, and provide after-death care for their baby, has been presented to a Crossmaglen funeral home to be made available to grieving families throughout the…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Trial underway of Cullyhanna pair accused of taxi driver kidnap and assault

The trial has begun of two Cullyhanna men accused of the kidnap and assault of a Dundalk taxi driver while he was driving them home in November 2016.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Home Office u-turn over ‘Border Farce’ recruitment drive

A recruitment drive for a new post-brexit Border Force in Ireland has been withdrawn amid mounting pressure from political parties on both sides of the border over its “discriminatory” criteria of restricting applications to only British passport holders. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Couple appear in court following £20k cannabis seizure

A 40-year-old man and 39-year-old woman have appeared in court charged with a number of offences after police stopped a car on the Tandragee Road in Newry on Friday afternoon and uncovered £20,000 worth of cannabis in the vehicle.  

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

McNulty slams patient’s two-year wait for urgent surgery

The case of a patient who faces a wait of up to two years for crucial surgery has been highlighted by the SDLP’s Justin McNulty who says such a lengthy delay for someone in acute pain is “completely unacceptable”.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Sex offender released on bail for breaching bail conditions

A convicted sex offender from south Armagh who was being hunted by police for breach of his bail conditions in the North, was arrested by Gardai in Kilkenny last Tuesday morning, and subsequently released on bail again.