Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Mum praises hospital’s new-born screening test

An innovative screening programme for new-born infants carried out by Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, has been credited with helping save the life of a baby girl who was born with a serious heart condition.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

South Armagh man conquers world’s highest mountain!

A south Armagh man has become the 48th Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.  Forty one year old Adrian McNally, a Silverbridge native now living in Navan, County Meath reached the peak of the 8,848m mountain in…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Diocese breached safeguarding protocols in Canon Brown allegation

The Diocese of Dromore has been accused of serious breaches of child safeguarding protocol, after a BBC investigation revealed that Canon Francis Brown was allowed to remain in public ministry for six weeks after the diocese was made aware of…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Local designer’s royal replicas go global!

Local fashion designer, Shauna Fay, says she is “totally gobsmacked” at the reaction to her whirlwind creation of a replica of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress last weekend.    The south Armagh designer collaborated with friend and fellow designer, Sharon Patterson…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Crossmaglen businessman creates clever queue jumping app

A Crossmaglen businessman has devised a clever new app which allows users to pre-order food and drinks and beat the queues at their favourite restaurants and coffee shops.


Armagh sweat as Down progress

By the time you are reading this article the Armagh sweat over whom they will play in the first round All-Ireland Qualifiers will be over as their opponents in the live 8-30 am Monday morning draw will have been revealed.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Tributes paid to fatal road victim who was ‘loved by everyone’

A Newry GAA club has said it is “truly devastated and heartbroken” at the loss of its senior team player who was tragically killed in a road accident on Wednesday last.


Armagh set up Tyrone Semi

Armagh will take on Tyrone on Friday June 8 in the semi-final of the Ulster U-20 football championship after both teams recorded quarter-final wins over Fermanagh and Monaghan respectively.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Cullyhanna farmer celebrates Balmoral success

Record breaking Cullyhanna farmer, Henry Savage, is celebrating once again after sweeping the boards at Ireland’s biggest agricultural event, the Balmoral Show.


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