Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: July 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fatal stabbing: Murder accused remanded in custody

The man accused of the murder of Bessbrook father-of-two Brian Phelan is currently on prison release licence having been convicted of the kidnap and sexual assault of a young woman in December 2012, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fergal sets his sights on Abu Dhabi for World Games 2019

Congratulations are in order for Culloville teenager, Fergal Gregory who has been selected to compete in the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi next March.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Conor’s a chip off the old block as he takes on Kilimanjaro charity climb

The name ‘Bannon’ is well known, indeed legendary, in Irish climbing circles. Terence ‘Banjo’ Bannon was the second Irishman to conquer Mount Everest, reaching the summit in 2003. He was the first person to be awarded the freedom of his…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

South Armagh man jailed over £4m cigarette smuggling operation

A South Armagh man who was part of a criminal gang responsible for smuggling more than 17 million non-UK duty paid cigarettes and 1.4 tonnes of rolling tobacco into the UK from Southeast Asia, has been jailed for five years.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Missing woman’s grandmother issues plea for information

The grandmother of a missing Belfast woman  who was last seen in Omeath in April 2017, has issued a plea to anyone with information who can help to find her so that she can be given a Christian burial.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Resurfacing scheme to commence at Culloville

A section of the Concession Road at Culloville will close daily to traffic when a major £275k resurfacing programme begins next month.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

North’s lowest income ranking in Crossmaglen, government figures reveal

A new government report has revealed that Crossmaglen has the lowest income ranking of the whole of Northern Ireland.


Armagh advance to quarter-finals against Donegal

● TG4 ladies All-Ireland SFC Cork 1-19 Armagh 1-7 A 12 point defeat at the hands of Cork at Duggan Park in Ballinasloe was suffice for Armagh to claim their place in the TG4 ladies All-Ireland SFC quarter-final where they…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police confront driver of waste-dumping convoy

Police were called to the scene of a suspected illegal dumping operation in south Armagh on Tuesday last (24 July), days after the site was closed by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA).  


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