Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: July 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Residents outraged at return of waste-dumping convoy

Residents of a private rural road in south Armagh are outraged at what they say is a highly organised waste dumping operation being carried out on land adjacent to their homes over the last two months.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Declining Apprentice invite was a gamble worth taking for new graduate

Turning down the chance to appear on the BBC hit show ‘The Apprentice’ was a massive gamble for a young Crossmaglen student, but it paid dividends when she graduated with honours from University of Plymouth on Friday last, as part…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

United condemnation of Cenotaph attack

Local political representatives have been united in their condemnation of an attack carried out on Newry Cenotaph last weekend.  The incident, which took place during the early hours of Saturday 14th July, saw several dozen poppy wreaths – commemorating those…


Inter-County Players set for home drug testing

Inter-county players will take part in home drug testing after signing up to Sport Ireland’s new anti-doping code.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Call for ‘neon’ road signs at Fords Cross

A local councillor says consideration should be given to erect “neon road signage” at the Fords Cross junction near Silverbridge in a bid to reduce the number of accidents and improve public safety.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Water diverted from Bessbrook Pond and Camlough Lake to feed Canal

The water level of Newry Canal, which has been significantly reduced due to the recent prolonged spell of dry weather, is to be topped up with supplies from Bessbrook Pond and Camlough Lake, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Family appeal for support for ‘Ellen’s Journey’

The family of a three year old girl who is battling a rare and aggressive childhood cancer are asking people across the district to come together in a major fundraising drive in the hope that their happy and fun-loving toddler…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

High praise for cross border response to Ballintemple gorse fire

There has been high praise for the cross border collaboration of emergency services which responded to the recent gorse fire which raged across Ballintemple mountain for five days earlier this month. The Irish Air Corps were called in to help…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man appeals for help in tracing Marianvale birth mum

A Donegal man, who was born in Daisy Hill Hospital 50 years ago, is appealing for help in tracing his birth mother, who was sent to the Marianvale mother and baby home in Newry as a teenager when she became…


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