Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: August 2018

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Motive behind gun attack remains unclear

Police are still working to establish a motive behind a shooting incident in Newry in which number of shots were fired at a house in Barcroft Park.

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KBRT founder receives Prime Minister’s award

The founder of the renowned Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust has been recognised by the Prime Minister for his work in helping bereaved families bring home their loved ones who have died abroad.

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Singing for the Pope

Yesterday (Sunday) marked a once-in-a-lifetime moment for talented young singer with close links to the south Armagh area when she sang during the Papal Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. 

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PSNI/DVLA operation targets unlicensed vehicles

The PSNI, together with representatives of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency carried out a joint operation on Monday last targeting unlicensed vehicles in Newtownhamilton.  The move was in response to complaints from local residents regarding unlicensed vehicles and parking…

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Diocese of Dromore clarifies police bail reports

The Diocese of Dromore has moved to clarify reports that four priests interviewed by police in relation to the investigation into paedophile priest Malachy Finegan were released on police bail. 

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Lithuanian trio convicted of gangmaster offences

Three Lithuanian men living in Newry have been convicted of gangmaster offences following investigations carried out by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

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Launch of “Ellen’s Charity Ball”

Last week saw the launch of “Ellen’s Charity Ball”,  a glittering gala ball set to take place in the Canal Court this November to raise funds for future treatment in the US for little  Bessbrook girl, Ellen Treanor, who is…


Paddy Tally appointed new Down County Manager

Down GAA have announce the appointment of Paddy Tally as County senior football team manager. Paddy will be joined by Gavin McGilly, Stephen Beattie and Benny Coulter in his management team. The appointment was ratified on Thursday night by Down…

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Fleadh launch for latest edition of Bodhrán tuition pack

 The latest edition of a highly sought after Bodhrán tuition pack will be officially launched as part of Newry’s Iúr Cinn Fleadh next month.

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