Motorcyclist killed in tragic road collision

September 24, 2018 

A motorcyclist was killed in a tragic one-vehicle road traffic collision near Newry yesterday morning (Sunday 23rd September).  It is understood the rider, a man in his 50s, sustained fatal injuries after hitting the wall of a residential driveway along the Fathom Line around 11.30am. Read more

Tragic death: The human cost of Storm Ali

September 24, 2018 

The tragic death of a young engineer working at a water pumping station at Slieve Gullion Forest Park during last week’s ferocious Storm Ali has brought home the dangers faced by those working for utility companies and emergency services in response to severe weather events. Read more

Council urged to sign up to Motor Neurone Disease Charter

September 24, 2018 

A Dromintee woman who has been working tirelessly to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease, since the death of her much loved father to the incurable condition, is calling on Newry Mourne and Down District Council to sign up to the MND Charter which aims to achieve quality of life, dignity and respect for people with MND and their carers. Read more

Fomer USPCA boss pleads guilty to fraud

September 24, 2018 

The former head of the USPCA has pleaded guilty to using his position as Chief Executive to defraud the animal charity.   Read more

STATSports announces 237 new jobs as part of £multi-million investment

September 24, 2018 

Newry based performance data experts, STATSports, has announced the creation of 237 new jobs over the next three years as part of the company’s plans to build on its global success.  Read more

Fuel and vehicles seized at suspected fuel laundering plant

September 24, 2018 

A suspected fuel laundering plant near Crossmaglen was found and dismantled recently as part of a coordinated operation by Revenue and Customs investigating an alleged multi-million pound fuel fraud spanning Northern Ireland and Britain. Read more

Honours even in Mourne ultimatum

September 24, 2018 

Irish Premier League Newry City 1 Warrenpoint Town 1

While there was a lot of very important sporting occasions throughout the district over the weekend the one which captured the imagination was the game which was dubbed the Mourne Ultimatum. Read more

Armagh GAA Cormac Leonard Commercials Championship

September 24, 2018 


Holders knocked-out of Championship

Crossmaglen Rangers 2-22 Armagh Harps 1-15

Holders Armagh Harps bowed out of the championship as old nemesis Crossmaglen Rangers were faster out of the blocks and were 9-1 up inside 18 minutes and but for wastefulness could have been even further ahead. Read more

BCAB calls for redoubling of effort to prevent hard border post-Brexit

September 24, 2018 

Britain’s idea of a Brexit deal is “very wide of the mark”, as is evident from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Salzburg during last week, the local Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB) has declared. Read more

Issue 1326 – Our Lady’s Formal

September 24, 2018 

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