Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: September 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Motorcyclist killed in tragic road collision

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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Tragic death: The human cost of Storm Ali

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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council urged to sign up to Motor Neurone Disease Charter

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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fomer USPCA boss pleads guilty to fraud

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

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

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

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. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fuel and vehicles seized at suspected fuel laundering plant

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.


Honours even in Mourne ultimatum

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.


Armagh GAA Cormac Leonard Commercials Championship

Senior 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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

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

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.


Issue 1326 – Our Lady’s Formal

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