Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: September 2018


Issue 1326 – Flashbacks

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Wins for Silverbridge, Killeavy, Harps and Madden

● Armagh GAA Cormac Leonard Commercials Senior Championships Silverbridge, Killeavy, Armagh Harps and Madden will make up Pot Two in the draw for the quarter-finals of the Armagh Senior Championship following their weeekend playoff victories. The winning quartet will be…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Resident’s ‘under siege’ call for nightly lockdown at Slieve Gullion

Concerned residents from Slieve Gullion’s Forest Park area are calling on Newry Mourne and Down District Council to lock the gates to the scenic forest drive at night following reports of an increasing number of “disturbing” incidents of illegal activity…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Local schools sign up to ‘adopt Ellen’

A host of local schools have signed up to a new fundraising campaign in aid of Bessbrook toddler Ellen Treanor.  In January of this year, little Ellen was diagnosed with stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, an extremely rare and aggressive childhood…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Convicted paedophile who sparked nationwide manhunt given two year sentence

A convicted paedophile who sparked a nationwide manhunt in April this year after violating his warrant and release conditions has been sentenced to two years in jail.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

DfI pledges to tackle ‘parking chaos’ at Cloghogue Bridge

A commitment from the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) Traffic Management to install traffic parking restrictions at Cloghogue Bridge near Newry has been welcomed by SDLP Councillor Michael Savage.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Police urged to fast track evidence against Kingsmill suspect

A lawyer for the families of the 10 men killed in the Kingsmill Massacre has urged police to fast-track the review of evidence against a suspect in the atrocity who later went on to secure a British government comfort letter.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Convicted child killer arrested in Newry

A convicted child killer was arrested in Newry last week after being escorted over the border by Irish police. John Clifford was arrested on Monday last (September 10th) after a week on the run from authorities.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Forkhill firm says Health Service losing out on £1.2 million savings

A Forkhill company which distributes surgical gloves throughout Ireland claims the north’s Health Service is losing out on £1.2 million savings. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Mulkerns Eurospar scoops ‘Best Food-To-Go Outlet’ at prestigious awards

Mulkerns Eurospar at Newtowncloghoge has scooped another top industry award –