Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: October 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Anger at Southern Trust’s £7m learning disability underspend

Local political representatives have spoken out to condemn a multi-million pound underspend in the Southern Trust’s learning disabilities budget over the last four years.  

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Citizen’s Advice launches petition to remove benefit appeals from Newry courthouse

The Citizens Advice Bureau in Newry has launched a petition to have benefits appeals removed from Newry Courthouse.  The petition calls for benefits appeals to be held in a neutral venue so that members of the public do not feel…

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St Joseph’s students at the Top Table with Nolan

Eleven year 14 Sociology students from St Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen took part in BBC One’s ‘Top Table’ current affairs programme, which was aired on Wednesday last.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Dublin GAA star praised for inspirational talk

GAA fans across the locality were treated to an interesting and encouraging presentation from six-times All-Ireland winner and one of the greats of the modern-day Gaelic games, Philly McMahon when the Dublin senior player visited Crossmaglen Rangers GFC on Thursday…


Rangers back in the groove

 ● Senior Championship Final Ballymacnab 1-15 Crossmaglen Rangers 0-24 The quality of football and the numerous scores from play (22 points from Cross, 1-12 for Ballymacnab) contributed to a most enjoyable and entertaining Armagh final seen in a long time. 

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Call for cross-border approach to tackle ‘boy racers’

Sinn Féin has called on the PSNI to take a proactive approach in tackling the ongoing anti-social behaviour involving ‘boy racers’ on the Old Dublin Road, near Newry.

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Drivers warned over inconsiderate parking at Hospital

Police in Newry and Mourne have issued a warning to motorists who park in an inconsiderate manner that they face being fined or having their vehicle towed away.


Peter’s edge a tight affair

● Intermediate Championship Final St Peter’s 1-11 Mullaghbawn 1-10 Five unanswered points in a 10 minute second half spell gave St. Peter’s a four point cushion which they held onto until four minutes of added time had elapsed when Mullaghbawn…


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Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fatal crash claims two victims from same family

The two victims of Friday’s tragic road accident on the A1 near Newry were members of the same family.