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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: November 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man viciously attacked in aggravated burglary

A man has sustained injuries to his head, body and limbs after being attacked by a hammer wielding gang in his home in Newry on Saturday evening. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Local teenager makes ‘Time to Stand’ against bullying and racism

A Dromintee teenager who has himself been a victim of hate crime and bullying is the star of a short film launched this month which tackles the issues of bullying and racism in the classroom.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

When we were Young – unique concert set for Rostrevor

Musicians Stephen Travers and Jackie McAuley, along with their great friend, special guest Tommy Sands, will get together this Saturday (1st December) for a unique concert recounting their musical adventures and life experiences.  

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

‘Logistics’ blunder sparks outrage from local traders

A logistics blunder which saw the parking bays in Hill Street in Newry closed off from 7am on Thursday, in anticipation of the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on event which was taking place over 9 hours later – sparked anger and…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

St. Brigid’s PS pupils scoop top prizes in national Anti-Bullying competition

Pupils of St. Brigid’s Primary School, Glassdrummond beat off stiff competition from dozens of other schools across the north to scoop top prizes in this year’s creative arts competition, which marked Anti-Bullying Week earlier this month.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Family appeal for new owners to return rehomed pet dog

A Newtownhamilton family whose dog was rehomed after going missing earlier this month are appealing to the new owner to return the much-loved pet to them.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Keady man jailed on gun and cocaine charges

A Keady man has been handed a nine year jail sentence after being found in possession of a handgun, 2.5 kilos of cocaine, a handgun and almost £200k in cash,  following a raid on his home in February.

Sports

Double Gold for Una Quinn

It was a golden return to competitive action on the mat for Una Quinn as she won 2 Gold Medals at the New York Fall International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018. The former European champion was back in her first…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Chief suspect in Caroline Graham murder denies involvement

A Portadown man who has been arrested several times by police in connection with the disappearance and murder of a Newry teenager almost 30 years ago, has insisted he does not know what happened to the 19 year old. 

Sports

Armagh Club GAA All-Stars Awards 2018

The Carrickdale Hotel was packed to capacity for the presentation of the Armagh Club All-Star Awards 2018.