Twenty must know rules of Golf for 2019

December 23, 2018 

There are a lot of golfers who hibernate for the Winter period and re-emerge in the Spring ready for the competitive golfing season that lies ahead. This Winter though whether you be in hibernation or still actively playing you will have to familiarize yourself with the New Rules which will come into play on Jan 1 2019. As golf is a global game the R&A and USGA have issued a single set of Rules to apply worldwide to all golfers. Read more

Judge criticises PPS as charges are withdrawn

December 22, 2018 

A judge has criticised the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) in the case of a Crossmaglen man who had been charged with assault and intimidation offences. Read more

‘Stories in Sound – Pen Pals’ – local man features in BBC Radio documentary

December 22, 2018 

In 2015, Proinsias O’Coinn from Mullaghbawn, made a radio programme entitled ‘Lacrimosa’ about his search for a work of art that could bring him to tears.  Read more

Former USCPA boss avoids jail sentence

December 22, 2018 

The former Chief Executive of the north’s leading animal charity has avoided a jail sentence after being found guilty of abusing his position to defraud the service. Read more

Pensioner robbed in Sainsbury’s

December 22, 2018 

 An elderly lady is among the latest victims who have been targeted by callous thieves in the run up to Christmas. Read more

£210k funding boost for CRJ

December 22, 2018 

Community Restorative Justice Newry Armagh (CRJNA) has received more than £210,000 of funding from the the International Fund for Ireland (IFI) which will be used on projects that will deliver positive change for the local community.  Read more

Bite ‘n’ Banter reaches out to lonely and in need on Christmas Day

December 22, 2018 

This Christmas Day the annual Bite ’n’ Banter event in Newry will once again reach out to the lonely and in need.  Now in it’s fifth year, the Christmas Dinner will be held at the Gateway Club in Kilmorey Street from 1pm to 5pm. Read more

Growing drug culture blamed for end of late-night trading

December 22, 2018 

A Newry coffee bar owner who strives to offer an alcohol-free alternative to to the teen and young adult social scene in Newry says he is being forced to close his doors early due to two unsettling incidents where the safety of his staff was compromised by suspected drug users.   Read more

Miami Showband story being made into musical

December 22, 2018 

The story of the Miami Showband massacre is to be made into a musical.  

Award winning playwright Marie Jones is penning the play which it is understood will open next summer. Read more

Pathology report delays prosecution of Phelan murder accused

December 22, 2018 

A decision to formally prosecute the man accused of murdering Bessbrook father-of-two, Brian Phelan on a rural road outside Newry earlier this year, will not be taken until an outstanding pathology report is presented. Read more

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