Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: December 2018

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Council’s £60K underspend to go to Newry Rainbow Community

Newry Rainbow Community is in line for a potential £75K funding pot from Newry, Mourne and Down Council to help them host UK and Ireland Pride in the City in August 2019.


John O’Reilly and the GAA: in discussion with Peter Makem – December 2009

It’s nearly ten years since John O’Reilly sat down with his close friend and sports reporter Peter Makem where the pair reflected on John’s life-long association with the GAA, from his days on the playing field, to the years spent…


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Visit to opticians credited with helping save patient’s life

A Newry man has credited a visit to his local optician with helping to save his life after an underlying health problem was detected during a routine eye test.

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Chamber’s festive event nudges £80k for charities

The Newry Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Charity Dinner has raised the incredible sum of £78,830, all of which will provide a welcome festive boost for local charities.

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Oisin lauds ban on TV gambling ads

A ban on betting adverts during live TV sports has been welcomed by Oisin McConville, who described the move as “a really positive step in the right direction”.

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Man and woman to stand trial on litany of child sex abuse charges

A man and woman are set to appear before Newry Crown Court next month, charged with a litany of sex abuse charges involving children.

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Boxer dropped from Commonwealth Games squad ends legal action

 A Newry boxer who was deselected from Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games team has dropped a legal case for damages against the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council (NICGC).

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Former UUP leader joins Brexit debate in Crossmaglen

The former leader of the Ulster Unionist party, Mike Nesbitt, was in Crossmaglen on Thursday as an invited guest to the public debate on Brexit, hosted by the Newry Armagh Community Restorative Justice (CRJ).

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Baby sex assault case adjourned until New Year

A man accused of sexually assaulting a newborn baby has had his case adjourned until January 2nd.