Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: February 2019

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Outrage as 1,000 tyres dumped on country roads

Those behind the illegal dumping of almost 1,000 waste tyres across three locations in south Armagh at the weekend need to be apprehended and “face the full rigours of the law”, Slieve Gullion area Councillor Terry Hearty has said.

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Untimely deaths rock the tight-knit community of Mullaghbawn

The tight-knit community of Mullaghbawn has suffered a blow with the untimely deaths of two of its citizens within days of each other.

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British plotted to attack primary school in Belleek, ex-RUC officer claims

A former RUC officer has claimed British intelligence was behind a plot to attack a south Armagh primary school during the Troubles.  Ex-RUC man and self confessed Glenanne Gang member John Weir made the shocking claim in a a new…

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Lorry driver jailed for vandalising Narrow Water memorial

A lorry driver has been jailed for vandalizing a memorial belonging to the Royal British Legion, located at Narrow Water, near Warrenpoint.

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Tip-off leads police to £20k ‘cannabis factory’

A search of a derelict property near Culloville has resulted in the discovery of a ‘cannabis factory’, police have revealed.


First league win for Armagh

 ● Allianz National league Division 2 Round 4 Armagh 1-15 v Tipperary 0-12 A Charlie Vernon goal after 19 minutes, soon followed by the sending of of Tipp’s Brian Fox set Armagh up for their first league win of the…


Donegal not as daunting

 ● Allianz National league Division 2 – Donegal v armagh Saturday 2nd March at 7.15pm in Ballybofey Now with a win under their belts and pre competition favourites for promotion after suffering consecutive defeats next Saturday nights trip to Balybofey…

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Recruitment drive underway as Killeavy Castle Estate prepares to open

A major recruitment drive is underway for staff to be part of “an exciting new chapter in the journey of Killeavy Castle Estate” as it prepares to open its doors to the public next month.

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Local student lands prestigious US internship

An ambitious Crossmaglen student is set to soar into the world of young leadership after being selected for an exceptional US-Irish programme which aims to develop promising leaders of the future.