crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: March 2019

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry pupils stage protest against rising canteen prices

Students from a Newry grammar school have staged a protest against rising food prices and a declining quality of food in their school canteen.

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Newry Feis President receives Points of Light Award

A legendary teacher of music, dance and speech throughout the district has been announced as the recipient of a Points of Light award from British Prime Minister Theresa May for her “long-standing dedication” to the Newry Musical Feis.

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Heroes welcome for local Special Olympics medal winners

Triumphant Special Olympics sporting stars were given a heroes welcome on their return from the World Games in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, laden with medals.

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Disappointment at Council “snub” of Brexit Border Group 

Slieve Gullion area Councillor Mickey Larkin has said that the decision by Newry Mourne & Down Council to refuse to recognise the contribution of the Border Communities Against Brexit Group (BCAB) in helping raise concerns about the impact of Brexit…

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Preparatory work for Southern Relief Road forces relocation of GAA club

  Newry Mitchels GAA club is to relocate its entire club activities to Derryleckagh Playing Fields to facilitate preparatory work to commence for the proposed new Southern Relief Road.

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Fire crews assist in dramatic rescue of family pet

.Derrymore Woods in Bessbrook was a scene of high drama on Thursday night when two crews from the NI Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) were tasked to help rescue a dog that was stuck in a quarry hole.

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Funeral of murdered mother and daughter takes place

The funeral of a mother and daughter murdered in Newry earlier this month took place in Belfast on Friday afternoon. 

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Barcroft rape victim: Frustration at lack of progress into Police Ombudsman complaint

A woman who was subjected to a brutal and violent rape before being left for dead in a forest near Newry city centre when she was just 8 years old, has called on the Police Ombudsman to make progress into…

Sports

Rebels without a cause

 ● Allianz National league Division 2 round 7 Armagh 1-14 Cork 3-8 Cork’s one point victory over Armagh at the Athletic Grounds was their only consolation, as it did not prevent what has to be the lowest point in the…

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Disgust as baby hamsters dumped outside Newry pet store

Pet Connection staff who discovered seven baby hamsters abandoned in a filthy cage in the store’s car park on Monday last say they are “disgusted” by the neglect.