Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: April 2019

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Newry based charity awarded £50,000 by The People’s Project

By Diarmuid Pepper A Newry based charity has received a huge boost for their “Hope Thru Soap” initiative, after they were awarded £50,000 by The Peoples’ Project.

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Dorsey Duo to Hike Mount Kilimanjaro for KBRT

Standing at almost 20,000 feet, and having to trek a gruelling 62 kilometers to reach the summit which, at times, can see temperatures plummit to as low as -20, this is a task not to be underestimated.

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Rosie Kirk shortlisted for Irish Make-Up Awards 2019

The best of Ireland’s make-up professionals will gather at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin on Sunday, May 12 for a memorable night, put on to acknowledge the champions of the country’s make-up industry. The prestigious awards ceremony is voted…

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Newry Sports Firm Scores Big With Addition of Premier League Stars

By Diarmuid Pepper Premier League superstars Raheem Sterling and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have invested more than £1 million each into local sports technology firm STATSports.

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Rural Crime the focus of Keady meeting

At a recent meeting held in the Tommy Maken Arts Cenre in Keady the most crucial point coming from the meeting  was the importance of reporting every single crime to the PSNI, however small.’

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Newry City are relegated

 ● NIFL Premiership Newry City 0 Dungannon swifts 1 Following the highs of four promotions in five seasons Newry City have been relegated from the Irish Premiership after just one season back in Northern Ireland’s top flight.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Substantial amount of drugs seized in Keady

By Diarmuid Pepper Police have seized drugs with an estimated street value of £180,000 in Keady.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Mum & teachers’ pride in ‘gifted’ autistic teenager

By Diarmúid Pepper The mother of an autistic teenager has spoken to The Examiner about how immensely proud she was when her son delivered a rousing rendition of ‘What A Wonderful World’ at his First Holy Communion ceremony recently, despite…


Aimee Mackin honoured with The Croke Park/ LGFA Player of the Month award

 ARMAGH forward Aimee Mackin has been honoured with The Croke Park/LGFA Player of the Month award for March.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Popular nonagenarian credits voluntary work for long and healthy life

By Diarmúid Pepper  As the inspirational and hard-working Sabina Reel from Silverbridge celebratd her 90th birthday on Thursday, she spoke to The Examiner about her life-long commitment to helping others and how this work has kept her going strong.