crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2019

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

OAP distraught as youths trail pet dog behind bikes

Diarmuid Pepper An elderly Newry woman is recovering from her ordeal after a gang of youths on bicycles snatched her pet dog while out walking and trailed the terrified animal along the road.

Sports

Final Beckons

 ● USFC semi-final armagh v Cavan, Clones at 4pm Sunday 2nd June Following their respective quarter-final wins over Down and Monaghan both Armagh and Cavan teams and sets of supporters will be confident of becoming the first team to book…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pupils prepare to be put through their paces by ‘The Body Coach’

 By Diarmúid Pepper  Fitness sensation Joe Wicks will be brining his famous fitness regime to Cloughoge Primary School this Friday.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Legal action threatened against NIEA for failure to clean up dumping

 There have been calls for legal action to be taken against the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) for its failure to take action at a site on the Castleblayney Road, Crossmaglen, which has been used as an illegal dumping ground…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Apology after police raid wrong home

The Silverbridge family whose home was raided and ransacked by the PSNI in a case of mistaken identity has vowed to seek redress, stating the incident has left them extremely upset and angry.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Mourners bid devastated farewell to ‘loving and vibrant’ Mary O

The vibrant personality and positive outlook of Mary O’Reilly shone through the tears of mourners who gathered at her funeral in Cullyhanna on Thursday.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

First Derivatives CEO in cancer battle

Wishes for a speedy recovery have flooded in for Newry businessman Brian Conlon who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Three injured by ‘do-nutting’ hit-and-run driver

Two PSNI officers and a female pedestrian were injured by a hit-and-run driver who had been attempting a ‘donut’ manoeuvre near Newry on the evening of Thursday 9th May, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

EU elections: Kennedy bids to rekindle political career

 By Ryan Morgan As the electorate goes to the polls for the second time in a month later this week, former Unionist MLA and Bessbrook native, Danny Kennedy, is bidding to re-enter the political arena after a two-year sabbatical.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Recently bereaved family want ‘to give something back’ with charity fundraiser

 This Saturday 25th May at 8pm in Newtownhamilton Rural Community Hall, a fundraiser will be held in memory of Stephen Lines.