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One arrest, 50k cash and phones seized in police searches

May 21, 2019 

On Monday last, detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit conducted nine searches across the Newry and South Armagh area, which they later said was in connection with the recent spate of ATM thefts.

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May 21, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper
This Friday 24th May, the message from Newry-based suicide prevention charity PIPS is: “Whether you are at work, school or play, having an Odd Sock Day is ok!”

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Murnin’s Marshes Magic

May 21, 2019 

 ● Ulster Senior Football Championship Armagh 2-17 Down 3-13 AET

Andrew Murnin who was introduced for the second period of Extra-Time for his first outing of the year provided the magic touch as he contributed 1-1 to enable Armagh advance to an Ulster semi-final meeting with Cavan by the minimum 2-17 to 3-13 following a pulsating tussle with Down at Pairc Esler.

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Family ‘bursting with happiness’ as Ellen begins nursery school

May 13, 2019 

Last week marked another major milestone for little Ellen Trainor from Bessbrook as she commenced nursery school.

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Flight delays hit school trip travel plans

May 13, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Flight cancellations are enough to ruin any trip, particularly one involving many school children. However, that exact scenario did little to dampen the spirits of Year 10 students from St Paul’s High School in Bessbrook, during their recent school trip to Barcelona.  Indeed, as Principal Jarlath Burns pointed out, it merely “added to the excitement and to the fascination of the trip” for the children.

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A trip ‘down memory lane’ for Camlough man features in national magazine

May 13, 2019 

The nostalgic musings of well-known Camlough personality and GAA broadcaster Damian McCullough achieved national fame recently, when his story was published in one of the country’s most popular magazines, ‘Ireland’s Own’.

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Baby rape case adjourned to confirm expert witnesses

May 13, 2019 

 Reports from medical experts remain outstanding in the case of a man accused of raping a two-week-old baby, Newry Magistrates Court has heard.

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A Super Charity Match to remember Karl Heaney

May 13, 2019 

By Kieran Lynch

Having passed away tragically following a collision on the A1 dual carriageway last year, Karl Heaney’s family and friends have organised a charity match which will take place in Ballyholland Harps GAC this Saturday (18th May) to pay tribute to his life.

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Family’s ‘deep distress’ at details of Thornton murder by British Paratroopers

May 13, 2019 

Distressing details of the 1971 murder of a south Armagh man at the hands of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment have emerged during the inquest into the Ballymurphy massacre, currently being heard in Belfast.

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Police officer in pursuit had “no choice” but to produce gun

May 13, 2019 

A PSNI officer had “no choice” but to produce his gun during a pursuit as police attempted to apprehend a woman who was observed driving dangerously, a court has heard.

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