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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: May 2019

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Malone calls for progress on city park project

Independent Newry City Councillor Gavin Malone has reiterated calls for Newry, Mourne and Down District Council to maintain its vision for a city centre park. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Drug awareness: Bereaved mother recounts the devastating loss of her son

By Diarmúid Pepper This Friday 17th May at 6.30pm, Mullaghbawn CLG will host a drugs awareness talk by Theresa Burke. This event is open to everyone above the age of 12, and Theresa encourages parents, as well as teenagers, to…

Sports

Armagh to advance to the last four

 ● Ulster Senior Football Championship Sunday 19th may Pairc Esler at 4pm Down v Armagh  Armagh can overcome arch rivals Down to record their first Ulster championship success since their 1-12 to 0-9 win over Cavan back in 2014. Manager…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Killeavy Castle: A quirky blend of old and new

By Diarmúid Pepper Having opened its doors to the public just a few weeks ago, Killeavy Castle is already enjoying a flurry of bookings and, amid the bustle of activity, The Examiner caught up with the hotel’s General Manager Jason…

Sports

O’Hanon set for Superleague Final

Richard Bullick Armagh gaelic ace Caroline O’Hanlon will become the first Irishwoman to appear in a British SuperLeague grand final as her Manchester Thunder team go for glory this weekend against Wasps Netball.

Sports

Cross Stars shining in Australia

Richard Bullick It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows her that Lauren McConville is still making an impact on and off the gaelic football field even though she’s on the other side of the world at present….

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Hearty and Malone top the poll in Slieve Gullion and Newry DEA’s

With the final results of Thursday’s local election announced on Saturday evening, the 2019 ballot proved to be a decisive victory for Sinn Féin locally, the party increasing its seats on Newry Mourne and Down District Council (NMDDC)  by two…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Darkness into Light-Crossmaglen: Let’s Walk Together

This weekend hundreds of walkers will take to the streets of Crossmaglen to join in the Darkness into Light walk aimed at raising awareness of suicide and support services available to people affected by suicide and self-harming.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Devastating impact of wildfires on Slieve Gullion revealed

A series of wildfires that took hold on hillsides around Slieve Gullion during last summer destroyed parts of the area’s eco-system and caused irreversible damage to animal and plant life in the designated area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), experts…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Extension to stroke and breast services consultation period

 The public consultations for stroke and breast assessment services in the Southern Trust area have been extended until Friday 19th July.  The move represents an extension to the consultation period by more than a month from the previous dates of…