crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: June 2019

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry housing estate ‘over-run with rats’

 A Newry SDLP Councillor has demanded immediate action be taken to address the issue with drains at a housing estate in the city after 17 rats were caught by residents last week.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Kilimanjaro challenge beckons for Dorsey duo

This weekend two local men are set to take on the challenge of a lifetime by scaling one of the world’s highest peaks in aid of charity.

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Disappointment as former school site is offered for sale

By Diarmúid Pepper Local residents of Crossmaglen have spoken to The Examiner expressing their sadness and disappointment at the proposed sale of the Anamar Primary School site.

Sports

Clinical Armagh impressively defeat Monaghan

Having paid the price for their wastefulness in front of goals on their last two visits to Clones, Armagh were clinical on their third match at the venue in 4 weeks as they dumped hosts Monaghan out of the Championship…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Probe into Council ‘Big Screen’ project uncovers “serious governance failures”

 A report by the Local Government Auditor on an investigation into the ‘Big Screen’, which was erected on Hill Street in Newry in 2015, has uncovered a “series of flaws” and has raised concern over a “catalogue of serious governance…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Ellen’s Journey begins Stateside

 The family of little Ellen Treanor from Bessbrook faces an anxious wait this week as the tot undergoes a series of tests in New York to determine her suitability for specialist cancer treatment.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Charity fundraiser for Sophia

This Sunday 30th June, commencing at 11.00am,  a family fun day event will be held at Silverbridge GFC in aid of Dundalk toddler Sophia Griffin.

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Dad’s pride at son’s Kilmainham Gaol performance

By Diarmúid Pepper  Eleven-year-old James McCann, a pupil of St. Joseph’s Primary School in Bessbrook, was awarded a wonderful and unforgettable experience recently when he was afforded the opportunity to sing ‘Grace’ in the world-renowned Kilmainham Gaol.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Child rushed to A&E in used needle scare

Urgent medical attention was sought for a child who inadvertently handled a used needle found discarded in an area frequented by children in Bessbrook.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Young mountaineer’s achievements recognised with Spirit of NI Award

by Diarmúid Pepper Local hero Conor Bannon had his stellar achievements formally recognised at the recent Spirit of NI Awards.