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Man (60) charged with 1994 murder of postman

August 12, 2019 

A 60-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a postman in Newry almost 25 years ago.

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Silverbridge social enterprise scheme – An Tobar –  to feature on BBC

August 12, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Finnegan’s Nursery and Garden Centre in Silverbridge is set to be profiled on an upcoming edition of BBC Newsline, due to its exciting social enterprise called “An Tobar”.

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Newry Internment bonfire prompts widespread anger and criticism

August 12, 2019 

A bonfire constructed in Newry to mark last Thursday’s anniversary of internment drew widespread anger and criticism from across the community as references to murdered British soldiers and prison officers, as well as recently deceased loyalist victims’ campaigner, Willie Frazer, were placed on the pyre.

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Criticism at diocese’s response to paedophile priest victims’ complaints

August 12, 2019 

A solicitor representing victims of paedophile priest Malachy Finegan has criticized how the Diocese of Dromore is handling their concerns over a mosaic in Newry Cathedral, claiming the protracted delay is exacerbating their “distress and upset”.

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ICLVR to commence search of forest site for Nairac remains

August 12, 2019 

 The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains (ICLVR), which is responsible for locating the Disappeared, is to oversee a search in Ravensdale Forest in a bid to locate the remains of British army captain Robert Nairac.

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New car park creates 80+ additional spaces at Slieve Gullion

August 12, 2019 

 More than 80 additional parking spaces have been created at Slieve Gullion Courtyard with the completion of work on the new car park.

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Joy as Lauren’s Adventures hits fundraising target

August 12, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

When 14-year-old Lauren Fitzgerald from Newry was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, her family scrambled for a solution. 

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Brave Armagh go down fighting

August 12, 2019 

MAYO 2-12 ARMAGH 1-12

Richard Bullick in Longford

It was a case of so near but yet so far for Armagh as they bowed out of the TG4 Senior Championship with broken hearts but heads held high after an absorbing battle with Mayo in Longford.

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Proposed service station “will decimate” existing business, objectors claim

August 12, 2019 

A newly established group opposing the proposed construction of a motorway service station facility off the A1 at Newry claims it “will decimate” existing businesses, leading to job losses and business closures, if planning is approved.

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Two year extention as Armagh Manager for Kieran McGeeney

August 12, 2019 

Kieran McGeeney, the 2002 Armagh All-Ireland-winning captain was “unanimously” given the nod to continue as manager of Armagh for the next two seasons, after the County Board extended his term at a Board meeting last week. Having consolidated their Division Two League status following promotion.

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