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Schoolchildren find newborn kittens dumped in plastic bag

September 16, 2019 

Schoolchildren who discovered a bag containing five newborn kittens that were abandoned in Mullaghbawn have been praised by the Ulster Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) whose spokesman said that without their intervention, the animals would have died.

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Bellew brothers crowned ‘Independent Electrical Wholesaler of the Year 2019’

September 16, 2019 

Hard work, grit and determination have led the Bellew brothers from Crossmaglen to the top of their game, taking the title of ‘Independent Electrical Wholesaler of the Year 2019’ at the recent annual Electrical Industries Federation of Ireland Awards. 

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Teenager embarks on ‘Hell and Back’ challenge in memory of late mum

September 16, 2019 

Cullyhanna teenager Erin O’Reilly is undertaking the gruelling ‘Hell and Back’ challenge to raise funds for the Mandeville Unit in Craigavon. 

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Councillor raises issue of rough sleepers following reported accident

September 16, 2019 

By Diarmuid Pepper

Newry SDLP Councillor Michael Savage is calling for the authorities to step up their efforts in accommodating and helping rough sleepers. 

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Council reception for Cullyhanna world title winning dancing sisters

September 16, 2019 

Two Irish dancing sisters from Cullyhanna were guests of honour at a special reception hosted by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council at the Palace Stables, Armagh recently.

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Condemnation of “deplorable” police stop and search actions on vulnerable woman

September 16, 2019 

An incident in the Carnagat area of Newry last weekend where a lady, described as disabled and vulnerable, was subjected to “inappropriate and insensitive treatment” during a stop and search operation by the PSNI has prompted an angry reaction from political representatives.

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Darts – Fifty teams taking to the oche

September 9, 2019 

There will be 50 teams taking part across the 5 different divisions in the 2019/20 Newry Darts Leagues season which will be sponsored by Frontier Coach Hire Newry Mob 07778352339 e-mail:frontiercoachhire@gmail.com.

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Church bows to pressure to remove Cathedral mosaic

September 9, 2019 

A mosaic laid in Newry Cathedral as a tribute to Bishop Francis Brooks is to be removed as part of ongoing work to the church floor, Archbishop Eamon Martin has revealed.

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Newry teenager warns against overuse of energy drinks

September 9, 2019 

A Newry teenager who required weeks of hospital treatment because of his addiction to energy drinks has taken the brave step of sharing his story to warn other young people of the dangers.

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Balcony fall teenager discharged from hospital

September 9, 2019 

A former Newry student who was paralysed after a fall from a balcony in Spain, has been discharged from hospital after months of treatment, her family have reported.

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