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GAA Young Player of the Year and All-Star nomination for Rian O’Neill coupled with All-Star nomination for Jarleth Óg Burns

September 30, 2019 

Fresh from picking up their Irish News All-Star awards Armagh’s young stars Jarlath Óg Burns and Rian Ó Neill have been further rewarded as nominees for the PwC All-Star football awards. Rian has also been shortlisted along with Kerry duo David Clifford & Seán Ó Shea for GAA GPA Young Player of the Year 2019. 

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Recycling firm allays fears over Newtown storage plans

September 30, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Residents of Newtownhamilton have hit out at proposals to create a wastage storage on the Newry Road. 

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Former soldier plans his own search for Nairac

September 30, 2019 

 A former British soldier says he plans to organise his own search for the body of Robert Nairac, the SAS captain who was abducted from the Three Steps pub in Dromintee more than 40 years ago.

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Public meeting in response to rising crime 

September 30, 2019 

A public meeting will be held in Newry Town Hall tomorrow (Tuesday October 1st) in response to an upsurge in incidents of crime and anti-social behaviour in Newry.

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Championship Previews

September 30, 2019 

Another derby hurdle for Ballymacnab

Armagh Senior Championship Semi-Finals Sat Oct 5 @5pm Athletic Grounds: Ballymacnab v Granemore

If Ballymacnab are to qualify for successive County Finals, they will have to overcome near neighbours and arch rivals Granemore. Essentially this will be the biggest and ultimate derby test that they will face in this year’s Championship following last round wins over both of their Armagh City rivals, Harps and Pearse Og.

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Multi-agency workshop in response to crime and anti-social behaviour

September 30, 2019 

Newry Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins paid tribute to the work of the Newry District Electoral Area (DEA) forum on a Stakeholders’ Workshop event held on Thursday last which was organised in response to anti-social behaviour and crime across the district.

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‘Busmen in the Firing Line’ – hometown book launch event

September 30, 2019 

This Tuesday 1st October, the hometown launch of ‘Busmen in the Firing Line’, the biographical memoirs of Crossmaglen native, Eugene O’Callaghan, will take place in Crossmaglen Rangers GFC, commencing at 7.00pm.

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Council criticized for charity signs fine warning

September 30, 2019 

Newry Mourne and Down District Council has come in for criticism after it warned that those who erect signs for charity and other events without permission would face being fined, while at the same time permitting the flying of contentious flags and banners to go unchallenged.

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Break-in at Children’s Arts charity “heart-wrenching”

September 23, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

In the early hours of Wednesday morning last, much-loved Arts charity ‘Sticky Fingers’ on Upper Edward Street in Newry suffered a break-in.

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Podium success for Mullaghbawn teenager in World Transplant Games

September 23, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Mullaghbawn’s Eve Hamill had a summer to remember as she took home four medals from the recent World Transplant Games.

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