Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: November 2019

Unquiet Graves: Cullyhanna screening of award-winning documentary

Director Sean Murray’s acclaimed documentary ‘Unquiet Graves, The Story of the Glenanne Gang’ won the prestigious Royal Television Society award for Best Documentary at a glittering awards ceremony, held in The Mac Theatre in Belfast on 7th November. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Man arrested in NLC after allegedly filming children

A man has been questioned by police after he was caught allegedly filming children in the changing rooms of Newry Leisure Centre.

TG4 visit young Gaeilgeoiri Raonaithe na Croise

A programme about young Gaeilgeoiri from Crossmaglen Rangers is hitting the screens this Thursday. 

Roisin savouring Olympics prospect

By Richard Bullick Physiotherapist Roisin Murphy from Silverbridge can look forward to being involved in next year’s Olympics after the Irish hockey team’s ground-breaking qualification for Tokyo 2020.

Charity Coffee Morning Raises €9,415 for The Rotunda’s NICU

On Sunday the 10th of November, a coffee morning was held at Silverbridge GFC Social Club in aid of The Rotunda’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The fundraiser was hosted by Daniel and Michelle McKenna, in memory of their first born…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man and woman assaulted in suspected acid attack

Diarmúid Pepper A male and female were injured in a suspected ‘acid attack’ which occurred in the Sugar Island area of Newry on Friday afternoon.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pair arrested after Audi rams patrol car

Two men were arrested after a black Audi rammed a PSNI patrol car before its occupants made off with police in hot pursuit.

Mullaghbawn teacher scoops Soccer Mum of the Year gong

Mullaghbawn teacher Paula Byrne was named “IFA (Irish Football Association) Soccer Mum of the Year” at a glitzy awards ceremony in Belfast City Hall on Wednesday night.

Overarching opposition to ‘super dump’ facility near Newtownhamilton

More than 100 concerned members of the community attended a public meeting in Newtownhamilton community centre on Friday evening last to voice their strong opposition to a proposed ‘super dump’ that could entail the storage of thousands of tonnes of…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Camlough-born MP to run for Labour deputy leadership

Camlough-born MP Conor McGinn is to vie for the Labour Party deputy leadership role, it has been reported.