Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: November 2019

Culloville Camogs complete the double

Culloville 3-5 Derrynoose 0-4 Reigning Armagh Senior Camogie Champions Culloville completed the championship and league double with a 3-5 to 0-4 victory over Derrynoose in the Senior Division 1B League playoff on Saturday night.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Luncheon Club serves up three decades of happy memories

By Diarmúid Pepper  Cullyhanna Luncheon Club celebrates a major milestone this Thursday.


Mick O Hanlon – Former Armagh great from Cullyhanna

From his home at Carraigh Dua Heights in  Belleek, former Armagh great Mick O’Hanlon reflects on his early years in a conversation with Peter Makem.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Public anger rising as crime spree continues unabated

There is a palpable sense of anger in communities across south Armagh as the spree of break-ins, which has plagued towns and villages in recent weeks, appears to be continuing unabated.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Last Round for Family Milk Delivery Business

by Ryan Morgan After nearly a century of service, one of south Armagh’s most iconic family businesses came to an end last week. Local milkman, John McShane, performed his final deliveries to shops on Wednesday and to homes on Thursday…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pudsey joins DHH staff for Children in Need dance video

by Diarmúid Pepper  The Endoscopy Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital had some very special guests in its department recently, which has been causing some commotion online. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

McKenna to be quizzed over new allegations of abuse

More alleged victims have come forward in the case of a former Crossmaglen man accused of a litany of sexual abuse offences against young boys.


Clontibret withstand Cross comeback

A slow start, a total of 13 wides, 2 points from very debatable frees awarded against them in minutes 47 & 58, plus losing out in the tactical battle, were the main contributary factors which saw Crossmaglen Rangers crash out…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Silverbridge sisters’ generous efforts benefit ICU patients’ relatives

Two sisters from Silverbridge have undertaken a major makeover of a room for families located in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Craigavon Area Hospital.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry Pharmacy scoop top UK award at Westminster ceremony

McCartan’s Pharmacy of Newry have been awarded the UK Independent Pharmacy Team of the Year at a ceremony  in Westminster  on Friday past.  The accolade comes a mere five and a half years after owners Gemma and Dan McCartan set…