Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: January 2020

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

‘Significant number’ of new victims in Newry student ‘catfish’ case

The case of a Newry student at the centre of what has been described as the UK’s biggest ‘catfish’ investigation has uncovered a raft of new victims.

Newry woman wins sex discrimination case against Debenhams

A transgender woman from Newry has been awarded £9,000 in a sex discrimination case against Debenhams.

Newry South Down Sports

Corofin extra special

All-Ireland Club Final Kilcoo 0-7 Corofin 1-12 (extra time) History making three-in -a-row Aib All-Ireland Club Champions Corofin were special in extra-time as they saw off the gallant challenge of Kilcoo at Croke Park. Mickey Moran and the Magpies were…

For One Night Only – Susan McCann honours the legendary John Murphy Bandshow

Fans of the Showband era are in for a treat this weekend when a special show in the Carrickdale Hotel will recreate the sounds of that acclaimed musical era.

First Derivatives appoints new CEO

Newry technology company First Derivatives has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive.

Newry South Armagh South Down Sports

Winning start vital for Armagh

A winning start on home soil against Cavan is vital for Armagh as they commence their Allianz National Football League Division Two campaign. With only 3 of their 7 league games at the Athletic Grounds it is imperative for their…

John Dalzell presents proceeds of Hospice Christmas Sit-Out  

Tireless Hospice campaigner, John Dalzell MBE, presents a cheque for £85,327.38 to staff of Southern Area Hospice Services, the proceeds of his 28th annual Christmas Sit-Out.

“Out of control” locks prompt charity head shave

Kieran Lynch Crossmaglen man, Paul Teggart, will have his hair and beard shaved off in Hanratty’s Pub on Saturday February 1st in a bid to raise money for the Southern Area Hospice, in what is sure to be a great…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

New Stormont deal ends three-year suspension

Ryan Morgan Sinn Féin and the DUP have agreed to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland after years of deadlock and division. Since the breakdown of Northern Ireland’s institutions in January 2017, several rounds of negotiations were led by both…

Local crafters answer call-out to aid Australian bush fires’ wildlife

By Diarmúid Pepper The Australian fires are continuing to blaze, leaving destruction in its wake, especially for the animal population.