Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: February 2020

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man jumps from upstairs window to escape intruders

A man jumped from a first-floor window of a house in Newry in an attempt to escape a gang of intruders who forced their way into his home on Friday night.

Open and candid: Oisin in the Eamonn Mallie hotseat

Crossmaglen Rangers and Armagh legend Oisín McConville sat down for a face-to-face interview with esteemed journalist and broadcaster Eamonn Mallie which aired on UTV last Tuesday. 

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Parents of Paul Quinn take fight for justice to Parliament Buildings

The parents of murdered Cullyhanna man Paul Quinn took their fight for justice to Stormont last week where they met with a number of politicians and spoke to media outlets.

Go N-Éirí Leat Iarlaith

Silverbridge’s Jarlath Burns, the youngest of the 5 candidates in the race to be elected John Horan’s successor as GAA President will learn his fate this coming Friday night Feb 28 when the Annual Congress will be held at Croke…

No security force personnel on Glenanne review panel

An independent review panel tasked with examining the activities of the loyalist Glenanne Gang will not include any current or former members of the security forces.

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Saoradh stage protest at PSNI recruitment event

by Diarmúid Pepper A PSNI recruitment event in Newry on Friday evening passed off without incident, despite a small protest from members of the republican group Saoradh. 


Point lost or gained – only time will tell

Allianz NFL Div 2 Westmeath 3-12 v Armagh 2-15  Only time will tell as this historic Allianz National Football League Division Two campaign concludes will Armagh supporters be able to see if the point picked up in a remarkable pulsating…

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Conroy Gold seek partners for local gold mining

Ryan Morgan A mining company that has been awarded licenses to prospect for gold in the locality, Conory Gold & Natural Resources, is leading discussions with a number of foreign mining companies to progress their efforts.


Local girl-power to the fore at Irish Powerlifting Championships

by Diarmúid Pepper Female competitors from a Culloville gym powered to victory at the recent Irish Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation Championships. 

Anger as inconsiderate parking prevents ambulance access

Diarmúid Pepper Inconsiderate parking by motorists in the Pool Lane and Thomas Street areas of Newry resulted in a precarious situation last week when an ambulance was unable to gain access.