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Mum & teachers’ pride in ‘gifted’ autistic teenager

April 15, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

The mother of an autistic teenager has spoken to The Examiner about how immensely proud she was when her son delivered a rousing rendition of ‘What A Wonderful World’ at his First Holy Communion ceremony recently, despite being non-verbal just three years ago.

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Popular nonagenarian credits voluntary work for long and healthy life

April 15, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

 As the inspirational and hard-working Sabina Reel from Silverbridge celebratd her 90th birthday on Thursday, she spoke to The Examiner about her life-long commitment to helping others and how this work has kept her going strong.

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Teenager charged with making online death threats

April 15, 2019 

A Newtownhamilton teenager appeared before Newry Magistrates Court on Friday charged with making online death threats.

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Public urged to respond to Breast Assessment Consultation

April 15, 2019 

Current proposals to reshape breast cancer services could result in the entire Southern Health Trust area left without any facility to assess patients, with the nearest centre located in Belfast.

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Lorry driver convicted of vandalising memorial has jail sentence halved

April 15, 2019 

A lorry driver who was convicted of vandalizing the memorial at Narrow Water near Warrenpoint has had his sentence reduced from 12 months to six.

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Church ransacked and stained glass window smashed in overnight burglary

April 15, 2019 

A stained glass window was smashed and a number of items stolen in an overnight burglary of a church in Newtownhamilton.

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McKenna undergoes additional police questioning

April 15, 2019 

A Crossmaglen man has underwent further questioning by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse spanning a period of almost 30 years.

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Mass opposition to axing of Daisy Hill stroke unit

April 1, 2019 

 A full house is expected at a hastily-called public meeting to be held in Newry this Wednesday to rally the troops in mass opposition at the decision to remove the dedicated Stroke Unit from Daisy Hill Hospital.

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Outrage at attack on church as police label it a hate crime

April 1, 2019 

The congregation of a Newry church is said to be extremely upset at an attack by vandals who smashed a stained glass window, which has just recently been repaired.

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Local groups vie for public votes to win £50k grant aid

April 1, 2019 

Two inspirational community projects in Newry have been announced as finalists in a competition that will enable them to win a share of £150,000 in grant aid.

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