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Teenage trendsetter scoops top style award at Aintree Ladies’ Day

April 16, 2018 

A 19-year-old student from Killeavy has swept aside stiff competition to scoop the top prize in one of the horse racing calendar’s most prestigious style contests. Read more

Hero’s welcome for local World champion Irish dancer

April 16, 2018 

St Oliver’s primary school pupil Caitlin Murray was given a hero’s welcome in school this week after being crowned under 11 World Champion in the recent CLRG World Irish Dancing Championships in Glasgow. Read more

High School principal resigns amid claims of bullying

April 16, 2018 

The principal of St. Patrick’s High School in Keady has announced her resignation, claiming to be the victim of a prolonged campaign of harassment and bullying. Read more

Judgement reserved in police chief’s Glenanne Gang appeal

April 16, 2018 

Senior judges presiding over an appeal brought by NI Chief Constable challenging an ‘Order of Mandamus’ to complete an investigation into suspected state collusion in the murders carried out by the notorious Glenanne Gang in the 1970’s have reserved judgement in order to assess all legal arguments.  Read more

Angry scenes in Council chambers as Unionist motion on McCreesh park fails

April 16, 2018 

There were angry exchanges at Newry Mourne and Down District Council’s monthly meeting last Monday when a Unionist motion to change the name of Raymond McCreesh play park in Newry was defeated. Read more

BCAB launches new poster campaign

April 16, 2018 

The local branch of Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB) unveiled its new anti-Brexit poster at Killean Bridge, near Newry on Monday last, marking the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA). Read more

Sport NI chief to lodge unprecedented unfair dismissal case

April 16, 2018 

The chief executive of Sport NI, Antoinette McKeown, is to take legal action against her employers for unfair dismissal and sex and religious discrimination, even though she remains in her job. Read more

St. Joseph’s new build planning approval welcomed

April 16, 2018 

As expected, planning permission for the new St. Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen was approved by Newry Mourne and Down District Council last week. Read more

‘Honky Tonk Girl’ Kerry releases new single

April 16, 2018 

Local country singing star Kerry Fearon has released another new single from her forthcoming debut album of country classics and covers, “Honky Tonk Girl”.  The latest offering from Dromintee’s “pocket rocket”,  who has been enjoying huge success since her introduction to the country music scene just three years ago,  is a track entitled ‘If the devil don’t want me’.   Read more

Green light expected for St.Joseph’s new build

April 9, 2018 

The long awaited multi-million pound new build for St.Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen could finally be within sight, with plans for the project recommended for approval when they go before the Council’s Planning Committee this Wednesday.   Read more

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