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Newry housing estate ‘over-run with rats’

June 24, 2019 

 A Newry SDLP Councillor has demanded immediate action be taken to address the issue with drains at a housing estate in the city after 17 rats were caught by residents last week.

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Kilimanjaro challenge beckons for Dorsey duo

June 24, 2019 

This weekend two local men are set to take on the challenge of a lifetime by scaling one of the world’s highest peaks in aid of charity.

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Disappointment as former school site is offered for sale

June 24, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Local residents of Crossmaglen have spoken to The Examiner expressing their sadness and disappointment at the proposed sale of the Anamar Primary School site.

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Probe into Council ‘Big Screen’ project uncovers “serious governance failures”

June 24, 2019 

 A report by the Local Government Auditor on an investigation into the ‘Big Screen’, which was erected on Hill Street in Newry in 2015, has uncovered a “series of flaws” and has raised concern over a “catalogue of serious governance and control failures”, which littered the project.

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Ellen’s Journey begins Stateside

June 24, 2019 

 The family of little Ellen Treanor from Bessbrook faces an anxious wait this week as the tot undergoes a series of tests in New York to determine her suitability for specialist cancer treatment.

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Charity fundraiser for Sophia

June 24, 2019 

This Sunday 30th June, commencing at 11.00am,  a family fun day event will be held at Silverbridge GFC in aid of Dundalk toddler Sophia Griffin.

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Dad’s pride at son’s Kilmainham Gaol performance

June 24, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

 Eleven-year-old James McCann, a pupil of St. Joseph’s Primary School in Bessbrook, was awarded a wonderful and unforgettable experience recently when he was afforded the opportunity to sing ‘Grace’ in the world-renowned Kilmainham Gaol.

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Child rushed to A&E in used needle scare

June 17, 2019 

Urgent medical attention was sought for a child who inadvertently handled a used needle found discarded in an area frequented by children in Bessbrook.

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Young mountaineer’s achievements recognised with Spirit of NI Award

June 17, 2019 

by Diarmúid Pepper

Local hero Conor Bannon had his stellar achievements formally recognised at the recent Spirit of NI Awards.

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Woman pleads guilty to causing death of farmer by careless driving

June 17, 2019 

The lawyer for a Newry woman who caused the death of a farmer through careless driving said his client’s actions “will live with her for the rest of her life”.

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