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Couple rescued from fire in flats remain in critical condition

February 19, 2018 

A man and woman are in a critical condition following a fire which broke out in a block of flats in Newry in the early hours of Saturday morning.  Read more

Victim of historical rape crime recalls terrifying ordeal 

February 19, 2018 

A woman who was subjected to a brutal and violent sexual assault before being left for dead in a forest near Newry city centre when she was just 8 years old, has waived her right to anonymity to speak publicly about her terrifying ordeal.   Read more

Suspended jail term for self-confessed child abuser

February 12, 2018 

A man who admitted indecently assaulting a five-year-old boy more than 30 years ago has escaped jail after being handed a suspended sentence when he appeared before Newry Crown Court on Friday. Read more

 Local ladies showcase ‘best NI has to offer’ on top RTÉ show

February 12, 2018 

Local female entrepreneurs who have created and developed exclusive styles in fashion and accessories showcased their bespoke designs to a nation-wide audience when they featured on RTE’s popular daytime television show ‘Today with Maura and Daithi’ on Friday last. Read more

Proposed FE cuts will create ‘devastating’ economic impact

February 12, 2018 

Proposed budget cuts in the Further Education sector will have a devastating impact on the local economy and will adversely affect the future employment prospects of many students from rural and low-income families, SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has claimed. Read more

Fearon condemns ‘pay penalty’ for mums

February 12, 2018 

Sinn Féin equality spokesperson Megan Fearon has criticised the findings of a report by The Institute for Fiscal Studies which shows that mothers in part-time jobs are being hit by a “pay penalty”. Read more

Daisy Hill Community Forum endorse Pathfinder final report

February 12, 2018 

The Daisy Hill Pathfinder Community Forum representatives have warmly welcomed the actions of the Department of Health following its recent endorsement of the Pathfinder final report, a project that was chaired by Dr. Ann Marie Telford.  Read more

Row erupts over removal of Bessbrook bus shelter

February 12, 2018 

The removal of a partially constructed bus shelter in Cloughreagh Park in Bessbrook has sparked a row amongst Councillors and has left many residents in the area “fuming”. Read more

Victim of St. Colman’s paedophile priest speaks out

February 12, 2018 

A man who claims he was sexually abused for eight years by a now deceased priest who was employed by St.Colman’s College in Newry for two decades, has spoken out about his ordeal.  Read more

Rotted wood prompts railway bridge safety concerns

February 12, 2018 

Sheets of rotting wood, which have become loose and dangle precariously from a railway bridge close to Jonesborough, are a cause for concern regarding the safety of motorists and pedestrians, a local councillor has claimed. Read more

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