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John O’Reilly: Life-long GAA stalwart mourned

December 17, 2018 

Tributes have been paid to respected GAA stalwart, John O’Reilly, who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday last.   Read more

Documentary reveals Reavey family’s faith and forgiveness

December 17, 2018 

Whitecross man Eugene Reavey, whose three brothers were killed by the UVF’s infamous Glenanne Gang in 1976, shares the remarkable story of how his family chose peace instead of violence in a documentary which premieres in Belfast tonight (Monday December 17th). Guardians of the Flame examines how the families of Troubles’ victims used their faith to help end conflict and move towards peace.   Read more

Former USPCA chief to be sentenced today

December 17, 2018 

The ex-Chief Executive of the USPCA, Stephen Philpott, will discover today (Monday) if he will be jailed for using his position to defraud the animal charity over a seven year period. Read more

 A1 campaign praised as £50m safety upgrade announced

December 17, 2018 

A high profile campaign to secure vital improvements on the A1 carriageway has been praised for its efforts as the Department for Infrastructure (Dfl) announced a huge £50m safety upgrade on the main Belfast to Dublin route, which is set to begin in 2021. Read more

Estonian hitman jailed for conspiring to murder man in Newry

December 17, 2018 

A hitman from Estonia who travelled to Ireland in April last year to murder a man in Newry as part of a Dublin gangland feud has been jailed for six years.  Read more

Decision to name deceased Kingsmill suspects deferred

December 17, 2018 

Two key suspects who are alleged to have been involved in the Kingsmill Massacre may be named when the inquest into the January 1976 atrocity resumes in the New Year. Read more

Keady farm attack leaves dozen sheep dead

December 17, 2018 

An Armagh veterinary surgery who were called to the grisly scene of a devastating sheep worrying attack at a farm in Keady on Monday last have issued a warning to farmers across the district to be vigilant and have pleaded with all dog owners to avoid letting their animals roam freely.   Read more

Council’s £60K underspend to go to Newry Rainbow Community

December 17, 2018 

Newry Rainbow Community is in line for a potential £75K funding pot from Newry, Mourne and Down Council to help them host UK and Ireland Pride in the City in August 2019. Read more

Visit to opticians credited with helping save patient’s life

December 10, 2018 

A Newry man has credited a visit to his local optician with helping to save his life after an underlying health problem was detected during a routine eye test. Read more

Chamber’s festive event nudges £80k for charities

December 10, 2018 

The Newry Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Charity Dinner has raised the incredible sum of £78,830, all of which will provide a welcome festive boost for local charities. Read more

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