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GAA fraternity mourns player’s tragic passing

March 20, 2017 

The funeral of a man found in a wooded area close to Camlough Lake on Tuesday morning was held in Carrickcruppen on St. Patrick’s Day. Read more

Tuam find prompts search at former mother and baby home in Newry

March 20, 2017 

A search for human remains currently being carried out at the site of a former mother and baby care home in Newry is expected to continue for several weeks. Read more

Daisy Hill commended following unannounced inspection

March 20, 2017 

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has published the findings of its unannounced inspection of Daisy Hill Hospital, which took place in early December 2016. Read more

Dundalk man among missing coast guard helicopter crew

March 20, 2017 

Searches are continuing for a Dundalk pilot still missing along with two of his crew members after the Irish Coast Guard helicopter they were aboard crashed off the coast of Mayo in the early hours of last Tuesday morning.  Chief Pilot Mark Duffy remains missing along with winchmen Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith. Read more

Popular priest mourned

March 20, 2017 

A Memorial Mass was held this morning (Monday) in St. Malachy’s Church, Carrickcruppen to mark the passing of Camlough-born priest, Fr. Patrick McCullough. Read more

Newry Unite to host public meeting on Brexit

March 20, 2017 

Newry Unite in the Community are set to sponsor a public meeting event this Wednesday 22nd March as part of the Brexit All Ireland Speaking Tour which will look at the impact and opportunities of Brexit for the local community and beyond. Speaking at the event – which takes place from 7pm to 9pm in Newry Arts Centre – will be representatives who played a pivotal role in the Left Leave Campaign during the Brexit referendum, as well as EU-critical speakers from Ireland. Read more

KBRT coordinates repatriation of murdered backpacker

March 20, 2017 

The Newry-based Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust (KBRT) is coordinating the return of the body of a young Donegal woman murder in India last week. Read more

Historic Barrscéalta broadcast from Bessbrook

March 20, 2017 

Local gaeilgeóirí and traditional musicians commanded the airwaves when RTE-Radió na Gaeltachta broadcast its flagship Ulster programme Barrscéalta from Bessbrook Community Centre on Friday 10th March. Read more

Budding young journalists take part in BBC News School Report Day

March 20, 2017 

A number of local students had the opportunity to sharpen their interview skills when they took part in the annual BBC News School Report Day on Thursday last. Read more

Flanagan confirms Irish government co-operation in Kingsmill inquest

March 20, 2017 

Irish Foreign Affairs Minister, Charlie Flanagan, has revealed the Irish government is in “direct contact” with coroner Brian Sherrard in relation to material it is being asked to provide for the Kingsmill inquest. Read more

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