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£1,000 reward to catch dog acid attack culprits

June 3, 2019 

A reward of £1,000 has been offered for information that will lead to the apprehension and conviction of those who carried out an horrific acid attack on a family pet dog in Newry.

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Police launch attempted murder probe after brutal hammer attack

June 3, 2019 

Two teenagers are among four arrested and questioned in relation to the brutal assault of a man in Newry.

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Anger at vandalism of restored Bessbrook Tram

June 3, 2019 

The wanton vandalism of a newly restored Bessbrook Tram carriage has prompted outrage across the district. 

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Local Fundraising night in aid of Angelman Syndrome Ireland

June 3, 2019 

By Ryan Morgan

On Saturday June 15th, the family of Shane Gorman extend an open invitation to their fundraising night for Angelman Syndrome Ireland. This much anticipated night of entertainment and craic will take place in the club rooms of Naomh Malachi GFC, Shelagh, Dundalk at 9.00pm. Music will be provided by legendary country and western musician, Mick Flavin.

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Time for progress in Stormont all-party talks: McNulty

June 3, 2019 

 SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty MLA has said its time to get down to business and make real progress in the All Party Talks at Stormont.  Mr McNulty, who is a member of the SDLP Talks team was speaking after the Tánaiste and Secretary of State met local party leaders on Thursday last.

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Bessbrook man banned from keeping animals

June 3, 2019 

A Bessbrook man has been banned from keeping animals for five years after being found guilty of animal welfare offences.

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Councillor welcomes proactive approach to combat Blayney Road dumping

June 3, 2019 

Slieve Gullion SDLP councillor Pete Byrne has welcomed assurances from the Environment Agency (NIEA) and Newry Mourne and Down District Council officials that work will begin to address the persistent illegal dumping of rubbish on the Blayney Rd, Crossmaglen.  The work will include the removal of rubbish from the are at the front of the site as well as erecting screening to help prevent future dumping.

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OAP distraught as youths trail pet dog behind bikes

May 28, 2019 

Diarmuid Pepper

An elderly Newry woman is recovering from her ordeal after a gang of youths on bicycles snatched her pet dog while out walking and trailed the terrified animal along the road.

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Pupils prepare to be put through their paces by ‘The Body Coach’

May 28, 2019 

 By Diarmúid Pepper

 Fitness sensation Joe Wicks will be brining his famous fitness regime to Cloughoge Primary School this Friday.

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Legal action threatened against NIEA for failure to clean up dumping

May 28, 2019 

 There have been calls for legal action to be taken against the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) for its failure to take action at a site on the Castleblayney Road, Crossmaglen, which has been used as an illegal dumping ground for almost 20 years.

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