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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

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

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

‘Peace Forest’ plans for former barracks site

March 13, 2017 

One thousand native trees are to be planted on the site of the former British army military barracks in Forkhill, as part of a project to create a ‘Peace Forest’ on sites along the border. Read more

District gears up for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

March 13, 2017 

As towns and cities across the country gear up for the annual celebrations of Ireland’s patron saint, Ti Chullain is set to host its third St. Patrick’s Day Community Festival, with events running throughout this week in the build up to the big family fun day on St. Patrick’s Day. Read more

Anti-Brexit lobbyists take campaign to heart of EU

March 13, 2017 

Campaigners against the introduction of a ‘hard border’ following Britain’s exit from the EU, travelled to Brussels recently to bring their case to the attention of the European Parliament. Read more

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