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No clear motive for ‘senseless and callous’ shooting

January 21, 2019 

 Police have said there is no clear motive for the fatal shooting in Warrenpoint on Friday evening that claimed the life of 37-year-old Wayne Boylan and critically injured a 21-year-old woman. Read more

Local family create ‘Harvey’s Haven’ in memory of young son

January 21, 2019 

A Bessbrook woman who lost her little boy Harvey to a rare degenerative disease has seen her dream of keeping his memory alive come true, with the opening of a new sensory room dedicated to her special son. Read more

Netflix Miami Showband Massacre documentary to reveal “seismic” new information

January 21, 2019 

A Netflix series investigating some of music’s biggest unsolved mysteries is set to reveal “seismic” new information about the Miami Showband massacre.  Read more

South Armagh high schools rank in top twenty for GCSE exam performance

January 21, 2019 

Three south Armagh high schools have ranked in the top twenty of the Irish News non-grammar schools performance list for the highest percentage of pupils achieving five or more GCSE’s at grades A* to C. The list features the top 50 non-grammars across the north, ranked by exam performance at GCSE. Read more

Baby rape accused questioned on separate offences

January 21, 2019 

A 25 year old County Down man accused of raping his twelve day old son has been remanded back into custody at Maghaberry Prison after being questioned by police about other matters. Read more

Tributes paid to Camlough man who died in Mournes fall

January 21, 2019 

The Camlough man who died after falling from a crag while walking in the Mourne Mountains last weekend has been described as a “popular and highly-respected family man” whose contribution to his local GAA club was immeasurable. Read more

Top doctor blames “toxic work environment” for decision  to quit

January 14, 2019 

A top consultant anaesthetist from Newry has blamed a “toxic work environment”, poor managerial culture and increasing bureaucracy at the city’s Daisy Hill Hospital for his decision to quit his post. Read more

Charity Foundation’s fundraising Gala Ball to cap “hugely successful year”

January 14, 2019 

Tickets are now available for the Sabrina Ryan Foundation Gala Ball, which takes place on 2nd February in the Carrickdale Hotel.  The annual event has become a highlight in the area’s social calendar since it began two years ago in memory of Killean woman, Sabrina Ryan. Read more

Calls to expedite safety measures after crashes close A1 twice in 24 hours

January 14, 2019 

There have been increased calls for urgent action on the A1 carriageway after two major crashes occurred on the notorious road in less than 24 hours last week. Read more

New social enterprise, An Tobar, opens at Finnegan’s Nursery

January 14, 2019 

A new not-for-profit social enterprise has opened in Finnegan’s Nursery in Silverbridge. The new community interest company (CIC), An Tobar, meaning ‘the well’, is named after a well on the south Armagh farmland which local people used to consider as a ‘healing well’. Read more

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