Call for high level investigation into factors of Garda murder

April 24, 2017 

The family of a Jonesboro woman, who was shot in the head by her partner before he killed a garda and then himself, has called for a top level inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the case. Read more

Inflatable replica of Moe’s Tavern set to launch in South Armagh

April 24, 2017 

It’s such a simple idea even Homer Simpson could have thought of it.

Lisa McMahon Winters, who runs The Inflatable Pubs Global has completed a deal with TV studio, Twentieth Century Fox, which will see her company launch an inflatable version of the iconic Moe’s Tavern, from The Simpsons TV series. Read more

Support urged for public meeting on Daisy Hill Emergency Department

April 24, 2017 

A public meeting to examine recent developments on the proposed closure of the emergency department at Daisy Hill hospital will be held tonight (Monday 24th April) in the Canal Court Hotel at 7.00pm. Read more

McNulty disappointed at rejection of meeting request

April 24, 2017 

SDLP Newry & Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has called on the Department of Health’s Permanent Secretary, Richard Pengelly, to reconsider his decision to refuse a meeting regarding the emergency department at Daisy Hill hospital, Newry. Read more

Brady condemns Paisley’s “disgraceful” remarks over Colum Marks killing

April 24, 2017 

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has branded the comments of DUP MP Ian Paisley over the fatal shooting of an unarmed IRA volunteer 26 years ago as disgraceful. Read more

Mother critical of tricolour placed next to murdered son’s poster

April 24, 2017 

The erection of tricolours in Crossmaglen to mark the recent Easter commemoration has prompted a bereaved mother to criticize those responsible for placing a flag next to a poster of her murdered son. Read more

Contingency plan for DHH compounds closure fears

April 18, 2017 

Fears are rising that a ‘contingency plan’ revealed at a Southern Health Trust Board meeting on Thursday last could result in the permanent closure of Daisy Hill Hospital’s Accident and Emergency unit. Read more

Southern Trust “set on closing” Daisy Hill ED: Brady

April 18, 2017 

The Southern Health & Social Care Trust appears to be set on closing the emergency department (ED) at Daisy Hill hospital, despite its claims to the contrary, MP Mickey Brady has said. Read more

McNulty slams Southern Trust for ‘act of betrayal’

April 18, 2017 

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has slammed the decision by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust to spend over £1m at Craigavon Area Hospital, describing it as “a great act of betrayal”. Read more

Delegation visits Stormont in appeal for political stability

April 18, 2017 

Members of Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade were part of a delegation that travelled to Stormont on Wednesday to appeal to politicians to restore a power-sharing Executive as a matter of urgency. Read more

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