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Apology after police raid wrong home

May 21, 2019 

The Silverbridge family whose home was raided and ransacked by the PSNI in a case of mistaken identity has vowed to seek redress, stating the incident has left them extremely upset and angry.

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Mourners bid devastated farewell to ‘loving and vibrant’ Mary O

May 21, 2019 

The vibrant personality and positive outlook of Mary O’Reilly shone through the tears of mourners who gathered at her funeral in Cullyhanna on Thursday.

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First Derivatives CEO in cancer battle

May 21, 2019 

Wishes for a speedy recovery have flooded in for Newry businessman Brian Conlon who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Three injured by ‘do-nutting’ hit-and-run driver

May 21, 2019 

Two PSNI officers and a female pedestrian were injured by a hit-and-run driver who had been attempting a ‘donut’ manoeuvre near Newry on the evening of Thursday 9th May, The Examiner has learned.

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EU elections: Kennedy bids to rekindle political career

May 21, 2019 

 By Ryan Morgan

As the electorate goes to the polls for the second time in a month later this week, former Unionist MLA and Bessbrook native, Danny Kennedy, is bidding to re-enter the political arena after a two-year sabbatical.

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Recently bereaved family want ‘to give something back’ with charity fundraiser

May 21, 2019 

 This Saturday 25th May at 8pm in Newtownhamilton Rural Community Hall, a fundraiser will be held in memory of Stephen Lines.

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One arrest, 50k cash and phones seized in police searches

May 21, 2019 

On Monday last, detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit conducted nine searches across the Newry and South Armagh area, which they later said was in connection with the recent spate of ATM thefts.

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May 21, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper
This Friday 24th May, the message from Newry-based suicide prevention charity PIPS is: “Whether you are at work, school or play, having an Odd Sock Day is ok!”

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Family ‘bursting with happiness’ as Ellen begins nursery school

May 13, 2019 

Last week marked another major milestone for little Ellen Trainor from Bessbrook as she commenced nursery school.

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Flight delays hit school trip travel plans

May 13, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Flight cancellations are enough to ruin any trip, particularly one involving many school children. However, that exact scenario did little to dampen the spirits of Year 10 students from St Paul’s High School in Bessbrook, during their recent school trip to Barcelona.  Indeed, as Principal Jarlath Burns pointed out, it merely “added to the excitement and to the fascination of the trip” for the children.

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