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Local road named as worst in the North

April 1, 2019 

The Ballyfannahan Road located between Creggan and Cullyhanna has been revealed as Northern Ireland’s worst road, according to figures recently released by the Department of Infrastructure.

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Erection of Parachute Regiment flags prompts anger

April 1, 2019 

The recent appearance of a number of British Army Parachute Regiment flags on lampposts near Newry has prompted anger.

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Protestors out in force at border anti-Brexit rally

April 1, 2019 

Hundreds of people attended an anti-Brexit public protest at Carrickarnon on Saturday to show their opposition at the British government’s handling of the process that has now descended into chaos, prompting concern and uncertainty, particularly for those living and working in border areas.

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Newry pupils stage protest against rising canteen prices

March 25, 2019 

Students from a Newry grammar school have staged a protest against rising food prices and a declining quality of food in their school canteen. Read more

Newry Feis President receives Points of Light Award

March 25, 2019 

A legendary teacher of music, dance and speech throughout the district has been announced as the recipient of a Points of Light award from British Prime Minister Theresa May for her “long-standing dedication” to the Newry Musical Feis. Read more

Heroes welcome for local Special Olympics medal winners

March 25, 2019 

Triumphant Special Olympics sporting stars were given a heroes welcome on their return from the World Games in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, laden with medals. Read more

Disappointment at Council “snub” of Brexit Border Group 

March 25, 2019 

Slieve Gullion area Councillor Mickey Larkin has said that the decision by Newry Mourne & Down Council to refuse to recognise the contribution of the Border Communities Against Brexit Group (BCAB) in helping raise concerns about the impact of Brexit and the return of a “hard border” is deeply disappointing and viewed by many as a snub. Read more

Preparatory work for Southern Relief Road forces relocation of GAA club

March 25, 2019 

  Newry Mitchels GAA club is to relocate its entire club activities to Derryleckagh Playing Fields to facilitate preparatory work to commence for the proposed new Southern Relief Road. Read more

Fire crews assist in dramatic rescue of family pet

March 25, 2019 

.Derrymore Woods in Bessbrook was a scene of high drama on Thursday night when two crews from the NI Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) were tasked to help rescue a dog that was stuck in a quarry hole. Read more

Funeral of murdered mother and daughter takes place

March 25, 2019 

The funeral of a mother and daughter murdered in Newry earlier this month took place in Belfast on Friday afternoon.  Read more

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