Man beaten with baseball bat in his Bessbrook home

May 31, 2011 

by Brónagh Murphy

A man is recovering from his ordeal after he was attacked by a gang of intruders who broke into his Bessbrook home on Tuesday night. Read more

Fire: Four in hospital

May 31, 2011 

Four people are being treated in hospital for smoke inhalation after they were rescued from a fire in a flat in Mary Street, Newry. Read more

Casey and Donnelly elected to Mayoral positions

May 31, 2011 

By Paul Malone   Email:

Sinn Fein Councillor Charlie Casey has expressed his delight at becoming the new Mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council. Read more

Memorial Mass remembers “sensitive and gentle” man

May 31, 2011 

Brónagh Murphy

A special memorial Mass was held in St. Malachy’s Chapel, Carrickcruppen on Friday evening to remember Brendan Higgins who passed away suddenly last week and who was buried in his native Australia on Saturday. Read more

Republican group Guthanna urges people to ‘Have your voices heard’

May 31, 2011 

By Paul Malone

A republican group in south Armagh has called on members of the public to get involved with issues in and around the border area. Read more

Continued use of unregulated academic selection “has no place” in Catholic ethos education: CPA

May 31, 2011 

By Brónagh Murphy

To coincide with the issuing of letters to parents informing them of which post-primary school their child has gained entry to, The Catholic Principals Association (CPA) has called on grammar schools to abandon academic selection, stating the process has no place in Catholic ethos education and that schools “should not pick and choose the children they want to teach”. Read more

Unique music session

May 31, 2011 

A bid to achieve the longest ever continual traditional music session is taking place in mullaghbawn this weekend. Read more

Issue 959 – Hospice Ladies Night

May 31, 2011 

Orange blossom the perfect response

May 31, 2011 

Ulster SFC Armagh 1-15 Down 1-10 Read more

Issue 959 – Armagh V Down in Minors

May 31, 2011 

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