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Anger over arrests in tiger kidnap probe

August 30, 2011 

by Brónagh Murphy

A Lay Magistrate, who has been forced to stand down from the bench after she, her husband and son were arrested in connection with a recent tiger kidnapping, is to challenge the PSNI over the manner in which she and her husband were treated. Read more

Hundreds attend funerals for murder victims 

August 30, 2011 

By Brónagh Murphy

Hundreds of mourners attended the funerals on Friday of best friends Marion Graham and Cathy Dinsmore who were stabbed to death on August 19th while on holiday in Turkey. Read more

SDLP denounces Councillor’s claims as misleading and untrue

August 30, 2011 

The SDLP Group on Newry and Mourne District Council has issued a statement criticising recent remarks made by Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty in relation to the proposed upgrade work at Crossmaglen Community Centre. Read more

Carrickcruppen, Clan Na Gael and Forkhill have been relegated

August 30, 2011 

The relegation issue is over in Division One with confirmation that long term candidates Carrickcruppen and Clan Na Gael have been relegated to Division Two for next year. Read more

Tough measures implemented to clamp down on illicit dumping

August 30, 2011 

by Brónagh Murphy

The future of the Council-run Recycling Centre in Crossmaglen is under threat after it emerged that persistent illicit dumping of household waste, sometimes on a daily basis, is costing hundreds of pounds every week to clear up. Read more

Bomb alerts in Newry lead to major disruption

August 30, 2011 

Newry businesses and homes underwent evacuations and major disruptions on two consecutive days in the last week as a result of bomb alerts. Read more

Senior Championship Preview

August 30, 2011 

St Patrick’s v Pearse Og’s

The meeting of 2009 champions Pearse Og and last year’s replay beaten semi-finalists St Pat’s gets top billing of the four quarter final ties. Read more

New pedestrian foot-bridge to span Creggan River

August 30, 2011 

by Brónagh Murphy

Work to construct a pedestrian foot bridge spanning Creggan River is to begin in the coming weeks, DRD Roads Service has confirmed. Read more

Liver Support Group Fundraising

August 30, 2011 

On Saturday 18th June the committee held an event in Newtownhamilton Community Centre, incorporating a coffee morning, second hand book stall and jewellery, hand bag and accessories sale. Read more

Local Girl Chosen as Face of Vintage Fair

August 30, 2011 

Northern Ireland’s premier vintage fair ‘Frock Around The Clock’ is coming to Newry on 11th September and the city is getting set for a weekend of stylish fun as visitors from all over Ireland attend the event for an extravaganza of vintage glamour and nostalgia. Read more

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