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Cross-community congregation celebrates reopening of Church

April 24, 2012 

Following months of extensive restoration work, Creggan Church of Ireland welcomed the return of its’ congregation on Sunday to a special Service of Re-dedication. Read more

Birthday bonanza for Brenda

April 24, 2012 

Crossmaglen woman, Brenda Rushe, scooped a massive birthday win of 44,400 euro last Saturday on the hit RTE gameshow, Winning Streak. Read more

Newry runner chases Guinness World Record

April 24, 2012 

By Christine Keighery

Newry marathon runner and triathlon enthusiast, Dermot Mathers, is setting himself another personal challenge this week as he aims to break the Guinness World Record for distance running on a treadmill.  The twelve hour challenge to raise funds for the Southern Area Hospice, will take place in The Quays Shopping Centre on 28th April, beginning at 8am. Read more

Installation of Creggan footbridge imminent

April 24, 2012 

The installation of a new footbridge spanning Creggan River is to be completed later this week, Sinn Fein Councillor Colman Burns has revealed. Read more

Overwhelming sadness at passing of respected businesswoman 

April 24, 2012 

There was an overwhelming sense of sadness in the area on Monday last when the funeral Mass and burial of once-prominent and highly respected businesswoman, Rose Moley, took place in Crossmaglen. Read more

Eirigi claim PSNI Provocation Continues in Newry

April 24, 2012 

Republican group, eirigi have slammed what they call “an upsurge in PSNI harassment” this month, claiming they have been inundated with reports of harassment incidents taking place throughout the Newry area.   Read more

Paul calls time on Armagh

April 24, 2012 

Armagh goalkeeper, Paul Hearty, after 12 years service to the County has called time on his inter-county career. Read more

Issue 1004 – Brenda Rushe celebrates with family and friends after winning €44,500 on Winning Streak

April 24, 2012 

Creggan C.O.I Hall – Management Committee – A ‘Big’ Lottery winner

April 24, 2012 

Creggan Church of Ireland Hall Management Committee has won ‘Big’ on the Lottery. The local group who are based in Creggan C.O.I Parish Hall have been granted £9,028 via the Big Lottery Fund’s, ‘Awards For All Programme.’ Read more

Acclaimed Fiddler headlines inaugural Folk Club of local Comhaltas branch

April 24, 2012 

The newly established Crossmaglen branch of Comhaltas – An Bonnán Buí – is set to host its first Folk Club this weekend, with the renowned fiddle player Zoe Conway and her husband John McIntyre as the headline act. Read more

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