Mayor calls for withdrawal of threat to Council Enforcement staff

August 28, 2012 

There is heightened concern among staff in Newry and Mourne District Council amid claims Council Enforcement Officers have been threatened while carrying out their duties. Read more

Robot to aid treatment of patients in new Daisy Hill HDU

August 28, 2012 

A new High Dependency Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry, which was officially opened by Health Minister Edwin Poots on Tuesday, will feature the use of a robot, allowing intensive care specialists from Craigavon Area Hospital to remotely assess acutely ill patients. Read more

Drop in electricity costs welcomed

August 28, 2012 

Householders and small businesses across the North are set to benefit from a reduction in electricity costs after an announcement that prices are about to drop. Read more

Successful fundraising walk benefits Cancer Research

August 28, 2012 

On Thursday evening a donation of more than £6,000 was handed over to Cancer Research by members of Silverbridge GFC. Read more

Jonesborough bands march to historic double victory

August 28, 2012 

The St. Brigid’s Accordion Band, Jonesborough created its own piece of musical history last weekend when both Junior and Senior divisions of the band marched off with their respective All -Ireland titles in this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann. Read more

Locals help create the Paralympic Flame

August 28, 2012 

Blind mountaineers Pat Shields from Newry and Bernadette Sloan from Warrenpoint with local Scouts helped create the flame on the summit  of Slieve Donard in Co Down. Read more

Niall adds another string to his bow

August 28, 2012 

A Camlough musician has bridged a gap of fifty years to claim a second All Ireland Senior Fiddle title for the Orchard County at Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann. Read more

Folk Club An Bonnan Bui

August 28, 2012 

The town-lands of Oriel are awash with excitement over the forthcoming arrival of new traditional music starlets ‘Realta’ at Folk Club An Bonnan Bui in Crossmaglen Rangers Hall on Friday 31st August. Read more

Fleadh success for Crossmaglen Comhaltas group

August 28, 2012 

There are some Fleadhs you never forget and last weekend’s All-Ireland Fleadh in Cavan town is one that will live long in the hearts and minds of all of those associated with CCE An Bonnan Bui – a branch of Comhaltas encompassing South Armagh, North Louth, East Monaghan and even some of Down. Read more

Armagh GAA Round-Up

August 28, 2012 

• Armagh Senior Football Championship

Maghery v Crossmaglen Read more

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