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Axe-wielding raiders target Credit Union

November 27, 2012 

By Christine Keighery

Staff at Slieve Gullion Credit Union in Forkhill endured a terrifying ordeal last Friday evening when a three-man gang armed with axes and a handgun entered the premises and forced workers to hand over a sum of money. Read more

Public Consultation on Newry City Linkages Public Realm Scheme

November 27, 2012 

Newry and Mourne District Council, and the Department for Social Development (DSD) have announced the commencement of a Public Consultation Process in regards to the proposed Newry City Linkages Public Realm Scheme. Read more

Local MLA at loggerheads over Welfare Reform Bill

November 27, 2012 

By Christine Keighery

It would seem the controversial Welfare Reform Bill has our local political representatives at loggerheads over how to deal with the bill through the political process. Read more

Our Lady’s Celebrates 125 years

November 27, 2012 

Monday 21st November 1887 was an eventful day for the Sisters of Mercy in Newry and for nine young students, who made history when Our Lady’s School opened its doors for the first time with Sr. M. Philip Magennis as Headmistress. Read more

Alcohol Awareness event hears of harsh realities of alcohol abuse

November 27, 2012 

The realities of Alcohol misuse at both a human and society level were the main topics of discussion at the Alcohol Awareness event held in the recently opened Cuan Mhuire Regional Addiction Support Centre on the Dublin Road in Newry. Read more

Second Herald Cup for St Paul’s

November 27, 2012 

Danske Bank Herald Cup final : St Paul’s Bessbrook 2-7 St Joseph’s Crossmaglen 1-2 Read more

Linkage scheme and pay-and-display conversions prompt parking concerns

November 27, 2012 

By Christine Keighery

The £1.5 million linkage scheme for Newry city has raised concerns that the loss of around 120 parking spaces along Merchant’s Quay will lead to a parking crisis in the city. Read more

Caring David lends a helping hand

November 27, 2012 

David McClurg is registered blind, a guide dog owner and volunteer with the Good Morning Good Neighbour scheme at Ballybot House in Newry. Read more

A light hearted look at the 150th Anniversary celebrations for St Mary’s Church, Mullaghbawn

November 27, 2012 

A light hearted look at the 150th Anniversary celebrations for St Mary’s Church, Mullaghbawn Read more

Crossmaglen Rangers meet Kilcoo in Ulster Final

November 27, 2012 

Ten out of ten

Crossmaglen Rangers return on Sunday to a venue that proved a happy hunting ground 12 months ago as it provided them with their ninth Ulster Club title. Read more

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