Siobhan is the pick of the bunch at Chelsea

May 27, 2013 

by Christine Keighery

Local florist Siobhan Hughes has notched up another terrific result, scooping a silver medal in last week’s Junior Florist of the Year category at the Chelsea Flower Show. Read more

Will it be a long or a short summer?

May 27, 2013 

● Ulster Championship Down v Derry

Last year Down reached the Ulster Final. Five of that team – Darren O’Hagan, Dan Gordon, Aidan Brannagan, Aidan Carr and Liam Doyle – definitely won’t be playing when Down resumes their Ulster Championship involvement on Sunday. Read more

Over 92% voting in favour of Irish Unity

May 27, 2013 

Over 1,000 people from the district made their voices heard last Saturday night in the first ever People’s Referendum on Irish Unity, with over 92% voting in favour of Irish Unity.  The resounding “Yes” vote was the culmination of weeks of campaigning by the Crossmaglen and Creggan Upper ‘United Ireland -You decide’ group, led by Chairperson, Emma McArdle. Read more

Mackin feeds football league launched

May 27, 2013 

Richard Bullick

Domestic ladies football in Armagh has received a major boost with news that Mackin Animal Feeds is to sponsor the club championships for a fourth consecutive season. Read more

Grammars’ resistance to change hindering non-selective education

May 27, 2013 

Ahead of his retirement next month as Principal of St. Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen, Mr Kevin Scally has voiced his concern about the perceived delays in moving towards a non-selective education system.   Read more

Going from strength to strength

May 27, 2013 

Over the past eleven years as Principal of St Joseph’s High School, Kevin Scally, along with his dedicated staff, have propelled the non-selective school to the forefront of Catholic education in the province. Read more

Local educator receives top title

May 27, 2013 

Belleek lady Fiona Bradley has been crowned “Educator of the Year” at the recent Institute of Hospitality Janus Awards, which took place at the Culloden Hotel. Read more

British MP praises courage of bereaved mothers

May 27, 2013 

A visit by a prominent British politician to the Reavey family home in Whitecross on Thursday has prompted the family to renew its call for the present government to publicly acknowledge the known identity of those who murdered their three brothers. Read more

Fairy brings important message to South Armagh

May 27, 2013 

The Tooth Fairy Day was held on Monday 20th May in Silverbridge. Read more

Taste of Ulster accolade for Cross Square Hotel

May 27, 2013 

The Cross Square Hotel restaurant, idyllically nestled in the centre of Crossmaglen has long been established as the perfect location for good food and drink in the area.  Now having received the prestigious accolade of a Taste of Ulster Award, the bustling eatery has gained national recognition for its delicious homemade food and superlative customer service. Read more

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