Guilty verdict offers sense of relief for McShane family

October 28, 2013 

The family of Silverbridge woman, Natasha McShane, say they feel a sense of relief and justice after the man who attacked her and left her for dead on a Chicago street more than three years ago was unanimously convicted of the crime. Read more

Winners in education funding reforms disagree with overall proposals

October 28, 2013 

A local Principal whose school may stand to receive a £127,000 financial boost under controversial new funding proposals has provisionally welcomed the additional funding but disagreed with plans to take money away from the existing budgets of other schools in order to reallocate funds. Read more

Hundreds mourn passing of “everyone’s friend” Matt Flynn

October 28, 2013 

By Christine Keighery

Tributes have been paid to a much loved figure in the Forkhill community who passed away recently.  60 year old Matt Flynn, a familiar smiling face in the locality, died on Thursday 17th October, surrounded by his loving family. Read more

Pair convicted for smuggling cigarettes

October 28, 2013 

Two south Armagh men have been convicted of attempting to smuggle more than eight million cigarettes into the North. Read more

“Lethal Allies” lifts the lid on security forces collusion

October 28, 2013 

A damning new book published last week claims to have uncovered “indisputable evidence of security forces collusion” in the murders of more than 100 people in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. Read more

No Joy for Kilcoo

October 28, 2013 

Ulster Club – Kilcoo (Down) v Crossmaglen Rangers (Armagh)

Kilcoo will be hoping that the rhyme associated with their nickname “The Magpies” –one for sorrow two for joy- holds true next Sunday as they try to dethrone the reigning Ulster champions Crossmaglen Rangers at the second attempt. Read more

Donnelly seeks urgent road works in Crossmaglen

October 28, 2013 

Slieve Gullion SDLP Councillor Geraldine Donnelly has raised concerns with DRD Roads Service about the a busy junction of the Square in Crossmaglen and asked for urgent works. Read more

Championship medal for Forkhill’s Colm

October 28, 2013 

Forkhill native Colm Murphy picked up a Lancashire Senior Football Championship medal as he helped John Mitchells, Liverpool overcome St Brendan’s, Manchester 0-10 to 0-8 in the final played at Old Bedians. Read more

Issue 1080 – Peadar O’Doirnin GAC Forkhill 125 Celebrations

October 28, 2013 

McArdle Meats Butchers strike Gold at Awards

October 28, 2013 

The winners of the recent All-Ireland Artisan Butchers Awards were announced at an event in the Bank Bar, Newry on Tuesday last. Read more

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