McKenna and O’Fiaich Cups

November 25, 2013 

Armagh and Down supporters in football limbo, with all interests for the year ended in both the club and county scene until the January McKenna Cup, have been thrown a pre–Christmas bonus following the decision to restore the Cardinal O’Fiaich Cup to the footballing calendar. Read more

Hearty is new Bard of Armagh with “The Culchie Gangster”

November 25, 2013 

Glassdrummon man Martin Hearty was crowned Bard of Armagh at the annual Bard competition at the City Hotel in Armagh on Friday night last. Read more

HMRC redundancy scheme “ignoring equality legislation”: SDLP

November 25, 2013 

By Christine Keighery

Last week’s announcement by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to slash 250 jobs across four of its Northern Ireland offices has been lambasted by local SDLP MLAs Dominic Bradley and Karen McKevitt who accused the department of “riding roughshod over” and “ignoring equality legislation.” Read more

Tremendous value on offer

November 25, 2013 

As is the norm in the run up to the “big matches” the GAA gets slated by supporters for the scarcity of tickets and the price of the tickets. Read more

MPs to press British Treasury over workers facing redundancy

November 25, 2013 

Sinn Féin MPs Conor Murphy and Michelle Gildernew intend to travel to Westminster to argue the case for workers set to lose their jobs at Customs & Excise Offices  in the North. Read more

Pensioner arrested in Parkhead shooting probe

November 25, 2013 

A 79-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Newry on Saturday evening in which a man aged in his fifties was seriously wounded. Read more

Shooting at house ‘reckless and dangerous’

November 25, 2013 

Police are investigating an incident on the Newry Road, Crossmaglen in which a number of shots were fired at a private house. Read more

DJ – A Sporting Legend

November 25, 2013 

DJ Carey is universally recognised as one of the best hurlers in the history of the game – indeed there are many who hold that his exploits in a glittering career in the Gowran, Kilkenny and Leinster jerseys made him No.1. Read more

Visit Santa & his Animals at his Magical Winter Wonderland at the USPCA Animal Hospital, Newry

November 25, 2013 

Both Young and Old are gearing up for a Magical Winter Wonderland this Christmas. The USPCA Animal Hospital in conjunction with Phil’s Farm hopes that the Santa Grotto at the Hospital will be phenomenal success for the Charity this year. Read more

Farmers face crippling losses over vandalism strikes

November 25, 2013 

Episodes of blatant vandalism carried out at two farms near Crossmaglen recently have been strongly criticised by Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty. Read more

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