Suspected milk fraud investigation at Belleek farm

March 31, 2014 

A multi-agency investigation into the suspected illegal movement of milk across the border is underway after a milk tanker was seized from a farm close to the village of Belleek on Friday. Read more

Killeavy Castle: A room with a view

March 31, 2014 

Ambitious plans for the restoration of a 19th century castle and its 330-acre estate nestled on the slopes of Slieve Gullion, could welcome paying guests to a modern and stylish hotel within two years, The Examiner has learned. Read more

From humble beginnings to entrepreneur: Paul Mulkerns R.I.P.

March 31, 2014 

The sudden death of well-known and highly-respected Killeavy businessman, Paul Mulkerns, at the weekend has stunned the area’s close-knit community and prompted messages of sympathy and support for his family. Read more

Mourners told of “huge loss” at tragic passing of leading businessman

March 31, 2014 

Mourners at the funeral on Monday last of Edward Haughey heard how the leading businessman and founder of Newry-based Norbrook Laboratories Ltd., was an example of what hard work and determination can achieve and that his tragic death is “a huge loss” to many. Read more

Sunday School for St. Paul’s students

March 31, 2014 

As part of its final push towards exam time, St. Paul’s High School in Bessbrook has taken the unprecedented step in offering a Sunday evening study class for students sitting exams in the coming months. Read more

Auctioneer secures ‘magical figure’ of £1m for prime farmland

March 31, 2014 

With demand strong for good farmland, Newtownhamilton auctioneer Kieran Cumiskey enjoyed recent success at a local public auction taking bids on a 77 acre farm near Banbridge to £1 million. Read more

Donegal now a relegation dogfight

March 31, 2014 

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Armagh at home to table topping Donegal next Sunday at the Athletic Grounds has now turned into a relegation dogfight for the Orchard County. Read more

Popstar’s tweet boosts Newry songstress profile

March 31, 2014 

By Christine Keighery

Hugely talented Newry songstress Orlaith Comer received an unexpected endorsement of her singing prowess last week when international popstar, Enrique Iglesias, tweeted his recommendation for YouTube listeners to check out her stunning cover of his current single “I’m a Freak.” Read more

Back to Ballyshannon

March 31, 2014 

• Masita GAA All-Ireland Post Primary School – Br. Edmund Ignatius Rice Cup Final

St Joseph’s, Crossmaglen and opponents Our Lady’s, Belmullet have to head to Ballyshannon at 2pm on Saturday next, April 5, to see who can win the Masita GAA All-Ireland Post Primary Schools, Br Edmund Ignatius Rice Cup Final at the second attempt. The sides could not be separated a fortnight ago as they shared 1-7 apiece after Extra-time. Read more

Hospice places filling up fast for the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

March 31, 2014 

Time is running out to register to take part in the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon 10K on Monday 2nd June 2014 in aid of Southern Area Hospice Services – have you signed up yet? Read more

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