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Seven year jail term for convicted rapist

April 21, 2014 

A 23-year-old Crossmaglen man has been sentenced to seven years in jail for the rape of a woman in Newry more than two years ago. Read more

Why the Doom and Gloom?

April 21, 2014 

The reaction of some Armagh supporters to relegation to Division Three of the league has been one of total doom and gloom without facing the reality that the current position is not a false one. Read more

Giro d’Italia fever hots up in south Armagh

April 21, 2014 

Anticipation of one of the world’s most prestigious sporting events continues to gain momentum throughout south Armagh as local areas prepare to showcase the county’s natural beauty for next month’s Giro d’Italia. Read more

Online petition to retain Raymond McCreesh Park name

April 21, 2014 

The recent publication of the findings of the Equality Commission’s investigation into the naming of a play park in Newry has prompted an online petition to retain the name of the city centre park. Read more

Issue 1104 – Easter Parades

April 21, 2014 

Naming of play park breaches equality laws

April 14, 2014 

An investigation by the Equality Commission has ruled that Newry and Mourne District Council failed to comply with its own Equality Scheme when deciding to retain the name of the city centre play park, ‘Raymond McCreesh Park’. Read more

Newry man convicted of running north’s biggest money laundering outfit

April 14, 2014 

A Newry man ran Northern Ireland’s biggest money laundering operation from his small bureau de change on the city’s Dublin road, an investigating officer from Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed. Read more

Daly remanded in custody over Omagh bomb charges

April 14, 2014 

Prominent republican Seamus Daly has been remanded in custody charged with involvement in the 1998 Omagh bomb attack.  The Culloville, County Monaghan man faces a total of 33 charges, including 29 murder charges and two others linked to the Omagh bomb, as well as two separate charges related to an attempted explosion in Lisburn in 1998. Read more

Forkhill illegal abattoir animal did not enter food chain

April 14, 2014 

Investigations into an illegal abattoir discovered in Forkhill in early March are still ongoing but, The Examiner understands, there is no evidence to suggest that an animal recently slaughtered at the illegal site had entered the food chain. Read more

Shane stuns panel on Britain’s Got Talent

April 14, 2014 

Viewers across the UK were treated to a sample of the talent’s of local Crossmaglen man Shane McKeever along with his Line dancing group Countryvive on Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday night as they received four ‘Yee-Haws’ from the judging panel. Read more

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