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US reforms bring fresh hope to immigrant’s elderly mother

November 24, 2014 

The elderly mother of a south Armagh woman living illegally in America has expressed her hope that the announcement by President Obama of changes to the U.S. immigration system will mark an important step forward which should have a positive impact on her daughter’s life and that of thousands of undocumented living in the U.S. Read more

The People’s Millions – Votes sought for Newry project

November 24, 2014 

A project aimed at offering a year-round programme of arts and drama events exclusively for older people in Newry will feature on UTV Live at Six tomorrow evening (Tuesday) in a bid to secure a slice of Lottery funding. Read more

Local Ulster Bank closures a ‘bitter blow’ to rural communities

November 24, 2014 

Ulster Unionist Party South Armagh Representative Councillor David Taylor has expressed his severe disappointment at Friday’s announcement from Ulster Bank that its branch in Newtownhamilton is due to close in February 2015, with services moving to the Newry branch. Read more

Camlough resident criticises Rivers Agency flood response

November 24, 2014 

Ten days since unprecedented torrential rain sparked flooding chaos across Newry and South Armagh, some residents are still struggling to return to normal life with their homes and possessions completely destroyed by some of the worst flooding the district has ever seen. Read more

MI5 recordings expose tensions within Continuity IRA, court hears

November 24, 2014 

Secret MI5 recordings have revealed tensions between factions within the Continuity IRA, a court has heard. Read more

St Paul’s, High School Bessbrook reach Mac Cormack Cup league final

November 24, 2014 

St Paul’s, Bessbrook are in the Danske Bank MacCormack Cup League final at the end of the month. St Paul’s completed their League programme amassing 9 points out of a possible 10. The one dropped point came in a drawn encounter with St Eunan’s, Letterkenny. Read more

£8.4 million paediatric unit for Daisy Hill

November 24, 2014 

Daisy Hill Hospital is to receive a new £8.4m purpose built centre of excellence for paediatric surgery as part of a £15 million development plan to modernise hospital services for children and young people across the Southern Trust. Read more

Patrick Kavanagh Centre in bid to buy iconic barn

November 24, 2014 

The Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen says it is seeking funding in a bid to purchase a barn made famous in a poem by the renowned poet, which has recently been put up for sale. Read more

Issue 1134 – Santa Arrives in Buttercrane

November 24, 2014 

Issue 1134 – St Mary’s Presentation

November 24, 2014 

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