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Christmas comes early for mystery Lotto winner

December 22, 2014 

It is set to be a magical Christmas for one lucky person from the Newry area, having scooped almost £1.8million in the Lotto. Read more

Adams and McGuinness attend Newry funeral of party activist

December 22, 2014 

Sinn Fein President, Gerry Adams, and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were in Newry on Wednesday to attend the funeral of Niall Vallely, a long-time activist with the party. Read more

New Council naming row

December 22, 2014 

A row has erupted over the final shortlist of names proposed for the new Newry, Mourne and Down District Council which will take effect in April next year. Read more

Charges against trio in CIRA probe brings total to ten

December 22, 2014 

Another three men have been remanded in custody in connection with a police investigation into dissident republican activity in the Newry area. Read more

Candlelit vigil held in support of Raymond McCreesh Park

December 22, 2014 

Just over 350 people braved the elements on Tuesday evening to attend a candlelight vigil in the Raymond McCreesh play park in Ballybot in Newry to demonstrate their support for the play park retaining its name. Read more

Ulster Title for St Joseph’s Boys’ High School

December 22, 2014 

Thursday 18th December will be long remembered by all those associated with St. Joseph’s High School, Newry as they secured their first ever Ulster Colleges trophy by winning the under-16 Faul Cup. Read more

Local schools call for public opposition to education cuts

December 22, 2014 

In light of the proposed substantial cuts to Northern Ireland’s education budget, the Principals of nine local schools have issued a joint statement calling for the public to voice their opposition by responding to the Department’ consultation on the issue. Read more

Newry native appointed Confidential Recipient by HSE

December 22, 2014 

Newry born disability activist, Leigh Gath, has been appointed the first Confidential Recipient for whistleblowers by the HSE in the Republic of Ireland. HSE director Tony O’Brien announced her appointment during a summit with disability organisations last week. Read more

Christmas Fayre for The Rainbow Club 2014

December 22, 2014 

A very successful Christmas Fayre was held in the Rangers hall for the Rainbow Club on 23rd November.  The organisers Shauna Dooley and her family put a tremendous amount of work into organising it and this was evident on the day. The total amount raised after expenses was £1040 and €681.81 a total of £1721.81, this has been presented to the Rainbow Club. Read more

Issue 1138 – Shane O’Neill’s Ladies Underage Presentation

December 22, 2014 

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