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Dromintee GFC pay tribute to former player

April 25, 2016 

In a poignant tribute to former Dromintee GFC player, Peter Hughes, who was tragically killed in a car accident last year, the club’s senior team will line out this season in jerseys inscribed with his initials and player number to honour his contribution and commitment to the squad. Read more

South Armagh Outdoor Recreation Forum launched

April 25, 2016 

The Ring of Gullion team and the Camlough Lake Sub-committee have joined forces to facilitate a new Outdoor Recreation Forum for organisations in south Armagh involved in outdoor sports and recreation. Read more

Haldane Fisher Newry staff vote in favour of strike action

April 25, 2016 

Staff at the Newry branch of building supplies company Haldane Fisher have voted to strike in a row over pay, the Trade union Unite has revealed. Read more

Local teenager helps to open first ever children’s hospital art gallery

April 25, 2016 

A local teenager has helped to open the UK and Ireland’s first dedicated regional children and young people’s art gallery to be located in a hospital.  Developed by the charity, Arts Care and funded by Belfast Harbour, Arts in Business and Children in Need, the permanent gallery is in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. It will showcase art works produced by sick and vulnerable younger people from across Northern Ireland. Read more

Council approves cable car plan for Mourne Mountains

April 25, 2016 

Newry, Mourne and Down Distrct Council has approved a proposal to develop a cable car ‘gondola’ for the Mourne Mountains. Read more

2Wheels2NewYork cyclist heads east for New York

April 25, 2016 

Three weeks after setting off on an epic cycle challenge across America, intrepid cyclist Darren Rowland has waved goodbye to the west coast and turned east en route to New York. Read more

Fresh hopes for Narrow Water Bridge as Relief Road merger proposed

April 25, 2016 

There are fresh hopes that the stalled Narrow Water Bridge project could be kick-started again after a key figure in the business and planning permission for the scheme presented a new proposal which would involve merging the original bridge plan with the Newry City Southern Relief Road scheme. Read more

Petition launched against renaming of Newry park garners huge support

April 25, 2016 

A petition rejecting any motion to rename Raymond McCreesh play park in Newry has received almost 2000 signatures since it was launched just two weeks ago. Read more

Issue 1205 – Flashbacks

April 25, 2016 

Re-vamped Armagh Football Leagues have proven to be a huge success

April 25, 2016 

If the opening three rounds of the re-vamped Armagh Football Leagues are anything to go by then the altered format will have proven to be a huge success. Already there has been a marked improvement in entertainment value as the scoring ratio in matches has improved dramatically with a host of very high scoring matches being recorded. Read more

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