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Community numbed at farm death tragedy

August 29, 2016 

The tragic death of a Silverbridge farmer in an accident on his farm has numbed the local community and left a huge void in the lives of those closest to him. Read more

Checkpoint rammed during Lislea security alert

August 29, 2016 

Police officers manning a checkpoint during a security alert in Lislea on Friday night narrowly escaped injury when a speeding car ploughed into two patrol vehicles. Read more

School accused of being ‘judge and jury’ in cheating debacle

August 29, 2016 

The parents of an 18-year-old student caught up in the A-level cheating allegations at Our Lady’s Grammar School in Newry claim they have been heavily let down by the school which, they say, has failed to provide adequate support for the girls involved in the exam “malpractice” incident and have instead been “both judge and jury” in the matter. Read more

Down Rose claims contestants ‘manipulated, bullied and mistreated’

August 29, 2016 

The 2016 Down Rose has slammed the Rose of Tralee competition describing it as a “a cheap reality television show” in which the contestants’ emotions were “manipulated for entertainment purposes.” Read more

Disappointment for St. Joseph’s Boys School as post-16 provision delayed

August 29, 2016 

GCSE students at St. Joseph’s Boys High School in Newry have been left bitterly disappointed after being left with no A-Level options at the school for this coming academic year. Read more

Hotel owners’ statement puts sale rumours to rest

August 29, 2016 

The owners of Newry’s Canal Court Hotel have categorically denied the business has been sold, quashing rising speculation and rumours that have been circulating in recent weeks. Read more

eBay set to close Dundalk premises next year

August 29, 2016 

Tech giant eBay has announced it is closing its operation at the Xerox Technology Park in Dundalk next year.  Staff at the Dundalk site were informed of the impending closure last Thursday.  It is believed the closure, which is scheduled for the second quarter of 2017, will result in 150 job losses at the company. Read more

SoS slammed for cancelling planned meeting

August 29, 2016 

Secretary of State, James Brokenshire’s decision to cancel a planned meeting in Newry last week, amid a protest by representatives of community groups, has been heavily criticized by Sinn Fein’s Conor Murphy. Read more

Armagh Championship

August 29, 2016 

Big fish avoid champions Cross

Fresh from their surprise win over Granemore Tir na nOg have been rewarded with a game against the champions Cross. Read more

Issue 1222 – Footsteps in the Forest

August 29, 2016 

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