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Pensioner attacked and robbed in aggravated burglary

December 19, 2016 

A Cullyhanna pensioner was assaulted and robbed by an armed gang who broke into his home on Tuesday evening last. Read more

Pensioner’s festive display makes top ten in NI

December 19, 2016 

A Newry pensioner who has lit up his home for the last 8 years in aid of the Southern Area Hospice says he is delighted his Christmas illuminations have been featured on Cool FM’s top ten list of the Best Christmas Light Displays in Northern Ireland. Read more

Final push for Happy Faces Christmas gift appeal

December 19, 2016 

After a hugely successful gift appeal last Christmas, the team at Happy Faces Day Care in Silverbridge have once again been running their Christmas gift appeal, this year in conjunction with Women’s Aid Newry and Armagh and the Newry Helping The Homeless organisation. Read more

Grainne misses out on Lord Sugar’s investment

December 19, 2016 

Dromintee make-up artist and budding entrepreneur Grainne McCoy narrowly missed out on a place in the final of BBC One’s The Apprentice, and the chance to win a £250,000 investment.   Read more

Shauneen makes the cut for children’s cancer charity

December 19, 2016 

A student at Southern Regional College in Newry has went for the chop by having her long hair cut and donated to the Little Princess Trust charity. Read more

Armagh dethrone Tyrone

December 19, 2016 

O’fIAICH CUP Armagh 3-10 Tyrone 0-13

Inspired by a personal 2-3 from Man of the Match, Ethan Rafferty, 13 man Armagh recorded a 3-10 to 0-13 win over defending O’Fiaich Cup holders Tyrone at a well attended Oliver Plunkett Park, Crossmaglen. Read more

Intervention of victims’ families led to new police inquiries, Kingsmill hearing told

December 19, 2016 

A lawyer has told a preliminary hearing into the Kingsmill massacre that new lines of inquiry are being investigated by police after families of the victims intervened. Read more

Former Council Chair struck down with meningitis

December 12, 2016 

A Sinn Fein councillor and former chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is seriously ill in hospital with meningitis, the Examiner has learned. Read more

Egg farmer hatches a cracking marriage proposal!

December 12, 2016 

Whilst the humble egg might not feature at the top of most girls’ wishlists for a romantic marriage proposal, one local man found they were definitely the way to his girl’s heart! Read more

Kilbroney Park Cafe closure threat lifted as privatisation fears persist

December 12, 2016 

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have been forced to refute claims that the much-loved Kilbroney Park Cafe in Rostrevor will close after Christmas while the lease is put out to tender. Read more

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