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Orange Hall arson attack branded a ‘hate crime’

February 27, 2017 

An arson attack on an Orange Hall in Newry has been widely condemned, with Ulster Unionist Assembly candidate for Newry and Armagh, Danny Kennedy, branding it a “hate crime.” Read more

Drug charges follow sudden death of woman

February 27, 2017 

A man has been charged with a number of drug offences relating to the sudden death of a woman in Bessbrook. Read more

The heat is on as Oisin makes Master Chef’s semi-finals

February 27, 2017 

Crossmaglen Rangers and former Armagh footballer, Oisin McConville, is feeling the heat, having made it to the final four of MasterChef Ireland TV contest. Read more

Mother and daughter must vacate house after losing legal battle

February 27, 2017 

A judge has ordered a mother and daughter to leave their Newry home after they lost a High Court legal battle over a will. Read more

Newry on track for new train services

February 27, 2017 

Newry is set to benefit from a host of additional new train services being introduced by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard this summer.  Announcing the increased services last week, Mr Hazzard said a recent review of train provision at Newry had flagged up areas for enhancement and led him to expedite plans to implement the increased services. Read more

Call for probe into construction of wave wall at Camlough Lake

February 27, 2017 

The erection of a high wave wall as part of the ongoing works taking place at Camlough Lake has prompted SDLP Assembly candidate, Justin McNulty, to call for an urgent investigation. Read more

Dundalk man killed in border crash

February 27, 2017 

A 23 year old Dundalk man has died following a road accident in the early hours of Sunday morning. Read more

Eoin Morley murder evidence to be heard in secret court

February 27, 2017 

A High Court judge has ruled that evidence to be given by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the PSNI in connection with the murder of a Newry republican by a secret agent inside the IRA will be heard in closed court. Read more

Voters’ concern at non-relocation of polling station

February 27, 2017 

The refusal of the Electoral Office to relocate a polling station in Whitecross, ahead of next Thursday’s Assembly election day, is a “flippant dismissal” of voters’ concerns, Newry & Armagh MP Mickey Brady has claimed. Read more

Shock as First Trust announces closure of half of NI branches

February 27, 2017 

Last week’s announcement by First Trust Bank that it is set to close half of its branches in Northern Ireland has prompted widespread concern with as many as 130 jobs at risk. Read more

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