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Glenanne Gang collusion labelled ‘a war crime’

July 31, 2017 

The brother of three Whitecross men who were murdered by the notorious Glenanne gang in 1976 says Friday’s High Court ruling that police chiefs had failed to conduct a thorough investigation into collusion between the British state and the loyalist Glenanne Gang has “vindicated” the families of the victims.  Read more

Court ruling on Glenanne Gang collusion killings welcomed

July 31, 2017 

Friday’s High Court judgement by Justice Seamus Treacy that police had unlawfully frustrated any chance of a full and effective investigation into suspected state collusion with the notorious Glenanne Gang has been welcomed by local political representatives and victims campaigners. Read more

Call for immediate end to diesel dumping

July 31, 2017 

The repeated illicit dumping of fuel laundering waste in the south Armagh area has been met with anger and dismay by Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin who has called on the community to help end this practice once and for all. Read more

Newtown family reunited with lost dog found 40 miles from home!

July 31, 2017 

A Newtownhamilton family has been reunited with their beloved lost dog after he was discovered an astonishing 40 miles away, in Annalong.  Read more

Court hears how Newry council health officials uncovered horsemeat scandal

July 31, 2017 

A surprise inspection carried out by Newry council health officials uncovered a Europe-wide conspiracy to pass off 30 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, the London Inner Crown Court heard last week. Read more

Tinnelly Gala ball raises over 67k for Southern Area Hospice

July 31, 2017 

A Gala Ball organised last month by the family of Patsy Tinnelly and sponsored by John Tinnelly & Sons Ltd, has raised a grand total of £67,704 to support the work of the Southern Area Hospice Service. Read more

General John de Chastelain at Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School

July 31, 2017 

The Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School in Carlingford,  which runs from 21-23 Aug, is set to help Canada celebrate its 150th birthday. Canadian Confederation & Irish Fenianism is the theme of the 6th annual Summer School dedicated to D’Arcy McGee, whose inspirational speeches played a key role in the establishment of the Canadian confederation in 1867. Read more

Second man named in connection with Armagh teenager’s hit-and-run death

July 31, 2017 

The identity of an 18 year old man facing charges in connection with the death of Armagh teenager Lesley-Ann McCarragher in a hit-and-run accident last year has been revealed for the first time after reporting restrictions were lifted.  Read more

Aleks completes 200 mile border run protest

July 31, 2017 

Art student Aleks Stanek set off from Crossmaglen on Friday morning for the final leg of her 200 mile run along the border to protest against the effects of Brexit on the Irish border.  Read more

Issue 1268 – Armagh v Kildare

July 31, 2017 

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