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Motorists intimidated by ‘boy racers’ on border road

January 29, 2018 

Those living in and driving through the border community of Killean are effectively being held “under siege” when dozens of youths regularly converge at the former customs post to hold ‘cruising’ events, a local councillor has claimed. Read more

Saoradh condemns PSNI visit to Newry school

January 29, 2018 

A Newry high school has found itself at the centre of a row after a parent criticised a recent PSNI visit with pupils. Read more

Easons: 30 years of trading comes to a close

January 29, 2018 

The announcement that the Easons store in Newry’s Buttercrane Centre is to cease trading later this year has been described as a “huge blow”. Read more

Sinn Féin flags up road issues with DfI officials

January 29, 2018 

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin met recently with officials from the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) to highlight the significant deterioration of road surface conditions in Dromintee and Jonesborough. Read more

Budget outlook ‘spells disaster’ for local roads

January 29, 2018 

SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Byrne claims the scenarios presented in the recently published Budgetary Outlook for 2018-2020 spells disaster for roads throughout south Armagh. Read more

Hunt for Garda killers will go ‘to the end of the earth’

January 29, 2018 

Marking the fifth anniversary of the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe, the search for his killers will go “to the end of the earth”, senior Gardaí have pledged. Read more

Anger at cancellation of essential road works

January 29, 2018 

News that essential road resurfacing work planned for the Foughill Road in Jonesborough has been postponed as the money “is no longer available” has prompted Sinn Fein councillor Liz Kimmins to speak out. Read more

Syringes found close to kids’ play park

January 29, 2018 

The discovery of syringes close to a children’s playpark in Derrybeg is a matter of “grave concern”, Saoradh An Iúir activist Stephen Murney has said. Read more

New chapter for long-serving M&S staff

January 29, 2018 

The new Marks & Spencer store in Newry will open to the public this Thursday offering customers an extensive choice of merchandise across its clothing, homeware and food hall departments. Read more

DfI approval of Interconnector prompts angry backlash

January 29, 2018 

The recent decision by the Permanent Secretary at the Department of Infrastructure to grant approval for the North South Interconnector project has been criticized by SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty, who says the move has “infuriated” residents. Read more

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