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Mum praises hospital’s new-born screening test

May 28, 2018 

An innovative screening programme for new-born infants carried out by Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, has been credited with helping save the life of a baby girl who was born with a serious heart condition. Read more

South Armagh man conquers world’s highest mountain!

May 28, 2018 

A south Armagh man has become the 48th Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.  Forty one year old Adrian McNally, a Silverbridge native now living in Navan, County Meath reached the peak of the 8,848m mountain in the early hours of Friday May 18th after a gruelling ascent, which tragically cost the life of one of his team members.  Read more

Diocese breached safeguarding protocols in Canon Brown allegation

May 28, 2018 

The Diocese of Dromore has been accused of serious breaches of child safeguarding protocol, after a BBC investigation revealed that Canon Francis Brown was allowed to remain in public ministry for six weeks after the diocese was made aware of a serious sexual abuse allegation against him.    Read more

Local designer’s royal replicas go global!

May 28, 2018 

Local fashion designer, Shauna Fay, says she is “totally gobsmacked” at the reaction to her whirlwind creation of a replica of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress last weekend.    The south Armagh designer collaborated with friend and fellow designer, Sharon Patterson of Elody Bride in Newry, to whip up the copycat dress and veil less than 22 hours after it was first glimpsed by the world, donned by the new Duchess of Sussex as she married Prince Harry on Saturday 18th May. Read more

Crossmaglen businessman creates clever queue jumping app

May 28, 2018 

A Crossmaglen businessman has devised a clever new app which allows users to pre-order food and drinks and beat the queues at their favourite restaurants and coffee shops. Read more

Armagh sweat as Down progress

May 28, 2018 

By the time you are reading this article the Armagh sweat over whom they will play in the first round All-Ireland Qualifiers will be over as their opponents in the live 8-30 am Monday morning draw will have been revealed. Read more

Tributes paid to fatal road victim who was ‘loved by everyone’

May 28, 2018 

A Newry GAA club has said it is “truly devastated and heartbroken” at the loss of its senior team player who was tragically killed in a road accident on Wednesday last. Read more

Armagh set up Tyrone Semi

May 28, 2018 

Armagh will take on Tyrone on Friday June 8 in the semi-final of the Ulster U-20 football championship after both teams recorded quarter-final wins over Fermanagh and Monaghan respectively. Read more

Cullyhanna farmer celebrates Balmoral success

May 28, 2018 

Record breaking Cullyhanna farmer, Henry Savage, is celebrating once again after sweeping the boards at Ireland’s biggest agricultural event, the Balmoral Show. Read more

Issue 1310 – Flashbacks

May 28, 2018 

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