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Tina Murray

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Trust accused of “ignoring” public opinion on Stroke Unit closure

The Southern Trust has been accused of completely ignoring  the views of the public, elected representatives, Daisy Hill Hospital staff, stroke sufferers and their families in relation to the closure of the Stroke Unit at Daisy Hill.

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New fuel marker to be introduced within weeks

A new marker dye will be added to rebated fuel sold on both sides of the border from the beginning of next month.

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Major protest rally to save Stroke Unit

A major rally protesting against the closure of Daisy Hill Stroke Unit is set to take place in Newry later this month.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Karen Walsh appeal ‘has no merit”

Karen Walsh’s appeal against her conviction for the brutal murder of Newry pensioner Maire Rankin in 2008 has “absolutely no merit,” the Court of Appeal heard last week.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Teachers and ambulance workers to stage 24 hour strike

Unprecedented industrial action is set to take place across Northern Ireland this Friday (13th March) as teachers and ambulance workers stage a 24 hour strike in protest against sweeping cuts and job losses throughout the Education and Health sectors.

Around & About

Road Safety Demonstration Bound for Forkhill

Forkhill Safety Group has joined with Fire and Rescue Service stationed in Crossmaglen, to bring the Road Safety Demonstration to Forkhill village.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Playpark name “blown out of proportion”: McCreesh family say

The family of hunger striker Raymond McCreesh have accused politicians of “blowing the matter out of proportion” amid the protracted row over a Newry play park named in his honour.


The Toughest Trade

The programme featuring Crossmaglen man, Aaron Kernan, will broadcast this Thursday evening, and not Monday as previously published.


Daly developing depth in Orchard ranks

Richard Bullick Three wins from their first four NFL fixtures leaves Armagh ladies well placed to push for a second successive promotion but it isn’t the only significant statistic which points to a positive start to the season for the…