Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Tina Murray

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Rallying call for community to stand up to criminality

The annual commemoration for IRA volunteers Brendan Burns and Brendan Moley, held at Creggan on Sunday, became a huge rally of support for the victim of the recent booby-trap pipe bomb attack in Crossmaglen.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

SDLP should explain offensive remarks: Fearon

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has criticized the SDLP’s Justin McNulty for his use of the term “Lynch Law” in his condemnation of the pipe bomb attack, which seriously injured Crossmaglen man, Francis McCabe.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Toddler suffered ‘permanent injuries’ in Bessbrook attack

The Bessbrook toddler who was critically injured in an alleged attempted murder in October last year has suffered permanent injuries, the High Court has heard.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Protest rally set to ignite campaign to save Daisy Hill Stroke Unit

A date has been set for a protest rally to take place in Newry to fight against the impending closure of the Daisy Hill Stroke Unit in favour of a centralised service at Craigavon Area Hospital.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Election rally overshadowed by pipe bomb attack

A Sinn Fein election rally in Mullaghbawn on Wednesday evening was dominated with the pipe bomb attack earlier that day, in which young Crossmaglen man, Francis McCabe, was seriously injured.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Culloville celebrates opening of £1m Community Centre

The opening of the newly-built Community Centre in Culloville marked a new era in the history of the village, which has long been overlooked for development and investment, those in attendance at Wednesday’s event heard.


Third win sets up Saturday night showdown in Armagh

● ALLIANZ NFL DIV 3 Armagh 2-16 Limerick 1-6 A third league win on the trot for Armagh sets them up nicely for a table topping tilt with Fermanagh who themselves will come to the Athletic Grounds on the back…


The Toughest Trade

Locals will get the chance next week to see how Crossmaglen Rangers and former Armagh player, Aaron Kernan, got on in his recent role-swop with Premiership footballer, David Bentley.


Grand Opening of 34th Lislea Drama Festival – Opens to a packed house!

On Saturday 28th February the grand opening night of Lislea Drama Festival took place to a packed house in the OLD SCHOOL HOUSE THEATRE LISLEA.