Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Tina Murray

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Playpark controversy lingers despite pro-retention vote

The absence of eight SDLP councillors from a Council staff and policy committee meeting on Wednesday last effectively paved the way for the Yes vote for the retention of the name of Raymond McCreesh Park.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Teenager’s community work commended by Awards body

A Dromintee teenager has been selected as a finalist for an acclaimed community award.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Ombudsman to probe police investigation into Kingsmill

The Police Ombudsman is to head up a review of the police response to the Kingsmill Massacre after receiving complaints that the follow-up investigation was inadequate.

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Termination of private swimming lessons at Newry Pool sparks outrage

A private swimming lessons provider which has taught at Newry Swimming Pool for over 20 years has had its licence terminated by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council in a move that has sparked widespread outrage.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council heralds new era by Striking First Rate

Another historic milestone passed on Thursday last when the Newry Mourne and Down District Council struck its rate for the first time to meet the cost of services it will provide for the year 1 April 2015 to 31 March…


Kernan will be Trading Places with Bentley

Since announcing his retirement from County football duty with Armagh the door of opportunity for the 2005 young footballer of the Year is ever revolving especially when it comes to media exposure.

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Anger at Garda refusal to attend meeting on cross-border crime

The refusal of An Garda Siochána to send a representative to a meeting on rural crime along the border has been criticized by Sinn Fein.

Around & About

Newry High School is the proud recipient of a brand new Seismometer!

The geography Department in the school will play host to this state-of-the-art piece of equipment. Mr. Melaniphy, Vice-Principal and Geographer said, “We are absolutely delighted to have a seismometer like this in our school.