Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

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Anger as inconsiderate parking prevents ambulance access

Diarmúid Pepper Inconsiderate parking by motorists in the Pool Lane and Thomas Street areas of Newry resulted in a precarious situation last week when an ambulance was unable to gain access.

£20k raised in memory of Mary O

by Diarmúid Pepper Cullyhanna teenager Erin O’Reilly and her family have raised a staggering £19,727 in memory of the late Mary O’Reilly.

Young Crossmaglen musician performs at UN HQ

Budding Crossmaglen musician Iarla McMahon has just returned from a visit to the US where he was part of a young, talented group who performed at the United Nations Headquarters in New York before a select committee there to launch…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Victory for Camlough man in human rights case against PSNI

A Camlough man has won a decade-long legal battle with the PSNI against the indefinite storage of his DNA profile following a drink driving conviction.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Bereaved mum meets with Minister to discuss A1 upgrade project

Campaigners for the upgrade of safety measures on the A1 carriageway between Newry and Belfast met with Infrastructure Minister Nicola Mallon on Thursday to seek reassurance that work will progress in the promised time frame and sufficient funding be made…

Driver made off from overturned car

A driver had a lucky escape on Thursday evening when a car that was reportedly being driven erratically along High Street in Bessbrook, crashed and overturned.

Quinn family: No meeting despite Murphy apology

Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy has come under pressure to resign over remarks he made over 12 years ago regarding the murder of Paul Quinn. 

Murders of mother and daughter “barbaric”, inquest hears

The murders of a mother and daughter who were killed in their Newry apartment were “barbaric”, an inquest into their deaths has heard.

Superheroes turn out in force to bid farewell to “little warrior”

Superheroes of all sizes and descriptions gathered at St. Patrick’s Church in Mayobridge on Saturday to bid farewell to the greatest superhero of all, little Kayden McKeown. The poignant scene was a fitting tribute to the brave five-year-old who lost…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Coronavirus scare at Daisy Hill Hospital

An area of Daisy Hill Hospital was placed under lockdown on Friday amid concerns that a patient had presented at the hospital with a suspected case of the coronavirus, it has been reported.