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Health workers set to begin industrial action

Health and Social Care services across the district are expected to be impacted by the first phase of industrial action by health workers, which begins today (Monday).  The planned industrial action, short of strike, is scheduled to continue until mid-December…

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Figures show claimants are justified in appealing benefit decisions

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has claimed sick and vulnerable people are being forced to appeal their benefits decisions, and in a high percentage of cases they have been proven justified in doing so. 

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Residents rule as landfill site proposal is dumped

In the wake of vociferous opposition to a proposed waste facility in Newtownhamilton, Newry Mourne and Down District Council has agreed to scrap plans to develop the site on the Newry Road.

Gaelscoil teacher scoops top Oireachtas award

Crossmaglen teacher Bláithín Mhic Cana proved that her talents are not confined to the classroom when she scooped a top award in the recent Oireachtas na Gaeilge competition in Dublin.  The annual arts festival of Traditional Irish arts and culture…

Unquiet Graves: Cullyhanna screening of award-winning documentary

Director Sean Murray’s acclaimed documentary ‘Unquiet Graves, The Story of the Glenanne Gang’ won the prestigious Royal Television Society award for Best Documentary at a glittering awards ceremony, held in The Mac Theatre in Belfast on 7th November. 

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Man arrested in NLC after allegedly filming children

A man has been questioned by police after he was caught allegedly filming children in the changing rooms of Newry Leisure Centre.

TG4 visit young Gaeilgeoiri Raonaithe na Croise

A programme about young Gaeilgeoiri from Crossmaglen Rangers is hitting the screens this Thursday. 

Charity Coffee Morning Raises €9,415 for The Rotunda’s NICU

On Sunday the 10th of November, a coffee morning was held at Silverbridge GFC Social Club in aid of The Rotunda’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The fundraiser was hosted by Daniel and Michelle McKenna, in memory of their first born…

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Man and woman assaulted in suspected acid attack

Diarmúid Pepper A male and female were injured in a suspected ‘acid attack’ which occurred in the Sugar Island area of Newry on Friday afternoon.

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Pair arrested after Audi rams patrol car

Two men were arrested after a black Audi rammed a PSNI patrol car before its occupants made off with police in hot pursuit.