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‘All in for Ann’ – charity match in memory of Ann Daly

Much loved Armagh Ladies Senior Football Team manager James Daly is planning a charity football match later this year in honour of his wife Ann, who died last July following a brave eight year battle with cancer.

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Controversy for Sinn Fein as OTR revelation halts O’Connor inquest

Sinn Fein has been called on to answer “serious questions” after the revelation that an On The Run (OTR) letter, issued to a key suspect in the murder of Armagh man Gareth O’Connor, dramatically halted the inquest into his death…

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Crash prompts call for road safety measures

The photograph (below) depicts the scene on the Cold Brae Road in Belleek last Sunday morning (18th January) when the driver of a jeep narrowly escaped serious injury after the vehicle plunged down the steep embankment that edges the narrow…

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Newry death probe

Police sealed off the house on Catherine Street, Newry where the body of a man was found around 8.00pm on Saturday evening.

Lead Stories South Armagh

Mayor officially opens revamped community centre

The newly-extended and modernised community centre in Crossmaglen was officially opened by Mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council, Dáire Hughes, on Thursday.

Lead Stories South Armagh Sports

Not as easy as you think

Allianz NFL Division 3 Following on from their latest performance a 3-10 to 1-8 home defeat in the semi-final of the McKenna Cup by Tyrone, the odds –on 8/13 price for Armagh to win Division Three of the upcoming Allianz…

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Green light for hotel development at Killeavy Castle

Confirmation that planning permission is to be granted for the construction of a 40-bedroom hotel at Bell’s Castle in Killeavy has been warmly welcomed by politicians, business and community sectors in the area.

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Report reveals IRA gunfire downed British army helicopter

The recent release of an official government report revealed that a British army helicopter, which crashed in Jonesborough in February 1978, was brought down by IRA gunfire and not, as reported at the time, as a result of an air…

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£2.5m Camlough Lake Project announced

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has announced that a £2.5M investment at Camlough Lake is set to get under way.

Lead Stories Newry

Staffing ‘difficulties’ impacts on Daisy Hill based Out-of-Hours facility

Difficulties in filling GP shifts in Daisy Hill’s Out of Hours service recently led to a staffing shortage at the Newry base, The Examiner has learned.