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Stephanie set to shine at Mini Miss European Northern Ireland Princess Final

Local 10 year old, Stephanie Walsh, is set to wow the judges at the Mini Miss European Northern Ireland Princess final in May.

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Gullion heritage group reeling from “devastating” loss of funding

The Assembly’s Environment Committee is to hold an emergency meeting today (Monday) to examine the implications of last week’s announcement of sweeping cuts in government funding for dozens of environmental heritage, conservation and tourism groups.

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Telecommunications expert reverses opinion during Walsh appeal

A telecommunications expert called in by lawyers representing convicted murderer Karen Walsh, dramatically reversed his opinion that three calls made to a pensioner’s home after she was battered to death with a crucifix were probably answered.

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Curran contemplates ‘death blow’ Westminster challenge

The recently resigned Independent Councillor of Newry and Mourne District Council, Brendan Curran, has revealed he is considering contesting the forthcoming Westminster election, in a direct challenge to his former Sinn Fein colleagues.

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Save Our Stroke Unit – Public urged to come out in support of Daisy Hill Rally

Ahead of the public rally planned for this Saturday in Newry, the public is being urged to come out in numbers to help safeguard stroke services at Daisy Hill Hospital.

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‘Culchie and Proud’ – BBC Radio programme explores the concept of ‘culchie’

A BBC Radio Ulster programme which examines the concept of being a “culchie” is set to hit the airwaves at the end of this month.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council cause a stink with shock dog fouling video

Newry and Mourne District Council have defended their decision to use a controversial video as part of an anti dog fouling campaign.

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Battle lines drawn as unionists agree one candidate in Newry/Armagh 

A pact formed between the two main unionist parties for the General Election on 7th May will see just one unionist candidate – the UUP’s Danny Kennedy – contest the Newry/Armagh seat.

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Stroke patients ‘will die’ if Daisy Hill acute unit is closed: Feely

Encouraging the south Armagh population to support Saturday’s public rally to save stroke services at Daisy Hill hospital, SDLP Councillor Frank Feely says it is vitally important the existing acute unit is retained if stroke patients, particularly in rural areas…

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Grievance cases against boss of Sport NI probed

The Silverbridge woman who heads up Northern Ireland’s public body for sport development is on leave from her post while an investigation takes place into a number of grievance cases made against her, The Examiner has learned.