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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

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Man seriously injured in knife attack

A man has been seriously injured following a weekend knife attack in Newry.

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Quinn family rejects Adams’ assertion of Paul’s murder

The parents of a Cullyhanna man who was beaten to death in October 2007 have refuted a claim made by Gerry Adams that criminals were responsible for their son’s death.

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Trust accused of “ignoring” public opinion on Stroke Unit closure

The Southern Trust has been accused of completely ignoring  the views of the public, elected representatives, Daisy Hill Hospital staff, stroke sufferers and their families in relation to the closure of the Stroke Unit at Daisy Hill.

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New fuel marker to be introduced within weeks

A new marker dye will be added to rebated fuel sold on both sides of the border from the beginning of next month.

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Major protest rally to save Stroke Unit

A major rally protesting against the closure of Daisy Hill Stroke Unit is set to take place in Newry later this month.

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Karen Walsh appeal ‘has no merit”

Karen Walsh’s appeal against her conviction for the brutal murder of Newry pensioner Maire Rankin in 2008 has “absolutely no merit,” the Court of Appeal heard last week.

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Teachers and ambulance workers to stage 24 hour strike

Unprecedented industrial action is set to take place across Northern Ireland this Friday (13th March) as teachers and ambulance workers stage a 24 hour strike in protest against sweeping cuts and job losses throughout the Education and Health sectors.

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Playpark name “blown out of proportion”: McCreesh family say

The family of hunger striker Raymond McCreesh have accused politicians of “blowing the matter out of proportion” amid the protracted row over a Newry play park named in his honour.

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Rallying call for community to stand up to criminality

The annual commemoration for IRA volunteers Brendan Burns and Brendan Moley, held at Creggan on Sunday, became a huge rally of support for the victim of the recent booby-trap pipe bomb attack in Crossmaglen.

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SDLP should explain offensive remarks: Fearon

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has criticized the SDLP’s Justin McNulty for his use of the term “Lynch Law” in his condemnation of the pipe bomb attack, which seriously injured Crossmaglen man, Francis McCabe.