Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.


A dream come true as Lauren meets her idol

by Diarmúid Pepper A local teenager’s dream came true, as the Make-A-Wish Foundation organised a meeting between Lauren Fitzgerald and her hero Emma Watson. 

Further charity fundraisers planned in memory of popular Camlough man

The family of popular Camlough man Sean Byrne, who died as result of a fall while walking in the Mournes Mountains on 13th January 2019, would like to thank everyone at home and abroad who contacted Sean’s family on his First Anniversary to express a message…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

‘Significant number’ of new victims in Newry student ‘catfish’ case

The case of a Newry student at the centre of what has been described as the UK’s biggest ‘catfish’ investigation has uncovered a raft of new victims.

Newry woman wins sex discrimination case against Debenhams

A transgender woman from Newry has been awarded £9,000 in a sex discrimination case against Debenhams.

Newry South Down Sports

Corofin extra special

All-Ireland Club Final Kilcoo 0-7 Corofin 1-12 (extra time) History making three-in -a-row Aib All-Ireland Club Champions Corofin were special in extra-time as they saw off the gallant challenge of Kilcoo at Croke Park. Mickey Moran and the Magpies were…

For One Night Only – Susan McCann honours the legendary John Murphy Bandshow

Fans of the Showband era are in for a treat this weekend when a special show in the Carrickdale Hotel will recreate the sounds of that acclaimed musical era.

First Derivatives appoints new CEO

Newry technology company First Derivatives has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive.

Newry South Armagh South Down Sports

Winning start vital for Armagh

A winning start on home soil against Cavan is vital for Armagh as they commence their Allianz National Football League Division Two campaign. With only 3 of their 7 league games at the Athletic Grounds it is imperative for their…

John Dalzell presents proceeds of Hospice Christmas Sit-Out  

Tireless Hospice campaigner, John Dalzell MBE, presents a cheque for £85,327.38 to staff of Southern Area Hospice Services, the proceeds of his 28th annual Christmas Sit-Out.

“Out of control” locks prompt charity head shave

Kieran Lynch Crossmaglen man, Paul Teggart, will have his hair and beard shaved off in Hanratty’s Pub on Saturday February 1st in a bid to raise money for the Southern Area Hospice, in what is sure to be a great…