Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.


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Gridlock as record visitor numbers flock to Slieve Gullion

The Slieve Gullion Forest Park became a victim of its own success when, over the Easter break, record numbers of visitors resulted in lengthy traffic jams and many disappointed families, unable to access the facility.

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Family escape arson attack

A family of four had a lucky escape when arsonists set fire to a van in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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‘Mystery’ aircraft spotted over Newry was RAF training flight

An aircraft, which was observed flying low over the Newry area on Tuesday last, was an RAF military plane on a training exercise, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has revealed.

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Newry announced as host of 2015 Famine Commemoration

Newry has been chosen to host this year’s Famine Commemoration, the first time the event has ever been held north of the border.

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VADA:K – ​​An All New Inspiring Place For Fashion!

Young Crossmaglen business woman, Karen Hanratty has enjoyed huge success since opening her unique, high fashion boutique situated in the heart of Crossmaglen in December last year.  Karen had originally started out with her Facebook Business Page:

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2015 Westminster Election 2015 Newry/Armagh

In the second of our series of election profiles, we speak to SDLP Westminster candidate Justin McNulty, the former Armagh senior footballer, All-Ireland winner and Laois Manager who is competing for the Newry and Armagh seat.

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Dundalk Road revealed as one of north’s worst

The Dundalk Road in Crossmaglen has been listed as one of the worst roads in the north deemed to be in a poor state of repair, The Examiner has learned.

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Unite calls for mass turnout to further Stroke Unit protests despite Wells’ – ‘no reversal’ pledge

Unite Community Newry are calling on all interested parties and concerned members of the public to join them in further protests against the centralisation of stroke unit services to Craigavon Area Hospital.

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Newry SDLP reeling after McAteer’s shock resignation

The Newry branch of the SDLP were left reeling at the weekend after Newry City councillor, Kevin McAteer declared his immediate resignation from the party and his intention to stand as an Independent councillor.

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International drugs trafficking probe leads police to Mullaghbawn

Three men appeared in court on Saturday charged in connection with an international drugs trafficking operation linked to the seizure of cannabis plants in Mullaghbawn.