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Ireland Ice Swimming Championship comes to Camlough

As excitement builds for this weekend’s Ireland Ice Swimming Championships, being held on Camlough Lake for the very first time, The Examiner spoke to race director and renowned open water swimming champion Padraig Mallon to find out more about the…

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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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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.

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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.

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GAA mourns the loss of faithful servant

The GAA, both locally and on a national level, has been robbed of one of its most faithful servants following the sad passing of stalwart Malachy McGeeney last weekend.

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Sinn Fein lodges official objection to new Council name

In opposition of Newry and Mourne District Council’s recent decision to retain Newry Mourne & Down as the name for the new super Council, Sinn Fein has lodged an official objection by initiating a course of action known as ‘Call-In’…

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SDLP support for Cross’ Chamber campaign

SDLP Councillors, Geraldine Donnelly and Kate Loughran, have voiced their support for the campaign by South Armagh Chamber of Commerce to have the area recognised in the new Council name.

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South Armagh Chamber update: Public urged to get behind Gullion campaign

The representatives of the South Armagh Chamber gathered on Monday last at Slieve Gullion Courtyard to announce the launch of their well-publicised petition to the Shadow council, in which they have asked that the South Armagh/Gullion region be included in…

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Sinn Féin considers Adams v Frazer public debate

Sinn Fein’s Conor Murphy is to meet with victims’ campaigner Willie Frazer to discuss proposals for a public debate between the firebrand Unionist and the Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, The Examiner has learned.