Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.


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President’s Awards for youth club volunteers

Four voluntary youth workers with St Oliver Plunkett Youth Club, Crossmaglen were in the presence of Uachtarán na hÉireann.

Newry South Armagh South Down Sports

Motions passed at the Convention

Motion 4 That underage board regulation No 7 be amended to: To be eligible for the Grades listed hereunder, a player shall meet the respective stated age criteria:

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Proposed Newry retail park development rejected by narrowest of margins

A proposed major retail development at Carnbane on the outskirts of Newry has been rejected by Newry Mourne and Down District Council (NMDDC) planners by the narrowest of margins.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Tributes paid to Disappeared victim’s widow

Tributes have been paid to Kathleen Armstrong, widow of Charlie, one of the Disappeared, who died on Friday.

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Couple assaulted by man fleeing police car chase

A man and a woman were injured when an intruder entered their home in Meigh on Thursday morning while fleeing from a police chase.

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Cullyhanna man tops world rankings in medical exams

A cardiac physiologist, originally from Cullyhanna and now living in Northamptonshire, has graduated with the highest score in the UK for one exam and scored in the top 1% in the world in another in the field of cardiac science.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farm accident

The Bessbrook teenager who died in a tragic farm accident last weekend was always smiling or laughing and “brought the best out in everyone”, mourners at her funeral on Tuesday were told.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Anger at Council’s planned 3-day closure of leisure facilities

Newry Leisure Centre and St Colman’s Sports Complex will close for three days next week while staff undergo health and safety training, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Nurses ‘carrying the health service on their shoulders’

Diarmúid Pepper Further industrial action is planned by some healthcare workers next week after a new pay offer was rejected. 

Newry South Armagh Sports

Armagh begins quest against Cavan

BOI Dr McKenna Cup  Armagh begin their quest for a first Dr McKenna Cup title since 1994 away to Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park at 2pm on Sunday December 29.