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Minister will engage with locals over Albert Basin access bridge

A bridge that will allow tall ships access to Albert Basin in Newry will be examined as part of the Southern Relief Road proposals.

Armagh storm to victory over Kildare

Allianz NFL Division 2  Armagh 0-16 Kildare 0-10 In driving wind and rain Armagh made little of Storm Ciara as they themselves stormed to victory over Kildare by 0-16 to 0-10 in a vital clash played in atrocious conditions at…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Southern Trust opens consultation on Hospital parking charges

The Southern Trust is currently consulting on a proposal to change car parking charges at Daisy Hill and Craigavon Area hospitals.

Newry South Down Sports

Down had the chances but lacked the wherewithal to take them

Allianz Football League Division 3 Cork 0-16 Down 1-8 Down were perhaps somewhat flattered by the five-point margin; Cork had twice as many scorers and finished with two fewer players and while Down had the chances, they lacked the wherewithal…

Seven accused plead guilty in MI5 surveillance case

The case of seven men due to stand trial on a string of offences linked to dissident republican activity was dramatically halted on Thursday after they pleaded guilty.

Brexit: Uncertainty remains as UK formally leaves European Union

Ryan Morgan After 47 years of membership, the UK officially departed from the EU at 11pm on Friday night past.

Border demonstration marks Brexit Day

Anti-Brexit protesters gathered at the at the Carrickcarnon border crossing on Friday night to voice their opposition to Brexit as the UK formally left the European Union.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Suspended sentences for lorry drivers convicted of diesel fraud

Two lorry drivers have received suspended jail sentences, having been convicted for their part in a sophisticated diesel fraud.

Seamus Mallon funeral: Mourners told of ‘peacemaker’ and ‘bridge builder’

Mourners at the funeral of former SDLP Deputy leader and former Deputy First Minister, Seamus Mallon, heard the selfless politician described as “a peacemaker, bridge builder and leader”.

Delight at success of Oz injured animal appeal

Diarmúid Pepper Sticky Fingers Arts in Newry said it was “over-the-moon” with the response to a recent appeal in aid of the Australian bushfires.