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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’…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

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.

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Neighbouring clubmen unite to boost GP Scanner appeal fund

Silverbridge GFC has welcomed the support of Crossmaglen Rangers chairman, Joe Kernan, to help promote its upcoming Variety Show concert, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Scanner Appeal fund at Dr. Patrick Fee’s GP practice in Crossmaglen.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Traders get green light to seek judicial review of Carnbane development approval

Traders in Newry have been granted leave to seek a judicial review of the Environment Minister’s decision to approve a major commercial and residential development on the outskirts of the city.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Water meter claim sparks war of words between SDLP and SF

A row has erupted between local representatives of Sinn Fein and the SDLP after the latter’s Councillor Sean Rogers accused Sinn Fein of hypocrisy in its opposition of the installation of water meters in the South.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Forestry workers on Slieve Gullion threatened

Contractors carrying out essential forestry maintenance on Slieve Gullion have been forced to leave the site after one of their workers was threatened by a masked man, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Robbers threaten shopkeeper at knifepoint in early morning raid

Robbers threatened a shopkeeper at knifepoint before stealing cash from his border store in an early morning raid on Tuesday last, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

MP condemns ‘cowardly’ bomb threat

A warning that a bomb had been left at the home of Newry and Armagh MP, Conor Murphy, sparked a security alert on Thursday.