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Man remanded over serious New Year’s Day assault

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody following a serious assault in Newry in the early hours of New Year’s Day, in which the victim, a 28-year-old man, sustained severe injuries.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

A New Year’s Resolution that will make a HUGE Difference

This time of year we reflect on the year gone and look towards the year ahead.  Many people choose to begin a New Year’s Resolution maybe to eat healthy, lose some weight or even take up a new hobby.  

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Local artist’s “one drawing a day” New Year’s resolution

A local artist has come up with a unique New Year’s resolution.  While the rest of us pledge to eat healthier or get fitter, Sharon Donnelly of Mullaghbawn based Crieve Crafts has promised to produce a drawing a day for…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Southern Trust chief departs for new UK post

Chief Executive of the Southern Trust, Mairead McAlinden is stepping down from her role to take up the position of Chief Executive of South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Lead Stories Newry South Down

A prosperous New Year for Newry winner of £1.8m Lotto jackpot

One lucky Newry man rang in a particularly prosperous New Year after learning he had scooped a £1.8m lotto jackpot.