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 Devastated daughters offer reward to help catch father’s killers

The devastated family of a Bessbrook pensioner who was murdered in his home more than four years ago have offered a substantial reward for information that may lead to the capture of his killers.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Health workers set to begin industrial action

Health and Social Care services across the district are expected to be impacted by the first phase of industrial action by health workers, which begins today (Monday).  The planned industrial action, short of strike, is scheduled to continue until mid-December…

Roisin savouring Olympics prospect

By Richard Bullick Physiotherapist Roisin Murphy from Silverbridge can look forward to being involved in next year’s Olympics after the Irish hockey team’s ground-breaking qualification for Tokyo 2020.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man and woman assaulted in suspected acid attack

Diarmúid Pepper A male and female were injured in a suspected ‘acid attack’ which occurred in the Sugar Island area of Newry on Friday afternoon.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pair arrested after Audi rams patrol car

Two men were arrested after a black Audi rammed a PSNI patrol car before its occupants made off with police in hot pursuit.

Mullaghbawn teacher scoops Soccer Mum of the Year gong

Mullaghbawn teacher Paula Byrne was named “IFA (Irish Football Association) Soccer Mum of the Year” at a glitzy awards ceremony in Belfast City Hall on Wednesday night.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Camlough-born MP to run for Labour deputy leadership

Camlough-born MP Conor McGinn is to vie for the Labour Party deputy leadership role, it has been reported.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Public anger rising as crime spree continues unabated

There is a palpable sense of anger in communities across south Armagh as the spree of break-ins, which has plagued towns and villages in recent weeks, appears to be continuing unabated.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Last Round for Family Milk Delivery Business

by Ryan Morgan After nearly a century of service, one of south Armagh’s most iconic family businesses came to an end last week. Local milkman, John McShane, performed his final deliveries to shops on Wednesday and to homes on Thursday…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Pudsey joins DHH staff for Children in Need dance video

by Diarmúid Pepper  The Endoscopy Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital had some very special guests in its department recently, which has been causing some commotion online.