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Anger as inconsiderate parking prevents ambulance access

Diarmúid Pepper Inconsiderate parking by motorists in the Pool Lane and Thomas Street areas of Newry resulted in a precarious situation last week when an ambulance was unable to gain access.

Driver made off from overturned car

A driver had a lucky escape on Thursday evening when a car that was reportedly being driven erratically along High Street in Bessbrook, crashed and overturned.

Murders of mother and daughter “barbaric”, inquest hears

The murders of a mother and daughter who were killed in their Newry apartment were “barbaric”, an inquest into their deaths has heard.

Superheroes turn out in force to bid farewell to “little warrior”

Superheroes of all sizes and descriptions gathered at St. Patrick’s Church in Mayobridge on Saturday to bid farewell to the greatest superhero of all, little Kayden McKeown. The poignant scene was a fitting tribute to the brave five-year-old who lost…

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Coronavirus scare at Daisy Hill Hospital

An area of Daisy Hill Hospital was placed under lockdown on Friday amid concerns that a patient had presented at the hospital with a suspected case of the coronavirus, it has been reported.

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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.

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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.