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A dream come true as Lauren meets her idol

by Diarmúid Pepper A local teenager’s dream came true, as the Make-A-Wish Foundation organised a meeting between Lauren Fitzgerald and her hero Emma Watson. 

Newry woman wins sex discrimination case against Debenhams

A transgender woman from Newry has been awarded £9,000 in a sex discrimination case against Debenhams.

Newry South Down Sports

Corofin extra special

All-Ireland Club Final Kilcoo 0-7 Corofin 1-12 (extra time) History making three-in -a-row Aib All-Ireland Club Champions Corofin were special in extra-time as they saw off the gallant challenge of Kilcoo at Croke Park. Mickey Moran and the Magpies were…

First Derivatives appoints new CEO

Newry technology company First Derivatives has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive.

Newry South Armagh South Down Sports

Winning start vital for Armagh

A winning start on home soil against Cavan is vital for Armagh as they commence their Allianz National Football League Division Two campaign. With only 3 of their 7 league games at the Athletic Grounds it is imperative for their…

John Dalzell presents proceeds of Hospice Christmas Sit-Out  

Tireless Hospice campaigner, John Dalzell MBE, presents a cheque for £85,327.38 to staff of Southern Area Hospice Services, the proceeds of his 28th annual Christmas Sit-Out.

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New Stormont deal ends three-year suspension

Ryan Morgan Sinn Féin and the DUP have agreed to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland after years of deadlock and division. Since the breakdown of Northern Ireland’s institutions in January 2017, several rounds of negotiations were led by both…

Chief Constable apologises for Crossmaglen Christmas Day tweet

Chief Constable of the PSNI, Simon Byrne, has apologized for a tweet he posted on social media from Crossmaglen on Christmas Day stating he is “sorry for any offence that has been caused”.

PSNI approach to policing in south Armagh must change: Murphy

Following the controversial Christmas Day post, Sinn Féin Newry Armagh MLA, Conor Murphy, met with Chief Constable Simon  Byrne on Monday and called on him to review his approach to policing in south Armagh.

 Commemorative book planned to mark 200 years of Newry Chamber

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade is to mark its 200th year of business and professional representation of the city of Newry by the publication of a new ledger-style commemorative book entitled ‘The Business of Newry’.