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Sweet taste of success for Newry whiskey firm

Newry-based whiskey company, Matt D’Arcy & Co Limited has been relaunched and has unveiled its first whiskies in over 100 years: a 17-year-old single malt and a 10-year-old blend, aimed at the super-premium and premium whiskey markets respectively.

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SDLP welcomes Health Minister’s action on Coronavirus

SDLP representatives have welcomed measures taken by the Health Minister to supplement the Health Service and ensure plans are in place to manage a surge in cases of coronavirus.

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MJM Marine: “Large number” of redundancies as orders collapse

The management of Newry-based MJM Marine is engaging with staff after warning that redundancies “in large numbers” are inevitable as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Young people urged to act responsibly

Young people across the district are being called upon to act responsibly and join the community effort against COVID-19.

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Crown Court date for historic sex offences accused

 The case against a pensioner accused of a number of historic sex offences against a child is to be heard at Newry Crown Court next month.

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Man charged after early morning crash

A man has been charged with a number of driving offences in relation to an early-morning crash in Newry on Wednesday in which a female sustained “potentially serious” injuries.

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Letter to Editor on behalf of local GPs

With increasing circulation of COVID-19 in the community, the NHS in Northern Ireland is facing its greatest challenge since its inception.

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Community First Responders groups stood down

 On Thursday evening the Crossmaglen Community First Responders announced it is suspending its service following a directive from NI Ambulance Service.

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Lives decimated as businesses close and job losses rocket

On Friday Prime Minister Boris Johnston ordered the closure of all pubs, clubs, restaurants, cinemas and gyms in a bid to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Some schools reopen for children of key workers

by Diarmúid Pepper Primary schools in this region will not open today (Monday) for children of key workers, despite a government directive asking them to do so, with principals citing a “lack of clarity” on the issue.