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Playpark name “blown out of proportion”: McCreesh family say

The family of hunger striker Raymond McCreesh have accused politicians of “blowing the matter out of proportion” amid the protracted row over a Newry play park named in his honour.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Protest rally set to ignite campaign to save Daisy Hill Stroke Unit

A date has been set for a protest rally to take place in Newry to fight against the impending closure of the Daisy Hill Stroke Unit in favour of a centralised service at Craigavon Area Hospital.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Volunteers sought to establish First Responders scheme in Crossmaglen

A public meeting is to be held in Crossmaglen Community Centre this Thursday 5th March at 7:45pm to gather community support for the introduction of a First Responders Scheme in the town.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Public outcry over swimming pool price hikes

The long awaited new Swimming Pool in Newry has been plunged into further controversy after it emerged that massive price hikes for use of the pool are to impact on the elderly, disabled and unemployed in the district.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Legal highs warning after teenage girls rushed to A&E

Police in Newry have issued a warning to parents to be aware of where their children are and who they are mixing with after two young teenage girls were rushed to Daisy Hill Hospital last Tuesday evening after taking a…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Ombudsman to probe police investigation into Kingsmill

The Police Ombudsman is to head up a review of the police response to the Kingsmill Massacre after receiving complaints that the follow-up investigation was inadequate.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Termination of private swimming lessons at Newry Pool sparks outrage

A private swimming lessons provider which has taught at Newry Swimming Pool for over 20 years has had its licence terminated by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council in a move that has sparked widespread outrage.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council heralds new era by Striking First Rate

Another historic milestone passed on Thursday last when the Newry Mourne and Down District Council struck its rate for the first time to meet the cost of services it will provide for the year 1 April 2015 to 31 March…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Party business swells as demand for inflatable pub soars

A local entrepreneur is enjoying global success after her party hire and events business went viral following the introduction of a unique new party addition – the Inflatable Pub.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Teen delight at US star’s Taylor-made gift

A Newry teenager is still pinching herself after receiving a box full of personal gifts and goodies from superstar songstress Taylor Swift.  Devoted fan Jessica Kimmins was bowled over to receive the special package after the singer got in touch…