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Campaign group seeks public meeting on NLC swim lessons

A group set up to campaign for the reinstatement of private swim schools at Newry Swimming Pool has called on Councillors who voted to remove the private service to hold a public meeting and debate in on the issue.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council apologises to ‘disappointed’ Slieve Gullion day trippers

Newry, Mourne and Down Council have apologised to scores of visitors who were left disappointed after being turned away from Slieve Gullion Forest Park due to an apparent lack of available parking spaces over the recent Bank Holiday weekend.

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Volunteering an ‘enriching and rewarding experience for all’

A tireless local volunteer who has spent over 40 years offering her time and support to her local community of Crossmaglen is urging more young people to get involved in volunteering to experience for themselves the rewards of such a…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Council seeks to clarify pool’s disabled rates

As confusion continues regarding disability concession cards for Newry Leisure Centre (NLC), a spokesperson for Newry, Mourne and Down Council has sought to clarify the council’s position on eligibility for disabled rates.

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Volunteers work to restore Slieve Gullion cairn

Around thirty volunteers braved the windy conditions on Saturday last, 16th May, to assist in the repair of the ancient passage grave on the summit of Slieve Gullion.

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Killeavy Cycling Club support Dearbhail’s Special Olympics World Games bid

Each year Killeavy Cycling Club support a local charity or worthwhile cause and this year Clady girl Dearbhail Savage is the focus of the club’s charity sportive.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Judicial review under way into ministerial decision on Carnbane Way development

A judicial review launched by Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade against Environment Minister Mark Durkan’s decision to approve a major mixed-use development at Carnbane Way in the city got underway last week.

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Brady conquers unionist pact to retain seat for Sinn Féin

Despite a unionist electoral pact to field a sole candidate in the Newry and Armagh constituency, Sinn Fein held on to the Westminster seat, its party candidate Mickey Brady returned with an overall majority of more than 4,000.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Collapse of pre-election debate sparks bitter row between candidates

With just days left until the Westminster elections, the issue of a proposed pre-election debate between all five Newry and Armagh Westminster candidates reached boiling point last week with accusations and counter accusations levied between Sinn Fein and the SDLP…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

2015 Westminster Election 2015 – Newry/Armagh

To round up The Examiner’s Westminster election coverage ahead of polling day this Thursday 7th May, we remind readers of the promises and aspirations of all five Newry and Armagh constituency candidates.