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Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Hunt on for 3-man gang

A three-man gang suspected of being involved in a string of burglaries is being hunted by police on both sides of the border.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Ireland Ice Swimming Championship comes to Camlough

As excitement builds for this weekend’s Ireland Ice Swimming Championships, being held on Camlough Lake for the very first time, The Examiner spoke to race director and renowned open water swimming champion Padraig Mallon to find out more about the…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Traders get green light to seek judicial review of Carnbane development approval

Traders in Newry have been granted leave to seek a judicial review of the Environment Minister’s decision to approve a major commercial and residential development on the outskirts of the city.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Water meter claim sparks war of words between SDLP and SF

A row has erupted between local representatives of Sinn Fein and the SDLP after the latter’s Councillor Sean Rogers accused Sinn Fein of hypocrisy in its opposition of the installation of water meters in the South.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Forestry workers on Slieve Gullion threatened

Contractors carrying out essential forestry maintenance on Slieve Gullion have been forced to leave the site after one of their workers was threatened by a masked man, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

MP condemns ‘cowardly’ bomb threat

A warning that a bomb had been left at the home of Newry and Armagh MP, Conor Murphy, sparked a security alert on Thursday.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Community urged to support ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ SpinOff

A group of keen cyclists from the Crossmaglen area is helping organise a cross-border cycle event next month, aimed at raising awareness of suicide and support for those suffering from mental health problems

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

New Council name choice ‘a deliberate snub’ to south Armagh

Slieve Gullion area Sinn Féin councillor Terry Hearty has described the exclusion of the entire south Armagh district from the new Council name as a “devastating blow” to the area.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Former IRA woman at centre of Spanish fraud probe

A former IRA member from Newry was among five Irish nationals arrested in Spain last week, in connection with an alleged multi-million pound property and smuggling fraud.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man remanded over serious New Year’s Day assault

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody following a serious assault in Newry in the early hours of New Year’s Day, in which the victim, a 28-year-old man, sustained severe injuries.