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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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.

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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.

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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.