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Magpies soar the heights under Moran

All-Ireland Semi Final Kilcoo 2-8 Ballyboden 0-11 UTM reverberated all around Kingspan Breffni Park as the Kilcoo “Magpies” soared highest against all the odds to reach the Promised Land.

Nurses and ambulance staff protest at Daisy Hill

Thousands of health and social care staff braved the weather of torrential rain and strong winds on Wednesday in a day of action to demonstrate at health care facilities across the north in a 12-hour strike over pay and staffing.

Fearon resigns from frontline politics

By Diarmúid Pepper Sinn Féin’s Megan Fearon is to step down from the Northern Ireland Assembly in the coming weeks.

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DNA testing pending in postal worker murder case, court hears

Forensic testing is to be carried out on strands of hair from a man accused of the 1994 murder of Newry postal worker Frank Kerr.


Some people are great at it and really enjoy digging out the perfect pressie whilst others are blinded by lists and tricky Secret Santa budgets.

Re-elected Brady pledges push for border poll

by  Diarmúid Pepper Contrary to several other constituencies across the north, there was no change to the outcome of Thursday’s Westminster election result in Newry/Armagh where Sinn Fein’s Mickey Brady was re-elected as MP, polling more than 9,000 votes over…

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Armagh County Convention 2019

Silverbridge Harps was the host venue for the Armagh County Convention 2019 on Thursday night last. County Chairman Michael Savage opened proceedings by welcoming all club representatives to the convention.

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Motions passed at the Convention

Motion 4 That underage board regulation No 7 be amended to: To be eligible for the Grades listed hereunder, a player shall meet the respective stated age criteria:

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Proposed Newry retail park development rejected by narrowest of margins

A proposed major retail development at Carnbane on the outskirts of Newry has been rejected by Newry Mourne and Down District Council (NMDDC) planners by the narrowest of margins.

 Devastated daughters offer reward to help catch father’s killers

The devastated family of a Bessbrook pensioner who was murdered in his home more than four years ago have offered a substantial reward for information that may lead to the capture of his killers.