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Warning: Pandemic surge “of biblical proportions”

With rapidly-evolving, ever-changing circumstances as the Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis tightens its grip on the country, the one thing we can be sure of is its devastating effects, not only on health, but on the entire economy will be felt for…

Newry dress store grants teenager’s dream wish

A teenage girl from Yorkshire had her greatest wish granted when she recently visited a Newry dress store where she chose her “dream dress” for her upcoming prom.

Another victim identified in huge ‘catfish’ case

The Newry man at the centre of what has been described as the UK’s biggest ever ‘catfish’ case appeared at the city’s Magistrates Court via videolink from Maghaberry jail on Wednesday last.

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Tragic road accident claims three lives

By Diarmuid Pepper Three people from the local area were tragically killed after a road traffic collision that occurred at Carrickarnon on the N1 in the early hours of Saturday, 29th February. 

“The CRY team saved my life”, Bernard Comiskey, Bessbrook

By Diarmúid Pepper Bessbrook man Bernard Cumiskey is preparing to walk the Camino this year to thank CRY Ireland for saving his life.

Sinn Féin President Addresses Packed Newry Meeting 

Speaking to over 1,000 people who had gathered in the Canal Court Newry, Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald told those present, 

Dignified in Defeat

The corridors of Croke Park were awash on Friday night with the Silverbridge blue and yellow, as Jarlath Burns sought to become the 40th president of the GAA.

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St Colman’s reach MacRory final

St Colman’s Newry 0-16 St Patrick’s Armagh 0-12 St Colman’, Newry will be hoping to add MacRory title number 20 to cement their position as the leading all time competition winners when they will play St Patrick’s, Maghera in the…

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Man jumps from upstairs window to escape intruders

A man jumped from a first-floor window of a house in Newry in an attempt to escape a gang of intruders who forced their way into his home on Friday night.

Open and candid: Oisin in the Eamonn Mallie hotseat

Crossmaglen Rangers and Armagh legend Oisín McConville sat down for a face-to-face interview with esteemed journalist and broadcaster Eamonn Mallie which aired on UTV last Tuesday.