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Parents of Paul Quinn take fight for justice to Parliament Buildings

The parents of murdered Cullyhanna man Paul Quinn took their fight for justice to Stormont last week where they met with a number of politicians and spoke to media outlets.

No security force personnel on Glenanne review panel

An independent review panel tasked with examining the activities of the loyalist Glenanne Gang will not include any current or former members of the security forces.

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Saoradh stage protest at PSNI recruitment event

by Diarmúid Pepper A PSNI recruitment event in Newry on Friday evening passed off without incident, despite a small protest from members of the republican group Saoradh. 

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Conroy Gold seek partners for local gold mining

Ryan Morgan A mining company that has been awarded licenses to prospect for gold in the locality, Conory Gold & Natural Resources, is leading discussions with a number of foreign mining companies to progress their efforts.

Anger as inconsiderate parking prevents ambulance access

Diarmúid Pepper Inconsiderate parking by motorists in the Pool Lane and Thomas Street areas of Newry resulted in a precarious situation last week when an ambulance was unable to gain access.

Driver made off from overturned car

A driver had a lucky escape on Thursday evening when a car that was reportedly being driven erratically along High Street in Bessbrook, crashed and overturned.

Murders of mother and daughter “barbaric”, inquest hears

The murders of a mother and daughter who were killed in their Newry apartment were “barbaric”, an inquest into their deaths has heard.

Superheroes turn out in force to bid farewell to “little warrior”

Superheroes of all sizes and descriptions gathered at St. Patrick’s Church in Mayobridge on Saturday to bid farewell to the greatest superhero of all, little Kayden McKeown. The poignant scene was a fitting tribute to the brave five-year-old who lost…

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Coronavirus scare at Daisy Hill Hospital

An area of Daisy Hill Hospital was placed under lockdown on Friday amid concerns that a patient had presented at the hospital with a suspected case of the coronavirus, it has been reported.

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Minister will engage with locals over Albert Basin access bridge

A bridge that will allow tall ships access to Albert Basin in Newry will be examined as part of the Southern Relief Road proposals.