Featured Story Martin Rooney: The Rooftop Restaurant Manager with his team at the grand opening of the super stylish new restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Dundalk

The Rooftop Restaurant takes dining in Dundalk to new heights »

The Rooftop Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel is taking dining in Dundalk to new heights. Introducing super stylish cocktails, craft beers, signature dishes with jazz entertainment every Friday evening,…

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The Quays Newry: Giving you the gift of time this Christmas »

The Quays, Newry are giving you the gift of time this Christmas with late night shopping every weeknight til 10pm beginning Wednesday 30th November. That gives you plenty of time…

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Community

Free Santa home visits for Newry children »

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For the last three years The Brain Injury Foundation has been offering free home visits by Santa and his elf…

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Concern over crime spree in Bessbrook area »

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Local Ulster Unionist representatives Danny Kennedy MLA and Cllr David Taylor have expressed their serious concern at the level of…

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Elderly in Newry urged to apply for Winter Fuel Payment »

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Local Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan is urging the elderly in Newry and Armagh to apply for the Winter Fuel…

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Local councillor raises community concerns about Glassdrummond Road »

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Slieve Gullion area Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has raised the issue of gritting on the Glassdrummond Road and its…

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Camlough and Bessbrook residents respond to recent crime spree »

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After what was described by local Councillor Roisin Mulgrew as “a horrific spree of dastardly crime against people, their homes…

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Community

Free Santa home visits for Newry children »

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For the last three years The Brain Injury Foundation has been offering free home visits by Santa and his elf to children with disabilities across Newry and Mourne. Speaking to Newry Times, Frank Dolaghan, Chair of BIF, is one of Santa’s special helpers and said,…

Dec 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Concern over crime spree in Bessbrook area »

Main Street, Bessbrook

Local Ulster Unionist representatives Danny Kennedy MLA and Cllr David Taylor have expressed their serious concern at the level of criminal activity currently taking place in the Bessbrook area. The representatives were speaking after a series of break-ins and robberies over the past number of…

Dec 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Elderly in Newry urged to apply for Winter Fuel Payment »

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Local Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan is urging the elderly in Newry and Armagh to apply for the Winter Fuel Payment in advance of the colder weather. Speaking to Newry Times, Boylan said, “The scheme is designed to assist pensioners to meet the cost of…

Dec 2 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Local councillor raises community concerns about Glassdrummond Road »

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Slieve Gullion area Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has raised the issue of gritting on the Glassdrummond Road and its added danger with the winter freezing conditions with senior Road officials. The local Councillor explained, “We have had ongoing problems with concerns about safety along…

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Camlough and Bessbrook residents respond to recent crime spree »

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After what was described by local Councillor Roisin Mulgrew as “a horrific spree of dastardly crime against people, their homes and the community in general” residents from the Camlough and Bessbrook area have come together to help in the battle against crime within their communities.…

Dec 2 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

The Rooftop Restaurant takes dining in Dundalk to new heights »

Martin Rooney: The Rooftop Restaurant Manager with his team at the grand opening of the super stylish new restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Dundalk

The Rooftop Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel is taking dining in Dundalk to new heights. Introducing super stylish cocktails, craft beers, signature dishes with jazz entertainment every Friday evening, it’s a stunning location for a romantic evening for two, a group booking, or any…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Young Bessbrook anti-bullying campaigner awarded by Prime Minister »

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The founder of an innovative online anti-bullying campaign has been named a Point of Light by Prime Minister Theresa May for supporting victims of bullying across Northern Ireland. Anita Dennison, 20, from Bessbrook in Northern Ireland, is the founder of an innovative online anti-bullying campaign,…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry MLA launches ‘Grit all school bus routes’ campaign »

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Local SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has launched a campaign to have all school bus routes included in the Winter Gritting Schedule. McNulty, a member of Stormont’s Infrastructure Committee, said he was responding to calls from local communities across Newry and Armagh. Speaking to Newry Times,…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Elderly woman left shaken after Bessbrook incident »

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Detectives are investigating the report of a burglary at a house in the Moninna Park area of Bessbrook on Tuesday 29th November. It was reported that entry was forced through the front door of the house at around 9.30pm. The elderly female occupant, believed to…

Nov 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Young Bessbrook anti-bullying campaigner awarded by Prime Minister »

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The founder of an innovative online anti-bullying campaign has been named a Point of Light by Prime Minister Theresa May for supporting victims of bullying…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Elderly woman left shaken after Bessbrook incident »

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Detectives are investigating the report of a burglary at a house in the Moninna Park area of Bessbrook on Tuesday 29th November. It was reported…

Nov 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Family pet killed in Bessbrook burglary: Police investigate link with several other recent burglaries »

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Detectives are investigating burglaries at houses in Loughbrickland, Newry and Bessbrook on the evening of Friday 25th November. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Trevor…

Nov 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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‘Executive must mirror scheme for victims of contaminated blood in NI’ – Ritchie

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has spoken in the House of Commons on the issue of contaminated blood, highlighting the needs of NI victims and their families. She said, “Over the last forty years, the…

Dec 2 2016 / Read More »
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Newry architect wins inaugural architecture event

The Royal Society of Ulster Architects [RSUA] along with JP Corry, announced the winner of a competition for young architects to design an architectural pavilion for Belfast around the theme of ‘comfort’. The RSUA and JP…

Nov 27 2016 / Read More »
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Free Santa home visits for Newry children

For the last three years The Brain Injury Foundation has been offering free home visits by Santa and his elf to children with disabilities across Newry and Mourne. Speaking to Newry Times, Frank Dolaghan, Chair of…

Dec 3 2016 / Read More »
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Letters to the Editor, ‘88% of under 18s lack confidence’

Dear Editor, It is 150 years since Dublin-born Dr Thomas Barnardo founded the first ever children’s charity with the opening of a home for boys in the East End of London. Today Barnardo’s is still working…

Oct 4 2016 / Read More »
Sport November 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

Newry mum wins ‘Football Mum of the Year’ award

Newry mum Kate Cahill has won the prestigious McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Award at the 2016 McDonald’s Irish FA Community Awards in Belfast City Hall. Kate was presented with her award by McDonald’s Football…

Nov 28 2016 / Read More »
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Young Bessbrook anti-bullying campaigner awarded by Prime Minister

The founder of an innovative online anti-bullying campaign has been named a Point of Light by Prime Minister Theresa May for supporting victims of bullying across Northern Ireland. Anita Dennison, 20, from Bessbrook in Northern Ireland,…

Dec 1 2016 / Read More »
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Excitement builds for Countryfest 2016

Excitement is building for Countryfest 2016, with many people from Newry & Mourne expected to make the journey to the expansive grounds of Inniskeen’s Pairc Grattan in south Monaghan. The country music festival, which takes place…

Mar 22 2016 / Read More »
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The Wellness Coach guide to surviving a Newry Christmas

Newry nutritional expert Lisa McManus, also known as ‘The Wellness Coach‘ provides her tips for a Healthy and Happy Christmas. With days to go until the big man in his red suit arrives, life can get…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »


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