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First World War Conservation Day at Newry Museum: Bring along your historic items »

On 13th and 14th September, Newry and Mourne Museum (Bagenal’s Castle) will be joining with many historic properties that will be opening their doors and revealing their fabulous interiors for…

Aug 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Hayley and Alex McKee from Newry who were ‘blue away’ at July’s Blues Music event

Hillbilly Rock, Hillbilly Roll on Down to Silent Valley »

Country and Blue Grass music lovers from across the country are invited to NI Water’s ‘Music in the Park’ event on Sunday 31st August from 2-5pm, at Silent Valley Mountain…

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Car damaged ‘for the second time’ in Newry incident »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Mark Scott,…

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Praise for Daisy Hill Hospital Staff after MEP visit »

Martina Snderson MEP, Mickey Brady MLA, Conor Murphy MP on a visit to Daisy Hill Hospital

Sinn Féin MLA Mickey Brady has praised the commitment of staff at Daisy Hill hospital in Newry. Speaking after visiting…

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Cost of going ‘back to school’ putting increasing pressure on families says SVP »

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The Society of St Vincent de Paul in Northern Ireland (SVP NI) has said that due to the pressures of…

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Police warn of latest phone banking scam »

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Local police are warning the public to be vigilant following after a local resident was targeted by fraudsters. Speaking to…

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‘Urgent action needed at Ballyholland road’ – McKevitt »

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SDLP South Down MLA Karen McKevitt has called on the Roads Minister Danny Kennedy to take urgent action to address…

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New ‘main style’ Post Office branch for Hill Street »

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Newry City Sinn Féin Councillor Charlie Casey has welcomed the announcement that the Post Office based at Hill Street will…

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Bradley expresses deep sadness at passing of Pat McGeeney »

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SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Dominic Bradley has expressed his deep sadness at the death of Mr Pat McGeeney,…

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PHA welcomes continuation of whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women »

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The Public Health Agency (PHA) has welcomed the recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) that the…

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Praise for St Paul’s High School attendance at Newry Pride »

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Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has praised the attendance at Newry Pride Parade by Year 13 and…

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Letters to the Editor, ‘Reflection on 1994 IRA declaration’ »

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Dear Editor, On August 31st 1994 the political landscape of Ireland was totally transformed by the declaration of an immediate…

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Sport

Newry’s Team Torres hold their own at Cage Warrior event »

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Team Torres continue to make a name for themselves in the world of MMA when they had two fighters acquit themselves admirably at the prestigious Cage Warrior event held in The Helix in Dublin recently which was broadcast worldwide. Cage Warriors is regarded as the…

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Newry Team Torres BJJ Team meet World Champion Lucas Lepri »

Lucas Lepri (centre) during a recent visit

A few select members of the Newry Team Torres BJJ Team were honoured to get the opportunity this week to train with current and five time BJJ world Champion World Champion Lucas Lepri, whilst he was visiting Ireland. Lucas is one of the very few…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Firmus Energy Newry City Triathlon to be a massive event »

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Sunday’s firmus energy Newry City Triathlon promises to be a huge sporting affair with almost 300 athletes entering the event, which is scheduled to start at 2pm at the Albert Basin in front of the Quays Shopping Centre. If you haven’t entered at this stage,…

Aug 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Firmus Energy Newry City Triathlon: General Patton is seeking revenge »

General Patton is out for revenge this year

Gerry Patton forecasts that the forthcoming Firmus Energy Newry City Triathlon will be a great showpiece and he is really looking forward to competing in it. He says last year a few people finished ahead of him who he feels shouldn’t have done; thus he’s…

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Armagh ladies march into semis »

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Armagh 5-17 Laois 0-9 Richard Bullick in Tullamore Classy captain Caroline O’Hanlon led the way with 2-6 as Armagh marched into the All Ireland semi-finals for only the second time ever courtesy of a 23-point rout of outclassed Laois in Tullamore. However, this latest highly…

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Down edge Sligo in AlI Ireland Quarter Final »

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If there’s ever a right time to use the old cliché of “It was a game of two halves”; well this is it. Down dominated the play in the first half even though they went behind early with a great goal from Sligo’s Stephanie Reilly…

Aug 18 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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First World War Conservation Day at Newry Museum: Bring along your historic items »

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On 13th and 14th September, Newry and Mourne Museum (Bagenal’s Castle) will be joining with many historic properties that will be opening their doors and…

Aug 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Hillbilly Rock, Hillbilly Roll on Down to Silent Valley »

Hayley and Alex McKee from Newry who were ‘blue away’ at July’s Blues Music event

Country and Blue Grass music lovers from across the country are invited to NI Water’s ‘Music in the Park’ event on Sunday 31st August from…

Aug 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Bradley expresses deep sadness at passing of Pat McGeeney

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Dominic Bradley has expressed his deep sadness at the death of Mr Pat McGeeney, a former member of the SDLP Slieve Gullion branch. Speaking to Newry Times, Bradley said, “I…

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »
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Newry Chamber slams ‘absurd decision’ to push ahead with Newry development

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade and the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Association (NIIRTA) has described as ‘bitterly disappointing and utterly absurd’ the decision of DOE Minister Durkan to give full planning permission to a major…

Aug 22 2014 / Read More »
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Car damaged ‘for the second time’ in Newry incident

Police in Newry are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Mark Scott, Newry NPT, explained, “A car parked at Basin Walk, Newry was damaged between 8.45am and 6pm…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »
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Letters to the Editor, ‘Reflection on 1994 IRA declaration’

Dear Editor, On August 31st 1994 the political landscape of Ireland was totally transformed by the declaration of an immediate end to military operations by the IRA. That bold step was one of the most important…

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »
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Newry’s Team Torres hold their own at Cage Warrior event

Team Torres continue to make a name for themselves in the world of MMA when they had two fighters acquit themselves admirably at the prestigious Cage Warrior event held in The Helix in Dublin recently which…

Aug 29 2014 / Read More »
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Ring of Gullion secures £1m Heritage Lottery Fund investment

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has today announced it has awarded a grant of £980,000 to Newry and Mourne District Council to protect one of Northern Ireland’s last great wildernesses – the Ring of Gullion in…

Aug 23 2014 / Read More »
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Excitement builds for Newry’s ‘Ignition Quay’ event at Albert Basin

The PEACE III Southern Partnership will be hosting a free event in St Christopher’s Park at Albert Basin on Saturday 14th June between 1pm and 5pm. This event is funded by the European Unions PEACE III…

Jun 4 2014 / Read More »
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Great movies revisited: The Great Gatsby 1974

Over the years there have been many versions of The Great Gatsby in the cinema, the most recent being Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 adaptation. However, my favourite has to be Jack Clayton’s 1974 version. It has that…

Aug 22 2014 / Read More »


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