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Wide range of Part-time Courses at Southern Regional College »

Part-time study is opening the door every year to new and enhanced career opportunities and skills for thousands of people in Northern Ireland. Southern Regional College is one of the…

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Putting Feet First is Judith Watson who successfully completed Exploring Enterprise2 Co-ordinator, Rhonda McDowell, Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency

Gain a qualification and get back on track with Exploring Enterprise2 Programme in Newry »

Exploring Enterprise2 could be the answer for anyone who is between jobs, undecided on what academic course they should undertake or those who are unclear about their next step in…

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Community

Newry Chamber slams ‘absurd decision’ to push ahead with Newry development »

A food store is also part of the plans

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade and the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Association (NIIRTA) has described as ‘bitterly disappointing and…

Aug 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Brady calls on Newry parade organisers to ‘talk to residents’ »

Sinn Fein MLA Mickey Brady

Sinn Féin MLA Mickey Brady has met the Parades Commission to raise concerns about a proposed Band Parade taking place…

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‘Still hope for Pride in Newry illuminations’ – Kimmins »

Belfast City Hall lit up to mark the Belfast Pride Fesitval

Sinn Féin councillor Liz Kimmins has said those who refused to support lighting up Craigmore Viaduct in support of the…

Aug 22 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Letters to the Editor, ‘Truth about Welfare Cuts needs to be told’ »

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Dear Editor, It is unfortunate that Unionist Leaders and their pro austerity allies in the Alliance Party have been queuing…

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Celebrate 15 years of Shopping at The Quays, Newry »

Celebrating 15 years of shopping and blowing out the birthday cake candles are Sherryl Murphy, The Quays Marketing Manager, Cathal Austin, Centre Manager, Irene Canavan, Sainsbury’s PR & Customer Services and Orla Sloan, The Quays Office Manager

This year The Quays Shopping Centre is celebrating fifteen years of shopping and style in the heart of Newry City.…

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Handbag taken in car break-in »

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Police in Kilkeel are appealing for information after a car was broken into. Some time between 4.30pm and 5pm on…

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‘Making vulnerable people pay will not address underlying health issues’ – Ruane »

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Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane said that the health minister’s suggestion that people with alcohol and drug addiction should pay…

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Great movies revisited: The Great Gatsby 1974 »

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Over the years there have been many versions of The Great Gatsby in the cinema, the most recent being Baz…

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Rural crime initiatives launched in Newry »

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The Newry and Mourne Policing and Community Safety Partnership have announced a number of initiatives to tackle Rural Crime. Speaking…

Aug 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Looking for an alternative night out? Take a Bat walk around Bessbrook! »

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Forget the cinema, a meal at your favourite restaurant or an evening in front of the television. Newry and Mourne…

Aug 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
 
 

Sport

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…

Aug 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

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Newry’s Team Torres in action at Antrim MMA event »

Niall Wilson submitting his opponent via a Rear Naked Choke

Two members of Team Torres recently travelled to Toombridge in Antrim to participate in the ‘UXC Fight Night’ with a chance for the winners to compete in the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. First up was Niall Wilson, competing in the Welterweight section, with this fight…

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Back to basics with nutrition »

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Nutrition. It can be a confusing world, with conflicting information, differing opinions, new diets and celebrities endorsing supplements and shakes everywhere you turn. Words and lifestyles such as Paleo – Eat Like a Caveman, Vegan – Save the Animals, Alkaline – No More Coffee baffle…

Aug 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Captain O’Hanlon hungry for more »

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She hasn’t had much time to celebrate recent triumphs but a place in the TG4 All Ireland Senior Championship semi-finals would be the perfect belated birthday present for Armagh captain Caroline O’Hanlon. The busy Bessbrook sportswoman turned 30 last Friday, the milestone neatly sandwiched between…

Aug 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Wide range of Part-time Courses at Southern Regional College »

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Part-time study is opening the door every year to new and enhanced career opportunities and skills for thousands of people in Northern Ireland. Southern Regional…

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Gain a qualification and get back on track with Exploring Enterprise2 Programme in Newry »

Putting Feet First is Judith Watson who successfully completed Exploring Enterprise2 Co-ordinator, Rhonda McDowell, Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency

Exploring Enterprise2 could be the answer for anyone who is between jobs, undecided on what academic course they should undertake or those who are unclear…

Aug 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Politics Sinn Fein MLA Mickey Brady

Brady calls on Newry parade organisers to ‘talk to residents’

Sinn Féin MLA Mickey Brady has met the Parades Commission to raise concerns about a proposed Band Parade taking place in Newry this month. And the Newry and Armagh Sinn Féin MLA has appealed to the…

Aug 22 2014 / Read More »
Business A food store is also part of the plans

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 »
Community A food store is also part of the plans

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 »
Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, ‘Truth about Welfare Cuts needs to be told’

Dear Editor, It is unfortunate that Unionist Leaders and their pro austerity allies in the Alliance Party have been queuing up recently to tell us that Tory welfare cuts are unavoidable. They have simply swallowed the…

Aug 22 2014 / Read More »
Sport General Patton is out for revenge this year

Firmus Energy Newry City Triathlon: General Patton is seeking revenge

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…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »
News The SDLP rejected proposals for Craigmore Viaduct to be lit up in Rainbow colours to mark the Newry Pride

Newry SDLP accused of being ‘blinded by homophobia’ after rejecting Pride proposals

Newry & Mourne Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins has said that there is huge disappointment and anger at the decision by Newry & Mourne Council to refuse to illuminate the Craigmore Viaduct in the colours of…

Aug 19 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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