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Amazing Easter offers at The Connacht Hotel, Galway »

The Connacht Hotel is a popular Galway family favourite, conveniently located on the Dublin Road as you enter Galway city and centrally situated on the famous Wild Atlantic Way. For families…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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New job opportunities in Newry »

First Derivatives PLC is a leading provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 1,600 employees worldwide. First Derivatives are global experts in providing data, trading…

Feb 9 2016 / No Comment / Read More »



Community

Police seize £120,000 worth of drugs »

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Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have seized an estimated £120,000 worth of herbal cannabis in Co Down as…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police appeal after two Newry burglaries »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following two burglaries. Sometime between 5pm on Saturday, 23rd January and 1am on…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Recognition for Southern Trust ‘Chi-Me’ Trainers »

Newly accredited Southern Trust Chi Me Trainers with Karen Casey from LifeDock, Kieran Donaghy, Deputy Chief Executive and Lynne Smart, Acting head of Health & Improvement for the Southern Trust

A group of 24 people including Southern Trust staff, voluntary sector staff and volunteers were recently trained in Chi Me,…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Promoting Wellbeing for People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) »

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A new support programme is available for people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) living in the Southern Health and Social…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Reminder to get shingles vaccination »

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Shingles can be very painful and in some cases cause serious complications. That’s why the Public Health Agency (PHA) is…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »


 
 
Community

Police seize £120,000 worth of drugs »

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Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have seized an estimated £120,000 worth of herbal cannabis in Co Down as part of an investigation into the supply of illegal drugs. The drugs were found in a car which was stopped on the A1 at Dromore.…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police appeal after two Newry burglaries »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following two burglaries. Sometime between 5pm on Saturday, 23rd January and 1am on Sunday, 24th January entry was gained to houses in Thomas Street and Church Street. A gold ring and gold chain were stolen from Church Street.…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Recognition for Southern Trust ‘Chi-Me’ Trainers »

Newly accredited Southern Trust Chi Me Trainers with Karen Casey from LifeDock, Kieran Donaghy, Deputy Chief Executive and Lynne Smart, Acting head of Health & Improvement for the Southern Trust

A group of 24 people including Southern Trust staff, voluntary sector staff and volunteers were recently trained in Chi Me, achieving Open College Network level two accreditation. Chi Me is a physical activity, adapted from Tai Chi moves to make exercise accessible for people with…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Promoting Wellbeing for People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) »

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A new support programme is available for people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) living in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area. ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’ is a six-week programme specifically tailored to help people with IBD to manage stress which may help to…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Reminder to get shingles vaccination »

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Shingles can be very painful and in some cases cause serious complications. That’s why the Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding all those eligible to get the free shingles vaccine if they haven’t done so already. The vaccine will help protect against this common and…

Feb 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Two men arrested in Newry charged with 13 local burglaries »

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Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime have charged two men in relation to thirteen burglaries. The 24 year old and 42 year old men were…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry resident pays for cheap Iphone 6, ends up with two bottles of soft drink »

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Police in Newry are warning the public not to be taken in by offers which seem too good to be true. The warning follows an…

Feb 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

76 fixed penalties issued by Newry police during week-long operation »

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During a focused week long road safety operation in Newry, Mourne and Down police issued 76 fixed penalty notices. With dedicated teams providing visible road…

Feb 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics Sinn Fein MLA Chris Hazzard

Extra funds for Ambulance Response Times in South Down

Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has welcomed confirmation from the Health Minister that additional funds have been made available to improve ambulance response times across South Down. Speaking to Newry Times, Hazzard said, “For some time…

Feb 11 2016 / Read More »
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Newry based FM Environmental win Grand Central Station contract

Enterprise Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced that Newry based FM Environmental has won a significant contract with Grand Central Station in New York. Announcing the project at Grand Central Station at the end…

Jan 29 2016 / Read More »
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Police seize £120,000 worth of drugs

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have seized an estimated £120,000 worth of herbal cannabis in Co Down as part of an investigation into the supply of illegal drugs. The drugs were found in a…

Feb 12 2016 / Read More »
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Letters to Editor – ‘Appeal for foster carers’

Dear Editor, In Northern Ireland latest figures show there are over 2000 children in care. That means, assuming an average class size is 25, there are enough children in care here to fill over 80 classrooms.…

Jan 29 2016 / Read More »
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Traffic disruption expected in Newry today

Police in Newry are warning of traffic disruption on Saturday, 30th January, as Down meet Donegal in the GAA Allianz Football League. The game begins at 7pm in Pairc Esler and turnstiles will open at 5.30pm.…

Jan 30 2016 / Read More »
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Two men arrested in Newry charged with 13 local burglaries

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime have charged two men in relation to thirteen burglaries. The 24 year old and 42 year old men were arrested in Newry on Tuesday, 9th February. They were both charged…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »
Entertainment adele

‘Rumour Has It’ Adele tickets selling at inflated prices

The Consumer Council is reminding consumers to be vigilant in case ‘someone like you’ ends up ‘rolling in deep’ debt after buying tickets for the sold-out Adele concert. The advice comes following reports of tickets selling…

Jan 18 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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