Featured Story 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…

Aug 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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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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Community

Newry Community Radio (NCR) goes from strength to strength »

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Newry Community Radio (NCR) is a community radio station run by volunteers and based in the Whitegate’s Centre in Rooney’s…

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Anger at latest incident of toxic waste dumping »

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Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has condemned the latest dumping of cubes in south Armagh. In the incident cubes…

Aug 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Unique partnership to help protect people with disabilities from fire »

Assistant Chief Fire Officer Dale Ashford, NIFRS, Lady Christine Eames, Chairperson of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Trustees and Tonya McCormac, Director of Operations NI, Leonard Cheshire Disability NI

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has teamed up with Leonard Cheshire Disability NI (LCD) in a potentially lifesaving…

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Police treat car fire as arson »

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Police in Kilkeel are appealing for information after a report of arson at the Abbey Park area in the early…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Growing frustration within Newtownhamilton community’ – Ó Muirí »

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Fews area Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has said that there is a growing feeling of frustration and disillusion…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Forestry Service Slieve Gullion approach questioned by Larkin »

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Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has questioned the commitment of the Forestry Service in its endeavours to engage with the…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Councillor seeks speed limit reduction at Drominteee School »

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Slieve Gullion area Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has been informed by Roads Service that Transport NI will carry out…

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Vigilance urged after creeper burglary »

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Following an attempted creeper burglary in the Forkhill/Dromintee area last week local Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Larkin has called on…

Aug 26 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,…

Aug 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry Sinn Fein out of touch with community over Carnbane development’ »

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Dear Editor, As a Drumgullion Avenue resident in Newry and living in the vicinity of the future Carnbane Industrial and…

Aug 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
 
 

Sport

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…

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…

Aug 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Aug 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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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 »

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…

Aug 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Politics Mickey Brady

Brady welcomes review into regulations of care homes

Sinn Féin MLA Mickey Brady has welcomed the announcement that Older Persons Commissioner Claire Keatinge is to hold a review into the regulations of care homes. Brady has said that it is paramount that residents are…

Aug 28 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 »
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Newry Community Radio (NCR) goes from strength to strength

Newry Community Radio (NCR) is a community radio station run by volunteers and based in the Whitegate’s Centre in Rooney’s Meadow in Newry. The aim of the station is to provide some craic and music for…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry Sinn Fein out of touch with community over Carnbane development’

Dear Editor, As a Drumgullion Avenue resident in Newry and living in the vicinity of the future Carnbane Industrial and business development I have been vociferous in its encouragement and support. In fact several months ago…

Aug 26 2014 / Read More »
Sport Lucas Lepri (centre) during a recent visit

Newry Team Torres BJJ Team meet World Champion Lucas Lepri

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…

Aug 28 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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