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Excitement builds for Footsteps in the Forest at Slieve Gullion »

If you go into the woods on the 26th and 27th August be prepared to meet some strange and unusual characters including Trolls, woodland fawns, the Birdman of Slieve Donard,…

Aug 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Pictured enjoying last year’s event are: Damian and Donna O’Connor and their kids Erin and Anna from Kilkeel

Silent Valley Alive with Music this Summer! »

All folk and general music aficionados are invited to NI Water’s ‘Music in the Park’ event on Sunday 21st August from 2-5pm, at Silent Valley Mountain Park, Kilkeel. The event,…

Aug 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »




Community

‘Secretary of State’s no-show in Newry exposes lie’, insists Murphy »

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Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said Secretary of State James Brokenshire’s claims to want to “canvass public opinion” on…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry Love Heritage NI 2016 event announced »

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The Department for Communities has announced the programme of events for 2016 Love Heritage NI. Locations open to the public…

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Tayto Park trip for Newry foster carers and children »

All Southern Trust Foster Carers who attended the wonderful trip to Tayto Park in Ashborne, County Meath, Ireland

Newry and Mourne Foster Carers Group recently organised a daytrip to Tayto Park in County Meath for a group of…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Extended opening hours announced for Greencastle Royal Castle »

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Extended opening hours have been announced by the Department for Communities’ Historic Environment Division for Greencastle Royal Castle. From 5th…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘PSNI must move with community’ – Brady »

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Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has described a meeting held with PSNI officials regarding policing in South Armagh as…

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Community

‘Secretary of State’s no-show in Newry exposes lie’, insists Murphy »

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Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said Secretary of State James Brokenshire’s claims to want to “canvass public opinion” on an EU exit have been exposed. The Newry representative made the statement after Mr Brokenshire called off a meeting in the city when he was…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry Love Heritage NI 2016 event announced »

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The Department for Communities has announced the programme of events for 2016 Love Heritage NI. Locations open to the public in the Newry area include Killevy Churches on Saturday 27th August from 11am -3pm. This site at the foot of Slieve Gullion contains back to…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Tayto Park trip for Newry foster carers and children »

All Southern Trust Foster Carers who attended the wonderful trip to Tayto Park in Ashborne, County Meath, Ireland

Newry and Mourne Foster Carers Group recently organised a daytrip to Tayto Park in County Meath for a group of foster carers and children within the Southern Health and Social Care Trust. Funded through a Cash for Kids grant, the group had full access to…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Extended opening hours announced for Greencastle Royal Castle »

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Extended opening hours have been announced by the Department for Communities’ Historic Environment Division for Greencastle Royal Castle. From 5th July to 2nd October, the monument will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 5 pm. Greencastle is a royal castle…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘PSNI must move with community’ – Brady »

Mickey Brady

Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has described a meeting held with PSNI officials regarding policing in South Armagh as “frank and forthright”. Brady was joined by MLA Conor Murphy and PCSP member Declan Murphy for the meeting with Area Commander Paul Reed and Community…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Keep safe as summer winds down’, warns NI Water »

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School holidays may be more than half done, and perhaps there hasn’t been just as much sunshine as we would have liked, but there’s still an opportunity for danger. As summer begins to wind down, NI Water is continuing to remind parents in the South…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Traffic delays expected in Newry this weekend »

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Motorists are advised of anticipated disruption in the Newry area this weekend. On Friday 26th August, a parade is due to take place at Belfast Road and Rathfriland Road in Newry, between 7.15pm and 10.30pm. Motorists are advised to avoid these areas and find an…

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry Brexit protest’ »

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, A protest was organised in Newry, where the Secretary of State James Brokenshire was due to meet the local Chamber of Commerce. The protest was organised by a group of concerned citizens from communities on both sides of the border. We are made…

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police seize 65,000 Diazepam tablets and £10,000 cash »

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The PSNI have been conducting an investigation into the unlawful supply and distribution of diazepam tablets into and throughout Northern Ireland. Diazepam is a Class ‘C’ controlled drug which may only be lawfully possessed on prescription. Detective Inspector Andy Dunlop, from Reactive and Organised Crime…

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Traffic delays expected in Newry this weekend »

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Motorists are advised of anticipated disruption in the Newry area this weekend. On Friday 26th August, a parade is due to take place at Belfast…

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Man dies in Hilltown collision »

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Police have confirmed that a man, who has been named as 60 year old Patrick Gerald Lively, has died following a two vehicle road traffic…

Aug 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry police investigate ‘suspicious approach’ to teenage girl »

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Police are investigating what they described as a ‘suspicious incident’ which occurred in the vicinity of the community centre at Meigh, Newry. It was reported…

Aug 5 2016 / Comments Off / Read More »
Politics teach

‘Better rural broadband access can tackle underachievement’ – Fearon

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has called for increased rural broadband citing the current level of provision as ‘inadequate and a contributory factor in educational under achievement’. “Completing coursework, conducting research, doing homework – all of…

Aug 25 2016 / Read More »
Business back in business

‘Support for entrepreneurs to get Back in Business’ – Ó Muilleoir

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has urged uptake of the Back in Business rate support scheme. The Back in Business initiative offers a 50% rate reduction for up to a year for business owners that occupy…

Aug 17 2016 / Read More »
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‘Secretary of State’s no-show in Newry exposes lie’, insists Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said Secretary of State James Brokenshire’s claims to want to “canvass public opinion” on an EU exit have been exposed. The Newry representative made the statement after Mr Brokenshire called…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry Brexit protest’

Dear Editor, A protest was organised in Newry, where the Secretary of State James Brokenshire was due to meet the local Chamber of Commerce. The protest was organised by a group of concerned citizens from communities…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »
Sport greenfield

Greenfield Park FC to wear Eamonn Morgan Trust logo on kits

Greenfield Park FC will wear the Eamonn Morgan Trust logo on their new strip this season to raise awareness for the local charity. Speaking about the decision Greenfield Park FC manager Anthony Harkin said, “Greenfield Park…

Aug 18 2016 / Read More »
News traffic

Traffic delays expected in Newry this weekend

Motorists are advised of anticipated disruption in the Newry area this weekend. On Friday 26th August, a parade is due to take place at Belfast Road and Rathfriland Road in Newry, between 7.15pm and 10.30pm. Motorists…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »
Entertainment cf16

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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