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5 Job Roles available at The Rug House, Newry »

Introduction: The Rug House Ltd. is a leading online business selling rugs and other homewares throughout the UK, Ireland and internationally. This is an opportunity to join an energetic and…

Aug 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Lily and Aaron are encouraging people across Northern Ireland to sign up to this year’s Hike Against Cruelty to Kids The HACK will be held on Saturday 19 September and will offer walkers a choice of 14-mile and 20-mile routes, with all money raised helping vital, local services for children and families. To sign up visit www.nspcc.org.uk/mourneshack or contact the NSPCC Northern Ireland fundraising office on 028 9035 1135 or hackni@nspcc.org.uk

Pull on your walking boots and get hiking to change childhoods in Northern Ireland »

The NSPCC in Northern Ireland is appealing to walkers to pull on their hiking boots and change childhoods for the better. Now in its seventh year, the NSPCC Hike Against…

Aug 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »


Community

Pack a healthy lunch for the best start to school year »

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As the new school year approaches, parents are being encouraged to think about what they pack in their children’s lunchboxes…

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Meningitis B vaccination programme gets under way for babies »

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A new vaccine which helps prevent meningitis B is being offered to babies from today [1 September] as part of…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry golfer Piaras Curran records hole-in-one »

Newry golfer Piaras Curran

A Newry golfer will have no excuse for missing his next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Roads Service meeting amid road safety concerns »

MLA Megan Fearon at the Happy Faces building

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon and Councillor Barra Ó Muirí met with Mr Paul Kelly of the Roads Service on…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Good news for Dungormley Estate »

Cllr Barra Ó Muirí in the Dungormley Estate

Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has welcomed the news that the Housing Executive are to carry out much needed…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Larkin congratulates St. Brigid’s Accordion Band »

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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Larkin has congratulated St. Brigid’s Accordion Band. It follows their recent success at the All-Ireland Fleadh…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
 
 
Community

Pack a healthy lunch for the best start to school year »

healthy-lunch-box-for-kids

As the new school year approaches, parents are being encouraged to think about what they pack in their children’s lunchboxes and to choose a healthier option for the best start to the school year. The message from the Public Health Agency (PHA) for those preparing…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Meningitis B vaccination programme gets under way for babies »

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A new vaccine which helps prevent meningitis B is being offered to babies from today [1 September] as part of the routine childhood vaccination programme. The vaccine is available to babies born on or after 1 July 2015 and doses are given at two months…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry golfer Piaras Curran records hole-in-one »

Newry golfer Piaras Curran

A Newry golfer will have no excuse for missing his next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving a hole-in-one. Piaras Curran, 28, scored his ace on the 187-yard, par-three second at Warrenpoint GC, and the 18-handicapper was rewarded with membership of the…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Roads Service meeting amid road safety concerns »

MLA Megan Fearon at the Happy Faces building

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon and Councillor Barra Ó Muirí met with Mr Paul Kelly of the Roads Service on Friday to address concerns about road safety around the new Happy Faces Centre at Fords Cross. Megan Fearon pointed to the huge success of Happy…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Good news for Dungormley Estate »

Cllr Barra Ó Muirí in the Dungormley Estate

Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has welcomed the news that the Housing Executive are to carry out much needed improvements to homes in Dungormley Estate. “I have had numerous meetings with the Housing Executive with regard to Dungormley,” he explained to Newry Times. “I…

Sep 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Pensioner suffers ‘serious injuries’ after Bessbrook stabbing »

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Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Clogharevan Park area of Bessbrook in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 31st…

Aug 31 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Police arrest two men in ‘dissident republican terrorist’ investigation »

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Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating what they described as ‘dissident republican terrorist activity’ have arrested two men in South Armagh. The men, aged 25…

Aug 27 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Teenage boy injured in Newry assault »

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Police are investigating an assault in the area of Kileavey Road, Newry and have made an appeal for information. It was reported that a teenage…

Aug 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics Margaret Ritchie

‘Concerns over burying radioactive waste not a perception problem’ – Ritchie

The SDLP MP for South Down Margaret Ritchie has raised concerns over plans to recommend that burying nuclear waste is safe. A public information campaign is due to be launched in September, the first since Cumbria…

Aug 28 2015 / Read More »
Business Rug House jobs

5 Job Roles available at The Rug House, Newry

Introduction: The Rug House Ltd. is a leading online business selling rugs and other homewares throughout the UK, Ireland and internationally. This is an opportunity to join an energetic and positive team and become part of…

Aug 28 2015 / Read More »
Community healthy-lunch-box-for-kids

Pack a healthy lunch for the best start to school year

As the new school year approaches, parents are being encouraged to think about what they pack in their children’s lunchboxes and to choose a healthier option for the best start to the school year. The message…

Sep 1 2015 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry parade and competition”

Dear Editor, South Down Defenders Flute Band Newry will be holding their annual parade and competition in Newry on Friday 28th August 2015 at 7:15pm. All genres of music will be on parade including silver, flute…

Aug 28 2015 / Read More »
Sport Newry golfer Piaras Curran

Newry golfer Piaras Curran records hole-in-one

A Newry golfer will have no excuse for missing his next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving a hole-in-one. Piaras Curran, 28, scored his ace on the 187-yard, par-three second at Warrenpoint GC,…

Sep 1 2015 / Read More »
News psni

Pensioner suffers ‘serious injuries’ after Bessbrook stabbing

Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Clogharevan Park area of Bessbrook in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 31st August. At approximately 2.40am Police received a report that three men…

Aug 31 2015 / Read More »
Entertainment davina4

Davina’s Ark does Strictly Come Dancing!

Davina’s Ark presents Strictly Come Dancing on Friday 17th October 2014 in the Millers Suite, Canal Court Hotel, Newry. The event is to raise vital funds for Davina’s Ark which aims to help individuals, families and…

Oct 3 2014 / Read More »
Features xmas1

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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