Archive for: December, 2011

Players of the Carnbane, with David Casey

David Casey

Name:David Casey. Age: 22. Occupation: Student. Current Club: Villa Rovers. Previous Club(s): Ashgrove Rovers. Position: Winger. Favourite player: Joe Ledley. Favourite drink: Coke. Favourite food: Steak. What team do you support? Celtic. What are your interests outside of football? Swimming and the Xbox. How long have you been with your current club?Six months. What is […]

Oxfam Ireland in Christmas present appeal

Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland is appealing for people to donate their unwanted Christmas presents. The unwanted presents can help raise funds for overseas projects in places such as East Africa, Kenya, Ethopia and Somalia. People can take items such as clothes, jewellery, books, DVDs, CDs and records to their nearest Oxfam store for donation. The charity say […]

10k run coming to Bessbrook, Derramore and Camlough

Bessbrook Community Centre

Runners in Newry and Mourne are coming together to take part in a 10k run on Sunday 8th January. The run is taking place in Bessbrook and goes on through Derramore and Camlough. The event starts at 2pm on the 8th January and runs until 5pm on the same day. Any potential runners must register […]

Father of Turkey murders accused is arrested

Murder accused Recep Cetin demanded that he and his father be released

The father of Recep Cetin, the man accused of murdering two County Down women, has been arrested by police in Turkey. Eyup Cetin was taken into custody last night following his son’s hearing in Izmir. Recep Cetin is accused of murdering Marion Graham and Kathy Dinsmore in August this year. The women, from Newry and […]

Newry’s Lost Generation, with Luke McGuirk

Luke has left Newry and moved to Australia

Name: Luke McGuirk. Age: 27 Years Old. Education/experience: FEng Construction Engineering (University of Ulster). I am currently working as a Senior Civil Engineer on multi-billion dollar projects across Western Australia. What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Bessbrook. When did you leave Newry? September 2006. Why did you leave Newry? I left […]

Sinn Fein’s Pat McGinn: “Translink airport bus service anything but Goldline”

Translink's Goldliner bus parked in Newry

Newry and Mourne Sinn Fein Councillor Pat McGinn has expressed his deep concern and anger at what he described as the failure by Translink to cater for commuters who had experienced serious difficulties trying to use the Goldline Express 200 Service, which operates between Belfast and Dublin Airport. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor McGinn said, […]

Camlough Mountain Christmas morning climbers celebrate “The Precious Present”

christmas day camloch mountain 2011

Over forty people participated in the Christmas morning Camlough Mountain climb this year to celebrate what the organisers of the annual climb had termed “The Precious Present”. Newry and Armagh MP Conor Murphy who was one of those who enjoyed the walk and climb said that the event had been attended by a wide range […]

Newry shops enjoy welcome boost over Christmas

Boxing Day Sales

Shoppers in Newry did not have their spirits dampened by the bleak economic climate this Christmas, as shops in the city appear to have enjoyed the festive period with The Quays Shopping Centre claiming to have had a “very positive” Christmas. Centre Manager for The Quays, Cathal Austin said, “Despite the current economic climate Christmas […]

Newry store to close following D2 administration

D2 Jeans

Clothing store D2 has this week gone in to administration, already making 200 staff redundant and sparking fears that more jobs could go in the near future. It is the second time in just two years that the company has faced administration, however last time over 40 stores were saved through buy outs. Administrators have […]

Man accused of murdering two County Down women to face bone marrow tests

Marion Graham from Newry and her friend Kathy Dinsmore from Warrenpoint

The man accused of murdering two County Down women in Turkey earlier this year, has been ordered to take a bone marrow test in order to determine his age. If the accused, Recep Cetin, is subsequently proven to be over the age of 18, he will then be tried and sentenced in an adult court […]

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