Archive for: July, 2012

Police seek witnesses to Rostrevor incident


Police in Warrenpopint are appealing for information following a report of damage being caused to an electrical box at the junction of the Rostrevor and Moygannon Roads on Monday 23rd July. It is believed that the damage to the box was caused as a result of a hit and run road traffic collision. A light […]

‘Farmers are experiencing a tough time’ – Irwin

DUP MLA William Irwin

Newry and Armagh DUP MLA William Irwin MLA has said the recent protests by dairy farmers over farm gate milk prices and rising production costs are ‘fully understandable’. Irwin said rising production costs added to by the sustained wet weather have led to a situation where farmers are struggling to keep up. He shared the […]

Clarke calls for pedestrian crossing

Councillor Clarke

Alliance Newcastle Councillor Patrick Clarke has called on DRD Roads Service to install a pedestrian crossing along Main Street Castlewellan. Clarke says he  is concerned at the number of people trying to cross Main Street near Castlewellan Library and has requested Roads Service to carry out an initial survey. Speaking to Newry Times, Clarke stated: […]

Newry police charge woman with theft


Police in Newry have charged a 29 year old woman with theft. The charge is believed to be in connection with the arrests of one female and two males in Newry on Friday 27th July regarding a number of offences in the Newry and Down areas. She is due to appear at Newtownards Magistrates Court […]

Ireland Revisited: Part 21

ireland revisited

Any analysis of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ is inextricably linked to the paramilitary leaders at the head of each organization, who organized attacks on the enemy and led their organization through a mixture of fear, charisma and impressive credentials. Billy Wright was no different. Wright was born in July 1960 and joined the UVF in […]

‘Bat night’ set for Newry


Are you interested in bats? Would you like to find out more about these creatures of the night? Why not come along to your local ‘Bat Night’ and find out about these misunderstood flying mammals, including revealing the truth about some of the ‘Old Wives Tales’ associated with them! Danielle Begley, Biodiversity Officer for Down […]

Huge Meigh fire ‘suspicious’ – PSNI

NI Fire and Rescue

Detectives in Newry are investigating the circumstances surrounding a suspicious fire at a recycling plant in the Newtown Road area of Meigh on 26th July. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 11:00pm on the night in question to tackle the huge blaze at a clothes recycling plant at a warehouse. It was tackled by […]

Newry Chamber of Commerce host Annual Golf Classic


Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade is delighted to announce details of this year’s Annual Golf Classic which is taking place in Warrenpoint Golf Club on Friday 31st August. Once again there are amazing prizes to be won for the four ball competition as well as prizes for ‘Nearest to the Pin’ and ‘Longest Drive’.  […]

7 Camicie: Dedicated to style in Newry

Camicie 7

7 Camicie, Newry was opened in November 2009 in the Quays Shopping Centre. Since 2009, they have been growing in popularity as their products present customers with unique choices.It was established in Rome and the Camicie brand is dedicated to a fashion and style symbol: the shirt! 7 Camicie supplies customers with the highest quality […]

Young boy knocked down by car in Camlough incident


Police are appealing for information following an incident in the St Oliver Plunkett Park area of Camlough on the evening of Friday 27th July. At approximately 7.30pm, a 9 year old boy was knocked off his bike by a car. The car is believed to be dark green in colour and could possible be a […]

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