Archive for: February, 2013

Malone’s Ice Cream: 35 years in business and still going strong

Gerald Malone of Malone's Ice Cream welcomed the new 'Buy Local' campaign

We all remember our childhood and hearing those iconic ice cream chimes, which signaled the arrival of the local ice cream man. The nostalgia of buying a ’99’ ice cream with a flake, a screwball with a bubbly or a slush puppy is one of those enduring memories from a lot of our childhoods. These […]

Stand out from the crowd with a killer CV


It has never been more important to have a CV that really sells you and your competencies. Recruiters are receiving much higher volumes of CVs and often using CV’s alone to make the first sift of candidates for interview. You must make sure that yours really stands out from the crowd. You can do this […]

Two arrested as PSNI seize £4000 worth of drugs


Detectives from the local Tactical Crime Team have arrested two men and seized a quantity of suspected drugs believed to be worth approximately £4000. The drugs haul was seized following a planned search of a house in the Warrenpoint area on the afternoon of Wednesday 27th February. The two men, aged 41 and 24, have […]

32nd Lislea Drama Festival opens to a packed house


On Saturday 23rd February the grand opening night of Lislea Drama Festival took place to a packed house in the Old School House Theatre in Lislea. The platform party consisted of the Festival President Mr Joe Murphy, Festival Chairperson Mr. Liam Hannaway, Secretary Mrs. Anne Garvey, Lislea Community Association Chairperson Mr. Sean Cunningham, Adjudicator Mr […]

Best and worst of the Oscars 2013

An Oscar statue is seen at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts an

It’s award season again and you know what that means? Dresses galore! With the Academy Awards being my favourite I thought I would share the awards and best (and worst) outfits of the night, along with the winners of course. Firstly, the beautiful Amy Adams stunned in an Oscar De La Renta strapless, lavender gown […]

PSNI urge farmers to attend rural crime prevention event


Police in Newry are reminding members of the rural and agricultural community that help is at hand to protect their livestock and property at the launch of Farm Watch on Monday, 4th March. The reminder comes following the report of the theft of lambs from a field on Ballynahatten Road, Kilkeel. Twenty five Suffolk lambs […]

Alliance want PSNI meeting on Dundrum road traffic issues

Councillor Clarke

Alliance Party Newcastle Councillor Patrick Clarke has raised his concerns about speeding vehicles and road traffic calming issues with the PSNI following a number of accidents in Dundrum village in recent weeks. Clarke says he has written to the PSNI Down Area Commander Chief Inspector Deirdre Bones seeking a meeting to discuss with the PSNI […]

St. Paul’s make history and march into MacRory Cup Final

The noisy neighbours are in with a realistic chance of MacRory Cup success. Photo: Jerome Quinn

A bit of GAA history was created tonight in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh when MacRory Cup newcomers St Paul’s Bessbrook reached the final of the competition by convincingly beating  Monaghan side St McCartan’s on a scoreline of 2-12 to 1-06. The south Armagh school came out of the traps flying and scored in the first […]

Curran urges fitness centres not to promote steroid use

Curran said Murney's arrest

Sinn Féin Councillor Brendan Curran has cautioned young people in their use of muscle stimulants, some of which are illegal and are not fit for human consumption. Speaking to Newry Times, Curran explained, “I am calling on fitness centres not to promote muscle stimulants. “I have received numerous complaints in recent weeks by family members […]

Burns calls for Roads Servce to resurface St Patrick’s Park


Sinn Fein councillor Colman Burns has requested that Roads Service make a concerted effort to complete the work they have carried out on the footpaths in St Patrick’s Park, Cullyhanna, by now resurfacing the park. Burns made his comments after speaking with local Road Service Officials last week. Speaking to Newry Times, Burns said, “Resurfacing […]

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