Archive for: April, 2015

68 year old woman mugged in Newry

Police in Newry are appealing for information following a street robbery. At around 8.20pm on Thursday, 16th April a 68 year old woman was walking from the car park towards Daisy Hill Hospital when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her handbag and ran off. The man is described as being in his late […]

Captivating folk performer makes Down Arts Centre debut

Down Arts Centre is delighted to open the new season of live performances with an appearance by celebrated folk songstress, Sarah McQuaid, on Saturday 2nd May at 8pm. Sarah McQuaid’s voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and “honey poured into wine” (Minor 7th). Her new album, Walking Into White (2015) is her […]

Free kid’s club launched at Buttercrane, Newry

Buttercrane Shopping Centre has launched a free Little Adventurers Kids Club which will run all year round. The Free ‘Drop in’ Kid’s Club facility will operate from the Little Adventures unit beside Dorothy Perkins on the last Saturday of each month, commencing April 2015 and running every month until December. The Kid’s Club will offer […]

New exciting job opportunities with Netwatch, Newry

Global Risk Management Company ‘Netwatch Ireland’ has set up a Communications Hub in Newry which will create 15 immediate jobs, rising to 50 over the next three years. Netwatch specialises in providing business continuity, risk management and security services to clients across the globe. The new Communications Hub will deploy the most advanced protection technologies […]

Huge crowd attends South Armagh broadband public meeting

A huge crowd packed out the Dorsey Community Centre on Wednesday evening for a public meeting on broadband availability in south Armagh. Sinn Fein organised the meeting with senior BT official Frank McManus attending to give an update on the broadband rollout and timeframes on when broadband would be available in parts of south Armagh. […]

‘Minister must account for failure to address school starting age flexibility’ – Rogers

SDLP Education Spokesperson Seán Rogers MLA has called on Sinn Féin Education Minister John O’Dowd to urgently explain to the Education committee and to parents why he allowed the legislative timeline to introduce flexibility on the school starting age to expire. Rogers said, “I was absolutely disgusted to hear from departmental officials today that the […]

Lily Bain Newry: Stylish bathrooms at incredible prices

Lily Bain Bathrooms offer stylish bathrooms and accessories at superb prices, including an amazing range of Victoria + Albert Freestanding baths. Located conveniently at Mountview Business Park (just off main Rathfriland Road), their premises have ample car parking space for visitors and an impressive showroom, which showcases 20+ bathroom and tile settings. Lily Bain understands […]

Man convicted at Newry Court for burglary

Police have welcomed the conviction of a 25 year old man for burglary and associated offences at Newry Crown Court on Friday, 24th April. John Paul Ward entered a guilty plea to charges of burglary, theft, common assault, going equipped and obstructing police for offences which occurred in the Armagh and Caledon area during 2010. […]

Carnagat community unites against ‘life threatening attacks’ on motorists

An increase in what has been described as ‘life threatening stone throwing attacks’ on vehicles along stretches of both the Carnagat Road and Camlough Road in Newry has been highlighted by Carnagat Community Association. Community association members and local residents with support from Derrybeg Community Association and other Newry community groups have held silent protests […]

Council free compost giveaway

Residents from the Newry, Mourne and Down area can celebrate Compost Awareness Week (4th – 9th May 2015) by getting involved with the Council’s FREE Compost Giveaway. Green fingered residents can collect one bag of compost at the ‘giveaway’ events on Saturday 2nd May at the 7 Household Recycling Centres (HRC’s) in Crossmaglen, Newtownhamilton, Camlough, […]

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