Archive for: May, 2015

Cult classic ‘Blade Runner’ and thriller ‘Rosewater’ screening at Newry Omniplex

Spectacular sci-fi thriller, Blade Runner, and powerful new docudrama, Rosewater, are showing exclusively in Newry Omniplex in June as part of Project Monday. Make a Monday movie date and see something world-class at your local Omniplex. Project Monday handpicks the best new independent and world cinema, classic reissues and documentaries and screens them on a […]

Improving Community Access for Deaf People

People living with hearing loss or deafness in the Southern area now can access a wider range of activities and opportunities through the Community Access Service for the Deaf. There are 300,000 people in Northern Ireland who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus. Pat McAteer, Specialist Services Manager for the Southern Trust explained, […]

Hearty condemns ‘callous’ dumpers

Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty has condemned those who dumped 50 waste tyres in Cregganbane Bog. “The people behind this despicable act have no respect or regard for this area, its environment or its people,” he said. “We are trying to promote South Armagh as a must see tourist destination and one of our biggest […]

Call for witnesses after theft

Local police are appealing for information following the theft of tools from a van. Sometime between 2pm and 4.30pm on Saturday, 16th May, a blue Ford Transit van, reg NUI 5488, parked on Old Road, Mullaghabawn, was stolen. The van contained a number of valuable tools including an orange coloured STIL concrete saw value, a […]

Lovin’ the SPACE with Newry’s new Retro Vintage Charity Shop

‘Love Your Space’, Newry’s Retro Vintage Charity Shop with a Difference has been supported by the Housing Executive with a £4,800 community grant. Love Your Space takes pre-loved goods to up-cycle and sell. It is the social enterprise arm of SPACE (Supporting People and Communities Everyday) which reaches out to anyone in need helping them […]

Hearty blasts Trust after ‘frank meeting’

Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty has said he is extremely disappointed that the Health Trust is unwilling to contribute anything towards efforts to save the Rural Transport Scheme. The Slieve Gullion representative made the comments after speaking with the Trust and the Rural Transport Scheme to discuss a 33% cut to the service in a […]

Farry launches Project Ignite to help individuals toward employment

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has launched the European Social Funded initiative entitled ‘Project Ignite’ to help people with disabilities move towards and into employment. Project Ignite, which will run for three years to 2018, aims to assist 306 individuals, providing 270 with qualifications, 260 with work experience, and 45 people moving into […]

Nominations announced for ‘Shining Light’ Awards 2015

The Confederation of Community Groups (CCG) this week announced details of the nominations received for the Community Volunteering Awards of 2015. The ‘Shining Light’ Community Volunteering Awards were established by the Confederation in memory of Patricia Graham, a dedicated member of the staff team who sadly passed away in 2009. The Awards ceremony which will […]

Burren 2-10 – 1-09 Rostrevor Minors: Slow start costs wasteful Reds

DOWN MINOR ACFL DIVISION ONE BURREN 2-10 – 1-09 ROSTREVOR MINORS By Kieran McNally Rostrevor’s young charges were left to rue a sluggish start and some less than clinical finishing, as they came up short away at league and championship rivals Burren on Tuesday night. The Reds never led on the night, but were often […]

South Armagh robbery condemned

Sinn Fein Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has condemned those behind a robbery at the new Happy Faces facility in Silverbridge. “I am disgusted that thieves would target this state of the art facility which provides both vital childcare and employment to this area,” he said. “On this instance they stole a digger from outside the […]

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