Archive for: April, 2016

Spring cleaning health and safety tips

Each year in Northern Ireland more than 70 people die in home accidents and almost 70,000 visit their local accident and emergency departments seeking help as a result of accidents in the home. While most people’s spring cleaning to-do lists have more to do with mops and brooms than safety precautions, the Public Health Agency […]

Newry police believe boat found on Windmill Road may have been stolen

Police in Newry would like to identify the owner of a boat which was found abandoned on Windmill Road. At around 10pm on Sunday, 24th April, a number of males were observed attempting to tow a boat with a car. They were unsuccessful and abandoned the boat on Windmill Road. The males may have been […]

Laptop taken and house ransacked in Meigh burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Meigh. On Monday, 11th April, entry was gained to a house on Chapel Road. The property was ransacked and an Acer laptop was stolen. Police would like to hear from anyone who noticed any suspicious activity around the area on 11 April. Article continues below: They […]

Hyundai taken in creeper burglary

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime are appealing for information following a creeper burglary. Sometime between 1am and 2.15am on Tuesday, 26th April, entry was forced to a house on Brown Moss Road. Car keys were taken and a silver Hyundai Santa Fe was stolen. It is believed the vehicle may have been driven off […]

Mercedes car and cash taken in South Armagh ‘creeper burglary’

Police in Newtownhamilton are appealing for information following a creeper burglary in Cullyhanna. During the early hours of Sunday, 17th April, entry was gained to a house in the Cregganduff Road area. A sum of cash and car keys were stolen. A white Mercedes C320 Sport car with distinctive 19 inch black alloys was taken. […]

St. Malachy’s PS Camlough pupils become Nature Detectives

Pupils from St. Malachy’s Primary School in Camlough recently stepped into the role of nature detectives with NI Water when they paid a visit to Silent Valley Reservoir. During the study trip to the beauty spot, the children learnt why the site was chosen to become one of the most important water supplies in Northern […]

Importance of immunisation from pre-birth to teenage years highlighted

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is marking European Immunisation Week (24th – 30th April 2016) by celebrating the excellent childhood immunisation uptake levels being achieved in Northern Ireland, but also reminding parents of the importance of immunisation. Many childhood diseases which were common in Northern Ireland prior to the introduction of vaccination have been dramatically […]

Police take part in anti-burglary operation

Police are running an operation to reduce the number of burglaries and bring those responsible before the courts. The week-long operation will see officers from across a number of districts raise the visible police profile against burglaries and burglars. This will involve mounting vehicle check points, conducting searches at premises of interest, deploying cash sniffer […]

Mayobridge property ransacked during burglary

Police in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary in Mayobridge. Sometime between 12.30pm and 6pm on Wednesday, 20th April, entry was gained to a house on Ballyvally Road. Nothing was taken however the property was ransacked. Police would like to hear from anyone who has information in relation to this incident and can […]

Sixth annual Armagh Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony

A huge crowd recently attended St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh for the annual Armagh Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony. The event was celebrated by Archbishop Eamon Martin and Dean Colum Curry. This year over 300 young people attended to be presented with their awards, namely the Muiredach Cross Award and the Pope John Paul II Award in […]

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