Archive for: July, 2018

Know what to do if a flight or sailing is delayed or cancelled

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Do you know what to do if a flight or sailing is delayed or cancelled? With recent ferry cancellations and strike action affecting air travel, The Consumer Council’s ‘Passport to Summer’ campaign aims to equip Northern Ireland passengers with all they need to know during the busy summer travel period.      Jenny Robinson, Transport […]

Newry murder: Man killed in stabbing incident

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Detectives in Newry have launched a murder investigation after a man died after being stabbed in Newry. The stabbing happened in the Carrivekeeney Road area of Newry on Thursday 26 July.     Police have said the death is being treated as murder.  A man aged 27 has been arrested and is currently in custody […]

Newry Museum purchase two paintings by Newry-born artist

Newry and Mourne Museum has purchased two paintings by the Newry-born artist Margaret Clarke, with support from the Northern Ireland Museums Council.   Margaret Clarke (née Crilley) began her studies at Newry Municipal Technical College in the twentieth century and after further training in Dublin established herself as one of Ireland’s premier portrait painters in the […]

Excitement builds for action-packed ‘Summer Season’

Newcastle Summer Season continues this weekend with two more fantastic live performances. On Friday 27 July 2018, Northern Ireland’s only 1950’s/60’s Rock ‘n’ Roll band ‘The Soda Popz’ will return to Newcastle and play some of the best-loved hits from that fabulous era including songs of Johnny Cash, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie Francis and […]

Newry Town Hall welcomes The History of the Peace (accordin’ to my Ma)

The brilliant sequel to The History of the Troubles (accordin’ to my Da), is on tour and comes to Newry Town Hall on Saturday 25 August at 7.30pm. Written by Martin Lynch and Grimes & McKee, and directed by Dan Gordon, the show tells a peaceful tale of street protests, riots, guns, bombings, the RHI […]

Flag day raises £1191 for PIPS Newry

Local man Damian Sherry along with family and friends organised a Flag Day in Kilkeel to raise awareness and funds for PIPS Hope and Support.  A fabulous £1191.00 was raised on the day from local community members supporting Damian and the volunteer’s efforts.      Main organiser Damian, who has fundraised on a number of […]

‘Economic stagnation is the legacy of DUP failures’ – Murphy

Economic stagnation is the legacy of DUP failures in government, Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said. The party’s economy spokesperson was responding to the latest Composite Economic Index statistics that show a 1 per cent fall in the North’s economic output in the last year.     “The DUP controlled the main economic department […]

Newry Councillor urges vigilance after burglary

Newry Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins has urged homeowners along Chancellors Road to be vigilant after reports of a burglary at a home in Dunbrae Housing Development. Speaking to Newry Times, the local Councillor said, “A homeowner informed me her home was burgled on Saturday evening between 4:45pm and 7pm.     “Seemingly another home […]

Wildlife boat trip around Carlingford Lough

Join Ulster Wildlife and Love Your Lough for a guided boat trip around Carlingford Lough on Thursday, 26 July in celebration of National Marine Week. Explore the wonderful wildlife of the Lough, including a special visit to the harbour seal haul outs at Green Island and Block House Island.     Ulster Wildlife’s Living Seas […]

Climate change a real threat to Ireland – Boylan

Sinn Féin’s Energy, Environment and Climate Change spokesperson, Cathal Boylan MLA has called for action to tackle climate change to move Ireland to a zero carbon society. Speaking after a consultation meeting with stakeholders on the ‘Powering Ireland 2030’ document, the Newry/Armagh MLA said, “Climate Change is a real threat to the island of Ireland, […]


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