Archive for: August, 2019

NI Water urges customers to ‘watch out for bogus callers’

NI Water is calling on customers across Northern Ireland to be aware of bogus callers this summer. This is following an incident recently reported, where a distraction burglary was committed at the property of an elderly householder in Kilkeel. Article continues below Bogus callers are an all too common problem, and their preferred course of […]

Newry business leader shortlisted for national award

Newry businesswoman Naoimh McAteer has been named in the shortlist of the UK-wide Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Awards. Naoimh, Director of MJM Group, was named Young Director of the Year at the Northern Ireland Director of the Year Awards earlier this year and is now up for a national accolade at […]

Wake the Giant Draws Thousands to Warrenpoint

Thousands of visitors flocked to Warrenpoint in County Down over the weekend for the Wake the Giant Festival by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. The 32-foot giant Finn, is fabled to lie asleep in the nearby Cooley Mountains.  Article continues below The Festival brings the local fairy tale to life, telling of the mystical […]

Newry MLA welcomes support from US political figures for Good Friday Agreement

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed the ongoing support of senior US political figures who have expressed concern over the impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement. Speaking to Newry Times, the Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator said, “An influential group of US members of Congress from the bipartisan Friends of Ireland Congress have […]

‘Breastfeeding Welcome Here’ scheme launched in Derrybeg

Derrybeg Community Association has said they are proud to be part of the Breastfeeding Welcome Here Scheme, which the local Community Association signed up to recently. Speaking to Newry Times about the scheme, Chairperson of Derrybeg Community Association, Stephen Murney, explained, “This scheme ensures that breastfeeding is welcome in all meeting rooms and public areas […]

Delight at ‘Home to Hospital’ proposal

Newry News - Newry Times - Breaking news Newry, Newry Newspaper, Latest News Newry, Newry headlines

Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has spoken of his delight at proposing a new Home to Hospital Scheme for Slieve Gullion DEA. The proposal was that the Council would agree to spend £10,000 a year, while seeking support from outside agencies, to provide much-needed support for rural communities in attending Hospital appointments. Article continues […]

50,000 visitors expected as excitement builds for Newry’s 2019 Pride event

Excitement is building in the city after Newry Rainbow Community announced the international headline artists for Pride in Newry – UK & Ireland Pride 2019’s free concert.   Live on stage in Newry for the first time we will be Claire Richards (Lead Singer, Steps), Heather Small (M People), Saara Aalto (Finnish Singer, Eurovision & […]

Purse taken during ‘distraction burglary’

Detectives in Ardmore are appealing for information following a report of a distraction burglary at residential premises at the Scrogg Road area of Kilkeel on Wednesday 14 August. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Darragh said, “Sometime between 5 pm and 6 pm, it was reported that a man called to a house in the […]

‘Tories need to abandon delusion that backstop can be changed’ – Hazzard

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has said it’s time Boris Johnson and the Tories abandoned their “delusional approach to Brexit” and realised the backstop is not open to renegotiation. Speaking to Newry Times, the South Down MP said, “The EU have been clear and consistent that there will be no renegotiation of the Withdrawal Agreement […]

Local Councillors highlight South Armagh road concerns

Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillors Mickey Larkin and Oonagh Magennis have raised concerns over the junction at Drumalt Road on the Silverbridge hill. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Larkin stated, “Both Oonagh and myself have had many reports of collisions and near misses on the approach to this junction over the past few months. Article […]


This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing

Log in