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A-level success for Our Lady’s Grammar School, Newry

Our Lady’s Grammar School students are celebrating after a very successful year, with A-level students achieving superb results. Speaking to Newry Times, Mrs Fiona McAlinden, Principal, expressed her congratulations. ‘‘I am delighted by the girls’ success.   “These excellent results reward hard work and dedication and will enable our students to progress along many varied […]

Southern Trust breast care nurse shortlisted for Nursing Times Award

A Breast Care Nurse from the Southern Trust, Eimer McGeown has been shortlisted for a prestigious UK wide Nursing Times Award 2017. Eimer was shortlisted in the category ‘Cancer Nursing’ for introducing a new group based aftercare service to women following breast cancer treatment.   Breast Care Nurses are key workers for patients with a […]

PSNI urge livestock transporters to be aware of ‘bogus inspectors’

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs and the PSNI have warned drivers transporting livestock to be vigilant and be certain of identification of anyone asking to inspect their vehicles. The warning comes after a recent incident where a vehicle transporting livestock was stopped on a motorway by persons purporting to be DAERA inspectors. […]

Drinking water quality remains high across Northern Ireland

The safety and quality of drinking water in Northern Ireland remains high, a new report has confirmed. The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), which is responsible for regulating drinking water quality, has published its Annual Report for 2016. Every year Northern Ireland Water carries out thousands of tests to check that our tap water complies with […]

Barcroft safety concerns highlighted by Newry Councillor

Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins has urged the Housing Executive and Transport NI to take action regarding on-going safety concerns in the Barcroft area. Speaking following meetings with NIHE and Transport NI, Kimmins said she stressed the importance of providing safe access to parking areas on 5th Street and repairs for a crumbling wall on […]

‘Political stalemate threatening jobs’ – McNulty

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has warned that there are just weeks to save jobs in Ulster GAA and the IFA as the political deadlock at Stormont continues.  McNulty was speaking after meeting with representatives of the GAA recently. Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty said, “This situation is very serious and deeply worrying. I, together with […]

‘Joyriding putting lives at risk’ – Sinn Fein Councillor after crash

Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called for an end to dangerous joyriding following a one-car crash in the Kilnasaggart area of Jonesborough. A vehicle travelling at speed clipped a ditch and overturned, as residents complained of racing and dangerous driving on the extremely narrow country roads in the area.   Cllr Larkin […]

Young red kite found dead in Co Down – suspected shot

RSPB NI and the PSNI are appealing for information after a young red kite was found dead in County Down. The bird was found with suspected gunshot wounds on a public laneway outside Moneyslane (halfway between Banbridge and Newcastle) on Thursday 17th August and was recovered by the RSPB and passed to the PSNI.   […]

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Excitement builds for Wake The Giant event in Warrenpoint

The fourth event in the Giant Adventure series returns for a second year. Finn, a 32-foot-tall giant is set to visit Warrenpoint next weekend for the Wake the Giant festival which comes to the town for a second year as part of the Giant Adventures season. Wake the Giant is a free event delivered by […]

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