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The Wellness Coach guide to surviving a Newry Christmas

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Newry nutritional expert Lisa McManus, also known as ‘The Wellness Coach‘ provides her tips for a Healthy and Happy Christmas. With days to go until the big man in his red suit arrives, life can get a little hectic; I am a victim of “over living” at this time of year myself. Thankfully there are […]

Male Body Image: Steroids wont help but educating yourself will

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In our new Newry Times column local fitness expert and Personal Trainer Mark Fleming of Elite Personal Training NI speaks about health, fitness and nutrition. Today Mark talks about men’s body image. It is becoming more and more important for men to look better, more muscle mass, have abs, have a tan and be well […]

Dieting, carb cycles and losing weight

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In our new Newry Times column local fitness expert and Personal Trainer Mark Fleming of Elite Personal Training NI speaks about health, fitness and nutrition. Today Mark talks about diets, weight loss and carb cycling. A lot of people in today’s climate are looking to lose weight. The reason why they have put on weight […]

4 reasons why Newry businesses should join Facebook

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Following on from last week’s article about the reasons why businesses in Newry should join LinkedIn (Click HERE to read last week’s article), we thought it was time to give Facebook a bit of coverage. Afterall, it is the biggest social network on the planet. Facebook is all about interaction. You can comment, you can […]

One in three men fancy curvy celebs over size zero’s, new poll reveals

Holly Willoughby topped the most wanted female celebrity Valentines date

Curvaceous blond Holly Willoughby topped the most wanted female celebrity Valentines date this year, drawing in over a third of the nation’s male votes according to a new survey. Closely behind Holly, it appears almost a quarter (23%) of males wish for an intimate date with the beautiful blue-eyed, dark haired Katy Perry. And famous […]

Valentine’s Day: Don’t go breaking your heart

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Valentine’s Day is once again upon us, like it or not, and the British Dietetic Association (BDA) is issuing some key advice to ensure you heart doesn’t get broken this year. The BDA, founded in 1936, is the professional association for registered dietitians in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is the nation’s largest organisation […]

6 reasons why Newry businesses should join LinkedIn

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In today’s world we’re offered so much advice about how to improve our small businesses that it’s nearly impossible to assess what could benefit us and what could be wasting our time. If you’re new to the term ‘social media’ chances are you don’t really know your tweets from your pokes or your shares from […]

Newry: A look back in time – The Bessbrook massacre

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In our new column Newry Times columnist Sean O’Siridean takes a look back through the Newry of old. He takes a step back in time and looks at how history reported on Newry and the surrounding areas through past decades. Today Sean looks at how Bessbrook was reported in the New York Times in 1922. […]

The new endangered species: Only 70 black and white TVs left in Newry

The black and white TV still exists in Newry despite the huge advancements in technology

Figures released today by TV Licensing reveal black and white TV licences have dropped to below 850 in Northern Ireland. Across the UK, the number of families watching on black and white TVs has dropped a further 12 per cent in the past year, with fewer than 12,000 sets now in use nation-wide. With advances […]

Newry: A look back in time – Newry’s ‘Ghost Town’ makes international news

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In our new column Newry Times columnist Sean O’Siridean takes a look back through the Newry of old. He takes a step back in time and looks at how history reported on Newry and the surrounding areas through past decades. Today Sean looks at how Newry was reported in The Miami News, dated 10th August […]





































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