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Appeal for witnesses after Newry ‘firearms incident’

Detectives at Ardmore are appealing for information after an alleged firearms incident in Newry. It is believed to have taken place in the early hours of Sunday, 1 July 2018.     Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Constable Watson said, “It was reported that at 1:00 am a firearm was discharged in the Chequer Court […]

Southern Trust Dermatology team recognised amongst the best in UK

The Southern Trust’s Dermatology service has been ranked top in the UK for recruiting patients to a clinical study on Psoriasis drugs. Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease affecting 2% of the population. It occurs equally in men and women, can appear at any age and tends to come and go unpredictably. Although psoriasis […]

Shelbourne Motors announces Kia dealership for £5m complex in Newry

Shelbourne Motors has announced a partnership with Kia Motors (UK) to bring the global car manufacturer to its new £5m Newry complex. Kia is the first manufacturer to be confirmed for the family-owned vehicle retailer’s new state-of-the-art multi-franchise facility that’s scheduled to open in early 2019.     The Kia partnership will see Shelbourne Motors […]

Police investigate attacks on Newry memorial monuments

Police in Newry are investigating a series of thefts and criminal damage to memorial monuments in the Newry area. These occurred sometime after 11pm on Friday the 22nd of June.     Speaking to Newry Times, Chief Inspector Joe McMinn said, “This is now an active investigation and police are determined to bring those responsible […]

Nominations open for Newry ‘Superstars’

People across County Down are being called on to nominate their local heroes as part of a major campaign to uncover our most inspirational individuals. The SuperValu SuperStars initiative wants to hear about people who have inspirational life stories and from those who have gone beyond the call of duty to help people and communities […]

New Slieve Gullion amenity facility “will help enhance visitor experience”

Slieve Gullion Area Councillor Rosin Mulgrew has said that the opening of the new Amenity Facility in Slieve Gullion Forest Park will be another step forward in ensuring that the Ring Of Gullion Area becomes one of Ireland’s top Visitor Experiences. The Sinn Féin Councillor who, along with her colleague Cllr Mickey Larkin visited the […]

Chance to ‘Bag a Degree’ as Lidl launches Management Degree Programme

Northern Ireland’s fastest growing retailer, Lidl, has 40 places up for grabs on its all-new management degree programme. The programme will provide retail and logistics managers who are hungry to build their career, the opportunity to attain an Ulster University degree all while receiving on-the-job experience and a full salary.     Lidl is seeking […]

Shane Todd rides into Newry with new stand-up show

Shane Todd, the stand-up comedian named after a Wild West film great, is riding into town with his new show, Shane Todd: Hero—Stand up of Ireland. Presented by Shine, in association with the Galton Agency, the comedian will be making audiences laugh at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry on Thursday 8 November, as part […]

Newry shop owners urged to review security after fourth burglary in a week

Police are appealing to shop owners in south Down and south Armagh to review their security measures after a fourth burglary at rural commercial premises since the start of July. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant James Johnston said, “We received a report at 7am [on the] morning of Friday 6 July that entry had […]

Newry MLA to meet RTE over GAA coverage

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty is set to meet with senior representatives of RTE over concerns about coverage in Northern Ireland.  McNulty, a member of the Armagh All Ireland winning GAA team from 2002, explained, “RTE is our national broadcaster and at this time of year, in the thick of the GAA […]


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