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Men handed 30 month suspended sentence after Newry Showgrounds incident

Two men were handed a 30 month suspended sentence each and domestic football banning orders in Newry Magistrates Court yesterday, Wednesday 15 January. The banning orders follow an incident of disorderly behaviour at Newry Showgrounds on 20 April 2018. Article continues below A 24-year-old man was given a 5-year football banning order and a 25-year-old […]

Man charged after two police cars rammed

A 38-year-old man has been charged with driving with excess alcohol in breath. He was also charged with failing to stop for police, no driving licence and using a motor vehicle without insurance.  Article continues below The charges are in connection with an incident in the Forkhill area last night.      The man was […]

Missing Newry teen: Police appeal for dash cam footage

Police are requesting drivers who may have been in Warrenpoint town centre or travelling along the dual carriageway leaving Warrenpoint in the direction of Newry during the early hours of  Wednesday 1 January from 3 am-4 am with dashcam footage to please contact police on 101. Police said they believe some drivers with dash cams […]

Appeal for witnesses after three seriously injured in Newry collision

Police investigating a head-on collision around 2 miles outside Newry on New Year’s Day are appealing for witnesses. Three people, two women and a man, were taken to hospital with very serious injuries following the two-vehicle crash. Article continues below The crash happened on the Tandragee Road at around 6.40 pm on Wednesday 1 January. […]

MISSING: Newry police ‘concerned’ about missing 15-year-old boy

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 15-year-old teenager. John Paul Smyth (known as JP) is from Newry. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Frances McCullough said, “JP was last seen in Warrenpoint town centre at approximately 6.15pm on Tuesday 31 December.     “We are appealing for anyone […]

15 cars set on fire in “disgraceful act of premeditated criminality”

Local police are appealing for information following a report of arson at business premises at the Forkhill Road area on Tuesday 31 December. Shortly before 2:15 am, it was reported that around 15 cars parked in the area were on fire. Article continues below Two men wearing balaclavas were seen leaving the area and made […]

Second man charged after Newry assault on Down GAA player

Detectives investigating an assault on two men in the Merchant’s Quay area of Newry in the early hours of Monday morning, 30 December, have charged a second man in connection with the assault on Down GAA footballer Caolan Mooney, 26, and his brother Patrick, 32.   The 35-year-old man has been charged with affray and […]

31-year-old man arrested after Newry robbery

Police in Newry investigating a robbery at a shop in the Warrenpoint Road area of Newry yesterday evening, Tuesday 31 December, have arrested a 31-year-old man. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Brannigan said, “Shortly before 6:50 pm, it was reported that a man wearing a green coat and a grey scarf entered the shop […]

“Newry deserves a city centre park” – Newry City Councillor

Newry City Councillor Liz Kimmins has said that Sinn Féin is fully committed to the delivery of a top-of-the-range, city centre park for the people of Newry at the Albert Basin site. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Kimmins said, “Our vision for the future of Newry has, at its centre, the construction of a city […]

Newry police investigating possible link between masked men burglaries

Detectives in Newry are investigating two burglaries which they believe may be linked. The break-ins occurred on Thursday 12 December. Article continues below One was at a house on Sheepbridge Road in Newry.     The other was at a property in Church View in Bessbrook. Cash and jewellery were taken from each. Speaking to […]


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