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Man sentenced at Newry Court for explosive offences

Police have welcomed the sentencing of a man at Newry Crown Court, sitting at Dungannon courthouse today, Thursday 15th March 2018, in relation to conspiracy to cause an explosion likely to endanger life or cause serious injury to property. 40-year-old Ioan Anton was sentenced to 2 years – 1-year imprisonment and 1 year on licence. […]

Second armed robbery in five weeks at Newry shop

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a report of an armed robbery at a shop on the Killeavy Road in Newry last night, Tuesday 13 March. It was reported that at around 7.20pm, a masked male entered a shop in the area with a knife and demanded cash from the female member of staff.   […]

Shelbourne Motors unveils plans for new £5m multi-franchise complex in Newry

Shelbourne Motors has today announced plans for a new £5m multi-franchise complex in Newry as the family-owned vehicle retailer celebrates its 45th Anniversary. The new state-of-the-art facility will create 60 new jobs when it officially opens in early 2019 with an additional 100 jobs during construction.     The purpose built 50,000 sq ft development, […]

Pensioner struggles with two men during Rostrevor burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary of a house in the Cloughmore Park area of Rostrevor on Friday, 23 February. It was reported that at around 7.15pm a man, aged in his 70’s, entered his sister’s house and disturbed two unknown males inside the property.     One of the males is described […]

Newry welcomes talent from across borders for 2018 St Patrick Festival

The 2018 Home of St Patrick Festival will allow locals from across the region and visitors from near and far to enjoy a global programme of local and international music, theatre, sport, spoken word and spirituality. The bumper festival programme once again celebrates the patron saint with an unrivalled calendar of events, promising to be […]

Newry groom on Don’t Tell the Bride this Monday night

Newry man David Kielty will be on Don’t Tell the Bride, Episode 4, on RTÉ2, on Monday night, 12 March at 9.30pm. Groom David pulls out all the stops for a Narnia themed wedding but will bride Conna just want to hide in the wardrobe when she sees what he has in store?     […]

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after shooting incident

Detectives investigating the report of a shooting incident in the Cloghoge Road area of Cullyhanna on the evening of Wednesday, 21 February have arrested a 33 year old man. He was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and grievous bodily harm. […]

Three arrests after Hilltown burglary

Detectives from Newry are questioning two men, aged 44 and 26, following their arrests in relation to an aggravated burglary in Hilltown on Wednesday 7th March. Shortly before 7pm, police received a report that three males had been disturbed at a house in the St Patrick’s Park area before making off in a black Audi […]

Planning approval granted for major Newry housing development

Local Councillor Liz Kimmins has confirmed that planning permission has been granted for a major housing development in the Watsons Road area and said it will help alleviate what she described as ‘the dire housing situation in the area’. The Sinn Féin Councillor commended local residents, Watsons Road Residents Group, Barcroft Community Association and Corrinshego […]

Newry men feature in ‘My Injured Brain’ documentary

When Tony Dolaghan headed off to Bundoran for the weekend with friends and Christopher Cunningham got into a car one day, neither knew that their lives and the lives of their parents and immediate families were about to change for ever. Both Newry men suffered a life changing brain injury when Tony fell forty feet […]


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