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South Armagh shooting: Hooded man fires shots at car

PSNI - Newry newspaper

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of shots fired at a vehicle in Jonesborough last night, Monday 3 August.     Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Handley said, “Shortly after 11:25 pm, it was reported that a dark coloured Audi A4 vehicle had arrived in the Castle View area.     “One […]

Murder investigation launched following death of 20-year-old woman in Newry

Newry murder victim Patricia Wyrebek - Newry news

Detectives from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation in Newry.     It follows the death of 20-year-old Patrycja Wyrebek.     Patrycja was found dead at her home yesterday morning, Sunday, 2 August. A 23-year-old man who was arrested remains in custody at this time. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective […]

Newry death: police arrest 23-year-old man

Drumalane Newry death - Newry news headlines

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch in Newry have arrested a 23-year-old man as part of their investigation into the suspicious death of a 20-year-old woman.     The woman was found dead at her home in Drumalane Park, Newry this morning, Sunday, 2 August.     The investigation is at an early stage. Police said […]

Death of woman in Newry being treated as suspicious by police

Newry death in Drumalane - Newry news

Police in Newry are treating the death of a woman in the city as suspicious.     The woman’s body was found this morning by local police in Drumalane Park.     A post-mortem examination to establish the cause of death is to be carried out. “Sense of shock in the Newry community.”   Local […]

COVID-19: Health Minister announces initiatives on Day Surgery and Orthopaedics

Coronavirus Covid19 Newry 181 - Newry newspaper

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced important initiatives to support the rebuilding of hospital services while protecting patients and staff from COVID-19.     The plans will see Lagan Valley Hospital in Lisburn becoming the location for Northern Ireland’s first Day Procedure Centre.     It will become a hub for less complex planned (elective) […]

COVID-19: Cover up to show you care, says Health Minister Swann

Coronavirus Covid19 Newry 32 - Newry headlines

“Wearing face coverings in shops will show people who have been shielding that we care.”     Speaking ahead of shielding being paused from this Friday, 31 July Health Minister Robin Swann said, “It has been a long road for those who have been shielding at home because their medical condition placed them at particular […]

Newry Eat Out to Help Out scheme: Look for the logo

EOTHO Logo - Newry Eat Out To Help Out

More than 53,000 outlets across the UK have so far signed up to the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme – and a new official Government online finder is available to help diners locate them.     Eat Out to Help Out stickers and posters will start to appear in the windows of […]

COVID-19: Rolling testing programme for care homes

Coronavirus Covid19 Newry news

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced a rolling programme of Covid-19 testing in Northern Ireland’s care homes.   Embed from Getty Images   This will involve regular testing for all residents and staff in homes which do not have a confirmed outbreak of the virus.     It will commence on Monday 3 August 2020 […]

‘Crawling man’ follows young girl in ‘traumatic’ Newry incident

Old Warrenpoint Road crawling man - Newry news

A young woman in Newry had a ‘distressing and traumatic experience’ after a ‘crawling man’ followed her as she walked home.     It happened on the Old Warrenpoint Road area in the early hours of Tuesday morning.     Newry Sinn Féin Councillor Valerie Harte urged residents living along the Old Warrenpoint Road to […]

Health Minister highlights danger of fake and unlicensed COVID-19 medicines

Health Minister Robin Swann has warned of the danger of using unlicensed prescription medicines for the treatment of Covid-19.     The Minister said, “My Department’s Medicines Regulatory Group has been made aware that unlicensed anti-viral drugs have been illegally imported into Northern Ireland.     “This fake medicine claims to be for the treatment […]


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