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Details emerge of ‘cold-blooded’ murder in Warrenpoint

The Senior Investigating Officer of the PSNI has appealed for information following the brutal murder of Wayne Boylan in Warrenpoint yesterday evening. Wayne was enjoying an evening with friends at his friend’s home in Lower Dromore Road when two cold-blooded killers burst into the house at around 7:30 pm.     The pair, who were […]

BREAKING NEWS: Man dead after Warrenpoint shooting

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the fatal shooting of a man on the Lower Dromore Road, Warrenpoint at around 7.30pm this evening. A woman has also been taken to hospital after the incident in Warrenpoint this evening. Police stated, “A female has also sustained serious injuries during the incident and has been taken […]

BREAKING NEWS: Woman in hospital after Warrenpoint shooting

READ the update to this news story HERE.   A woman has been taken to hospital after a shooting in Warrenpoint this evening. It is believed the shooting happened in the seaside town at around 8 pm.     The woman was admitted to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry and her condition is not yet […]

Raw sewage ‘seeping out of manholes’ in Newry estate

Newry SDLP Councillor Michael Savage has called for sewers serving The Meadow area to be monitored as part of the ongoing Area Drainage Plan for the city. Councillor Michael Savage made the call after NI Water staff met with him and local residents of the Killeavy Road in The Meadow recently to discuss ongoing flooding […]

Weather warning in Mourne Mountains as police involved in three separate rescues

Police are urging members of the public to exercise extreme caution due to strong winds in the Mourne Mountains area after reports of three separate incidents there today, Sunday, 13 January. Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Frances McCullough said, “Our officers, along with other emergency services, are currently involved in three rescues following reports of […]

Two arrests in Newry following HMRC fuel fraud raid

Two men have been arrested and a suspected fuel laundering site dismantled as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into what is believed to be a multi-million pound fuel fraud. HMRC officers, supported by Police Service of Northern Ireland, carried out a search of an industrial address on the outskirts of Newry […]

John Dalzell to sit out another year in Newry for Hospice

For over 27 years John Dalzell has dedicated one whole week of his life to standing out and collecting money for our local hospice in the run up to Christmas – usually in the coldest, wettest weather, when almost everyone else is buying and wrapping Christmas presents.  He has now gathered a whole team to […]

11 arrests as Newry police join major anti-burglary operation

Officers from across Lisburn and Castlereagh; Newry, Mourne and Down; Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon and Fermanagh and Omagh Districts, have said they recently worked in partnership with An Gardaí Siochana, as part of an ongoing anti-burglary operation. Over 124 vehicle check points were conducted, eight vehicles were seized and officers made eleven arrests.     […]

Man suffers head injuries during Newry burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary on Rathmore Road in Newry yesterday evening, Saturday 24 November. It was reported that at around 4.30pm the 45 year old male occupant of a house in the area answered a knock to the door.      Two males, carrying hammers, forced their way past the […]

£5m of tobacco and cigarettes seized in Newry

An estimated ten tonnes of loose tobacco, and 411,000 cigarettes, have been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the Newry area. HMRC officers, accompanied by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, searched a commercial premises in the Newry area on Thursday 8 November. The cigarettes and tobacco, believed to be worth an estimated […]


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