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Arson attack at commercial premises in Newry

Detectives are investigating a suspected arson at commercial premises in Newry on the night of Monday 18 March. Police say they received a report of a fire at premises on the Newry Road shortly after 11:10 pm.     It was reported entry to the premises had been forced and a number of vehicles inside […]

Bessbrook death: 5 arrested on suspicion of murder

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, aged in his 30s, whose body was discovered in a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook this morning, Wednesday 13 March. Police received a report shortly after 10.15am this morning.      Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said, […]

Newry tragedy: Appeal for anyone who spoke with mum and daughter on social media to contact police

Officers from a PSNI Major Investigation team have been conducting a murder enquiry, following the discovery of the bodies of three people at Glin Ree Court in Newry. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said, “I can now confirm the identities of the two females who were found dead at the address.   […]

“Very tragic story unfolding” after death of three people in Newry

UPDATE [6:10pm] Detectives have launched a murder investigation but confirmed that they are not currently seeking anyone else in connection with the deaths of three people in Newry. Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said, “The bodies of a 38 year old male, a 37 year old female and a 15 year old girl were discovered at […]

395 attacks on nurses in Southern Trust

Northern Ireland’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Charlotte McArdle has said that any form of attack on nurses and other healthcare workers is “totally unacceptable”. She was speaking after figures were released from Northern Ireland’s five Health Trusts which showed last year there were 6,651 attacks on health care staff – 6,138 were directed at nurses, […]

Road surface in Camlough estate “a battlefield for wheelchair users”

A candidate in the forthcoming Local Council Elections has said that some pavements and road surfaces are a battlefield for many wheelchair users and people with mobility issues and she has urged Roads Service to address the issue. Oonagh Magennis, a Sinn Féin candidate for the Slieve Gullion Area, made her appeal after visiting St […]

Man, 33, convicted at Newry Court for ‘horrific’ arson in partner’s home

Detectives from PSNI’s Public Protection Branch have welcomed the conviction of a 33-year-old man for arson with intent to endanger life. The perpetrator was sentenced to four years imprisonment, half to be served in custody and half to be served on licence at Newry Crown Court earlier today, Wednesday 20 February, for starting a fire […]

Warrenpoint murder: 26 year old man released on police bail

A 26 year old man arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder by detectives investigating the murder of Wayne Boylan in Warrenpoint last month, has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. Wayne Boylan, 37, was enjoying an evening with friends at his friend’s home in Lower Dromore Road last month when two […]

New Pay and Display Parking at Daisy Hill

A new Pay and Display Car Park will open at the main entrance at Daisy Hill Hospital on Monday 4 February. Car Park C is directly opposite the main entrance, situated between the Mental Health Building and Clanrye House.     The new arrangements have been put in place to help patients accessing the new […]

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 […]

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