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Brady ‘concerned’ ahead of major Newry band parade

Newry and Armagh Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said that the major band parade being organised by the Loyal Sons of Benagh Flute Band, will cause major inconvenience to local residents, businesses and the entire city of Newry.   The parade, which traditionally passes off peacefully, will have 84 bands participating. Article continues below: […]

“My son’s FAST action saved my life” – County Down stroke survivor

Stroke survivor Gerard McClean, from Kilcoo, County Down, is joining the Stroke Association in calling for people across Northern Ireland to be more aware of the early warning signs of stroke, and to share the FAST message to help save more lives. Gerard (59) had a stroke in June 2013, on Father’s Day, while doing […]

Tied up, assaulted, pillow case placed over head: Newry police reveal shocking details of last night’s burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at an address in the Slieveshan Park area of Kilkeel.     It occurred around midnight on 28th March when an elderly man was assaulted. Article continues below: Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Constable Skillen said, “ We received a report […]

Burglars ‘spoke to elderly woman’ while robbing her South Armagh home

Police in Newry are appealing for information following the report of a burglary at a house on Church Road in Forkhill on Sunday 26th March. Police received a report that two men entered the house of an elderly woman sometime around 5pm on Sunday afternoon.     It is believed that the woman is aged […]

Road closed in Newry after multi-vehicle collision

There has been a multi-vehicle road traffic collision outside the Eurospar on the Forkhill Road in Newry.   The road is expected to be closed as a result. Article continues below: Emergency services are in attendance.   There are no further details at present. For all the latest news in Newry & Mourne click here. […]

Newry Blood Cancer survivor fronts new awareness campaign

Elaine Murray is one of the faces of local charity Leukaemia and Lymphoma NI’s new blood cancer awareness campaign, Empty Chairs. Elaine, who is from Newry, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in March 2013 when she was 53 years old. Elaine joins eight other blood cancer survivors to front the campaign, which will also […]

St Patrick’s Day 2017 in Newry: Events happening today

DEPARTING FROM THE QUAYS SHOPPING AND LEISURE CENTRE, ALBERT BASIN | 12.00NOON | FREE This cross-community event, the centrepiece of the celebration, will be a spectacular cavalcade of floats, bands, fancy dress and lots of attractions! This year’s theme will be ‘Myths & Legends’.   ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATIONS | NEWRY AND MOURNE MUSEUM | […]

Stabbing in Newry: Police arrest 48 year old man

Detectives have arrested a man following an incident at a house in the Cois Locha area of Newry on Tuesday 14th March.   Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Chief Inspector James Mullen said, “Shortly after 4:00pm police received reports a 25 year old man had been assaulted. Article continues below: “The man is being treated […]

Tragic death of young man in Camlough stuns local community

Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said that there is a deep sense of shock in the local Camlough and Killeavy communities. His comments come following the death of a young man.   Murphy, who knows the family, stated, “Our deepest sympathies to the family of this young man. Article continues below: […]

Newry Orange Hall damaged by suspected arsonists

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fire at an Orange Hall on Martins Lane in Newry last night, Saturday 25th February. Shortly after 7.15pm police received a report that a number of tyres had been placed against the rear of the building and set on fire.   Damage was caused to the eves of […]


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