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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 […]

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 […]


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