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Second man charged after Newry assault on Down GAA player

Detectives investigating an assault on two men in the Merchant’s Quay area of Newry in the early hours of Monday morning, 30 December, have charged a second man in connection with the assault on Down GAA footballer Caolan Mooney, 26, and his brother Patrick, 32.   The 35-year-old man has been charged with affray and […]

31-year-old man arrested after Newry robbery

Police in Newry investigating a robbery at a shop in the Warrenpoint Road area of Newry yesterday evening, Tuesday 31 December, have arrested a 31-year-old man. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Brannigan said, “Shortly before 6:50 pm, it was reported that a man wearing a green coat and a grey scarf entered the shop […]

“Newry deserves a city centre park” – Newry City Councillor

Newry City Councillor Liz Kimmins has said that Sinn Féin is fully committed to the delivery of a top-of-the-range, city centre park for the people of Newry at the Albert Basin site. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Kimmins said, “Our vision for the future of Newry has, at its centre, the construction of a city […]

Newry police investigating possible link between masked men burglaries

Detectives in Newry are investigating two burglaries which they believe may be linked. The break-ins occurred on Thursday 12 December. Article continues below One was at a house on Sheepbridge Road in Newry.     The other was at a property in Church View in Bessbrook. Cash and jewellery were taken from each. Speaking to […]

Newry crash victim named as Shane Cunningham

Police have released the name of the local man who died today in a collision. 38-year old Shane Cunningham died following a one-vehicle road traffic collision this morning. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Phil Robinson said, “Shane was struck by a black Renault Clio car as he was on the Warrenpoint Road, […]

38-year-old man dies after being hit by car in Newry

A 38-year-old male pedestrian has died after being struck by a car on Warrenpoint Road, Newry this morning, Saturday 21 December. The collision occurred on the A2 dual carriageway between Warrenpoint and Newry. Article continues below The road had been closed for a time but has since reopened.     The collision, which involved a […]

“Newry not big enough for two cities” – Business continues to urge Council to reject Carnbane application

Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade, Newry BID and Retail NI will again urge Newry, Mourne and Down Council to reject the proposed out of town retail application in Carnbane. The Council will once again consider the planning application which is recommended for refusal by Planning Officers on 11 December. The Council’s own planning consultants’ […]

John Dalzell to brave another Newry winter for Hospice

For over 28 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 assist […]

Man convicted of historical sexual offences at Newry Court

Detectives from PSNI’s Public Protection Branch have welcomed the sentence handed down to a man convicted of historical sexual offences. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, received a sentence of 15 years at Newry Crown Court this week following a trial. Article continues below He was found guilty of 10 counts of […]

NSPCC Northern Ireland joins forces with local agencies to keep children safe from sexual abuse

A year-long campaign to help professionals, parents and carers from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area have simple conversations to help keep children safe from abuse has been launched. The Public Health Agency NI is supporting the delivery of NSPCC’s highly successful ‘Underwear Rule’ campaign, in partnership with the trust’s Promoting Wellbeing Division. […]


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