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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 and daughter Jessica

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 […]

Man charged with drugs offences as police probe Bessbrook sudden death


A 48 year old man has been charged by police with being concerned in the supply of a class A controlled drug and possession of a class B controlled drug.   The charges are in connection with the arrest of a man by Detectives in Reactive and Organised Crime in Newry investigating the sudden death […]

Significant improvements to Newry Train provision announced

Newry Train Station

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced significant enhancements to rail provision for passengers in the Newry area. Following on from a review launched by the Minister in recent weeks, there will be a number of additional services for those commuting to and from Belfast both during the week and at the weekend.   Speaking to […]

Widespread anger after Warrenpoint First Trust bank closure announcement

The First Trust Bank in Warrenpoint will close on 30th June 2017

Local political representatives have reacted with anger to the announcement that First Trust Bank will close half of its Northern Ireland branches in 2017. With 15 of the bank’s 30 branches closing this year, around 130 jobs are at risk, including those in local branches.   The Warrenpoint branch is among those due to close […]

Man arrested after death of woman in Bessbrook


Police investigating the sudden death of a woman in Bessbrook have arrested a 48 year old man. The woman, believed to be in her 30s, died in a house in Orior Park on Tuesday.   During a related search police also seized £2000 in cash and a number of other items were taken away for […]

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