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Newry cyclists gear up for ultimate Granite Challenge

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Cycling enthusiasts are invited to put their endurance skills to the test by competing in the annual Granite Challenge event to help raise funds for Action Mental Health (AMH). Taking place on Sunday 2nd October at 10am, the long distance cycle will commence shortly in advance of World Mental Health Day with proceeds going towards […]

Down all county Senior Division One: Glenn 2-14 Kilcoo 2-15


By John Cookson On a great evening for football we watched a brilliant match played by two sides who wanted to ‘play football’ when Glenn hosted County champions Kilcoo in John Martin Park on Friday last. There was never a dull moment throughout as both sides showed what they could do. Kilcoo had the best […]

Pat Jennings joins hundreds of children at Camlough Rovers FC

Camlough Rovers FC and Midway United footballers alongside Pat Jennings, Gillian Fitzpatrick (Chairperson) of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Seamus Heath from the Irish FA

On Sunday 28th August, McDonald’s Head of Northern Ireland Football Pat Jennings visited the Camlough Rovers FC Community Football Day for a fun filled day to encourage even more young people to get active while playing the beautiful game. The event, hosted by the Irish FA, saw hundreds of young footballers flock to Camlough’s grounds […]

Greenfield Park FC to wear Eamonn Morgan Trust logo on kits


Greenfield Park FC will wear the Eamonn Morgan Trust logo on their new strip this season to raise awareness for the local charity. Speaking about the decision Greenfield Park FC manager Anthony Harkin said, “Greenfield Park football club are honoured to be associated with the Eamonn Morgan Trust. “Sport funding isn’t exactly plentiful and the […]

Hero’s welcome for fighting Irish


Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has congratulated Cathal Fegan and his students after their stunning display at the 2016 Tae Kwon Do World Championships in England last week. The group returned home to a hero’s welcome in Sliverbridge on Friday night with an incredible haul of nine gold medals, 13 silver and 18 bronze. “Cathal’s […]

Camlough friends set for Great North Run


Two local Camlough men will be joining World and Olympic Champion Mo Farah at the starting line of the Great North Run this coming September. Larry McCabe and Pat McGinn will be participating in the World’s biggest half marathon in Newcastle England to raise funds for the Southern Area Hospice. The two “bhoys” were part […]

‘Brass Monkey has support from majority of Newry people after threats’ – McNulty

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SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has condemned those responsible for threatening the owners of the Brass Monkey pub in Newry. The threats were made after the owners flew flags representing representing Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Poland and the Czech Republic football teams. Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty said, “I was shocked […]

Newry to host UEFA Euro 2016 Matches on Big Screen

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To celebrate the success of the Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Football teams qualifying for the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament in France, Newry City Centre Management in partnership with Newry, Mourne & Down District Council are hosting two family fun days for the following matches on the Big Screen at the Events Space […]

McNulty visits Sacred Heart Boxing Club

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SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh, Justin Mc Nulty, has praised the work of coaches and boxers at the Sacred Heart Boxing Club in Bessbrook. Speaking after a visit to the club Mc Nulty said, “I was delighted to accept an invitation from the legendary Seamus Mc Cormick to visit the Sacred Heart Boxing Club […]

Warrenpoint Town FC to pursue arbitration


Warrenpoint Town FC have released a statement stating their intention to pusue Sports Arbitration. The ‘Point spoke to Newry Times about the club’s shock that the IFA decided in a hearing last week into Carrick Rangers, to ‘let them off’. The IFA Disciplinary Committee decided not to enforce any sanction on Carrick following a hearing […]

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