Category archives for: Sport

Ladies GAA team switch on Camlough Christmas lights

Shane O Neills Ladies team, who recently suffered a heartbreaking defeat in their recent All Ireland Intermediate Club Final, received a heroes welcome from the huge crowd present at the annual Camlough Village Christmas Light Switch On. Hundreds of young people and adults gave a rapturous applause to the Armagh & Ulster Club Champions. There […]

Newry goalkeeping legend Pat Jennings gives free football kits to Newry City AFC

Grassroots football club Newry City AFC were joined by a special guest this month, as former Arsenal, Tottenham and Northern Ireland goalkeeping hero Pat Jennings made a surprise appearance to the club. He joined McDonald’s Newry Franchisee John McCollum to hand over the new stylish set of threads, donated to the team as part of […]

Newry mum wins ‘Football Mum of the Year’ award

Newry mum Kate Cahill has won the prestigious McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Award at the 2016 McDonald’s Irish FA Community Awards in Belfast City Hall. Kate was presented with her award by McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Ambassador Alison Nicholl. The Football Mum of the Year Award was presented to Kate for […]

Newry cyclists gear up for ultimate Granite Challenge

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

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

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 […]


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