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Archive for: June, 2012

Newry’s Lost Generation, with Daniel Guiney

Name: Daniel Guiney. Age: 25. Education/experience): MSc Planning & Property Development. What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Glenn. When did you leave Newry? 5th February 2012. Why did you leave Newry? Lack of job opportunities for graduates. Who did you go to Australia with? Friends. What are you doing now wherever […]

Treetops Adventure Challenge for Hospice

Join Southern Area Hospice on Sunday 16th September 2012 and release your inner Tarzan or Jane as they swing from the Treetops. The Treetops Adventure Challenge will give participants the chance to make like Tarzan and climb through the trees, slide across high wires, crawl through tunnels, cross rope bridges, walk the plank and zip […]

Brady welcomes suicide prevention relaunch in wake of Newry suicides

Sinn Féin MLA Mickey Brady has welcomed the Health Minister’s relaunch of a refreshed Life Suicide Prevention Strategy but has criticised the fact that the ministerial sub group on suicide prevention had not met in 18 months. Speaking to Newry Times, the Newry Armagh MLA and member of the Assembly’s Health Committee said: “While the […]

St Malachy’s travel challengers tackle school run congestion

Primary school children across Northern Ireland have been rewarded for taking positive steps to tackle the problem of congestion and pollution caused by car traffic during the school run. The Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge encourages pupils, parents and teachers to use sustainable forms of transport for the school journey and aims to raise awareness on […]

Newry Gateway Club football tournament a great success

At the end of their busy sporting calendar the Newry Gateway football team took part in a football tournament dedicated in loving memory to former volunteers Lillie McCaul and Paul Murtagh. The tournament, which is for people with learning disabilities, consisted of teams from Newry, Downpatrick and Dundalk did not disappoint. Speaking to Newry Times, […]

Local trader’s outrage at pavement destruction

A local businessman has been left aghast after discovering a large footprint at the front of his store. Declan McChesney, owner of Cahill Brothers in Hill Street could not have imagined what awaited him outside his store in the early hours of Monday, “Well, you’re not going to believe this but just as I was […]

Police investigate Newry assault

Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault which occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday 27th June. At approximately 2.30pm, a 39 year old man was walking in the North Street area, near the Trevor Hill junction, when four men walked past him. One of the men punched him, causing a cut to […]

Greencastle summer beach clean up

Greencastle Area Residents Group has planned a beach clean-up for this Saturday 30th June from 10am until 1pm. The clean-up will take place from Greencastle Point (Top of Greencastle Pier Road) along the shore to the Fair Road. It is hoped that as many residents and visitors of all ages come along and give a […]

‘Keep on running’ Guinness World Record relay attempt set for Newry

Can you run a minimum of 10 minute mile pace continuously for 30 minutes or more? If the answer to this is yes then why not take part in the ‘Keep on Running’ Guinness World Record longest distance relay running attempt. This will commence on Friday, July 21st  at 12 noon and will continue for […]

National Moth Night a huge success

As part of National Moth Night, Butterfly Conservation NI together with The Ring of Gullion Officer for Newry and Mourne District Council were at Ti Chulainn Activity Centre spotting some of our biggest common garden moths including the bright pink Elephant Hawk moth, the shimmering purple/grey Poplar Hawk moth and the boldly patterned Garden Tiger […]

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