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Archive for: October, 2012

Prejudice: the “We”and “They”

Harold A Maio, 75, is retired from teaching German and mental health editing, though he keeps a hand in both. Through art and German he has a lasting interest in expression, particularly in language. To him word is art, he likes to discern the meaning in word. Harold speaks to Newry Times about the meaning […]

‘Need to protect the most vulnerable against the Tory Welfare reform agenda’ – Brady

Sinn Féin Welfare spokesperson Mickey Brady MLA hosted a public meeting in the Tí Chulainn centre in Mullaghbawn on Tuesday night past on Welfare Reform. There was a sizable attendance at the meeting, which was open to all members of the public and focused on the upcoming changes to welfare rights and the whole benefits system. […]

Letters to the Editor, ‘Concerned parent unhappy at adult TV celebrity appearing at local teen disco’

Dear Editor, I am writing as a concerned parent and Primary School Teacher about the recent teenage disco ‘Rapture’ that took place in the City Hall on Friday 26th October. As a parent I was not aware until two evenings before it took place that there was a celebrity guest appearing. This guest is from […]

Extension at Crossmaglen Rangers GAC welcomed

Sinn Féin representatives Conor Murphy MP, Megan Fearon MLA, councillors Terry Hearty, Colman Burns and Anthony Flynn attended the official opening of the hall extension at the Crossmaglen Club on Wednesday past. Local councillor Terry Hearty said, “I am pleased to have attended this event today, which has attracted such a large crowd, it shows how […]

Rowing Ireland coming to Newry Canal

Rowing Ireland is returning to Newry to make use of Newry Canal, one of the city’s biggest assets. The first in a series of trials and assessments used as part of Rowing Ireland’s selection process for its 2013 International rowing squads are taking place on Sunday 25th of November in Newry Canal. We would like […]

Newry and Mourne witches are watching your waste

As Halloween approaches and pumpkins are being carved in time for the festivities The Witches of Newry and Mourne District Council will be on the hunt for Halloween’s best recyclers. Whether you’re going out or staying in, the recycling witches urge everyone to make full use of their bins when disposing waste from your Halloween […]

PSNI and éirígí at loggerheads over alleged ‘death threat’

Newry spokesman for éirígí, Stephen Murney has said a member of the PSNI allegedly threatened to kill him. According to Murney, the threat was made on Friday evening when Murney was stopped and searched by members of the PSNI just minutes after he left a community event in the town. During the stop and search […]

Carnbane round up, 27th October 2012

Premier Division Bessbrook United joined Killeavy United at the top of the league table after the Model Villagers came from behind to beat Whitecross Athletic 3-2 at Orior Park. Philip Hughes gave the ‘Brook an early lead but a double from Ally Bann put the visitors in front. Bessbrook drew level through Stevie Matthews before […]

Spookfest celebrations at Rostrevor

The Kilbroney community association are delighted to present the very first Spookfest to Rostrevor. The event, the first of its kind in the Rostrevor area, kicks off with a children’s disco at 4pm and then they have a great selection of events for the whole family to enjoy. This project was funded by the PCSP […]

Letters to the Editor, Response to ‘Hypocritical outrage from the DUP over council motion’

This letter is in response to ‘Hypocritical outrage from the DUP over council motion’ Dear Editor, I watch the situation in N.I. from my observation point in London very closely and am bemused. For an observer outside N.I. the letter from Damian Herron (26 Oct) describes a situation which is bizarre to say the least. That […]

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