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Police launch investigation after Chancellor’s Road theft

Police in Newry are appealing for information following the report of a theft from a shed in the Chancellor’s Road area on Sunday 12th May. It is believed that at sometime during the morning the shed was entered and a black and white “Trek” racing bicycle and a leaf blower taken. Police would ask anyone […]

Guys and Dolls set for Newry

A touch of 1940’s glamour reaches Newry Town Hall later this month as Newry Musical Society stage their version of the seminal Broadway classic, Guys and Dolls. Guys and Dolls tells the story of a gang of gamblers and the women who long to tame them. Set in the colourful world of New York City […]

‘Rural schools make vital contribution to our communities’ – Rogers

SDLP Education spokesperson Sean Rogers has spoken of the importance of supporting rural schools and recognising their vital contribution to local communities. Rogers was speaking ahead of an Assembly debate on the issue this week. “In the North, half of our primary schools have fewer pupils than the required viability quota for rural schools,” Rogers […]

‘SDLP sniping from sidelines’ – Hazzard

Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has said that the only contribution from the SDLP to farmers in the crisis over the recent snowfall was to snipe from the sidelines in an attempt to make cheap political points. Speaking to Newry Times, Hazzard said, “The SDLP needs to look at their own party’s record in helping […]

‘Effort needed to retain and support local Housing Executive District Offices’ – McGinn

Speaking after attending a recent meeting of the NI Housing Council, Newry and Mourne Councillor Pat McGinn stated that it was important that every effort had to be made to retain and support local Housing Executive Offices. The Councillor explained, “At the recent Housing Council meeting in Enniskillen a presentation was given to members on […]

A Night of pure Orange with Armagh’s Heroes and Legends from 1977 and 2002

Armagh GAA has a very special place in the hearts of the county’s Gaels. With that comes a great love and affection for nostalgia and reflection. This set two Carrickcruppen GAA club members, Damian McCullough and Seán Ó Sirideán, thinking, what could we do to mix this enthusiasm for the great heritage and history of […]

JLS Newry concert to go ahead despite split

The highly anticipated JLS concert set for Newry on Thursday 1st August is expected to go ahead despite the group revealing they are set to split up. Local management company Abbey Event Management this week launched the World Police and Fire Games Concert featuring JLS and friends, to be held in Pairc Esler. Abbey Events […]

Clothes stolen from charity recycling bins

Police in South Down are appealing for information following reports of the theft of clothes from charity recycling bins at council amenity sites in Hilltown and Warrenpoint. The thefts are believed to have taken place sometime over the weekend of 4th and 5th May. Police would ask anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity […]

Orchard captain ponders dashed dreams

Captain Caroline O’Hanlon has admitted that actions and not words will define what effect Saturday’s deeply disappointing National League final defeat by Down has on the remainder of Armagh’s season. “Straight after a loss like that, you can wallow in self-pity or talk tough about bouncing back and trot out all the clichés about defeat […]

Foundation degrees – what are they?

Foundation degrees are becoming more popular and widely available these days but many people still aren’t sure what exactly a foundation degree is.  Johnny Nolan, Careers Manager for Newry in the Department for Employment and Leaning’s Careers Service explained, “A Foundation Degree is a Higher Education qualification which combines academic and work based learning.  “Foundation […]

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