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Archive for: January, 2014

Newry police investigate city centre paint attacks

Police in Newry are appealing for information after a number of apartments were damaged. Some time between 8.30pm on Saturday, 25th January and 7.30am on Monday, 27th January, entry was foced to an apartment building in Canal Street. White paint was thrown around a number of apartments. Police are appealing to anyone who noticed any […]

Kerry Legend Colm Cooper delivers Financial and Football Lessons to St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook

AIB’s Youth Ambassador, Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper recently visited St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook, who entered this year’s First Trust Bank School Bank Challenge – one of the largest schools competitions in the country. This programme links directly to the Business Studies curriculum and is designed to develop key business and entrepreneurial skills in a fun […]

Sinn Féin meet SELB Chief

Conor Murphy has led a delegation including Assembly Member Cathal Boylan and councillors Gerard Paul White and Dáire Hughes to meet the Chief Executive and senior officials of the Southern Education & Library Board. Murphy described the meeting, which took place in SELB headquarters on Wednesday 22nd January, as ‘a positive engagement which must be […]

Newry police seek man after wall crash

Police in Newry are appealing for information following a one vehicle collision on Carmeen Road, Hilltown. Some time between 9am and 10am on Saturday, 11th January, a silver Toyota Landcruiser was in collision with a wall, causing extensive damage to the structure. The male driver claimed he had to take a female passenger to hospital […]

Newly-pregnant women urged to get flu vaccine

Influenza is starting to appear in Northern Ireland as expected at this time of year, the Public Health Agency (PHA) has revealed. This reinforces the need for people who are ‘at risk’ to get the vaccine as soon as possible, and this is particularly important for pregnant women. Women can find they are bombarded with […]

South Armagh Somme Association host general meeting

The 1st Annual General Meeting took place on the 221st January in Ballymoyer Hall Newtownhamilton of the South Armagh Branch Ancre Somme Association, with a large number of members present. Originally formed following an exploratory meeting in November 2012, the group’s goals are to educate, explore and remember the events surrounding the Battle of the […]

‘Fisheries Council outcome ‘a slap in the face’ for fishermen’ – Rogers

SDLP MLA for South Down, Seán Rogers has called on the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Michelle O’Neill, to take action to ensure the future viability of fishing fleets in the North. Speaking after a statement by the DARD Minister on the outcome of the December Fisheries Council, Rogers said: “I am deeply disappointed […]

Woman threatened in Newry burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following an incident in the vicinity of the Armagh Road, Newry. Some time between 10pm and 11pm on Wednesday, 22nd January, two men, with their faces covered, entered a house and demanded money. The men threatened the female occupant before making off empty handed in a car. Police […]

Ulster Unionists meet with PSNI to voice concerns on local rural crime

A delegation from the Ulster Unionist Party met with local Senior PSNI Commanders recently to discuss their concerns about rural crime in the area. The group, which consisted of local UUP Assembly member Danny Kennedy MLA and Party colleagues Cllr JIm Speers, Cllr Gordon Kennedy, Cllr Joy Rollston, Cllr David Taylor and Sam Nicholson (prospective […]

Police launch investigation after South Armagh burglary

Police in South Armagh are appealing for information following a burglary on Keadybeg Road, County Armagh. Some time between 6pm on Thursday, 16th January and 11am on Friday, 17th January, entry was forced to an outbuilding at a farm and a number of items of machinery and tools were taken. It is believed a car, […]

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