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Archive for: May, 2016

Ó Muilleoir champions digital excellence

The new Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has said he is committed to a programme of digital reform. The Minister was speaking after his department won a prestigious European award for excellence in transformation for the nidirect programme in Dublin this week. Visiting the General Register Office, where members of the public can search their […]

Hearty critical of Transport NI report

Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has blasted Transport NI following their annual report to the Council. The Slieve Gullion Councillor said the body had let the people of the area down. “Under the Ministerial direction of Danny Kennedy, Transport NI have let the facilities and services they are responsible for in South Armagh get into […]

Stay hydrated this Summer

The good weather is finally here, and it’s important that, while enjoying the sunshine as best we can, that we all stay hydrated. Drinking a little more water every day really can have positive results. Water helps to reduce the risk of tiredness, increases concentration and vitality, and improves memory. It also helps with healthy […]

A life in law: Newry solicitor looks back on his 40 years in the legal profession

Rory McShane is one of Northern Ireland’s leading legal professionals with over 40 years in private practice as a solicitor, former President, Treasurer and serving Council member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland. His reputation and career is well known to many. After 40 years in business, Newry Times took the opportunity to ask […]

Appeal for help to locate missing Newry woman

Police and the family of missing Newry woman, 43 year old Michelle Quinn are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. Michelle was last seen in Newry City Centre on the morning of Thursday 26th May. She is described as being 5’5” tall, of medium build with long black coloured hair. When last seen she was […]

Police call for witnesses after car set alight

Police are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage that occurred in the Derramore Crescent area of Newtownhamilton. Sometime between 9.30pm on Friday 20 May and 8.30am on Saturday 21st May, a car was set alight which caused damage to the interior. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Tom Nugent said, “I would ask […]

McNulty visits Sacred Heart Boxing Club

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh, Justin Mc Nulty, has praised the work of coaches and boxers at the Sacred Heart Boxing Club in Bessbrook. Speaking after a visit to the club Mc Nulty said, “I was delighted to accept an invitation from the legendary Seamus Mc Cormick to visit the Sacred Heart Boxing Club […]

Kurling in Newry & Mourne for adults with disabilities

As part of the Southern Trust Fit 4 U Project, local adults with physical/sensory disabilities have recently started playing New Age Kurling. New Age Kurling is an indoor adapted version of the Kurling game played on ice and it has many benefits. Speaking to Newry Times, Rhonda Richardson, Fit 4 U Co-ordinator, Southern Trust, explained, […]

Trust launches breast screening awareness sessions for older women

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT) has recently launched Promoting Early Presentation of Breast Cancer (PEP) awareness sessions for older women. The sessions are aimed at women aged 67+ who have received their final breast screening invitation. The sessions provide older women with the knowledge, skills, confidence and motivation to present promptly with […]

Warrenpoint Town FC to pursue arbitration

Warrenpoint Town FC have released a statement stating their intention to pusue Sports Arbitration. The ‘Point spoke to Newry Times about the club’s shock that the IFA decided in a hearing last week into Carrick Rangers, to ‘let them off’. The IFA Disciplinary Committee decided not to enforce any sanction on Carrick following a hearing […]

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