Archive for: April, 2018

Anger as youths attack Newry pensioner’s homes

Newry Sinn Fein Councillor Charlie Casey has appealed for recent attacks on pensioner’s homes in the Main Avenue area of Derrybeg Park to cease. Speaking to Newry Times about the incidents Councillor Casey said, “I am appealing to the young people involved in these stone-throwing incidents to cease immediately before someone is injured.     […]

Warrenpoint Town FC appoints McDonnell and Barron

The Board of Warrenpoint Town FC have agreed a 3-year contract with Stephen McDonnell as First Team Manager. Speaking to Newry Times, Chairman Connaire McGreevy said, “We are delighted to have successfully negotiated a three year deal with Stevie, with Colm Barron staying on as Assistant Manager.     “We had a lot of interest […]

New consultants for Cardiology Team at Daisy Hill Hospital

Two new Consultant Cardiologists have joined the Southern Trust Cardiology team – providing cardiology care cover at Daisy Hill Hospital. Both Consultant Cardiologists, Dr Patricia Campbell and Dr Artur Mlodzianowski work across the Southern Trust and between them provide a range of inpatient and outpatient cardiac services at Daisy Hill, five days week.     […]

‘SDLP dancing to Orange Order tune over McCreesh Park’ – Brady

“The SDLP are ignoring the wishes of residents in order to dance to the Orange Order’s tune in their new-found opposition to the naming of Raymond McCreesh Park”, Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said. Speaking to Newry Times, the Newry and Armagh MP commented, “Over recent days and weeks, we have seen increasingly vitriolic […]

Two charged with drugs offences after £20,000 Newry drugs find

A 40 year old man and 39 year old woman have been charged with a number of drugs offences. The charges are in relation to police stopping a car on the Tandragee Road in Newry on Friday afternoon, 20 April.       Detectives from Criminal Investigations Branch Organised Crime Unit made the arrests and seized […]

Newry Sinn Fein Councillor’s father injured in ‘criminal thuggery’ at football game

Newry City Sinn Féin Councillor Valerie Harte said that there was no place in sport for what she described as ‘criminal thuggery’ after her father was injured in an incident last night at the Newry City AFC v Portadown game. Police said they received a report of a disturbance at Newry Showgrounds in the city’s […]

Newry Rainbow Community hold ‘last event’ in current premises

The Newry Rainbow Community recently held what could be their last event in the premises in which they’ve been based for the last 3 years. LGBT activists and allies gathered in the Rainbow House on Monaghan Street for the last time and held their Annual General Meeting.     Chairperson Rory Rafferty began the AGM […]

Two arrested in Newry as police seize £20,000 of drugs

Detectives from Criminal Investigations Branch Organised Crime Unit have made two arrests and seized £20,000 worth of cannabis in Newry today, Friday 20 April. The 40 year old male and 39 year old female were arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences after police stopped a car on the on Tandragee Road this […]

Traffic diversions in Newry tonight for parade

Police in Newry have advised the local community that a notified parade is due to take place in Newry this evening, Friday, 20 April. Speaking to Newry Times, Chief Inspector Joe McMinn said, “As with any event of this type, police will endeavour to keep any disruption to the community as minimal as possible.   […]

St Paul’s Bessbrook celebrates musical talent at Spring concert

Friends, families, and visitors were treated to a fabulous concert in St. Paul’s recently. The pupils and teachers showed of all of their skill and hard work during their annual spring concert.     Everyone was enthralled by the harmonious singing of the senior, junior, boys and the LSU choirs.     The mood was […]


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