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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Vaccination slots go online for 65-69-year-olds

Coronavirus Northern Ireland - Vaccination slots go online for 65-69-year-olds - Covid-19 vaccine centre - Newry news

People aged 65-69 can now book their Covid-19 vaccination appointments at one of NI’s seven regional vaccination centres.     The online booking is available at covid-19.hscni.net     The Department of Health this week announced a twin-track approach to accelerating NI’s vaccination programme. This will ensure more people can take up the offer of […]

Covid-19 related deaths: 156 more deaths as grim death total rises to 2,186

Covid-19 related deaths -156 more deaths as grim death total rises to 2,186 - Coronavirus Northern Ireland NI deaths - Newry headlines

Latest figures published by NISRA show that 156 deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the week 9 to 15 January 2021, the highest weekly number since the pandemic began.     The total number of Covid-19 related deaths that occurred up to 15 January 2021 has now reached 2,186.     Two days,11 and 7 January […]

Man, 68, sentenced to 14 months at Newry Court for serious sexual offences

Man, 68, sentenced to 14 months at Newry Court for serious sexual offences - Newry news headlines

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Public Protection Branch have welcomed the conviction of a 68 year old man for historical serious sexual offences against a child in the County Armagh area.     Appearing at Newry Crown Court tyesterday, Thursday, 21 January, Seamus Murphy was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment for serious […]

£3.25m Income Support Scheme for Northern Ireland Substitute Teachers

Income Support Scheme for Substitute Teachers - Covid Coronavirus NI Newry news

Education Minister, Peter Weir has introduced a further scheme to help support substitute teachers during the current six-week period of school closures.     Substitute teachers have been unable to access secure work as schools are closed to pupils except for vulnerable children and those of key workers.     The Minister said, “I am […]

“We cannot ease up in our fightback” – Health Minister Robin Swann

We cannot ease up in our fightback – Health Minister Robin Swann - Covid-19 Coronavirus Newry News

“We cannot ease up in our fightback”. That was the message from Health Minister Robin Swann as Northern Ireland’s most recent Covid-19 figures were announced and as hospitals here prepare for the full brunt of the latest surge.     Minister Swann said, “As I opened today’s Covid-19 daily report my heart sank.     […]

Red Audi A3 taken in Newry “creeper-style burglary”

Red Audi A3 taken in Newry creeper-style burglary - Newry theft

Police are appealing for information following a report of a creeper style burglary and criminal damage in Newry.     The incident occurred in Newry on Saturday 16 January 2021.     Sergeant Jordan said, “At around 4:45 am, it was reported that entry was gained to a property at the Clanrye Park area of […]

Knife-wielding man sought after Newry attempted robbery

Knife-wielding man sought after Newry attempted robbery - Newry news

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an attempted robbery in Newry.     The incident occurred at commercial premises on the Dublin Road area of Newry yesterday morning, Sunday 17 January 2021.     Detective Sergeant Ritchie said, “Shortly after 8 am, it was reported that a man entered a shop in […]

Northern Ireland Covid-19 vaccination programme published

Covid-19 Northern Ireland vaccination programme published - Coronavirus Newry - Newry Times News

The Department of Health has published the phased plan for NI’s Covid-19 vaccination programme.     The Northern Ireland model for vaccine deployment has been designed to be pragmatic, agile and flexible.     As has been repeatedly emphasised, the rate of progress will be dependent on the availability of vaccines, supplied as part of […]

Fresh appeal for witnesses after death of 40-year-old man

Fresh appeal for witnesses after death of 40-year-old man - Newry news

Police continue to appeal for witnesses and information following a fatal road traffic collision in the Blaney Road area of Crossmaglen.     The collision took place in the early hours of Sunday 23 August 2020.     It resulted in the untimely death of 40-year-old Michael Kirk. Police are keen to speak to anyone […]

Derrybeg arson attack: Newry MLA Liz Kimmins condemns Newry incident

Derrybeg arson attack - Newry MLA Liz Kimmins condemns Newry incident - Newry News

Newry/Armagh MLA Liz Kimmins has condemned an arson attack on a number of cars in Derrybeg, Newry.     The incident happened at around midnight last night. One of the cars was owned by a heavily pregnant woman.     The Sinn Féin MLA said, “This is a disgusting attack on this close-knit community who […]

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