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Derrybeg Community Association Calls For Public Park in Newry

Derrybeg Community Association are fully supportive of the Unite the Union rally due to be held on Saturday 23rd October.  Chairperson of Derrybeg Community Association Stephen Murney voiced the community group’s support, he said “The campaign to have a public park in Newry is something that we should all fall behind. It is something that […]

New Planning Guidelines Will Be Disastrous For The Rural Community – Boylan

Sinn Féin’s Cathal Boylan has urged the Infrastructure Minister, Nicola Mallon to immediately withdraw guidance recently issued to Councils regarding future countryside planning and to meaningfully engage with local councils over the very real concerns of people in rural communities on its potential impact. Mr Boylan was speaking ahead of a Sinn Féin public meeting which is […]

Man Questioned on Suspicion of Murder

Police have named the man who died in hospital following an incident in Portadown in the early hours of Sunday morning as 23 year old Jake Bailey-Sloan from the Portadown area. Detectives have been granted an additional 36 hours to question a 22 year old man on suspicion of his murder. Any pedestrians or motorists […]

Platinum Training Institute Offers Mental Health Awareness Course

Platinum Training Institute, As part of World Mental Health Day on October 10th are offering £50 OFF their next Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness. The course takes place on November 9th,11th,16th,18th from 5.30-9.30pm (UK Time) and will be taking place LIVE Online with their Tutors. This course also includes a Mental Health First Aid Unit. Furthermore as with all their Mental […]

Republican Groups Oppose Armagh City of Culture Bid

Armagh’s bid to win the ‘UK City of Culture’ title in 2025 has been condemned by Anti Imperialist Action Ireland (AIAI) and Republican Network for Unity (RNU). Traditional Irish republican Cait Trainor stated: “Armagh is the ancient Capital of Ulster, it is a city that has a long and proud history of resisting British occupation, […]

Arcadian Leading the Way in IT Services in Newry

Local business Arcadian IT is leading the way in IT services in the Newry and Mourne area. Based at ITEC business park they provide numerous services such as home support, business support, gaming PC’s, computer upgrades and CCTV to name but a few.  Speaking on behalf of Arcadian Ciaran McDermott said:  “We are a young […]

16 Year Old Charged With 16 Offences Following Rathfriland Band Incident

Police investigating an incident at Newry Street in Rathfriland on Friday 17th September have charged a 16 year old male with 16 motoring offences including dangerous driving, failing to stop for police and disqualified driving. He is due to appear at Newry Youth Court on Friday 5th November. As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the […]

Police Appeal Following Portadown Assault

Detectives are appealing for information following an incident in Portadown in the early hours of Sunday 17th October, which has left a man, aged in his 20’s, in a critical condition in hospital. Detective Sergeant Stephen Wilson said: “We believe at this time that the injured man was assaulted outside licensed premises at the junction […]

Council Pitch For Park Funds Is Welcome But Now We Need More- Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA, Liz Kimmins, has welcomed the news that Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has sought £16 Million for projects including enabling and landscaping works for the Newry city centre park.Commenting on this News, Liz said: “It’s great to see the Council moving proactively to try and secure funds to start works on […]

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