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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Man Named and Charged in Court Following Drug, Cash and Firearm Seizures in Bessbrook and South Armagh

By Paul Higgins A Lithuanian lorry driver allegedly at the centre of an international “large scale criminal conspiracy” was remanded into custody today (tues.) Refusing to free Modestas Mockevicius, District Judge Trevor Brown said his claims of having £100,000 in cash for IVF treatment was “a very unconvincing explanation” so given the seriousness of the […]

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Crime Newry South Armagh

Two Charged Following Drugs, Cash and Firearms Seizures in South Armagh and Bessbrook

Detectives investigating the seizure of drugs, cash and firearms following a series of searches of vehicles and addresses in South Armagh, Bessbrook and Markethill on Sunday 3rd July have charged two men to appear at court. A 41 year old man has been charged with possessing criminal property, possession of class B drugs, possession of […]

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Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Government Kilkeel Newcastle Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh South Down Warrenpoint

NMD Refuse Collection Bank Holiday Arrangements

Waste Management and Household Recycling Centres  Refuse Collection All refuse collection and commercial waste collections will take place as normal on the Bank Holiday Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July 2022.  PLEASE PLACE YOUR BIN AT KERBSIDE FOR 6.00AM TO ENSURE COLLECTION, NO EXCESS BAGS OF WASTE WILL BE COLLECTED.  If due to unforeseen circumstances, […]

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Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Police Arrest Six People and Seize Drugs, Cash and Firearms in South Armagh and Bessbrook Raids

Police have arrested six people and seized drugs, cash and firearms following a series of searches of vehicles and addresses in South Armagh and Markethill on Sunday 3rd July. Commander for Newry, Mourne & Down, Superintendent Norman Haslett said: “At around 1.30pm on Sunday afternoon, the police helicopter observed a suspicious vehicle, a white BMW […]

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Obituaries South Armagh

The Death Has Occurred of Gerard Gartland

The death has occured of 𝐆𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐆𝐀𝐑𝐓𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐃 (Cashel) on the 2nd July 2022 suddenly at his home. Devoted husband of Celine. Cherished father of Sinead & Declan. Dear father in law of Ann-Marie & the late Hugh RIP. Predeceased by his parents Arthur & Kathleen Gartland RIP. Beloved brother of Tony, Mary (Grant), Kay (Murchan) […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Health Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Council Provides Free Health MOTs for Men’s Health Week

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council hosted a Men’s Health Event in partnership with the Rural Health Partnership Clanrye Group, Bolster, Rural Health Partnership, the Council’s Health and In-equalities dept, P.I.P.S, and Aware NI on Thursday 16 June in Slieve Gullion. The event included free taster workshops, activities and health checks as part of a […]

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Armagh Community Constituency Election 2023 Elections Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics South Armagh Stormont

Economic Violence Against Women and Girls Also Needs to be Addressed

Nicola Grant, Workers Party constituency representative in Newry & Armagh represented the Party at yesterday’s all-party discussions at Stormont as part of the development of a strategy to end violence against women and girls. Nicola also attended the conference later in the afternoon addressed by leading author and academic Dr Jackson Katz. The Workers Party […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Murphy Welcomes Public Works Scheme for Bessbrook

Sinn Féin councillor, Declan Murphy, has welcomed news that a number of public works will be carried out for the regeneration of Bessbrook village. The Sinn Féin councillor explained: “I’ve engaged with other parties and community reps from Bessbrook to help see these works delivered. “We are now able to sign off on a number […]

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Newry Obituaries South Armagh

The Death Has Occurred of Charlie “Jarlath” Blair

Blair (Bessbrook) Charlie “Jarlath” RIP, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, 23rd June 2022. Dearly beloved husband of Eileen, deeply devoted father to Caroline, Jarlath, Josephine, Louise and the late Ann RIP, cherished grandfather of Christopher, Stephen, Aaron and Sonia and greatgrandfather to Kayleigh and Amelia, brother of the late Ronnie […]

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Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh South Armagh

£10,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Forkhill

Slieve Gullion West Neighbourhood Policing Team have this week made an arrest after an estimated £10,000 of suspected class B drugs was seized from a vehicle in Forkhill. Initially this vehicle failed to stop for Police in Crossmaglen but was later located parked up in Forkhill. This was a significant seizure of around £10,000 worth […]