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Crime South Armagh

Several Cars Damaged in South Armagh Arson Attack

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information and witnesses following the report of an arson attack involving several vehicles in the early hours of this morning, Monday January 17th. Detective Sergeant McCarragher said: “Police received a report at approximately 1.45am that a number of vehicles were alight at the Carrowbane Road, Belleek, just outside Camlough. […]

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Crime South Armagh

Ó’Muirí Condemns Creggan Shooting 

Sinn Féin Councillor, Barra Ó Muirí has said that local people are shocked following an incident recently when a shooting took place in Trainor Crescent in Creggan.   The Slieve Gullion Councillor said:  “On Wednesday night there was a shooting incident near homes in Trainor Crescent in the Creggan area.  “There is absolutely no place in our community for these type of acts or for […]

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Crime South Armagh

Police Appeal Following Crossmaglen Shooting

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a shooting incident which took place in the Trainor Crescent area of Crossmaglen on Wednesday January 6th. Detective Constable Sands said: “Police received a report at approximately 10.30pm that two gunshots had been fired through a bedroom window at the rear of the property. Thankfully no-one was […]

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Armagh Election 2022 Newry Politics South Armagh

TUV Announce Newry and Armagh Assembly Candidate

TUV have announced that Keith Ratcliffe will contest Newry and Armagh for the party in the Assembly election. Keith is a native of Laurelvale and is active in the Loyal Orders, serving as Deputy Master of Kilcluney Temperance Volunteers LOL 132 and Worshipable Master of Erin’s First Royal Blues RBP 1, Trandragee. He has run […]

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Armagh Banbridge Health Kilkeel Lurgan Newry Portadown South Armagh South Down Upper Bann

New Southern Trust Carers Consultants

The Southern Trust has appointed two ‘Carers Consultants’ to support those who care for an adult with a learning disability. In their new roles, Bernie Marshall and Majella Gorman aim to keep carers updated on Trust developments, help them to share their views and participate in the planning and delivery of learning disability services. As […]

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Armagh Community Newry South Armagh

Irwin Concern on Hargey’s Fuel Scheme

Newry & Armagh DUP Assemblyman William Irwin MLA has spoken of his concern on the inaccessibility of Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey’s £2million emergency fuel scheme. Mr Irwin said he has had been contacted by many people inquiring if they would be entitled to the scheme however the application process was difficult to access. Mr Irwin […]

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Community Crime South Armagh

Bilingual Irish Signage in Newtownhamilton Attacked For Third Time

Police in Newtownhamilton are appealing for witnesses and information following a report of criminal damage to a bilingual Irish language information sign on the Keady Road. Inspector Campbell said: “Police received a report at approximately 10.45pm last night, Tuesday December 28th, that a sign had been badly damaged with what appears to be a heavy […]

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Community South Armagh

Byrne Welcomes Camlough Lake Budget Allocation

SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Byrne has welcomed a budget allocation for the Camlough Lake Recreational Hub at this months Strategic Policy and Resource Committee. Byrne said: “I was delighted to propose the budget allocation from the capital programme for the Recreational Hub at Camlough Lake during the last Strategic Policy and Resource committee of […]

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Health South Armagh

Boylan Welcomes Meeting With Keady GPs

Sinn Féin MLA for Newry and Armagh, Cathal Boylan, welcomed an engagement with a number of GP’s in Keady.  Speaking after the meeting, Cathal commented: “Myself and my party colleague Mickey Brady MP attended a meeting with GPs in Keady to discuss the current pressures on GP’s and what can be done to assist them.  […]

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Agriculture Crime South Armagh

South Armagh Farmer Sentenced Following Animal Welfare Investigation

Mr John Thomas (Sean T) Murphy (64), Carnally Road, Carnally, Newry was convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court today on one charge of causing unnecessary suffering to animals, one charge of leaving animals unattended, one charge of failing to comply with a duty imposed under animal welfare regulations, one charge of failing to isolate an animal with […]