Armagh Community Health

New Base for Adult Protection Team

The Southern Trust’s Adult Protection Gateway Team has moved to new offices at Ashleigh House, St Luke’s Armagh. Working with partner organisations, the Adult Protection Gateway Team offers social work support to vulnerable people from across the Southern Trust area who have experienced or are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation. As the team […]

Agriculture Armagh Community

Planting for the Planet!

The Southern Trust has launched their tree planting programme at St Luke’s Hospital in Armagh. Over 6,000 native trees including Birch, Hazel, Mountain Ash and Oak trees will be planted at the site over the coming months and is part of a programme to plant thousands more across Trust facilities. Speaking at the launch Catherine […]

Armagh Community

It’s time to have your say on UK City of Culture 2025!

The bid team for Armagh City and borough’s UK City of Culture 2025 want everyone to get involved in shaping the final entry for the competition by taking part in local workshops in person or on-line – to have your say! This is a really exciting opportunity for the City and borough, and the next […]

Armagh Portadown

Oil Spill Between Armagh and Portadown

Motorists are asked to exercise extreme caution at the College Hill road between Armagh and Portadown following a significant oil spill. Please seek an alternative route for your journey. ENDS  


Paul Quinn Case “Utmost Priority” – An Garda Síochána

Wednesday, 20th October 2021, marked the 14th Anniversary of the murder of 21 year old Paul Quinn. Paul was murdered in the Tullyvanus area of Co.Monaghan on Saturday, 20th October 2007, after being lured to a shed by a number of men. The investigation into the murder of Paul Quinn remains ongoing. During the course […]

Crime Portadown

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 […]

Election 2022 Politics

UUP Select Taylor for Newry and Armagh

UUP Slieve Gullion Councillor David Taylor has been selected by his party to contest the 2022 assembly election in Newry and Armagh constituency. Speaking at his party’s conference Taylor expressed his immense joy and pride at leading his party into the election in the Newry and Armagh area. Speaking during his speech at the opening […]


Boost Your Immunity This Winter By Getting The Free Flu Vaccine

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging everyone who falls into an eligible group to get the free flu vaccine, with the aim of boosting your immunity this winter. The call comes as the agency launches this year’s flu vaccination programme, offering vaccines which are specially formulated to tackle the strains of the virus which […]


Two Men Charged After Discovery of Cannabis Factory

Two men, both aged 22, have been charged with a number of offences, including the cultivation of cannabis and possession of a Class B controlled drug. Both are expected to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday 29 September. As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service. The charges […]


McNulty Calls For Vaccine Passports

SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has reiterated his party leaders call for Covid 19 vaccine passports. SDLP leader Column Eastwood came under fire recently following his call for the use of vaccine passports for hospitality, bars and restaurants in order to help the North of Ireland exit the Covid 19 pandemic. Speaking on […]