Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh Obituaries

The Death Has Occurred of Jeanetta Rocks

Rocks (née Mc Cabe), Jeanetta – R.I.P. 79 Mourne View Park, Newry. 31st January 2023, peacefully at Daisy Hill Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Martin, loving mother of Martin Junior and Michelle and devoted nanny to Ethan, Caitlin and Callum. Jeanette’s remains will repose at her home this evening (Wednesday 1st […]

Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Tickets Now On Sale for Southern Area Hospice Annual Gala Ball

Southern Area Hospice Services Dance Committee are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for the much anticipated, 51st Annual Hospice Gala Ball after a two-year break.  Taking place on Friday 3rd March 2023 in the Canal Court Hotel & Spa, Newry this year’s event will be back with a bang and a […]

Business Community Dáil Éireann Government Louth

2,000 Jobs Cut at PayPal Dundalk

The news that PayPal, which has its European headquarters in Dundalk, is to cut 2,000 full time jobs is a ‘dreadful’ blow for the town as workers ‘wait once more to see where the axe will fall’, Sinn Féin TD for Louth Ruairí Ó Murchú has said. In an email sent to workers globally which […]

Community Constituency Downpatrick Government Health Politics South Down Stormont Westminster

McGrath: NI Secretary Has Responsibility to Progress Dáithí’s Law

SDLP Health Spokesperson Colin McGrath has said NI Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris needs to take responsibility and progress Dáithí’s Law. He was speaking after a meeting between the Secretary of State and the MacGabhann family on Wednesday. South Down MLA Mr McGrath said: “The Secretary of State had the opportunity today to express his full support […]

Community Constituency Government International Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Persecution of Christians the Focus at World Watch List Launch

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said more must be done to protect freedom of religious belief across the world, and said the UK had a key role in highlighting the growing prevalence of persecution on the grounds of religious belief. The DUP representative made the call as she co-hosted a Northern Ireland launch of […]

Business Community Constituency Government Newry Newry and Armagh Stormont

Kimmins Welcomes £2.1 million Investment

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has welcomed a £2.1 million investment in two 5,000 sq ft units at Carnbane Industrial Estate in Newry being made by Techemet. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “The £2.1 million investment will help create employment and prosperity in the town. “ It is important that we attract jobs to […]

Community Constituency Crime Government Health Lurgan Politics Upper Bann Westminster

Buffer Zone Advocates ‘Criminalising Silent Prayer’ – Lockhart

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart recently hosted Isabel Vaughan-Spruce on a visit to Parliament. Isabel was arrested for silently praying near an abortion facility in Birmingham and subsequently searched, interrogated, arrested and charged for breaking a Public Space Protection Order censorship zone (or “buffer zone”) four times. Carla Lockhart said: “The arrest and subsequent charge […]

Community Constituency Crime Government Newry Newry and Armagh Stormont

Barcroft Incident Causing Serious Disruption for Residents

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said that an ongoing incident in the Barcroft area is causing serious disruption for local residents. The Newry Armagh MLA said: “The PSNI is dealing with an ongoing incident in the Barcroft area involving a suspect device.  “The police are calling on the public to avoid the area and […]

Community Health

New Location for Day Clinical Centre

The Day Clinical Centre has relocated to its new purpose built location on E Floor at South Tyrone Hospital. The aim of the Day Clinical Centre is to prevent unnecessary hospital patient admissions and a range of procedures are available including blood and iron transfusions, intravenous biologic treatments and venesections in addition to a range […]

Community Constituency Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics South Armagh Stormont Westminster

Heaton-Harris Must Spell Out What If Anything He Has Done to Restore Executive – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said the British Secretary of State should listen to the voices of leading US figures on key issues of the Protocol and legacy.  Speaking ahead of Chris Heaton-Harris’ visit to the US, Conor Murphy said:  “The US administration has been steadfast in its support for the Protocol and the […]