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Newry and Armagh SDLP Condemns Attack on Keady Orange Hall

SDLP Newry and Armagh elected reps have condemned an attack on an Orange Hall in Keady. Pro-IRA graffiti was dubbed on the Orange Hall on the Crosskeys Road.  Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty said: “This is a disgraceful attack on a local Orange Hall and the SDLP condemns it wholeheartedly. Given the nature of […]

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Newry Woman Facing 12 Serious Drug Charges Refused Bail

By Paul Higgins Refusing to free 30-year-old Whitney Hughes, District Judge Eamon King said “she’s part of what’s obviously a serious OCG in some shape or fashion and she must face the consequences when police, doing their duty, find the matters in this case – cash, drugs, phones, you name it.” Hughes,  from Ardcarn Park in […]

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Boylan Condemns Attack on Crosskeys Orange Hall

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has condemned the attack on Crosskeys Orange Hall. Cathal Boylan said: “I unreservedly condemn the attack on Crosskeys Orange Hall. “Those responsible do not represent the community. “I would appeal to anyone with information about this vandalism to report it to the PSNI.” ENDS/CRÍOCH

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Police Investigating Criminal Damage at Orange Hall in Keady

Police are investigating a report of criminal damage at an Orange Hall on Crosskeys Road, Keady. The report was received at approximately 9.45am this morning (Tuesday 29th November) that graffiti had been sprayed on the building sometime between 10pm on Monday night and this morning. Enquiries into the incident, which is being treated as a […]

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Three Arrested Following Aggravated Burglary in Newry

Police have arrested three men following the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in Springfarm Heights, Newry, in the early hours of this morning ( Tuesday 29th November ). It was reported that three masked men entered the property through a window at around 2.45am and attacked a male occupant with baseball bats […]

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South Armagh Police Review Must be Fully Implemented! – Murphy

Sinn Féin councillor Declan Murphy has welcomed the progress made in the South Armagh Police Review but insists there is more to be done. Councillor Murphy, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Policing and Community safety in council, said: “My colleagues and I received an update tonight from the PSNI about the progress of the South Armagh […]

Constituency Crime Downpatrick South Down

Farmer Convicted at Downpatrick Court

Mr Alan Montgomery, Downpatrick Road, Killough, Downpatrick (69) was convicted at Downpatrick Magistrates’ Court on 07/11/2022 of four charges of causing unnecessary suffering to 16 sheep and 11 lambs, one charge of failure to take such steps as were reasonable in the circumstances to ensure the needs of animals were met, and three charges of […]

Community Constituency Crime Downpatrick South Down

Man Arrested Following Downpatrick Burglary

Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary which occurred in Downpatrick on Friday 25th November, have arrested a man. Detective Constable Johnston said: “Shortly before 2:20am, it was reported that two masked men entered at a house in the Malone Park area armed with a wrench. The men demanded money from a woman aged in her 30s, […]

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Discovery of 27 Brothels by Police ‘truly shocking’ – Ennis

Sinn Féin MLA Sinéad Ennis has said the discovery of 27 brothels by police is ‘truly shocking’’ and said it’s a relief that the victims have now been brought to safety.  The party’s Justice Spokesperson said:  “News that police have discovered 27 brothels across the north is truly shocking and I am relieved that the […]

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47 Year Old From Newry Arrested After 27 Brothels Found Across NI

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Unit, supported by over 150 officers from across the organisation as well as Criminal Justice partners, today carried out a significant operation into an organised crime group, which has been trafficking people throughout Northern Ireland for sexual exploitation. The operation was supported […]