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‘Official homeless figures must present a true reflection of current realities’ – Brady

23-Aug-2016
Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has said that housing statistics released by the Department of Communities is not accurately reflecting the levels of homelessness in the north. “The statistics point out that 18,628 people have presented as homeless, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry students complete Novosco Cloud Camp

23-Aug-2016
Newry students Fiona Brownlee, Our Lady’s Grammar School, Frank McMullan, St Colman’s College and Ryan Gray, Abbey Grammar recently received their certificates for successfully completing the prestigious Novosco Cloud Camp in association with Almac ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry Brexit protest’

23-Aug-2016
Dear Editor, A protest was organised in Newry, where the Secretary of State James Brokenshire was due to meet the local Chamber of Commerce. The protest was organised by a group of concerned citizens from communities on both sides of the border. We are ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Traffic delays expected in Newry this weekend

23-Aug-2016
Motorists are advised of anticipated disruption in the Newry area this weekend. On Friday 26th August, a parade is due to take place at Belfast Road and Rathfriland Road in Newry, between 7.15pm and 10.30pm. Motorists are advised to avoid these areas and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry school students disqualified from A-level exam

23-Aug-2016
The grades of a number of A-level candidates are cancelled after Sociology exam questions were shared on social ... read more
Source: BBC

Newry holidaymakers: Know your passenger rights

22-Aug-2016
The Consumer Council is reminding holidaymakers in Newry to be aware of their rights, following reports that thousands of UK travellers suffered significant flight delays last year. Jenny Robinson, Transport Policy Officer at the Consumer Council said, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Brexit meeting in Hilltown

19-Aug-2016
Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady met with residents at a public meeting in Hillotwn recently to discuss how an EU exit will affect people in the area. The Newry/Armagh representative was standing in for MLA Caitríona Ruane MLA, who was unable to attend due to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Man dies in Hilltown collision

16-Aug-2016
Police have confirmed that a man, who has been named as 60 year old Patrick Gerald Lively, has died following a two vehicle road traffic collision which occurred in Hilltown last night, Monday, 15th August. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Stephen ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Brexit will affect our universities’ – Murphy

16-Aug-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has expressed concern about how the uncertainty around Brexit will affect our universities. “EU nationals make up more than 20% of academic staff in our universities and they are uncertain about their status in the wake of ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry students encouraged to socialise safely

16-Aug-2016
With exam results looming, police in Newry, Mourne and Down District are urging students to stay safe when planning any post-results party nights out. Supt Paul Reid, District Commander for Newry, Mourne and Down, said, “We understand young people will ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry student awarded bursary to take part in Ulster Youth Choir

15-Aug-2016
Six students from across Northern Ireland, including Ronan Burke from Newry, have been awarded a bursary from Belfast Harbour to take part in the Ulster Youth Choir’s much sought-after summer residential courses, which will see them perform at ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police launch month-long focus on anti-social behaviour

15-Aug-2016
Police will be highlighting the issue of anti-social behaviour (ASB) during a month-long focus on ASB. Speaking to Newry Times, Supt Paul Reid, District Commander for Newry, Mourne and Down, said, “Whilst everyday Policing continues, I think this is an ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Excitement builds for Annual Bath Tub Race 2016

12-Aug-2016
As part of the Newry City Triathlons and Festival of Water the Inland Waters Association of Ireland Newry and Portadown Branch will be hosting their annual Bath Tub Race at this year’s event, which takes place on Sunday 28th August at Newry Albert ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Four men charged with possession of firearm after Bessbrook incident

10-Aug-2016
Detectives in Newry have charged four men with possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances. The charges are in relation to an incident in Bessbrook in the early hours of Sunday 7th August. The men aged 19, 24 and two aged 23 appeared at Newry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Appeal for witnesses after arson attack in Newry

08-Aug-2016
Police are appealing for information following an arson attack in the Carney Hill area of Newry in the early hours of Thursday, 14th July. Shortly before 4.00am police received a report that a number of wheelie bins had been set on fire. Damage was also ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police investigate ‘suspicious approach’ to teenage girl

05-Aug-2016
Police are investigating what they described as a ‘suspicious incident’ which occurred in the vicinity of the community centre at Meigh, Newry. It was reported that at around 9pm on Thursday, August 4th, a teenage girl was approached by two ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Excitement builds for Giant Adventures in Warrenpoint

04-Aug-2016
Two school children from Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will be heading a motley crew in a Giant Adventure on 20th and 21st August in Warrenpoint to wake a sleeping Giant. Nine year old Tegan McKibben from St Patrick’s, Newry and Matthew ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Murphy welcomes call for all-Ireland transport planning

03-Aug-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed the publication of a major report calling for the preparation of an all-Ireland transport strategy. Speaking after the launch of a joint IBEC/CBI report the Newry representative said the document showed that ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘North will lose billions as a result of Brexit’ – Murphy

01-Aug-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has warned that the north stands to lose billions if it is dragged out of the EU. Speaking at a meeting of the Greater Newry Area’s Post Brexit Planning Workshop for Businesses held in the Canal Court, the Newry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Taoiseach must ensure democratic rights of all citizens are protected’ – Brady

29-Jul-2016
Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said the Taoiseach should ensure the democratic rights of the people of Ireland are respected. The Newry and Armagh MP was speaking following the first meeting of the Good Friday Agreement committee of the 32nd Dáil. ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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