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Woman in ‘life threatening condition’ after Newry incident

30-Jun-2016
A woman in her fifties is in a life threatening condition in hospital after she sustained serious head injuries in Newry. The Tandragee Road in Newry currently remains closed this morning as Police investigate an incident at a nearby house in Hollyridge ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Villiers should resign’ – Murphy

30-Jun-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said Brexit is the price of the continued partition of Ireland and called for Theresa Villiers to resign. “In recent days the EU referendum result has dramatically changed the political and economic landscape,” ... read more
Source: Newry Times

New investigation launched into RUC killing of Newry IRA man

30-Jun-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed the news that an investigation is to be opened into the murder of IRA man Colum Marks. Colum, who was originally from Newry, was killed by the RUC in Downpatrick in 1991. “While I am of course happy to hear that ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Cash and cigarettes taken during Newry commercial premises burglary

29-Jun-2016
Police are appealing for information following the report of a burglary at commercial premises in the Dublin Road area of Newry on Friday, 24th June. It is believed that the premises were entered at approximately 4.00am and a quantity of cigarettes and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Rural broadband ‘at the top of the Stormont agenda’

28-Jun-2016
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty says he has put rural broadband provision at the top of the Assembly agenda. The motion was brought forward by the SDLP and Justin McNulty highlighted the chronic lack of broadband provision in rural areas and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Murphy welcomes doubling of Roads Budget in Newry, Mourne & Down

28-Jun-2016
Newry MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed news that the 2016/2017 budget for roads maintenance in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area will more than doubled from the 2015 allocation. The news was announced by new Sinn Féin Infrastructure Minister ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police call for witnesses after urn containing ashes taken from grave

28-Jun-2016
Police are appealing for information following the theft of an urn. The urn contained ashes and was taken from a grave in the Drumlough Road area of Rathfriland. It is believed that this incident occurred between Thursday 16th and Friday 17th June. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Clare House, Newry economic appraisal expected by end of July

24-Jun-2016
The Minister for Communities has promised that an economic appraisal being carried out on Clare House will be finished by the end of July and that once it reports the Housing Executive will consult with tenants. Minister Givan was responding to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Jewellery taken as burglars ransack Newry home

23-Jun-2016
Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary that occurred in the Forkhill Road area. Sometime between 3pm on Saturday 28th May and 1pm on Friday 3rd June entry was gained to a property. The house was ransacked and jewellery was ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘People must defend our place in Europe’ – McNulty

22-Jun-2016
SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has urged local people to come out and vote in Thursday’s referendum on membership of the European Union. McNulty said that votes in the North could be critical to “maintaining the rich ... read more
Source: Newry Times

MEP Anderson urges ‘Remain’ vote during Newry visit

22-Jun-2016
Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson toured the Newry and Armagh constituency recently, urging people to vote ‘Remain’ in the upcoming EU referendum. The poll topping European representative was joined by local politicians as she spoke to locals about the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry ‘Shining Light’ Awards 2016

22-Jun-2016
The Confederation of Community Groups (CCG) Annual ‘Shining Light’ Awards for community volunteers took place recently in The Canal Court, Newry. More than five hundred people from a broad range of community and voluntary organisations attended the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Significant boost for Roads Maintenance Budget in Newry & Mourne

21-Jun-2016
Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard MLA has announced that the 2016/2017 budget for roads maintenance in Newry, Mourne & Down District Council area will more than double from the 2015 allocation. Speaking to Newry Times, the Infrastructure Minister ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Excitement builds for Open Air Cinema Nights at Slieve Gullion

20-Jun-2016
“Hey you guuuuys!” Excitement is building in Newry & Mourne after the launch of a number of Cinema Nights at Slieve Gullion. Who fancies watching the 80’s movie classic ‘The Goonies’ under the stars in the lovely Walled ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Get Home Safe’ is the message from Newry PSNI

17-Jun-2016
Police in Newry, Mourne & Down are promoting their get home safe message as summer beckons and the concert and festival season begins. Speaking to Newry Times, Supt. Paul Reid said, “The summer is almost upon us and many young adults will be ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Brexit would harm Warrenpoint Harbour future, warns Ritchie

16-Jun-2016
Following the release of a poll which suggests growing support for a move to leave the EU, SDLP MP Margaret Ritchie has warned of the potential consequences it would have on the local harbour industry. Speaking to Newry Times, Ritchie said, “It is ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Trainor delighted to be new SDLP councillor on Newry, Mourne and Down Council

16-Jun-2016
The SDLP’s newest councillor on Newry, Mourne and Down Council has said that he delighted to be following in the footsteps of his mother and grandfather’s public service. John Trainor was selected to fill the vacancy left by Colin McGrath who was ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Mayobridge vandalism condemned

16-Jun-2016
Chair of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Gillian Fitzpatrick has condemned those behind a spate of vandalism incidents in Mayobridge. The damage included sign posts pulled out, mail boxes thrown in fields and flowerpots uprooted. Speaking to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Vicious attack’ on three adults and child in South Armagh

16-Jun-2016
SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has expressed his horror at an attack carried out on three people and an infant recently in the Cullyhanna area of County Armagh. Speaking to Newry Times, he said, “I’m totally horrified by this vicious attack ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Local charity brings Summer Mindfulness to the people of Newry

16-Jun-2016
Local mental health charity, AWARE is hosting a 2 hour Mindfulness workshop at the Sean Holywood Arts Centre in Newry. The workshop taking place on Thursday 16th June from 7pm – 9pm will aim to give people a better understanding of what Mindfulness is. ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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