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2015 Famine Commemoration starts with school events in Newry

21-May-2015
Newry and Mourne Museum hosted a week of events for schools examining the effects of the Famine. This is part of an extensive programme of activities organised by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council for the 2015 Famine Commemoration taking place 26th ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Two women arrested following Newry drugs seizure

21-May-2015
Two women, both aged 23, have been arrested on suspicion of possession of class A, B and C controlled drugs and possession of class A, B and C controlled drugs with intent to supply following the seizure of drugs in the Newry area on the evening of ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Two Newry arrests in relation to ‘dissident republican terrorist activity’

19-May-2015
Detectives from Serious Crime Branch have arrested a man and a woman in relation to what they described as ‘dissident republican terrorist activity’. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Superintendent Karen Baxter said, “The man aged 50, and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Nothing romantic about our drinking culture’ – Brady

19-May-2015
Newry & Armagh MP Mickey Brady has said that the harsh reality is that there is ‘nothing romantic’ about our drinking culture and that it was in fact ‘killing far too many’. The MP was commenting after congratulating Cuan ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Defibrillators should be installed in all public buildings’ – McKevitt

19-May-2015
During a motion at the Assembly this week SDLP MLA Karen McKevitt called for defibrillators to be installed in all public buildings across Northern Ireland. Karen has been involved with this cause for several years now after losing her father to a heart ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Police issue warning after attempted theft at Newry coffee shop

19-May-2015
Police in Newry are asking business owners to ensure staff rooms and storage areas are secured following an attempted theft. On Saturday evening, 16th May, three males entered a coffee shop in Newry. Two of the males entered a storage/staff area and were ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Appeal for witnesses after Carnagat incident

18-May-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information after a shed was broken into. Sometime between Thursday, 16th April and Saturday, 18th April, a shed in Carnagat Park was entered. Nothing was taken. Constable Mark Jennings explained, “We would like to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Concern thanks Newry community for backing ‘Hunger Stops Here’ appeal

18-May-2015
Concern Worldwide has thanked the people of Newry for supporting its Hunger Stops Here appeal by donating more than £28,000. In all, the UK public gave £1.4 million to last autumn’s campaign – and match-funding by the government means that every ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Kielty headlines comedy nights at Irish Open Fringe Festival

18-May-2015
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are delighted that Patrick Kielty is headline act for the comedy nights at the Irish Open Fringe Festival. The Council are organising a number of events throughout the week in Newcastle town from Monday 25th to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Call for information after South Armagh grave surround theft

18-May-2015
Police in Crossmaglen are appealing for information following the theft of a grave surround. Sometime between Saturday, 25th April and Sunday, 3rd May, the limestone block surround of a grave plot in St Patrick’s Graveyard, Newry Road, Crossmaglen, was ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Car damaged in Newry incident

18-May-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage. Sometime between 5pm and 9.30pm on Tuesday, 5th May, the windscreen of a white Volkswagen Polo, parked on Drumalane Road, was smashed. Constable Heidi Middleton said, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry student Brendan Digney awarded £25,000 scholarship

18-May-2015
Brendan Digney, a student from Newry who is studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Queen’s, has been awarded a scholarship by Northern Ireland Electricity. The scholarship package, which is worth £25K, includes financial support as well as ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Drivers, slow down or face prosecution’, warns Newry Councillor

15-May-2015
Councillor Fitzpatrick is urging drivers to slow down or face prosecution. The SDLP Crotlieve Councillor issued the warning following repeated instances of speeding along Newry Road, Mayobridge, in close proximity to local school, St Patrick’s ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘£200m lost to economy through unclaimed elderly benefits’ – Murphy

15-May-2015
Sinn Féin Economic Spokesperson Conor Murphy has said it is ‘quite shocking’ at a time when older people suffer from persistent high levels of poverty that nearly £200m of benefits are going unclaimed. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Cash and jewellery taken in Newry burglary

14-May-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary in Drumgullion Avenue. Sometime between 10.30am and 11.40am on Thursday, 30th April, entry was forced to a house in Drumgullion Avenue. A small sum of cash and a quantity of jewellery ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Soccer sessions at St Joseph’s High School, Newry

13-May-2015
In conjunction with Midway FC and Dunganon FC, pupils from St Joseph’s Boys’ HS, Newry recently took part in a series of after school soccer coaching sessions. Project co-ordinator Mr Brendan Fearon explained, “The project was set up to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Get in the swing with food and blues at Irish Open Fringe Festival

13-May-2015
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have been working in partnership with the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce to bring a fantastic range of locally produced artisan food markets to Castle Park on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May from 11am to 7pm as ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Witnesses sought after Newry tyre slashing incident

13-May-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage. Sometime between 9pm on Saturday, 2nd May and 2pm on Sunday, 3rd May, two tyres of a Vauxhall Meriva, parked in James Connolly Park, were slashed. Speaking to Newry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Man suffers head injuries after late night Newry assault

12-May-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault. Sometime between 10.30pm and 10.45pm on Sunday, 3rd May, it was reported that a 21 year old man was assaulted outside licensed premises on North Street. The man sustained head and facial ... read more
Source: Newry Times

éirígí urge Newry residents to be vigilant following thefts

12-May-2015
éirígí in Newry have urged residents in the Derrybeg and Carnagat areas to remain vigilant following a spate of thefts in the area in recent weeks. This comes after a number of residents approached the socialist Republican Party to report that they ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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