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Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust helps 60 grieving Irish families

27-Feb-2015
The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust has been responsible for helping grieving families bring home the bodies of 60 loved ones in the last 19 months. Popular 26 year old Newry man Kevin Bell was killed in a hit and run incident in New York in June 2013 and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Tracing your roots at Newry and Mourne Museum

27-Feb-2015
Newry and Mourne Museum recently hosted a group from Kilkeel looking to explore their family history. Shane McGivern, Collections Research Assistant at the Museum gave the group a talk about the Collections held at the Museum. The Reside Collection and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Price freeze on Newry Swimming Pool welcomed

27-Feb-2015
SDLP Newry Councillor Kevin McAteer has welcomed the Council’s decision to hold off on the recent swimming pool price hike and has described it as ‘a victory for the people’. The decision comes after a recent shadow development committee meeting ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Star Trek fan recalls Nimoy chat

27-Feb-2015
Star Trek fan from Newry recalls chat with the actor who played Mr ... read more
Source: BBC

Ennis urges Newry dog owners to act responsibly

26-Feb-2015
Crotlieve Sinn Féin Councillor Sinead Ennis has requested a response from NMDC Council Environmental Control on behalf of residents residents of Innisfree Park. The issue concerns dog fouling and Sinead said that a letter from the relevant body has now ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘SDLP should come clean on welfare deal’ – Murphy

26-Feb-2015
Sinn Féin MP Conor Murphy has called on SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell to tell his party the truth about a welfare deal he had accepted during the Stormont negotiations, which fell well short of the final package achieved by Sinn Féin and the DUP. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry IT firm acquires US company

26-Feb-2015
Software firm First Derivatives acquires data analysts Prelytix in Massachusetts for up to ... read more
Source: BBC

GAA fund has brought 60 bodies home

26-Feb-2015
A repatriation fund set up by members of the GAA in Newry, County Down, 19 months ago says it has brought the bodies of 60 people who died abroad back to the island of ... read more
Source: BBC

‘Victims of illegal dumping must not be punished’ – Brady

25-Feb-2015
Newry MLA Mickey Brady has said innocent landowners and ratepayers must not be left with the bill for clearing up cubes of toxic waste dumped in the countryside. “While the blame for this activity must fall entirely on those who are carrying it ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry Museum events for International Women’s Day

25-Feb-2015
International Women’s Day is held annually on 8th March to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. To link in with this Newry and Mourne Museum, ,based at Bagenal’s Castle, Newry is holding two events. On Friday 6th ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry incident linked to ‘cross-border crime gang’

25-Feb-2015
Newry Councillor Charlie Casey has confirmed the operation of a cross-border crime gang in the area after it was revealed that material found on the roadside in the Meadow had been stolen in a robbery in County Louth. The Sinn Féin Councillor told Newry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Unionist call-in response to Newry Council Irish language disappointing’ – O’Muiri

23-Feb-2015
Sinn Fein councillor Barra O’Muiri has insisted that Unionists have ‘nothing to fear’ from the Irish language. He was responding to the news that Unionist councillors have requested to ‘call-in’ for consideration a council ... read more
Source: Newry Times

From Newry to Kenya: Local woman speaks of incredible experience

23-Feb-2015
On September 30th 2014 Newry woman Emily Shaw flew to London to join nine other 18-25 years olds who would be part of a three month volunteer-led expedition in Kenya. Having enjoyed studying English Literature at A-level at Our Lady’s Grammar School in ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Sinn Fein abetted assault on the vulnerable’ – Newry Councillor Kevin McAteer

23-Feb-2015
SDLP Newry Councillor Kevin McAteer has criticised Sinn Fein for their introduction of the Bedroom Tax. Highlighting the devastating effect the tax will have on families and the disabled, Councillor McAteer accused Sinn Fein of implementing a campaign of ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Shining Light’ 2015 Community Volunteering Awards launched in Newry

23-Feb-2015
The Confederation of Community Groups has officially launched their ‘Shining Light’ Community Volunteering Awards for 2015. The Patricia Graham ‘Shining Light’ Awards, named in memory of Patricia Graham, a dedicated member of the staff team, is ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Salvation Army Newry to benefit from Autoline’s 40th Anniversary Fund

23-Feb-2015
Last month Autoline Insurance Group launched a yearlong series of fundraising initiatives and customer reward promotions to celebrate their milestone 40th year in business. The independent broker, headquartered in Newry and with branches across Northern ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Men attempt car hijack with children sitting inside Newry car

23-Feb-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information following an attempted hijacking on Friday, 20th February. At around 8pm on Friday night, a black Insignia car pulled up outside the Vivo shop on Talbot Street. The male driver left the vehicle running and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Headway Newry makes and Song and Dance with exciting Variety Concert

23-Feb-2015
Headway Newry, a local charity supporting brain injury survivors and their carers are proud to announce a super event coming up in Killeavy on 7th March. Headway Variety Concert will be a night you will not want to miss and the organisers have guaranteed ... read more
Source: Newry Times

SDLP takes issue over McCreesh vote

23-Feb-2015
The SDLP leadership is having discussions with its party councillors in Newry and Mourne after the council agreed to retain the name of a park called after an IRA ... read more
Source: BBC

Three arrests after Newry assault leaves man (21) in hospital

21-Feb-2015
Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault that occurred in the Belfast Road area on the evening of Saturday 14th February. It was reported that a 21 year old man was assaulted by a number of males in the area, sometime between ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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