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Local MLA presses for regional solution on care needs

08-Mar-2018
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has met with representatives of the Health and Social Care Board in Armagh to discuss ongoing pressures for Short Break Services for families who have children with complex needs.  Speaking to Newry Times, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘DUP have checked out of power-sharing’ – Murphy

08-Mar-2018
Comments from the DUP’s Simon Hamilton show they have ‘checked out’ of the power-sharing institutions and the two governments now need to convene the British Irish intergovernmental conference, Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said. The Newry-Armagh ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Three arrests after Hilltown burglary

08-Mar-2018
Detectives from Newry are questioning two men, aged 44 and 26, following their arrests in relation to an aggravated burglary in Hilltown on Wednesday 7th March. Shortly before 7pm, police received a report that three males had been disturbed at a house ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry groom on Don’t Tell the Bride this Monday night

08-Mar-2018
Newry man David Kielty will be on Don’t Tell the Bride, Episode 4, on RTÉ2, on Monday night, 12 March at 9.30pm. Groom David pulls out all the stops for a Narnia themed wedding but will bride Conna just want to hide in the wardrobe when she sees what ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry welcomes talent from across borders for 2018 St Patrick Festival

09-Mar-2018
The 2018 Home of St Patrick Festival will allow locals from across the region and visitors from near and far to enjoy a global programme of local and international music, theatre, sport, spoken word and spirituality. The bumper festival programme once ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Coffee Morning at Carrickore in Newry

09-Mar-2018
Carrickore staff and Parents Group have hosted a coffee morning to give local people the chance to look around the residential facility and learn more about their services. Carrickore Children’s Respite /Short Breaks Unit opened in 2011 to offer ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Withdrawal from digital single market a bad signal’ – McNulty

09-Mar-2018
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has said that Theresa May’s plan to withdraw from the EU digital single market will see the return of roaming charges and signal dropout along the Irish border. McNulty said that it’s clear that the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Fitzpatrick welcomes Mayobridge funding

02-Feb-2018
SDLP Crotlieve Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick has welcomed news that the Edentrumley Ballydoo junction is to receive funding for improvement works for the realignment of the road. According to the local Councillor, works are due to commence mid February. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Dreadful’ road needs to be resurfaced, says Newry Councillor

02-Feb-2018
Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins has expressed her disappointment after learning that money that was to be made available for resurfacing work on the Foughill Road in Jonesborough is ‘no longer available’. Speaking to Newry Times, Kimmins stated, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police issue scam warning after man loses £28,000

02-Feb-2018
Detectives in Newry have issued a warning to members of the public following the report of a telephone scam on Wednesday, 31st January. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant James Johnston said, “The injured party in this incident received a ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Universal Credit to commence in Newry in May 2018

02-Feb-2018
The Department for Communities has reviewed and updated the rollout schedule for Universal Credit in Northern Ireland.   As a result, the rollout phase which was due to complete in September 2018 will now be extended to December 2018.     ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Local Councillor raises South Armagh road concerns

01-Feb-2018
Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has met Road’s Service Department of Infrastructure Officers at Dromintee and Jonesborough to highlight the deterioration of roads in the area. Speaking to Newry Times, the local Councillor ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry Councillor highlights safety concerns for residents of Barcroft

01-Feb-2018
Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins has urged for the safety of residents of Fifth Street in Barcroft Park, Newry, and says she continues to lobby the Department for Infrastructure on the need for steps to be installed on the street to allow those living ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Budgetary outlook spells disaster for South Armagh roads’ – Byrne

31-Jan-2018
SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Byrne has said the scenarios presented in the Budgetary Outlook for 2018-2020 spells disaster for South Armagh roads. Speaking to Newry Times, Byrne said, “The purpose of the Budgetary Outlook is to set out broad ... read more
Source: Newry Times

2018 YAFTA Awards launched in Newry and Mourne

31-Jan-2018
Young people from Newry & Mourne Youth Council and Down Youth Council, Education Authority (EA) Youth Service controlled groups attended Newry Youth Resource Centre to officially launch the fifth annual Youth and Future Talent Awards (YAFTA’s) for ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘A fatality waiting to happen’ – Local motorists under siege by “boy racers”

30-Jan-2018
Newry, Mourne and Down Sinn Féin Councillor Liz Kimmins has said that the antics of “boy racers” in the Killeen area are causing grave concerns within the local community. She has appealed for a coordinated effort by the PSNI and Garda to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Ireland won’t be Britian’s nuclear dumping ground’ – Newry and Armagh MLA

30-Jan-2018
Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Energy, Environment and Climate Change Cathal Boylan has slammed British Government plans that would potentially see a nuclear waste disposal facility sited in Northern Ireland. The Newry and Armagh MLA was speaking after the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Delight after Mayobridge Play Park announcement

29-Jan-2018
SDLP Crotlieve Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick has welcomed the news that the Mayobridge youth and wider community are finally to get the play park they have long campaigned for.  Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Fitzpatrick stated, “The provision ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police issue warning after elderly couple scammed out of £10,000

27-Jan-2018
Detectives in Newry have issued a warning to members of the public following reports of two scams in recent weeks. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Melanie McGrory said, “In the first incident we were contacted by an elderly couple from ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Protest announced against road dangers in Newry

26-Jan-2018
“Kill Your Speed – Not A Child” – That’s the message from local Republican party Saoradh after they announced that they will be taking to the streets to protest at a notoriously dangerous stretch of road in Newry. Speaking ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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