Newry Democrat preview 01-01-2019

Ralph Hewitt


Ralph Hewitt


In this week's Newry Democrat preview...


An ambulance explodes at Daisy Hill Hospital.

Three local people named on New Years Honours list - We get talking to Newry's Colin Moffett about his BEM award.

A portrait of Newry's longest serving surveyor is pride of place at Newry Library. 

Poucher's Funeral Directors' sign is recovered.

New Year messages.

December saw the release of governmental files from the 1990s. Our reporter Colin O'Neill went to check it out.


GAA: Down boss puts his trust in youth.

Football: Stephen McDonnell is hoping to add some new faces to his Warrenpoint squad in the January transfer window - we also have match reports from the Point v Coleraine and Newry City v Ballymena.

Athletics: Two pages of pictures from Run for Raff.

Swimming: All Ireland success for the Newry and Mourne swim team.

All this and much, much more in this week's Newry Democrat! 

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New council chief appointed

MARIE Ward, who is the current Director of Enterprise, Regeneration and Tourism, will take over from Liam Hannaway later this year.