Newry Democrat preview 08-01-2019

Ralph Hewitt


Ralph Hewitt


In this week's Newry Democrat preview...


The campaign for justice continues for relatives of those killed in the Kingsmill massacre and the Reavey family.

2019 is going to be a big year for brave Ellen Treanor.

The Primark fire in Belfast gave Newry a shopping boost over the Christmas period.

Newry Civil Rights marches - 50 years on.

Pictures from the weekend's Bessbrook Vintage Tractor Run.


GAA: The Armagh manager targets the Super 8, while the Down boss wants to finish the Dr McKenna Cup with a win.

GAA: Down lost out to Donegal - match report, reaction and player ratings.

Football: Mullen fumes as Newry City exit the Irish Cup and Warrenpoint are rewarded with a home tie against lower league opposition in the next round.

Swimming: Picture's from the New Year's Day swim in Rostrevor.

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.