Monthly Archives: May 2016

Armagh ready for crunch Cavan clash

Armagh ready for crunch Cavan clash

ARMAGH manager Kieran McGeeney has said that his charges are well aware of the task awaiting them on Sunday afternoon at Breffni Park when they take on Cavan in the Ulster Championship quarter-final. McGeeney’s side exited the Anglo-Celt at the first stage last year despite a positive campaign in the National Football League, where they… Read more »


Factory opening heralds jobs boost for area

Factory opening heralds jobs boost for area

Story By: Ulster Gazette GLAZING specialist, McMullen Facades is set to bring over 100 jobs to the area with the opening of a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. The new factory at Mahon Road, Portadown is three times the size of McMullen’s current base outside Moira. Already a major employer in the local area, McMullen is… Read more »


Armagh Woman is named Volunteer of the Year

Armagh Woman is named Volunteer of the Year

A YOUNG Armagh woman has dedicated her Volunteer of the Year award to her late mother, who lost a brave battle with cancer two years ago. Gráinne O’Neill admits that while she was delighted to have been recognised in this year’s council community awards, the occasion was “bittersweet”. Since the death of her 54-year-old mother… Read more »


Paedophile caged for nine years

Paedophile caged for nine years

Story By: Ulster Gazette THIS is the Newtownhamilton man who prolifically sexually abused a 13 year-old child over a two year period. Darren Davidson was jailed last Monday for nine years for a catalogue of abuse carried out against the daughter of his former partner. Davidson, 37, formerly of Dungormley estate in Newtown was unanimously… Read more »


Third time lucky for Armagh

Third time lucky for Armagh

Story By: Cross Examiner UMFC    Cavan v Armagh, @ Kingspan Breffni Park, Sun May 29 at 1.30pm Having suffered two defeats at the hands of Cavan already this year Armagh will be hoping that it will be a case of third time lucky when the teams meet at Kingspan, Breffni Park on Sunday in the… Read more »


Ring of Gullion archaeological dig to feature on BBC One Homeground programme

Ring of Gullion archaeological dig to feature on BBC One Homeground programme

Story By: Cross Examiner An exciting local archaeological project recently undertaken by the Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership, in conjunction with Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork (CAF), is set to feature on BBC One’s Homeground programme with Jo Scott this evening (Mon 23rd May). The archaeological excavation at the site of a lost… Read more »


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