Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 11:20 PM

Newry Dart League...

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Results for Friday 10th Feb..

Premier Division.

Indo A 4 v Trainors A 4

First & Last W/Point 5 v Ballyholland INF 3

The Wanderers 2 v Magees A 6

Cloughmor Inn 3 v 3 Steps A 5

Gormans Bar M/Bridge 8 v Lumpers Bar A 0

Bye- Gap of the North

Division 1.

Killeavy GAC 4 v Railway Bar 4

Lumpers Bar B 8 v Bosco 0

Windmill Bar 6 v Maddens Bar A 2

CWC 3 v Carrickcruppen GFC 5

Seasiders INF B 5 v Quinn's Camlough 3

Bye- AOH Newry

Division 2.

Forkhill GFC A 4 v Dromintee GFC A 4

3 Steps B v Sheepbridge Inn No Result card posted

Ballyholland Harps 4 v Trainors Bar 4

Ann's Army 3 v Glenn GFC 5

Cornamucklagh House 0 v O'Hanlons W/Cross 8

Bye- Bellinis

Re-arranged Division 2 League.

Bellinis 6 v O'Hanlons W/Cross 2

Division 3.

Slieve Gherkin v Doyle's Camlough-OFF to be played at a later date...

Boyds Bar 5 v Port Bar 3

Magees Bar 8 v Seasiders INF A 0

Cavern Bar 5 v Howes Bar Omeath 3

Armaghdown Bar 3 v Trainors Newry 5

Bye- Shane O'Neills GFC

Division 4.

Charleys Angels 2 v Forkhill GFC B 6

Dans Bar v Indo B- No result card posted..

Trainors Heroes 2 v Bears 6

Seasiders INF C 3 v Armaghdown Ladies 5

Maddens Bar B 1 v Pheonix Bar 7

Dromintee GFC B 5 v Nan Rices 3

Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 10:29 AM

11th February 2017, Marjorie Halligan passed away peacefully at Hospital.

Marjorie, 98 Drummanmore Road, Armagh, beloved wife of the late Charles, dear mother of Jim and Charlie, Mother-in-law of Melanie and Noreen, devoted Granny of Ryan, Abby, Ellen, Zach and Harry.
Funeral service in St Marks Parish Church on Tuesday 14th February at 2-0pm followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard.
Immediate Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired for St Marks Fabric Fund c/o K G Cheevers and Son, Funeral Directors, 28 Dobbin Street, Armagh, BT61 7QQ. 
Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing family and the entire family circle. 
For the Lords compassions never fail, They are new every morning, Great is your faithfulness.
Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 10:25 AM

10th February 2017, Charles Hunter passed away suddenly, late of 9 College Square North, Bessbrook. 

Much loved husband of the late Lily and loving father of David, Darren and the late Lisa, loving grandfather of Rory and father-in-law of Marci and Sinead. 
Philip's remains are resting at George Preston's Funeral Home, 1 Main Street, Bessbrook on Sunday between 5.00pm and 7.00pm. Funeral on Monday leaving Funeral Home at 2.00pm for Service at 2.30pm in Bessbrook Methodist Church. Burial afterwards in the Methodist Cemetery. 
Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired for NI Chest, Heart and Stroke Association, c/o George Preston Funeral Director, 7 Sugar Island, Newry, BT35 6HT.
Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 10:21 AM
11th February 2017, Oliver Kenny passed away at Our Mother of Mercy Nursing Home.
Oliver, husband of Marie and much loved father of James and Patrick and brother of Ann, Maura, Margaret and Kevin, Patrician Park and formerly Pound Road. 
Our Lady of Lourdes pray for him. 
His remains are reposing in Digney's Funeral home 4 Sugar House Quay on Monday from 7:00pm until 10:00pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11:30 am for 12:00 noon funeral Mass in St Mary's Church Chapel Street. Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery. 

Deeply regretted by his wife, sons, brother, sisters, step children Tony and Ciara, brothers in law, sister in law, uncles, nephews, nieces, family circle and friends. 

Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 10:18 AM

12th February 2017, Peter Pollock passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Warrenpoint.

Peter, beloved husband of the late Ann and loving father of the late Deirdre, Oakland Cresent, Warrenpoint and dearly loved brother of Francie and the late Dermot, Kevin and Una.
May his soul rest in peace.
His remains will repose at St. Joseph’s Home until removal on Tuesday at 10.15am arriving at St. Peter’s Church, Warrenpoint for 10.30am Requiem Mass. Interment immediately afterwards in Warrenpoint Municipal Cemetery.
Deeply regretted by his loving brother, sister-in-law Carmel, nephews, nieces, family circle and friends.
Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 10:16 AM

11th February 2017, Alexander McCauley passed away peacefully at Hospital.

Sandy, dearly beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Lily) and father of Ann and the late Trevor. 11 Bearnagh View, Rathfriland.
Funeral service in Rathfriland Reformed Presbyterian Church on Monday at 2pm.
Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to J.G. Bullick Funeral Directors, 71 Newry Street, Rathfriland for RP Missions, (cheques payable to J.G. Bullick Donation a/c).
Very deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter, son in law Bobby, grand children, great grandson and the entire family circle.
Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 10:13 AM

10th February 2017, William passed away peacefully at his home 21 Brae Road Ardarragh, Newry.

Willie, dearly loved husband of Annie Mills and devoted father of Frances, Sheila, Kenneth, Colin, George and Andrew and dear brother of Annie. 
Funeral from his home on Monday at 2pm for service in Ryans Presbyterian Church. Committal afterwards in adjoining graveyard. 
No flowers please. Donations in lieu may be sent if desired to William Bell and Co. Funeral Directors, 23 Kenlis Street, Banbridge, BT32 3LR for Chest Heart and Stroke and Child Evangelist (Cheques made payable to William Bell and Co.) 
Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, daughters, sons, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister and all the family circle.
‘Peace Perfect Peace’
Post Date : Mon 13 Feb 2017 09:57 AM

Annual Dinner Dance

The club’s annual dinner dance takes place on Saturday 25th February in the Canal Court Hotel. Having picked up the Armagh and Ulster club titles in 2016 our senior ladies will be guests of honour on the night. Everyone is invited to come along to what should be a brilliant night to celebrate our successes from last year, including of senior ladies and our minor boys who the Division 1B league title. Entry fee is £30 per head and is payable at the door on the night.
Senior Men
Our senior men continue to train three times per week as they continue their preparations for the upcoming season.
Shanes Gaelic For Girls
Shanes Gaelic For Girls programme continued on Saturday morning. Despite the cold weather conditions there was another huge turnout enjoying a varied range of skill drills and fun games under the guidance of our senior ladies’ players. The programme continues next Saturday morning at 11.00am at the field.
Minor Boys
Training for our minor boys continues this Thursday evening at 7.00pm sharp at the field
U16 Boys
Our U16 boys have amalgamated with Correnshigo and Lisummon for the coming year and will be called Patrick Rankins. Training for the U16 boys continues on Thursday night at 6.00pm in Correnshigo. All our U16 footballers are asked to meet at the Shane's at 5.40pm sharp on Thursday evening. 
U16 Girls
Circuit training for our U16 girls continues this Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 7.45pm in Bessbrook Community Centre.
U14 Boys
This year our U14 boys have amalgamated with Correnshigo and Lisummon and will be known as Patrick Rankins. Training for the U14 boys continues every Thursday evening at 7.00pm and Sunday morning at 11.30am at the Shane’s.
U14 Girls
Our U14 girls continue indoor training this Wednesday evening from 7.30pm to 8.45pm at Cloughreagh Community Centre. Please contact Tara Byrne on 07397 540087 for further information.
U12 Boys
This year our U12 boys have also amalgamated with Correnshigo and Lisummon and will be known as Patrick Rankins. Training for this age group starts next Saturday 18th February at 4.00pm at the Shane’s and all players are requested to attend.
U12 Girls
With our U12 girls’ management team now in place training will be getting underway within the next few weeks – keep an eye on the notes for more details.
Training for our U10 footballers continues on Sunday morning at 11.00am at the field.
Training for U8 footballers takes place every Sunday at 11.00am at the field and all players at this age group are asked to attend. All boys and girls at this age group are welcome to come along.
Training for our U6 footballers continues this Wednesday evening at 6.00pm in Bessbrook Community Centre and all new boys and girls are welcome to attend.
Meabh O’Neill’s Camogie
Training for all camogs begins again this coming Tuesday evening, 10th January in the sports hall in St Paul’s from 6.00pm – 7.00pm. All new members from age 4 and upwards are welcome to attend.
Monthly Executive Monthly
The first monthly executive meeting of 2017 will take place in the clubhouse on Monday, 13th February at 8.30pm. All committee members are asked to attend.
Membership Rates for 2017
Club membership is now due and the rates for 2017 are as follows:
Senior Members: £30.00
Cairde Members: £15.00
OAPs: £15.00
U18s: £15.00 for first player in a family, £10.00 for every other player
All membership must be paid before 31st March 2017.
Referees Needed
If anyone associated with the club fancies becoming a referee and officiating at underage football (and earning a few quid along the way) please contact Brendy Osborne for further information.
Well Done
Well done to our underage footballer Brianna Mathers who has been named in the Armagh Ladies U15 squad for 2017. Well done also to another of our underage players, Caolan O’Hare, who was part of the Abbey team which won the Ulster First Year blitz last week.
Congratulations to the Whitecross céilí dancers who claimed the All -Ireland Scór na nÓg title in Belfast on Saturday night. 
Best Wishes
Best wishes to a good friend of the club, Donna Sloan, who is currently recovering at home following a short stay in hospital.
Cairde Sheáin Uí Néill
The club is actively encouraging more people to sign up to the Cairde Sheáin Uí Néill scheme at a cost £10.00 per month. This money goes directly towards club development schemes and over the past number of years has helped to upgrade the playing surface on the main field, construct a new training pitch, partly contribute to the new concrete driveway and will hopefully help to begin construction on the new walkway around the field.
At £10.00 per month we feel it is a very easy, worthwhile and beneficial scheme to sign up to. For further information, please contact Brendy Osborne (07543 806274) or pm the Shane O'Neill's Facebook page.
Last week’s winning lotto numbers were 16, 19, 26 & 27. There were no jackpot winners and 1 x lucky dip winner. The jackpot has now creeped over the £5,000 mark and now stands at £5,050.
Post Date : Sat 11 Feb 2017 04:40 PM



Preliminary Round To Be Played Tues 7th March 2017

First Round Draw To Be Played Thursday 9th March


1. Gary Powell (Bears) and Michael Feenan (W/Cross) - Winner plays Danny Cinamond (Trainors)

2. Charlie Broughton (Orchard) v Paul McAreavey (McGuigans A) – Winner plays Declan McMahon (TJs A)

3. Chris McKeown (Foresters) v Sheila Johnson (Murphys) – Winner plays Ciaran Hanna (C/Cruppen)

4. Malachy Maguire (Nans) v Gavin Murphy (TJs B) – Winner plays Jimmy O’Hare (Nans)

@ Dans

5. Micky Langton (McGuigans B) v Tommy Lavelle (C/Cruppen) – Winner plays Stevie Noades (TJs A)

6. Kieran O’Neill (Hustlers) v Barney Preece (Nans) – Winner plays Paddy O’Callaghan (C/Cruppen)

7. Liam Bradley (Trainors) v Barry Murphy (Hustlers) – Winner plays Brendan McVerry (Windmill)

8. Larry McAlinden (TJs A) v Raymond McKenna (TJs A) – Winner plays Stephen Rooney (CWC A)

@ Bellinis

9. John Little (Hustlers) v Stephen Taggart (TJs A) – Winner plays Paul Kelland (CWC B)

10. Pat McClenaghan (Nans) v Kevin Magee (Hustlers)

11. Gavin Malone (W/Cross) v Niall Connolly (Dans)

12. Gavin McNally (TJs Tigers) v Mannie Byrne (TJs A)

@ Armaghdown

13. David Cromie (Orchard) v Cathal Murphy (CWC B)

14. Peter Tavey (Dans) v Cathal Phelan (CWC A)

15. Adrian Annett (TJs Tigers) v Damien Flanagan (McGuigans A)

16. Sean Donnan (Armaghdown) v Mike Nugent (Nans)

@ Trainors Camlough

17. Ryan Diamond (Millvale) v Tommy Rooney (CWC B)

18. Noel Bradley (Trainors) v Shane Durnan (Armaghdown)

19. Benny Hoey (Millvale) v Karl McGuinness (Orchard)

20. Dean Haughey (Murphys) v Ralph Cromie (Bears)

@ Tjs Table 1

21. Leigh McAlinden (Nans) v James O’Hagan (Dans)

22. Willie Andrews (Armaghdown) v Lee Irvine (Orchard)

23. James Toner (W/Cross) v Collie McCann (Millvale)

24. Ritchie Crawford (Orchard) v Micky Cunningham (Hustlers)

@ Tj’s Table 2

25. Sean McKevitt (Bears) v Ronan O’Reilly (Nans)

26. Thomas Hughes (CWC A) v Cathal McCoy (Hustlers)

27. Gerard McGuigan (McGuigans A) v Mark Pentony (Nans)

28. Tommy Mooney (Trainors) v Brendan McNally (Nans)

@ Bears

29. Seamus Keenan (Bears) v Callum McParland (CWC B)

30. Jack Courtney (TJs A) v Oran Keenan (Armaghdown)

31. Micky O’Hanlon (W/Cross) v Aaron O’Callaghan (Windmill)

32. Paul O’Callaghan (CWC A) v Kieran Loughran (Foresters)

@ Nans

33. Matthew Cartmill (TJs Tigers) v Davy Hanna (TJs Tigers)

34. Seamus McVerry (Dans) v Gerard Harte (Armaghdown)

35. Raymond Magee (Foresters) v Kieran McMahon (CWC A)

36. Anthony Morgan (Bears) v Brian O’Neill (W/Cross)

@ Orchard bar

37. Shane McAllister (Hustlers) v Paddy Clarke (CWC A)

38. Shane Phelan (CWC A) v James Clarke (Armaghdown)

39. Joe Poucher (Orchard) v Tony McElroy (Dans)

40. Paddy Tavey (CWC A) v Mark Maguire (Nans)


41. Kieran Hanna (C/Cruppen) v Noel Donaldson (W/Cross)

42. Shane McVerry (Armaghdown) v Marty O’Callaghan (W/Cross)

43. Pat Brady (CWC A) v Niall O’Hare (TJs Tigers)

44. Diarmuid Lonergan (Orchard) v Terry McNally (McGuigans A)

@ McGuigans

45. Mark Trainor (Trainors) v Jason Lennon (TJs Tigers)

46. Ryan McElroy (Murphys) v Barry McAllister (C/Cruppen)

47. Seamus McGeoghegan (CWC A) v Neil Heaney (Bears)

48. Eddie Heaney (Bears) v Emmet Fearon (Murphys)

@ Johnnie Murphys

49. Ciaran Morgan Jnr (S/Bridge) v Joe Magill (McGuigans B)

50. Brendan McCabe (Armaghdown) v Tristan Byrne (TJs A)

51. Gerard Foley (Armaghdown) v Gareth McCann (W/Cross)

52. Sean Rice (TJs Tigers) v Mervyn Kernaghan (Orchard)

@ Millvale

53. Brendan Devlin (Orchard) v Adrian Murphy (Millvale)

54. Brian Campbell (McGuigans A) v Niall McVerry (Hustlers)

55. Tommy O’Hanlon (McGuigans A) v Jimmy McVerry (Dans)

56. Bernie Magee (Hustlers)  v Damien McArdle (Hustlers)


57. Billy O’Neill (Hustlers) v Martin McClelland (CWC A)

58. PJ McDaniel (Orchard) v Ritchie Taylor (TJs Tigers)

59. Stephen McSherry (Nans) v Jamie Lavelle (C/Cruppen)

60. Philip Murphy (TJs B) v Paul Hughes (C/Cruppen)


61. Paul Murphy (Bears) v Killian McDonald (Millvale)

62. Alan Burke (W/Cross) v Martin McVeigh (C/Cruppen)

63. Pat Byrne (C/Cruppen) v John Magee (McGuigans A)

64. Mark Shevlin (W/Cross) v Harvey Lavelle (CWC A)

Post Date : Fri 10 Feb 2017 11:59 AM

Police are appealing for information following the report of a car on fire at Ballyvalley Road, Mayobridge in the early hours of this morning, Friday, 10 February at approximately 2.25am. 

A vehicle was extensively damaged and an adjacent house sustained damage to the windows, guttering and plasterwork.
There were four adults in the house at the time. No one sustained any injuries.
Detective Constable David Skillen would appeal to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or anyone who has any information to contact Police at Newry on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 84 10/02/17.
Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.