Here you will find the best places to visit in Ireland. These are…
One morning in 1797 the Ancient Britons [a Welsh Regiment of the English Army ] accompanied by Becker’s Yeomanry, rode out from Newry through Corrags until they came to a loanan which, over a hill, led to the farm of a widow woman, one Mrs Ryan.
Originally posted 2009-12-19 10:25:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Yes, in the early years we walked to school. I vividly remember walking down the
No, it wasn’t lightning. It was Bessie, the Bessbrook tram, heading along the meadows towards the terminus at
Originally posted 2006-06-01 00:13:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
It just struck me! Mary Kane (Rose Mary Kane) – that’s the same moniker as that famous country singer and celebrity panellist from Newry …. well, Meigh, actually, – Rose Marie … and maybe ‘infamous’ is the word.
Anyway, is she any relation?
Originally posted 2008-05-03 00:13:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
You’d be up for child cruelty today if they heard you let the…
We like to encourage local talent. Catherine McGrath, of Shore Road, Rostrevor has had the following short poem chosen for publication elsewhere. We wish her the best of luck. I’m sure many a lonely emigrant will shed a quiet tear reading her words!
Catherine McGrath ( age 13)
Originally posted 2011-09-13 14:16:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
We have recently received the memoirs of Maura Maguire. So delighted are we with this gift that we have determined to share instantly with the readership of Newry Journal. We are confident you will love them too.
‘This account is primarily written for my children and their children, so that they might know of the events that shaped the person who is their mother and grandmother.
My name is Mary Bridget (Maguire) Mallon. I was born on 10 September 1936 in my grandparent’s home on Monaghan Street, Newry.
My parents were Joseph Maguire and Anne Elizabeth (Doherty).
Originally posted 2005-05-01 16:33:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Bingo had become popular in Newry and weekly sessions arranged by local parishes and clubs were a lucrative way to enhance their funds. It was also a welcome social event for many of the residents, and better still if you managed to shout, “CHECK!’ and win a cash prize.
Originally posted 2005-05-10 17:30:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Dialect ‘M’ 2 Melt inside or stuffing, ‘I’ll knock the melt out…
Would our readers abroad please comment on the latest street lists? The…