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adminwp September 17, 2011

Why go to the Quigley Concert at Slieve Gullion Courtyard (former home of Chambre) this evening (Sunday) at 8.00 pm ?  This is why!

adminwp September 9, 2011

The autumn programme in the Newry Chamber Music cycle kicks off, Sunday week with a recital by the brilliant Irish Accordianist Dermot Dunne, together with Cellist Adrian Mantu from Romania.

adminwp August 31, 2011

Teachers throughout the north and indeed through all thirty-two counties are today mourning Frank Bunting who has succumbed to a long illness.

adminwp July 23, 2011

I still simmer at the outrageous car-parking charges at Buttercrane and the Quays and would urge Newry people – and our visitors – to frequent the traditional shopping centre of the town, that is, the Hill Street area.

adminwp June 13, 2011

The U.S. corporate income-tax rate is 35 per cent. In the U.K., Google’s second-biggest market by revenue, it’s 28 per cent.  In Ireland it’s 12.5 per cent. Good news ONLY for huge multi-national corporations. And a large part of the cause of our woes!

adminwp May 15, 2011

As we stumble under a further blow, the suspension from ministry of yet another Catholic priest of the diocese, we wonder how long our faith might survive.  Where are our children and grandchildren to find role models ?  

adminwp March 2, 2011

MICHAEL McARDLE :  PLEASE STOP EMAILING ME AND THIS SITE. YOUR COMPUTER AND YOUR EMAILS ARE GROSSLY INFECTED AND HAVE TWICE BROUGHT MY SYSTEM TO A HALT! EVEN NOW I CANNOT USE E-MAIL – AND HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT OTHER PROGRAMS! I HAVE NO OTHER WAY TO CONTACT YOU TO ASK YOU TO DESIST!

adminwp February 24, 2011

I trust our readership will forgive me an excess of hubris this fine morning, for I have two things to celebrate. First, my darling granddaughter Naomi yesterday achieved a very creditable SECOND place – against very still opposition, at Warrenpoint Feis in piano.