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Jonny May 15, 2012

Newry Library in association with NI Screen presents a nostalgic look at the past through the medium of digital film. The event is on Wednesday 23rd May starting at 3.15. Admission is free but booking is essential. Contact 028 3026 4683 or newry.library@librariesni.org.uk

John McCullagh March 27, 2012

So how do I spend my time in retirement, you ask?  Very pleasantly, on the whole.  Some days indeed, I am so occupied I cannot get in all the jobs I have engaged myself to do. I play the organ in church.  Somewhat like myself, it is ancient and unpredictable.  Between Masses, benediction services, novenas, […]

John McCullagh March 26, 2012

Since man first turned the soil with his crude spade, revolutionary changes have merged into a progress which has created new worlds above the soil.  But it is still the same soil, and generally speaking producing the same foodstuffs for generally the same purpose. As each scrape rises, turns and is folded over by the […]

John McCullagh March 26, 2012

How time flies!  Already we have seen one third of all the plays in the 2012 Newry Drama Festival! Bart’s opening on Friday night was competent, distracting and pleasant:  I expect no kudos to come their way though. Ballyduff (Saturday) and Nenagh (Sunday) were both outstanding in their own different ways:  Waterford displayed an exceptionally […]

John McCullagh March 16, 2012

Some philanthropists, solicitous about the possibility of my becoming bored with so much leisure at my disposal, naively advised me to open ‘a wee shop’.  However recalling all the money I had paid out of my own pocket for pens, pencils, jotters, catechisms, readers, copies and rubbers for some of my old pupils (who did […]