• Arson attack on disused pub

    25 May 2022
    ARSONISTS are being blamed for destroying a former public house and nightclub in Ballynahinch.


  • Ciara back in mix

    PORTAFERRY runner Ciara Mageean continues to make big strides upon her return to racing after recording a season’s best at the Birmingham Diamond League on Saturday.
  • Down to go head to head against Cavan at Breffni

    DOWN senior footballers begin their inaugural Tailteann Cup campaign against Cavan this Saturday at Kingspan Breffni Park.
  • Kilclief aim for glory at this week’s regional Féile event

    ALL roads lead to Kildare for the regional Féile this Saturday where Down camogie U-15s Féile section A winners Kilclief Ben Dearg will take on St Laurence’s (Kildare), Ballyduff (Kerry), Castlebar Mitchells (Mayo), Naomh Brid (Done
  • Great day for locals despite the weather

    DESPITE the poor weather, there was a decent crowd at Friday’s evening meeting at Downpatrick and lots of bookmakers present, even though there was also a meeting at the Curragh.
  • Top spot for Tom at tough Rocky

    “MANY’S a man got sunburnt red, dig’n turf of a summers day, in the Castle Bog at Leitrim Lodge”.
  • Success for locals at championships

    DOWNPATRICK and Bryansford students under the guidance of local martial arts instructor Joseph Ferris had considerable success in both the junior and senior British Savate Championships.