Archive for: May, 2019

Newry man named in Team Ireland Butchers line up

Newry man Bryan McNamee has been named in the Team Ireland Butchers line up that will represent Ireland at the next World Butchery Challenge which is taking place in Sacramento, California in 2020. As the reigning World Champions, Team Ireland’s butchery team has just been revealed with the nine-strong team selected from the best butchers […]

Over £12,000 raised by Newry Council Chairman’s 66-mile charity walk

Councillor Mark Murnin, Chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, has completed the 66-mile walking challenge he set himself earlier this year and raised an estimated £12k for his three nominated charities. The outgoing Chairman wanted to raise money for his chosen charities –  NI Air Ambulance; Newry Gateway and Glebe House – and […]

Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019 now open for applications

The Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019 is now open for applications. The awards will recognise and reward excellence right across many sectors of the local business community throughout the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area.     Why enter? Organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, some of the benefits of applying […]

Deloitte Academy offers almost 50 graduate training opportunities

The latest Deloitte Assured Skills Academy is offering graduates industry-leading training opportunities to prepare them for working in the fast moving, cutting edge business consulting sector. Supported by the Department for the Economy, the Transformation, Finance and Technology Assured Skills Academy will see 48 graduates receive high quality pre-employment training, with a guaranteed interview at […]

Local teacher Daniel Guiney opens tuition centre in Newry for Primary School children

A new tuition centre specialising in primary school level Maths, English and the transfer exams has opened on Monaghan Street. Education Support Hub provides children of all primary ages and abilities an opportunity to bridge their learning gaps, while also catering for gifted and talented learners.     It was founded by Newry man Daniel […]

Anti-social behaviour in Camlough ‘a cause for concern’

Slieve Gullion area Councillor Oonagh Magennis has said that the recent upsurge in what residents described as ‘anti-social behaviour’ in St Oliver Plunkett Park, Camlough, is a cause for concern. The local Councillor made was commenting after speaking with local residents and visiting the area.     “There is a stretch of waste ground close […]

Information workshop for local community groups to be held in Camlough

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland has been appointed by Comic Relief to make £840,000 of funding available to voluntary sector and community groups here over the next two years.  In order to support local community and voluntary sector groups with a potential application, an information workshop will be held in the Brain Injury Foundation, […]

£820,000 fund for the historic environment opens

An £820,000 fund aimed at conserving historic environment assets and increasing knowledge and public awareness is now open. Applications are invited from owners and from community and heritage organisations for a range of support streams organised together as the Historic Environment Fund.     £600,000 is available to fund repairs to listed buildings and scheduled […]

Regeneration project marks start of £4m investment programme at Warrenpoint Port

Work has commenced on the redevelopment of the landmark Town Dock House at Warrenpoint Port, the flagship project in the harbour’s £4 million capital investment programme. The building, which fronts onto Warrenpoint Town Square, will be returned to its former use as the main harbour office, re-establishing a direct interface between the port and the […]

PSNI issue cold caller warning

With the longer evenings, a senior PSNI officer is urging householders to make sure they do all they can to protect their property. Chief Superintendent Simon Walls wants home and business owners to take the necessary precautions to secure their home and belongings against opportunistic burglars and to be on guard for cold callers.   […]


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