Category archives for: Business

198 million reasons for Newry businesses to talk to NI Water


NI Water has launched a summary of its goods, services and construction contracts, with an estimated value of approximately £198 million, required by the company over the next 12 months. Companies supplying such services are encouraged to attend NI Water’s Supplier Day on 27th October. Along with a full programme of tenders, NI Water is […]

Rostrevor-born businessman honoured with first Spirit of the Diaspora award


One of Northern Ireland’s most successful overseas businessmen has been honoured with a special diaspora award by Northern Irish Connections. Rostrevor-born Jim Clerkin, President and CEO of Moët Hennessy North America, was presented with the award at Stormont Castle by deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and NI Connections CEO Andrew Cowan, in recognition of his […]

Exciting opportunity for Newry businesses to work with NI Water


In a great opportunity for Newry businesses, NI Water has launched a summary of its goods, services and construction contracts, with an estimated value of approximately £198 million, required by the company over the next 12 months. This is an exciting opportunity for new and existing companies across a diverse range of sectors, including the […]

Local woman Grainne McCoy hoping to impress in The Apprentice


The Apprentice returns to screens on Thursday 6th October for the twelfth series and local woman Grainne McCoy will be hoping to impress Lord Sugar. Lord Sugar is once again joined by advisors Baroness Karren Brady and Claude Littner as they put 18 brand new candidates through their paces to secure his £250k investment in […]

Secretary of State meets with Newry Chamber business leaders


In a meeting organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce recently, the Secretary of State underlined his desire to listen intently to the issues and concerns of Newry businesses and reiterated his commitment to ensure Northern Ireland’s voice is heard and interests protected in the Brexit negotiations. James Brokenshire said, I have taken a careful deliberate […]

Newry man launches new platform for online fundraising


The digital revolution has made it easier than ever before for the public to give and charities to receive. Now the next stage in online fundraising technology is launching from Ireland. Merging the buy and sell elements of modern marketplace sites with the traditional donation technology of fundraising sites, Jumble Fund is an innovative new […]

Local business leaders meet the Bank of England at Newry Chamber Lunch

L-R: Dave England - Bank of England Economist, Michael McKeown - President of Newry Chamber, Frances Hill - Bank of England Agent for NI

The Agent for Northern Ireland of the Bank of England, Ms Frances Hill and Economist Dave England, met with Newry business leaders at an event organised by the Newry Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Bank of England recently. The business lunch, which took place at the Canal Court Hotel saw the Northern Ireland […]

47 new jobs set for Newry after £2m investment


Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has welcomed Critical Power Systems’ announcement that it is to invest £2million and create 47 new jobs in Newry with support from Invest Northern Ireland. The new manufacturing start-up business designs, manufactures and supplies power distribution units for the data centre market. Welcoming the investment Minister Hamilton said, “Critical Power […]

‘Support for entrepreneurs to get Back in Business’ – Ó Muilleoir

back in business

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has urged uptake of the Back in Business rate support scheme. The Back in Business initiative offers a 50% rate reduction for up to a year for business owners that occupy a retail property that was previously empty. Speaking as he launched the rebranded scheme at General Merchants cafe on […]

New business park for Newry?


A major new business park which would provide high-quality office and retail space in Newry has taken a step forward this week as Carnmeen Developments, a locally owned development company, submitted an outline planning application for approval. The Newry North Business Park application features more than 1m sq. ft. of office, light industrial and retail […]

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