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Down Minor Ryan Magill helps launch iconic sponsorship

Dale Farm has announced its plans to fund four iconic sporting bodies and player development programmes in a bid to create a meaningful legacy across grassroots sports in Northern Ireland. Among the organisations announced was Ulster GAA as Dale Farm Protein Milk has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the 2020 Ulster Minor Football […]

Buttercrane Shopping Centre makes two new management appointments

Buttercrane Shopping Centre has made two new appointments to the management team this month. Mary McDonnell has been appointed as Operations Manager for Buttercrane Shopping Centre by Lambert Smith Hampton, the Centre’s Letting & Management Agents. Article continues below Mary has significant experience across retail, operations and the customer service industry having previously worked with […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Newry entrepreneurs make donations app free for all UK charities

A charitable start-up which lets users give directly to an individual living in poverty is making its platform available free of charge for any charitable organisation across the UK. Founded by Rostrevor’s Carol Rossborough and Newry’s Ailís McCaul, the entrepreneurs have made their platform free for charities from today. The platform can be up and […]

Investment by US tech-enabled commercial real estate company SquareFoot announced

Economy Minister Diane Dodds joined New York-based commercial real estate company, SquareFoot, to announce the setting up of its new software development centre in Belfast. The Minister met the company in New York at the start of a recent week-long visit to the USA. The visit programme included meetings with potential investors in New York, […]

Newry-based company named one of Ireland’s best managed companies

Specialist excavation attachment manufacturer Hill Engineering has achieved recertification as one of Ireland’s best-managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. The company, which is based on the Carnbane Business Park in Newry, Co Down, demonstrated superior business performance for the sixth consecutive year – the third as a gold award winner – […]

Recruitment competition launched for Chair to Warrenpoint Harbour Authority

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced a recruitment campaign to appoint a Chair to the Board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority. Speaking to Newry Times, Minister Mallon said, “This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to make a tangible and valued contribution to the management and continued growth of one of Northern Ireland’s main commercial […]

100 new jobs announced in first investment by US firm Riskonnect

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that Atlanta-headquartered risk management firm Riskonnect is creating 100 new jobs with a new FinTech Centre in Belfast. The Minister met the company on the second day of her visit to the USA. Speaking in New York, the Minister said, “Riskonnect is a global leader in integrated risk management […]

PIPS Newry one of five NI charities benefitting from £17,000

PIPS Newry and Mourne is one of five local mental health charities which were supported through an 18-month partnership between IOD and the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland. Gordon Milligan, Chair of the Institute of Directors, recently met staff and volunteers from the charity, along with representatives from Pips Charity Belfast, Links Counselling Lurgan, Foyle […]

Killeavy Castle goes green for St Patrick’s Day

Killeavy Castle is going green for St Patrick’s Day in both a nod to its Irish heritage as well as the business’ environmental strategy. The Castle will be illuminated green for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations on Tuesday 17 March. Article continues below The Estate has a robust sustainability plan in place built around the […]

Make your Sport Relief donation go further with Gift Aid

The government is urging eligible taxpayers to tick the Gift Aid box and boost the contributions they make to Sport Relief this evening, 13 March. “Tick the box” and see generous charity donations go 25% further, the Government urges eligible taxpayers. Article continues below This comes on the day of the all-star Sport Relief telethon, […]


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