Category archives for: Business

SRC appoints O’Hare & McGovern to build new £15m campus

Southern Regional College has appointed O’Hare & McGovern Limited as the main contractor to build a new, state-of-the-art Further and Higher Education campus in Banbridge, creating 150 jobs on site. Based in Newry, O’Hare & McGovern Ltd (OHMG) is an established contractor with more than 40 years’ experience in delivering quality construction projects across the […]

Less than 100 days left to file 2017/18 tax return

Avoid the last-minute rush to complete your 2017/18 Self Assessment tax return by doing it early, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has urged. Taxpayers can complete their Self Assessment for the previous tax year from as early as 6 April.     However, many choose to wait until after Christmas to fill it in. Last […]

Last call for Newry entrepreneurs to be part of Propel Programme

The search is now on for the next generation of up and coming Northern Ireland tech start-ups and Ignite NI Propel is calling on applications from the Newry region to take part in their 2019 programme. Invest Northern Ireland’s Propel programme is looking for 20 of the brightest innovators from across Northern Ireland to take […]

Newry Principals discuss career opportunities in Chartered Accountancy

Principals from many of the main schools in the Newry area came together this week to meet with representatives of Chartered Accountants Ireland to talk about career opportunities for local pupils in the Chartered Accountancy profession. President of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Feargal McCormack welcomed representatives from local secondary schools and from Southern Regional College to […]

Local accountancy practice secures hat-trick of victories at UK Accountancy Awards

NI Headquartered independent accountancy practice, PKF-FPM, proved to be leading their sector when awarded with three of the most sought-after honours at the British Accountancy Awards Gala, which took place on 26 September 2018 in Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. The magnitude of taking home all awards shortlisted for, namely: Mid-Tier Firm of the Year, […]

Augmented Reality technology event for tourism and hospitality businesses in Newry

An innovative new collaboration, led by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, entitled Digital NMD, will be the subject of a free event on 18 October in the Carriage Rooms at Montalto Estate in Ballynahinch, from 10am-1pm. The collaboration, which brings together Southern Regional College, South Eastern Regional College, has partnered with the BCS (British […]

Newry Leisure Centre in the running to win national title

Newry Leisure Centre is in the running to win a national title at the 2018 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards Grand Final next month. In May the £19m leisure centre project funded mainly by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council was named the winner of the Regeneration category at the Northern Ireland final of […]

Over £200 million up for grabs with NI Water

NI Water has announced it is releasing contracts to a value of £240m over the next 18 months.  To support this it is inviting companies to learn more about the opportunities on offer at a Supplier Engagement Event on Wednesday 24 October at the Dunadry Hotel, Antrim, organised in partnership with InterTradeIreland.      Everything […]

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme now available in Newry

Full Fibre broadband connections offer the fastest and most reliable speeds available, and the government is committed to a vision of full fibre. As part of this commitment in March 2018 the government announced a £67m Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme.     Gigabit vouchers can be used by small businesses and the local communities surrounding […]

Preferred route for Newry Southern Relief Road announced

A preferred route for the Newry Southern Relief Road has been announced. Five routes were considered taking into account performance across the scheme objectives and the views of the public raised in the community consultation event.     The Newry Southern Relief Road aims to provide a strategic transport link from the A1 Belfast-Dublin key […]


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