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Free Newry Business Growth Workshops

Business Growth Workshop

You can now register for the following Business Growth Workshops. Build your Brand Workshops for existing businesses An engaging brand is one of the most powerful tools you can have to win new customers and build loyalty. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is running two half-day workshops to help new business starts in the […]

BID Ambassador for Newry City Centre announced

Newry BID Ambassador - Nicole McAteer

Newry Business Improvement District has announced that they have recently commenced a partnership with The Welcome People to appoint a BID Ambassador for Newry City Centre. The Welcome People who already operate in 22 other cities and towns across the UK including providing 4 ambassadors for the Belfast One BID.   Eamonn Connolly, BID Manager […]

Brexit to take centre stage at Newry Business Breakfast


Amidst political flux, impending Brexit negotiations and changes to trade structures, local businesses are being invited to come together and discuss the implications and challenges that lie ahead at a special business breakfast.   Hosted by First Trust Bank and in association with the Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, the event will take place […]

Newry Chamber addresses leading European journalists on Brexit implications

Chambers meeting with EU journalists

Twelve leading European journalists representing national newspapers such as Spanish newspaper ‘El Pais’ and French newspaper ‘Le Figaro’, recently met with representatives of Newry Chamber of Commerce at a press conference organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs.   Newry Chamber along with representatives of other regional Chambers, spoke very frankly and openly on the […]

Newry students awarded third place in SUBWAY competition

(L-R) Third place in SUBWAY® brand’s Design A Sub Challenge 2016 from St Mary’s High School: Hannah Kelly, Caitlin McCann, Blaithin Rogers, Molly O’Reilly and Niamh McAlinden

Students from St Mary’s High School have been awarded third place in a national competition set by the SUBWAY® brand, to design and market a new sandwich to be sold in over 80 stores across Northern Ireland. The team from St Mary’s High School went up against students from five other teams in the region […]

Camlough student wins place on leading graduate programme

Willis SERC pic 1

A Newry student has won a place on a leading graduate programme delivered by Willis Insurance & Risk Management and South Eastern Regional College (SERC). Owen Finnegan, a law graduate from Camlough is taking part in the worked-based learning programme which aims to build the management skills of students and open a pathway to employment […]

Local venue awarded ‘Wedding Venue of the Year’

Wedding Awards Photo

Tí Chulainn and Slieve Gullion Lodge were awarded the prestigious award of Wedding Venue of the Year in the County Armagh Region at the Annual Northern Ireland Wedding Awards 2017. At a glitzy ceremony held in the Europa Hotel Belfast, the venue was in a strong a category with Armagh City Hotel, Portadown Golf Club, […]

Newry Chamber unites with NIIRTA to oppose Newry car park charges hike

Parking Meter

The Chambers of Commerce in Newry, Belfast and Lisburn, the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) and Hospitality Ulster have issued a joint call to the Infrastructure Minister to reverse his decision to hike on-street car parking charges in Belfast, Newry and Lisburn. Charges in Belfast City Centre will increase by 20p per hour to […]

Cross-border Business Support Expo a huge success

Cross Border Expo 2017 - Main Pic

Over 150 business delegates attended a Cross Border Business Support Expo hosted by Newry and Dundalk Chambers of Commerce and supported by InterTradeIreland and Louth Local Enterprise Office recently in the Carrickdale Hotel. President Michael McKeown of Newry Chamber commented, “As joint organisers of this annual event, Newry Chamber was delighted with its success in […]

Draft Industrial Strategy sets out ambitious plan to transform Northern Ireland


Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has published a draft Industrial Strategy for Northern Ireland. Economy 2030 is an ambitious, long term vision to transform Northern Ireland into a globally competitive economy that works for everyone. Speaking as the consultation period begins, Simon Hamilton set out the context. He said, “Northern Ireland has emerged from the […]

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