Category archives for: What’s On

Northern Ireland parents urged to join FREE live parent webinar

LearnSpark Ready Steady Study Virtual - Newry online

Northern Ireland parents are being urged to join a FREE live parent webinar on Monday 2 November 2020 from 7-8 pm.     Northern Ireland parents are being urged to join LearnSpark for a FREE webinar on how to transform your child’s approach to study. It will be delivered by LearnSpark Director, Paul Gray, who […]

NI GCSE and A-level students urged to sign up for LearnSpark’s study skills webinar

LearnSpark Ready Steady Study Virtual - Live Study Skills Webinar - Newry online

Northern Ireland students are being urged to sign up for a live study skills webinar for GCSE and A-Level students taking place in November and December 2020.     The webinar will be delivered by LearnSpark Director, Paul Gray, who established LearnSpark Ltd in 2011. In the sessions, LearnSpark will help transform students’ approach to […]

Digital Help launches for Get Online Week

Digital Help launches for Get Online Week - Newry news

Get Online Week runs from Monday 19 – Friday 23 October 2020 and aims to help people get online and improve their digital skills.     In response to COVID-19, Business in the Community, in partnership with the Department of Finance Go ON NI team, are officially launching the new Digital Help Service. This service […]

Gifted Newry musicians and songwriters invited to apply to Young Musicians’ Platform Award

Gifted musicians and songwriters in Newry invited to apply to BBC NI and Arts Council’s Young Musicians’ Platform Award - Newry news

Gifted musicians and songwriters in Newry invited to apply to BBC NI and Arts Council’s Young Musicians’ Platform Award.     The Arts Council of Northern Ireland in partnership with BBC Northern Ireland, are calling for young, exceptional musicians from Newry to apply for the Northern Ireland Young Musicians’ Platform Award, supported by National Lottery […]

Newry schools urged to sign up to virtual assembly with guest hosts Ant and Dec

Ant Dec - SOSS virtual assembly - Newry Times news

Primary schools in Northern Ireland can now empower children virtually on how to speak out about abuse and neglect as the NSPCC reveals referrals from its helpline continue to rise since lockdown.      The charity this month launches an online version of its Speak Out. Stay Safe assemblies with guest hosts, TV presenters Ant […]

Newry to break new ground with its first ever virtual Fleadh

Matt McGinn. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/

A spectacular state-of-the-art 3D ‘Avatar’-style world will rise up from the waters of Newry’s Albert Basin to launch the first-ever virtual Iúr Cinn Fleadh this month (October).     Using up-to-the-minute technology, Newry will host its own online festival where attendees can chat with each other as well as watch gigs – just like the […]

A pint with your name on it: Free pints in Newry pubs

Carlsberg free pint Newry - Newry news

Probably the best news you’ll read today… Carlsberg is offering complimentary pints in pubs across Northern Ireland, including a number of Newry venues.     The good news means people in Newry can enjoy a free pint of Carlsberg Pilsner while getting together responsibly at the pub, to catch up on all that’s been going […]

How long can you “haul yer wheesht” and stop talking?

May, Would You Haul Yer Wheesht? - Newry news

Calling all chatterboxes, gossipers and nonsense-talkers: the challenge is on to stop talking and raise some money by zipping it!     They say silence is golden, and in today’s busy, multi-tasking, always-on world, many of us would give anything for a moment’s peace and quiet. But for older people living alone, silence and loneliness, […]

NSPCC Northern Ireland says ‘show us yer bake’ to support children

Show Us Yer Bake NI NSPCC - Newry newspaper

Public encouraged to support NSPCC Northern Ireland by baking sweet and savoury treats.     NSPCC Northern Ireland has launched a new initiative urging culinary stars to support the work of the leading children’s charity by baking buns and other treats.     With fundraising events cancelled across Northern Ireland due to the ongoing coronavirus […]

Christmas in August? It could only happen in 2020

Newry Cinema - Newry news

Christmas in August? The special day is in aid of Barnardo’s Children’s Charity.     Today Omniplex Cinemas have announced something that could only happen in 2020 – they’re doing Christmas in August.     The cinema chain, which has 33 cinemas across the country will be pulling out the Christmas trees, cranking up the […]


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