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Mental Health Nursing Recruitment Day launched

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting a recruitment day for Band 5 Mental Health Nursing vacancies. The event will take place on Saturday 2 June in the Ferns Resource Centre, Bluestone Unit.     Interviews will take place, offers made and pre-employment checks will all be completed on the day. Carmel Harney, […]

David Meade wraps up record-breaking tour in Newry

In his funniest and most impossible show yet Mindreader, BBC star and mentalist David Meade will blow your mind as he beats the odds and predicts the impossible. Now performing all over the world, David’s ‘Wizard of Odds’ national tour on home soil has been blowing minds across the country. This year’s ‘Wizard of Odds’ […]

Excitement builds for Mourne International Walking Festival

The Mourne International Walking Festival celebrates two decades of outdoor enjoyment and discovery next month when the award-winning three-day event returns on Friday 22nd June. The Festival celebrates the Mourne Mountains area, with its sweeping slopes, granite peaks and stunning coastline views, and has captivated thousands of walkers, hikers – and strollers – with its […]

Galgorm Resort & Spa on the search for Newry apprentices

Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland’s globally-recognised luxury hotel and wellness destination, is calling on local young adults interested in a career in hospitality to apply for its inaugural Apprenticeship Programme. Galgorm’s all-new ‘Go to Grow Apprenticeship Programme’ represents an annual investment of £250,000 by the company and will expose students to the hotelier’s world-leading […]

Remembrance service for babies and children who have died

Craigavon Area Hospital is hosting a special service to give thanks for and remember babies and children who have died following miscarriage, still birth, neonatal or infant death. The service will take place on Sunday 13 May 2018 at 3.00 pm in the Seagoe Parish Centre, Portadown.     The short inter-denominational service will provide […]

Budding volunteers required for wild flower survey

Volunteers are being sought to monitor wild flower and plant populations across Northern Ireland. The National Plant Monitoring Scheme is an important UK-wide survey to assess habitats and ecosystems, as well as species and diversity.     Lorna Somerville from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) explained, “Thanks to volunteers, we have a very good […]

Newry man Colm ‘Bootsy’ Fearon organises event ‘full of amazing views, selfies, exercise and great craic’

An exciting event is taking place this summer on your doorstep taking in the spectacular views across Camlough and Slieve Gullion mountains in South Armagh. The ‘Twin Peaks Challenge’ will take place on Saturday 23 June 2018 starting at Carrickcruppen GAA, Camlough.      Two local charities are set to benefit from all proceeds of […]

Up to £5000 funding available to Newry community groups

Applications are now open for Live Here Love Here’s Small Grants Scheme, where communities in Newry, Mourne and Down can benefit from up to £5,000 of funding to improve their local area.  The Small Grants Scheme, which is now in its fifth year, is spearheaded by environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful’s Live Here Love […]

Newry companies urged to enter competition for chance to win €100,000

Entrepreneurs from the Newry Mourne and Down council area could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000 on offer from InterTrade Ireland’s 16th Seedcorn Business Competition 2018. Local firms are being encouraged to enter the competition, which is the largest on the island in terms of […]

Cuan Mhuire annual coffee morning

Cuan Mhuire, Ireland’s largest voluntary provider of support and rehabilitation treatment for individuals suffering from addiction and other related issues, is holding its annual fundraising Coffee Morning on Saturday 28 April 28 at its Dublin Road Centre from 10 am to 2 pm. Sr Consilio Fitzgerald, founder of Cuan Mhuire, has extended an invitation to […]


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