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Fun for all the family at Cranfield Beach Snorkel Safari

Children are invited to discover the amazing marine life of Cranfield Beach on a snorkel safari with Ulster Wildlife and Love Your Lough, on Friday 20 July. Before snorkelling in the company of a team of BSAC trained snorkel instructors, children will learn about snorkelling safety, proper use of equipment, and the hand signals used […]

Shane Todd rides into Newry with new stand-up show

Shane Todd, the stand-up comedian named after a Wild West film great, is riding into town with his new show, Shane Todd: Hero—Stand up of Ireland. Presented by Shine, in association with the Galton Agency, the comedian will be making audiences laugh at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry on Thursday 8 November, as part […]

FREE tennis sessions in Warrenpoint for all the family

With Wimbledon just around the corner national sports charity ‘Tennis For Free’ has served up a first for Northern Ireland by investing in a year-long programme of free tennis sessions hoping hundreds of people across the Warrenpoint area can make a racquet at Milltown Tennis Courts.  In an exciting partnership with the Newry, Mourne and […]

Newry pupils’ chance to participate in IT summer camp

Newry’s IT engineers of the future have the chance to develop their skills by taking part in an innovative IT summer camp organised by one of Northern Ireland’s leading IT businesses, Novosco, in partnership with Ulster University. Novosco Cloud Camp – an educational initiative by managed cloud provider Novosco – will run at the university’s […]

Newry health and fitness industry encouraged to enter awards

Northern Ireland’s first ever Health and Fitness Awards have been launched to help recognise and celebrate the industry’s leading professionals and organisers are seeking entries from individuals and organisations in Newry. The prestigious awards ceremony, which is sponsored by convenience retailer Centra, will take place on Saturday 22 September 2018 in the Crowne Plaza Belfast […]

Calling all Newry couples: Wife Carrying Championships now open for entry

The phenomenon that is the All Ireland Wife Carrying Championships is now open for entry for all those couples who think their relationship can stand the test of a gruelling assault course at the world-renowned Dalriada Festival. Heralding back to the days of the Vikings, when wife carrying was a way of protecting your wife […]

Southern Trust celebrates 20 years of renal care

The Southern Trust’s Renal Unit, based at Daisy Hill Hospital is celebrating 20 years since it opened in 1998. To mark the occasion, the team is hosting a service of remembrance and thanksgiving on Sunday 17 June 2018 from 3pm to 4.40pm in Newry Cathedral.     Anyone including patients and families both past and […]

Newry public encouraged to get on-board for Bus and Train Week

The Chair of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Roisin Mulgrew, is calling on local residents to give public transport a go and get on-board this Bus + Train Week 2018, 4 – 10 June. The Northern Ireland-wide campaign is a celebration of public transport and its benefits to the community.     Speaking at […]

Free Home Safety check for Newry parents with children under 5

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council want parents to know that ‘together we’ve got this’ when it comes to child safety. In support of Child Safety Week, led by the Child Accident Prevention Trust, the Council Home Safety team want parents, carers and professionals to know help is available when it comes to protecting children […]

Apprentice of the Year 2018 competition launched

The Department for the Economy has launched a competition and is inviting applications to find Apprentice of the Year 2018. Speaking on the day of the launch Permanent Secretary, Noel Lavery said, “The Apprentice of the Year Awards started back in 2001. These awards recognise apprentices who have demonstrated exceptional progress as well as personal […]


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