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Free talk on marine mammals at Warrenpoint Library


Ulster Wildlife is inviting everyone to a free talk on marine mammals at Warrenpoint Library on Saturday 21st January 2017 at 2pm. Led by marine biology expert Dr Jade Berman, the afternoon provides a chance to dip your toes into Northern Ireland’s fascinating underwater world and learn more about our ocean giants, from seals and […]

Sinn Féin announce details of major conference on United Ireland

United Ireland Conference

Sinn Féin is to host a major public debate on Irish unity in Dublin’s Mansion House on 21st January – the anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the First Dáil. The event will feature Kevin Meagher, former special adviser to Britain’s Secretary of State for the North Shaun Woodward; Alex Kane, columnist, commentator and former […]

Cuan Mhuire launch The Qube Gameshow fundraising night


Lord Mayor of Armagh Banbridge & Craigavon Council Councillor Garath Keating joined with his Newry Mourne & Down counterpart Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick to launch a special Cuan Mhuire Addiction Support Centre fundraising initiative, “The Qube Gameshow” based on the concept of the popular TV game show. It will take place on Saturday 4th February in […]

Social Enterprise qualification course available in Newry


A free training course to help people set up a social enterprise is to begin in Newry and will run over the next five weeks. The Housing Executive and Supporting Communities are running the course to help local people interested in starting their own business take the first step. Participants on the half day course […]

Good news for Newry passengers as Translink extend Free Returns offer


Extension to the massive value Ulsterbus and Goldline travel deal is now available until 28th February 2017. Due to the popularity of the festive Free Returns offer, Translink have decided to extend the deal, easing financial pressures on customers following an expensive Christmas period. The extended offer provides day return travel for the price of […]

Christmas Pub Quiz to support Albert Basin City Park Campaign


As part of the Newry 2020 campaign to help get Newry City a 15 Acre Albert Basin City Park the Albert Basin Park Project is holding a Christmas Pub Quiz on Thursday 29th of December in the Irish National Foresters, Newry. There will be a raffle with plenty of prizes and a Newry round to […]

Fifth FinTrU Financial Services Academy launched


Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has launched the fifth FinTrU Financial Services Academy. Twenty graduates will undertake an intensive four week training programme delivered by Belfast Met and Ulster University. The training will have a strong focus on investment opportunities and financial compliance. On completion of the course the graduates will be interviewed for a […]

25 year anniversary for John Dalzell’s ‘Hospice Sit Out’


This Christmas local Black Santa John Dalzell MBE will spend his birthday the same way he has done for the last 25 years – standing on Newry’s oldest shopping street to collect money for the Southern Area Hospice. Turning 75 years old this year, John is asking everyone to think of the Hospice and everyone […]

Free Santa home visits for Newry children

Santa visits photo

For the last three years The Brain Injury Foundation has been offering free home visits by Santa and his elf to children with disabilities across Newry and Mourne. Speaking to Newry Times, Frank Dolaghan, Chair of BIF, is one of Santa’s special helpers and said, “Santa usually visits some children with disabilities in their own […]

The Rooftop Restaurant takes dining in Dundalk to new heights

Martin Rooney: The Rooftop Restaurant Manager with his team at the grand opening of the super stylish new restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Dundalk

The Rooftop Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel is taking dining in Dundalk to new heights. Introducing super stylish cocktails, craft beers, signature dishes with jazz entertainment every Friday evening, it’s a stunning location for a romantic evening for two, a group booking, or any special occasion. More recently The Rooftop Restaurant is available to […]

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