Category archives for: What’s On

Newry Council Chairman launches 66 mile charity walk

Councillor Mark Murnin, Chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is to walk 66 miles across the district in a 3-day event this May to raise funds for his 3 chosen charities. The Chairman’s Walk is a new initiative by Councillor Murnin as his year in office nears closure.     The 3-day event […]

Life & Time to welcome Professor Max Watson to Warrenpoint

Life & Time, the new charity set up to deliver extra end of life care to people in the Rostrevor, Warrenpoint and Burren region, is to officially launch the service at a special event on Tuesday 26 March in Warrenpoint Town Hall at 7.30pm. After almost a year since the concept of a community-driven, end-of-life […]

Newry’s Disabled and Deaf Artists urged to apply for funding

Awards of up to £5,000 are available for artists in Newry who are disabled/deaf. The grants are to help progress artists’ careers. The iDA (individual disabled and deaf artists) Awards scheme is a dedicated programme to build skills and develop original and challenging work by disabled and deaf artists across all art forms.     […]

Newry family support and information day

Newry Locality Planning Group (NLPG) invites parents and carers of children or young people with a disability, with additional needs and/or awaiting a diagnosis in the Newry and Mourne area, to an event to find out more about services in the area and to meet other parents and service providers. “Our Journey Through Disability” is […]

Brexit Conference set for Carrickdale

SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Byrne has welcomed Newry Mourne and Down District Council’s plans for a cross border conference on Brexit to be held at the Carrickdale Hotel on 13 March. Brexit: The Future for Border Businesses organised in partnership with Louth County Council will address the future shape of economic co-operation as well […]

Hilarious production ‘I Shall Wear Purple’ comes to Newry

One of Northern Ireland’s leading theatre companies, c21, takes its latest production, ‘I Shall Wear Purple’ to Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry on Tuesday 5 March, following a hugely successful opening night at the Grand Opera House in Belfast. Youth and experience collide in a scintillating, hilarious clash of culture in this new black comedy.  […]

Department outlines next steps for the A1 Junctions scheme

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and draft statutory orders for the A1 Junctions Phase 2 road improvement scheme will be published in March 2019. This commencement of the statutory procedures will be followed by a further public consultation which will provide everyone with an opportunity to have their say on the updated scheme proposals.   […]

Job opportunities to be seized at major Job Fair

The Department for Communities, in partnership with Belfast City Council, is hosting a major job fair in Belfast on Tuesday 5 March 2019. The job fair will take place in the Europa Hotel, Belfast between 11.00am and 4.00pm and admission is free.     More than 60 employers will take part, with representatives from the […]

‘Blog Well for Wellness’ seminar in Newry library

Libraries NI has teamed up with leading social media influencer and digital marketer Cathy Martin to deliver a series of wellness blogging seminars across libraries in Northern Ireland. The workshops, Blog Well for Wellness, will cover both creative writing tips as well as how and where to look for connections and community around wellness online, […]

Search begins for ‘Best kept’ in Newry area

The search has begun for the best kept schools, towns and villages, and healthcare facilities in the Newry area, following the launch of the Best Kept Awards, supported by George Best Belfast City Airport. The awards now in their 62nd year, run by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, aim to recognise the outstanding contribution from […]


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