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Newry kids to help world record attempt

Caroline Penalties

The official mascot for this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under 19 Championship, Sweet Caroline, is launching a bid to break the world record for the most penalties scored by a mascot in one minute. Sweet Caroline will be touring schools across Northern Ireland for 10 days from 27th March to get help from the kids for […]

St Patrick’s Day 2017 in Newry: Events happening today


DEPARTING FROM THE QUAYS SHOPPING AND LEISURE CENTRE, ALBERT BASIN | 12.00NOON | FREE This cross-community event, the centrepiece of the celebration, will be a spectacular cavalcade of floats, bands, fancy dress and lots of attractions! This year’s theme will be ‘Myths & Legends’.   ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATIONS | NEWRY AND MOURNE MUSEUM | […]

Traffic and parking arrangements for St Patrick’s Day in Newry


Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has advised the public of the following traffic and parking arrangements which will be in place in Newry to facilitate the St Patrick’s Festival. Road Closure and Re-opening times – Friday 17 March • Fathom Line to Dublin Bridge Junction will be closed from 7am to 1pm approximately (Entrance […]

‘Go Blue’ for WaterAid this World Water Day

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Most of us take water for granted, but our lives would be pretty blue without it – nothing to drink, nothing to wash in, nothing to flush the toilet with. Yet for all too many people in the world today, that ‘blue’ existence is very real – our blue planet may be covered in water, […]

Day for Carers event to be held in Camlough


There are an estimated 220,000 carers in Northern Ireland supporting a wide variety of vulnerable and frail people and people with disabilities and some 70,000 people in Northern Ireland become carers every year. Research shows that many carers find their role very stressful and that they face several challenges including accessing information, looking after their […]

Newry ‘Shining Light’ Awards 2017 launched

Shining Light 2017

The Confederation of Community Groups has launched the Patricia Graham ‘Shining Light’ Community Volunteering Awards for 2017. Speaking at the launch in Newry Credit Union, Brendan Jackson, Manager of Newry Credit Union said, “Newry Credit Union is delighted to act as the main sponsor of the Confederation of Community Groups ‘Shining Light’ Community Volunteering Awards. […]

Free Newry Business Growth Workshops

Business Growth Workshop

You can now register for the following Business Growth Workshops. Build your Brand Workshops for existing businesses An engaging brand is one of the most powerful tools you can have to win new customers and build loyalty. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is running two half-day workshops to help new business starts in the […]

St Patrick’s Day at Buttercrane Shopping Centre

Clara King, Ellie Lavery and Niamh McShane.

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day Buttercrane Shopping Centre are giving away £10 gift vouchers free to to the first 50 Patrick’s or Patricia’s that visit the centre on the 17th March. If you are a Paddy, Patsy, Patricia or any version of Ireland’s patron Saint’s name, just bring some ID to the Help Desk in […]

Excitement builds for famous family fun day

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NI Water will be hosting the latest of their famous family fun days at the beautiful Silent Valley Mountain Park near Kilkeel on Sunday 19th March, with gates open from 1pm-5pm. The event is based on the theme of ‘Step into Spring.’   The Silent Valley event, which takes place at one of NI Water’s […]

For every thing…. Mother’s Day at Victoria Square

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From the school teacher who patiently teaches multiplication to the loving auntie who does the odd spot of baby-sitting and the mum who mops the brow of her sick little ones, Mother’s Day celebrates everything great about the women who take the time to help others grow. Victoria Square is marking Mother’s Day by celebrating […]

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