Category archives for: What’s On

Exciting FREE event at Slieve Gullion

Slieve Gullion Courtyard Development is staging a unique event at Slieve Gullion Courtyard on Saturday 23rd September celebrating European connections with the region. The event, Failte Europe, will celebrate the contribution our European neighbours make to our local communities and highlight their musical, cultural heritage.     The free event takes place on Saturday 23rd […]

Talented Newry singers/songwriters sought for new live music initiative

Buttercrane Shopping Centre, in conjunction with IUR FM, is searching for local people with musical talent to take to the stage throughout September as part of a new live music initiative – Saturday Sessions. They are looking for talented local people (16+) to enter via their Facebook page.   Whether you’re a solo act, duo, […]

Nominate your Newry SuperStar today

People across Northern Ireland are being called on by SuperValu to nominate their local SuperStars as part of a major new campaign to uncover our most inspirational individuals.  Due to a great response, SuperValu is extending the deadline until 31st August, 2017, so there is still time to let SuperValu know about your local SuperStar. […]

Heritage event celebrates 20 years of success

The Department for Communities has launched the 20th year of the European Heritage Open Days (EHOD) Weekend on 9th and 10th September 2017. The theme for the 2017 event is Heritage and Nature: A landscape of possibilities.  History and culture will be brought to life at over 370 properties, some of which are only open […]

Excitement builds for Wake The Giant event in Warrenpoint

The fourth event in the Giant Adventure series returns for a second year. Finn, a 32-foot-tall giant is set to visit Warrenpoint next weekend for the Wake the Giant festival which comes to the town for a second year as part of the Giant Adventures season. Wake the Giant is a free event delivered by […]

Family Fun Day at Silent Valley

Forget about lazing around the house on Sunday 20th August, why not pack up the family and head to Silent Valley Mountain Park in Kilkeel from 1-5pm and enjoy NI Water’s family fun day! In co-operation the Mourne Landscape Partnership, NI Water will be hosting the latest of their famous family fun days at the […]

TRAFFIC NEWS: Lane closures this weekend

Motorists are advised to allow additional time for journeys on the A1 this weekend due to slip road construction works on the southbound carriageway.   As part of works to develop a new access to Hillsborough Castle, both lanes of the A1 southbound will be closed from 11.00pm on Friday 18th August 2017 until 5.00am on […]

Discover coastal foraging at Rostrevor

Discover delicious wild food along the Rostrevor coast by joining Ulster Wildlife, Love your Lough, and Forage Ireland on Thursday 17th August for a coastal foraging walk and tasting session. Find out how to harvest wild food sustainably, what’s good to eat and what isn’t, and learn more about the wildlife of our accessible shores. […]

Newry’s Sacred Heart students take part in new Girls’ Choir

The Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School is delighted to announce the formation of a new Girls’ Choir, proudly supported by Ulster Carpets and Arts & Business Northern Ireland. With a total of 38 girls aged between 12 and 18 from across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the Girls’ Choir will […]

Excitement builds for Autism Summer Festival

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting a Summer Festival for young people with Autism. The event will take place on Thursday 31st August at Cedar Wood; St Luke’s Hospital, Armagh and will run from 4pm until 7pm. Speaking to Newry Times, Chris Millar, ASD/ CAMHS Connect Coordinator said, “This event will be […]


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