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Galgorm Resort & Spa on the search for Newry apprentices

Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland’s globally-recognised luxury hotel and wellness destination, is calling on local young adults interested in a career in hospitality to apply for its inaugural Apprenticeship Programme. Galgorm’s all-new ‘Go to Grow Apprenticeship Programme’ represents an annual investment of £250,000 by the company and will expose students to the hotelier’s world-leading […]

Remembrance service for babies and children who have died

Craigavon Area Hospital is hosting a special service to give thanks for and remember babies and children who have died following miscarriage, still birth, neonatal or infant death. The service will take place on Sunday 13 May 2018 at 3.00 pm in the Seagoe Parish Centre, Portadown.     The short inter-denominational service will provide […]

Budding volunteers required for wild flower survey

Volunteers are being sought to monitor wild flower and plant populations across Northern Ireland. The National Plant Monitoring Scheme is an important UK-wide survey to assess habitats and ecosystems, as well as species and diversity.     Lorna Somerville from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) explained, “Thanks to volunteers, we have a very good […]

Newry man Colm ‘Bootsy’ Fearon organises event ‘full of amazing views, selfies, exercise and great craic’

An exciting event is taking place this summer on your doorstep taking in the spectacular views across Camlough and Slieve Gullion mountains in South Armagh. The ‘Twin Peaks Challenge’ will take place on Saturday 23 June 2018 starting at Carrickcruppen GAA, Camlough.      Two local charities are set to benefit from all proceeds of […]

Up to £5000 funding available to Newry community groups

Applications are now open for Live Here Love Here’s Small Grants Scheme, where communities in Newry, Mourne and Down can benefit from up to £5,000 of funding to improve their local area.  The Small Grants Scheme, which is now in its fifth year, is spearheaded by environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful’s Live Here Love […]

Newry companies urged to enter competition for chance to win €100,000

Entrepreneurs from the Newry Mourne and Down council area could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000 on offer from InterTrade Ireland’s 16th Seedcorn Business Competition 2018. Local firms are being encouraged to enter the competition, which is the largest on the island in terms of […]

Cuan Mhuire annual coffee morning

Cuan Mhuire, Ireland’s largest voluntary provider of support and rehabilitation treatment for individuals suffering from addiction and other related issues, is holding its annual fundraising Coffee Morning on Saturday 28 April 28 at its Dublin Road Centre from 10 am to 2 pm. Sr Consilio Fitzgerald, founder of Cuan Mhuire, has extended an invitation to […]

Traffic diversions in Newry tonight for parade

Police in Newry have advised the local community that a notified parade is due to take place in Newry this evening, Friday, 20 April. Speaking to Newry Times, Chief Inspector Joe McMinn said, “As with any event of this type, police will endeavour to keep any disruption to the community as minimal as possible.   […]

Free digital retail programme launched to help local businesses

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has launched a free programme which has been designed to help the growth of local businesses by helping them learn new skills and develop confidence to make the most of the vast digital retail opportunities available. The Digital Retail Therapy Programme is the first of its kind in […]

Cycle Against Suicide is bound for Newry

Registrations are now open for Cycle Against Suicide’s annual cycle, which will take place from 28 April 2018 – 7 May 2018 across Northern Ireland and Ireland. Cycle Against Suicide is an initiative to raise awareness of the help and support networks that are available to people across Northern Ireland and Ireland that are battling […]


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