Category archives for: What’s On

Excitement builds for action-packed ‘Summer Season’

Newcastle Summer Season continues this weekend with two more fantastic live performances. On Friday 27 July 2018, Northern Ireland’s only 1950’s/60’s Rock ‘n’ Roll band ‘The Soda Popz’ will return to Newcastle and play some of the best-loved hits from that fabulous era including songs of Johnny Cash, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie Francis and […]

Newry Town Hall welcomes The History of the Peace (accordin’ to my Ma)

The brilliant sequel to The History of the Troubles (accordin’ to my Da), is on tour and comes to Newry Town Hall on Saturday 25 August at 7.30pm. Written by Martin Lynch and Grimes & McKee, and directed by Dan Gordon, the show tells a peaceful tale of street protests, riots, guns, bombings, the RHI […]

Wildlife boat trip around Carlingford Lough

Join Ulster Wildlife and Love Your Lough for a guided boat trip around Carlingford Lough on Thursday, 26 July in celebration of National Marine Week. Explore the wonderful wildlife of the Lough, including a special visit to the harbour seal haul outs at Green Island and Block House Island.     Ulster Wildlife’s Living Seas […]

Newry Chairperson’s ‘Be Active Cup’ kicks off

The first round of matches in the Chairperson’s Be Active Cup kicks off on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 July in Jennings Park, Newry and Kilmore Playing Fields, Crossgar. Sixteen teams in total from various leagues across the district have entered this exciting new tournament in a bid to reach the finals on Wednesday 1 […]

Fun for all the family at Cranfield Beach Snorkel Safari

Children are invited to discover the amazing marine life of Cranfield Beach on a snorkel safari with Ulster Wildlife and Love Your Lough, on Friday 20 July. Before snorkelling in the company of a team of BSAC trained snorkel instructors, children will learn about snorkelling safety, proper use of equipment, and the hand signals used […]

Shane Todd rides into Newry with new stand-up show

Shane Todd, the stand-up comedian named after a Wild West film great, is riding into town with his new show, Shane Todd: Hero—Stand up of Ireland. Presented by Shine, in association with the Galton Agency, the comedian will be making audiences laugh at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry on Thursday 8 November, as part […]

FREE tennis sessions in Warrenpoint for all the family

With Wimbledon just around the corner national sports charity ‘Tennis For Free’ has served up a first for Northern Ireland by investing in a year-long programme of free tennis sessions hoping hundreds of people across the Warrenpoint area can make a racquet at Milltown Tennis Courts.  In an exciting partnership with the Newry, Mourne and […]

Newry pupils’ chance to participate in IT summer camp

Newry’s IT engineers of the future have the chance to develop their skills by taking part in an innovative IT summer camp organised by one of Northern Ireland’s leading IT businesses, Novosco, in partnership with Ulster University. Novosco Cloud Camp – an educational initiative by managed cloud provider Novosco – will run at the university’s […]

Newry health and fitness industry encouraged to enter awards

Northern Ireland’s first ever Health and Fitness Awards have been launched to help recognise and celebrate the industry’s leading professionals and organisers are seeking entries from individuals and organisations in Newry. The prestigious awards ceremony, which is sponsored by convenience retailer Centra, will take place on Saturday 22 September 2018 in the Crowne Plaza Belfast […]

Calling all Newry couples: Wife Carrying Championships now open for entry

The phenomenon that is the All Ireland Wife Carrying Championships is now open for entry for all those couples who think their relationship can stand the test of a gruelling assault course at the world-renowned Dalriada Festival. Heralding back to the days of the Vikings, when wife carrying was a way of protecting your wife […]


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