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Excitement builds for return of Oktoberfest to Belfast


Everyone is invited to join the celebration of food, beer and music at this year’s Oktoberfest held in Kings Hall. Oktoberfest will be held every Friday and Saturday over three weekends from 30th of September – 29th October 2016. In 2008 and 2009 Belfast gave host to a small imitation of the Munich festival and […]

Excitement builds for Footsteps in the Forest at Slieve Gullion


If you go into the woods on the 26th and 27th August be prepared to meet some strange and unusual characters including Trolls, woodland fawns, the Birdman of Slieve Donard, Finn McCool, the Fairy Queen and the legendary witch Cailleach Bheara, as they descend on Slieve Gullion Forest Park for their Annual Magical Meeting. As […]

Silent Valley Alive with Music this Summer!

Pictured enjoying last year’s event are: Damian and Donna O’Connor and their kids Erin and Anna from Kilkeel

All folk and general music aficionados are invited to NI Water’s ‘Music in the Park’ event on Sunday 21st August from 2-5pm, at Silent Valley Mountain Park, Kilkeel. The event, organised by NI Water to attract visitors to the picturesque Mourne site, will host the fabulous Darragh Folk band, to delight us with a wide […]

Summer blockbuster musical at the Market Place Theatre, Armagh


Following the huge success of previous summer musicals including last year’s ‘Wizard Of Oz’ and 2014’s ‘Oliver’ get ready for the world’s most popular family musical ‘Annie’, the annual summer blockbuster musical at The Market Place Theatre, Armagh from Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th August. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave […]

Excitement builds for Giant Adventures in Warrenpoint

Nine year olds Tegan McKibben from St Patrick’s, Newry and Matthew Murphy from St Matthew’s, Castlewellan with Chairperson of Newry, Mourne & Down District Council Cllr Gillian Fitzpatrick and Aisleain McGill, Assistant Director (Culture, Arts, Museum) Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Two school children from Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will be heading a motley crew in a Giant Adventure on 20th and 21st August in Warrenpoint to wake a sleeping Giant. Nine year old Tegan McKibben from St Patrick’s, Newry and Matthew Murphy from St Matthew’s, Castlewellan will headline a ‘clamour’ of local children […]

New job opportunities with Netwatch, Newry

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Netwatch has opportunities for immediate permanent positions in their purpose built Communications Hub in Carnbane Industrial Estate in Newry, Co. Down. Netwatch specialises in providing business continuity, risk management and security services to clients across the globe. Established in 2003, by David Walsh, Group CEO and Niall Kelly, Director of Technology, Netwatch is a global […]

Excitement builds for international Skiffie rowing championship

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This July (24th to 30th) Strangford Lough welcomes crews from over 40 rowing clubs from across the world to a week of Skiffie racing in the beautiful setting of Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh. Participants will come from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, the Netherlands and as far away as the USA and Australia! This is only […]

Excitement builds for Summer Drama School in Warrenpoint

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From the 8th August to the 19th August, Footsteps, a professional theatre company with over 20 years of experience in theatre, will be running a two week drama school for children aged 9 – 18 years at St Peters Parish Centre, Warrenpoint. The drama school will run Monday to Friday each week with a junior […]

Enjoy a Galway Summer break at The Connacht Hotel


Nowhere can quite match Galway for the unique medley of culture, buzzing city life, stunning raw scenery and the unrivalled welcome. If you’re planning to head to the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, The Connacht Hotel is ideally located just outside the city center as a base for your stay. The summer in Galway […]

Haldane Fisher launch new vision for the Plumbing Heating sector


Building on the strength of Haldane Fisher’s plumbing and heating division, Plumbmaster is the company’s new brand that will deliver an enhanced focus on the plumbing and heating sector. With its own dedicated trade counters, staff and delivery fleet, Plumbmaster’s nine branches across Northern Ireland will offer a superior service directly to the plumbing and […]

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