Category archives for: Entertainment

The Bank Nightclub Halloween Special

The Bank is still one of the most popular venues for night club goers in Northern Ireland. There is a lot going on, and make sure you don’t miss it this Autumn… In particular, don’t miss some special events coming up this weekend. Saturday 27th of October kicks off The Bank Nightclub Halloween Special with Jamie Laing from “Made […]

Duke Special set for Newry gig

Following the release of his album ‘Oh Pioneer’ Lisburn-born, Belfast-resident Duke Special has just announced a run of December dates which will include the very intimate Sean Hollywood Arts Centre in Newry. Duke Special and his band will perform songs from the new album as well as a selection of hits, rarities and sing-along tunes […]

Creamery Quarter to host Newry’s first ever beer festival

Excitement is building this week after it was announced that Newry will host its first ever Oktoberfest beginning at 5pm on the 26th of October to the 28th of October in McClelland Park in the centre of the city. Over 1500 people are expected to attend the inaugural beer fest over the three days. The […]

Shall We Dance Academy announce Bessbrook dance classes

Shall We Dance? Newry has announced it will hold new beginners social dance classes in Bessbrook, starting on Friday 19th October 2012. Shall We Dance? Newry was launched this year by local dancing supremos Gerald and Patricia Malone from Newry. The couple announced the new Bessbrook classes hot on the heels of their beginners class […]

Sticky Fingers ‘Enchanted Ball’ coming soon

There appears to be an air of competition around Newry and Mourne with children having a chance to win tickets to an “Enchanted Ball” being hosted by local arts group Sticky Fingers. The exclusive event will be a magical and interactive performance with music and mayhem in true Sticky Fingers style. Chief Executive of the […]

Reality TV Addicts: Are we in touch with reality?

More recently than ever before, we are becoming more and more obsessed with reality TV. Our TV guides are almost being block filled with them, with a bit of new and a soap or two, just for good measure. My question is simply, why? Why can’t we get enough of watching our favourite ‘celebrities’ making […]

Young entrepreneurs inspired by ‘Jedi Jim’ at Youth Fest NI

Plans for Ireland’s largest free youth event, Youth Fest NI are well underway with organisers putting the final details to a schedule of free events all day to suit families with young children and teens. Youth Fest NI – 7th July, Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor – is an ambitious cross border initiative from a committee of […]

Youth Fest NI Events Guide 2012 launched

  The Youth Fest NI Guide for the 2012 extravaganza has been officially launched. Youth Fest NI – 7th July, Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor – is an ambitious cross border initiative from a committee of young professionals who wanted to create a free summer event for children and young adults which would showcase youth entertainment and […]

Translink swings into action for Irish Open Golf

Translink has announced that it is providing dedicated coach and park & ride services for golf fans from Newry heading to the 2012 Irish Open at Royal Portrush Golf Club, June 28th to July 1st. With thousands of additional visitors expected to descend on the popular North Coast seaside town, golf fans are being encouraged […]

Shoot The Freak to blast Amplified Bar

By Seán Maguire Ireland’s hardest working, rocking, authentic quartet will hit the stage in their home base of Newry tonight (Friday 20th April) with a return to the Amplified Bar. The ‘Freaks’ play a blend of hard edged rock, with punk and indie overtones wrapped up with original material that gets you moving in all the […]


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