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Complimentary Therapies- not just a luxury

Anne-Marie McQuaid, a local complementary therapist is promoting health and well-being throughout the community.  It is that time of year again that people will be racking their brains thinking of what to get their loved ones for Valentine’s.  Of course flowers and a meal are lovely or even a beauty treatment but have you considered […]

Launch of Miss Northern Ireland 2012

The search for Miss Northern Ireland 2012 launched last week (Wed 01 Feb) with a glamorous brunch at the Europa Hotel where insurance company Open+Direct was named as the proud title sponsor for this year’s event.  Contestant organiser Alison Campbell and the current title holder Finola Guinnane – who reached top 20 at Miss World 2011 […]

Newry’s Lost Generation, with John Paul Conway

Name: John Paul Conway. Age: 28. Education/experience: Bachelor of Education (Primary School Teacher). What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Newry. When did you leave Newry? May 2008. Why did you leave Newry? I always wanted to live in Australia. Nicer climate and better lifestyle. Who did you go with? I came […]

Newry Style City Launches

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade hosted the launch of Newry Style City week in Bellinis on Tuesday 7th February. At the launch delegates representing Newry’s retail, hospitality and service sectors were informed about the exciting plans for Newry Style City 2012. Ms Orla Jackson, Chief Executive, Newry Chamber, advised, “Newry Style City is a […]

Have Your Say – Valentines Day

At the Newry Times, we are always interested in what the Newry public have to say about all the latest news stories, events and special days throughout the year.  With that in mind our reporter, Emma, went out to hear what you all had to say about Valentines Day. Love it or loathe it, it […]

Newry’s Lost Generation, with Kelly White

Name: Kelly White. Age: 25. Education/experience : Qualified Dental Nurse with an NVQ level 3 in Oral Healthcare and also a certificate III in business. What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Temple Hill Road in Newry. When did you leave Newry? May 2010. Why did you leave Newry? I always wanted […]

Newry Times Style Section officially launched

As the fashion weeks of London, New York and Paris rapidly approach it is easy to find fashion a very distant concept, especially in Northern Ireland. However, events such Belfast Fashion Week and even more locally Newry Style City, Quays Next Top Model and Miss Armagh, Miss Down prove that Newry has as much to offer […]

Newry’s Lost Generation, with Liam Collins

Name: Liam Collins. Age: 25. Education/experience: Geography BSc, Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) MSc, working for a government body (The Countryside Access and Activities Network CAAN) ad-hoc as a GIS technician, working for a marketing agency subcontracted to drive a van for Guinness. What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Silverbridge, South […]

Newry’s Lost Generation, with Aidan Curtis

Name: Aidan Curtis. Age: 25. Education/experience: Qualified carpenter. What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Chancellors Road. When did you leave Newry? In May 2010. Why did you leave Newry? At first we planned a trip around the world; America, Fiji, New Zealand, Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok and then home. When we arrived […]

Newry’s Lost Generation, with Gerard Fitzpatrick

Name: Gerard Fitzpatrick. Age: 25. Education/experience: Time served as an electrician (City and Guilds). What part of Newry & Mourne are you originally from? Barley Lane. When did you leave Newry? June 2011. Why did you leave Newry? I always wanted to travel and I wasn’t getting any younger. There was also more prospects work […]


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