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Children Delighted With New Play Park In Mayobridge

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson Councillor Mark Murnin officially declared the new Council Play Park in Mayobridge open on Tuesday 4 September 2018. Councillor Murnin said, “I am delighted to see children enjoy the new state of the art play park right in the heart of Mayobridge. The playpark is filled with fantastic […]

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Residents’ Survey for Newry, Mourne and Down District

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will be undertaking a Residents’ Survey over the coming months to seek the views of local residents across a wide range of topics relating to Council services, priorities for the future and the wellbeing of citizens. This survey will be the first of its kind to be carried out […]

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Trees of Kilbroney Park on Display in Exhibition

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will host an exhibition of artworks on the Trees of Kilbroney from Friday 5 October to Monday 29 October 2018 in the Carroll Gallery, Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry. The exhibition accompanies the publication of an art book that celebrates the Trees of Kilbroney, published by Light 2000 Community […]

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‘Foxhunt’ Mountain Bike Event Returns to Rostrevor

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is pleased to welcome the return of Red Bull ‘Foxhunt’ to Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018. The event, which is in its seventh year, will see over 550 riders take to the summit of Slieve Martin in an attempt to outrun three […]

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CAD PRESENTS £30k IN CHEQUES TO LOCAL GROUPS AND LAUNCHES ITS £200K COMMUNITY FUND

Newry-based charity Clanrye Abbey Developments has launched a new £200,000 Community Fund to assist local community groups and organisations across the city. The charity, which was founded in 1986 and reconstituted in 2016, and has carried out significant charitable work to improve the built fabric of Newry for community use, announced the new funding call as it presented cheques to three local projects.

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WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS OF DRUGS & ALCOHOL

On Monday 5 June, the Crotlieve DEA (District Electoral Area) forum invited Year 9 students from St Marks High School, Warrenpoint to attend a workshop which addressed the dangers and consequences of drug and alcohol use. The Crotlieve DEA forum consists of the six Crotlieve Councillors and a number of independent members who meet on […]

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BUDDING YOUNG FILMMAKER RIAN GETS CHANCE OF A LIFETIME

A budding young local trainee filmmaker has just landed the opportunity of a lifetime to work on Cinemagic’s second feature film Grace and Goliath. Rian Lennon aged 24 from Glenn, Newry is one of the young people working as Documentary Trainee on film which has just gone into production this month Rian is one of […]

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VINCENT ROCHE EXHIBITION OPENS IN SEAN HOLLYWOOD ARTS CENTRE

Vincent Roche Exhibition Opens in Sean Hollywood Arts Centre ‘Therapy’, an exhibition by Vincent Roche will open on Wednesday 7 June in the Carroll Gallery of the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre. The works take us on a journey through untitled landscapes, to Japanese gardens, rivers and well known landmarks. Vincent attends art group sessions in […]

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EU INVESTS €8.1 MILLION TO AID CROSS-BORDER ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY

The Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) has announced that a new cross-border environmental project to protect endangered species and restore natural habitats is to receive €8.1m worth of funding under the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will lead the new project called ‘Collaborative Action for the Natura Network’ (CANN). The […]

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A NEW ERA AS ROISIN TAKES THE COUNCIL CHAIR

Councillor Roísín Mulgrew has been appointed as Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down Council at their third Annual Meeting held on Thursday, June 1st and Councillor Willie Clarke was appointed as Deputy Chairperson.

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