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Bank Holiday Events This August in Newry and Mourne

August bank holiday 2022 is set to a massive spectacle in Newry and Mourne with an events schedule stacked within the district set to provide a boost to local business.

With headline acts such as Iur Cinn Fleadh in Newry and the Skylite festival in Warrenpoint Clanrye News and Sport is bringing you a one stop guide to what is set to a fun filled weekend of craic and entertainment.

Iur Cinn Fleadh

Thursday 25th –Monday 29th

Iur Cinn Fleadh returns from a two year hiatus due to Covid and it is set to be their biggest event yet. Find music, arts and amazing events all over Newry City.

For more information see here:

Open mic night at Nan Rice’s with Jenny Deane

Thursday 25th

The amazing and extremely talented Jenny Deane is hosting an open mic night at Nan Rice’s bar in Newry.

Skylite Festival

Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th

The annual Skylite festival based at No7 Duke Street in Warrenpoint returns for its sixth year with this year the festivities being spread out over two days instead of one. The popular annual event returns with amazing acts such as Sugartown Road and the Nooks to name but a few along with the amazing special guest Fabu D.

Get your tickets here:

Meat Feast

Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th

The incredible market place event Meat Feast returns with a double helping of events being held in both Hilltown (Dorans Bar 27th) and Newry Market (28th).

Panic Station Comedy Night

Saturday 27th


Live at the Panic Station Comedy Club in McCooeys Newry.

Saturday August 27th

An absolute jam packed line up of headliners, club runners and viral sensations (even after the antibiotics).

One half of the Deckchair and Yumz Podcast and resident host of Dalys comedy club Omagh makes it all the way to Newry for one night only. Yumz himself.


Support on the evening comes from Morning McCarney host and Pats Bar enniskillen room runner and all round online sensation and tinder and turf baron.


Rounding out the night its Boiler room Strabane comedy club, one host of the Big Massive Podcast and Writer and star of hit play Orange is the new Green.


M.C duties on the night by Bessbrook escapee


Tickets as always 15 sterling, BYOB and doors 7.30 with show at 8. First in best dressed and hecklers will be denied the free half time pizza.

Father Ted Quiz at Irish National Foresters

Saturday 27th

Father Ted themed quiz night and disco in aid of AWARE and in memory of Jason O’Hanlon.

Cops and Robbers night in the INF

Saturday 27th August

Green Day

Saturday 27th August

A chance to get up close and personal with the Celtic Legends Saturday 27th August 11.30am before the big game

Meet and greet Celtic Legends Danny McGrain, Lubomir Moracvik, Brian McClair, Joe Millar, Alan Stubbs, Simon Donnelly, Bobby Petta, Rudi Vata, Tommy Johnston, Roy Aiken and special guest Irish Boxing Legend Paddy Barnes

Kicks off at 11.30am and is Limited Tickets ONLY!!!

All proceeds in aid of KBRT

Three Ways Community Festival

Sunday 28th August

Only a few weeks to go for our Community and Family Fun Day which will take place on Sunday 28th August from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Ropewalk Synthetic Pitch adjacent to Three Ways Community Centre

As part of a weekend of events, the fun day will be packed with lots of fun for all including inflatable’s, fairground rides, refreshments and entertainment. 

Admission is FREE. However, donations at the gate to our chosen charities would be appreciated. 

Look forward to seeing you all then

Newry Water Festival

Monday 29th August

The Festival will allow young people to experience and access the City’s canal through land and water based sports, including kayak racing, wall climbing and archery, where teams of up to 10 young people aged 12+ will compete against each other.  Prebooking is essential and a swimming competency of at least 25 metres is required to participate.  Changing facilities and refreshments will be provided.  It is advisable that young people come prepared to get wet!


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