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Check If Your Address Might Get Faster Broadband

Northern Ireland is on track to be near fully gigabit capable as the Department for the Economy (DfE) launches a Public Review aimed at further improving broadband infrastructure in predominantly rural areas. All interested stakeholders, including members of the public, businesses, groups and organisations, and telecoms infrastructure providers, are being asked to review if the […]

Community Constituency Council Government Lifestyle Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh South Down

Mourne Gullion Strangford Awarded Full UNESCO Global Geopark Status

Mourne Gullion Strangford has been awarded internationally coveted UNESCO Geopark status. The UNESCO Executive Board met in Paris on Wednesday 24 May and announced that Mourne Gullion Strangford had been welcomed into its network of global Geoparks, making it one of only 18 outstanding landscapes worldwide to be awarded full accreditation this year. The landscape encompasses […]

Community Constituency Entertainment Lifestyle South Down Warrenpoint

Warrenpoint Welcomes Waverley

The World’s last seagoing paddle steamer ‘Waverley’ has announced it will, for the first time, set sail for a sunset cruise from Warrenpoint Harbour on Tuesday 30th May. Waverley will offer local people the unique opportunity to step aboard for an evening cruise, as she sails down Carlingford Lough & steams along the coastline passing Kilkeel […]

Agriculture Community Constituency Entertainment Lifestyle Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Newry Show 2023 Launches In Style

By Columba O’Hare The launch of the 2023 Newry Show was held recently in Bessbrook Town Hall. A large number of sponsors,  agrifood industry stakeholders and show committee members attended the event. This year’s Newry Agricultural Show takes place on Saturday, 24 June on lands at 12-18 Derrywilligan Road, Bessbrook, Newry. The event returns after […]

Community Constituency Council Government Lifestyle NMD Council South Down Warrenpoint

Four Cruise Ships to Visit Warrenpoint In Summer

Warrenpoint Harbour Authority has just announced its cruise schedule for 2023 with four ships stopping at the seaside town this summer. The Waverley, the oldest seafaring paddle steamer, is the first visitor on Tuesday 30th May. The ship is offering the unique opportunity for 600 people locally to travel on board for a sunset cruise from […]

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Brackley Candles Ethically Sourced, Ethically Made

From Derrynoose County Armagh, Brackley Candles are hand poured using rapeseed with coconut natural wax blend. This wax is blended in Europe and is made from rapeseed oil and coconut oil and nothing else. It is completely free from paraffin, soy, palm, beeswax and synthetic additives. Speaking to Clanrye News and Sport the company said: “Vegan scents are […]

Banbridge Community Constituency Entertainment Lifestyle Upper Bann

Scarva Concert Bands Series Returns This April

Music lovers make a date in your diary as the line-up has been announced for the concert bands playing in beautiful Scarva village each Sunday from 16 April to 24 September. The magnificent Victorian bandstand on Scarva Green will play host to the finest local bands from 3pm to 4pm each Sunday afternoon as part […]

Community Constituency Lifestyle Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Family Friend Jimmy Buckley Will Headline ‘A Night To Remember Patricia’

The family of popular Camlough woman Patricia Turley  who died in July 2022 are hosting a fundraising night in her memory which will be headlined by the family’s great friend Jimmy Buckley and he will be joined by special garments Matt Leary, Mary Duff and Claudia Buckley.  ‘The Night to Remember Patricia’ takes place in […]

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MP Praises Portadown Heritage Tours for ‘Exemplary’ Exhibition

Local DUP Member of Parliament Carla Lockhart has paid a glowing tribute to the team behind Portadown Heritage Tours, following their week long exhibition showcasing the role of Portadown in the ‘Great War’. Speaking after attending the exhibition, Carla Lockhart said: “The Portadown area has a rich heritage, and the role played by the community […]

Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Entertainment Government Lifestyle Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

Newry and Downpatrick Ready to Pay Homage to St Patrick

Don’t miss our 2023 St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Newry and Downpatrick this Friday.  With a packed programme of events, including our fabulous cross community parades led by St Patrick himself, there will be plenty for everyone to enjoy! Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage said, “Newry and Downpatrick are renowned […]