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Community Downpatrick Government Kilkeel Lifestyle Newry NMD Council South Armagh South Down

St Patrick Day Returns to Downpatrick and Newry

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is delighted that after a two-year period the St Patrick’s Day Parades will take place again this year in Downpatrick and Newry. Saint Patrick will be the centre of all the celebrations in both parades taking place on Thursday 17 March 2022. The parades will offer an eclectic mix […]

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Crime Downpatrick South Down

64 Year Old Charged Following Drugs Raid

Police have charged a 64-year-old woman with a number of drug related offences, including permitting premises to be used for the production of a Class B controlled drug and producing a Class B controlled drug. She is expected to appear before Downpatrick Magistrates Court on 6th April. As is usual procedure all charges will be […]

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Community Council Government Kilkeel NMD Council South Down

Kilkeel Men’s Shed Build New Homes For Guillemots at Annalong Harbour

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has partnered with Kingdom Men’s Shed in Kilkeel to manufacture wooden nest boxes for Guillemots displaced by the ongoing work to walls along Annalong Harbour. The Harbour Environmental Scheme, which launched in September 2021 aims to enhance and add value to the harbour area in Annalong by improving the […]

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Community Council Government Health Newry NMD Council South Armagh South Down

Council Launches New Health and Social Care Employment Academy

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has recently launched a new employment and skills academy, which offers residents living within the District the opportunity to start a new career in the Health and Social Care sector. The Health and Social Care Employment Academy is a one-week programme that provides training in partnership with Southern Health […]

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Community Council Government Newry NMD Council South Armagh South Down

Irish Language Bursary Scheme Launched for 2022-2023

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will assist residents in the district with a bursary to help with the costs of Irish language courses through the Irish Language Bursary Scheme 2022-2023. The scheme will open for applications from 11 March 2022, application forms will be available online at http://www.newrymournedown.org/gaeilge. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council […]

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Community Council Government Newry NMD Council South Armagh South Down

Spring into Visit Mourne in March and Embrace Your Next Giant Adventure

Visit Mourne have launched a host of festivals, events, and experiences in association with Tourism Northern Ireland across the District throughout March. From St Patrick’s Day Parades to Viking, Outdoor and Aspiring Geopark Festivals, there is a full programme of family fun, outdoor activities, and giant adventures to suit people of all ages and abilities. […]

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Crime Government NMD Council South Down

DUP Councillor Suspended Following Allegations of Child Sexual Grooming

A DUP Councillor in Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has been suspended by the party following allegations of child sexual grooming. A spokesperson for the PSNI stated recently: “A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming, yesterday (Tuesday 22nd February) in the County Down area.  He has […]

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Community Council Crime Downpatrick Government NMD Council South Down

Newry, Mourne and Down District Councillor Arrested on Suspicion of Child Sexual Grooming

A Newry, Mourne and Down District Councillor has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following potential sexual grooming. A spokesperson for the PSNI stated on Tuesday evening (22nd February): “A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming, yesterday (Tuesday 22nd February) in the County […]

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Crime South Down

Police Appeal Following Warrenpoint Burglary

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a burglary at residential premises in the Warrenpoint area last week It was reported to police on Wednesday 23rd February that around six men entered a bungalow in the Ganna Way area sometime between 5pm and 8pm on Wednesday 16th February. A man in his 60s, a woman […]

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Crime South Down

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Sexual Grooming

A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming, yesterday (Tuesday 22nd February) in the County Down area.  He has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.  ENDS