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Community Constituency Entertainment Lifestyle South Down Uncategorized Warrenpoint

Warrenpoint Port to Welcome the Azamara Pursuit

On Friday 5th August Warrenpoint Port is due to welcome the Azamara Pursuit (weather permitting) to the Port.  At 180m in length, the Azamara is the largest ever cruise ship to dock in Warrenpoint. The ship has a capacity of over 700 passengers and more than 400 crew. It is the second of three cruise […]

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

It’s Nearly Time to Wake the Giant!

After a three-year slumber, it is almost time to Wake the Giant! Fionn mac Cumhaill, centrepiece of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Wake the Giant festival, is back in Warrenpoint this month. The two-day event celebrates the legend of giant Fionn mac Cumhaill, who first cast his spell over the town in August 2016, […]

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Community Constituency Infrastructure Kilkeel Newcastle South Down

NI Water’s ‘wonder wall’ to get some TLC as it marks its 100th birthday

NI Water is delighted to announce a further £2.5m investment to carry out repairs on the iconic Mourne Wall, which this year celebrates 100 years since its completion in 1922. Phase two of the Mourne Wall Restoration Project will get underway this month and will build on the previous programme of restoration – completed at […]

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Constituency Crime Downpatrick South Down

Police Appeal Following Criminal Damage in Downpatrick

Police are appealing for information following a report of criminal damage which occurred in the Ardglass Road area of Downpatrick. Sergeant Curran said: “Sometime between 8.30pm on Thursday 28th July and 9am on Monday 1st August, it was reported that six buses parked in the area were damaged. “This reckless act of criminal damage will […]

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Community Constituency Government Politics South Down Stormont

Politics Will Continue to be Stuck in Groundhog Day Unless Reforms to Institutions Happen!

Our politics will continue stuck in Groundhog Day-type scenarios unless reforms to the institutions are carried, Alliance MLAs have said. Patrick Brown MLA and Kate Nicholl MLA were speaking after the latest attempt to elect an Assembly Speaker ended in failure, with nominees Mike Nesbitt and Patsy McGlone unsuccessfully nominated for the role. “This is […]

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Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Government NMD Council South Down Stormont

Brown Calls for a Better Strategy on Town Cleaning and Fly-Tipping

Alliance South Down MLA, Patrick Brown has called for the Newry, Mourne and Down Council to invest more resources in keeping our towns and surrounding areas clean and tidy. The call came after a continued spate of fly-tipping across the area and the streets of Downpatrick town centre left filthy, with bins overflowing. Brown said […]

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Constituency Obituaries South Down Warrenpoint

The Death Has Occurred of Conrad Grant

Funeral Arrangements for the late Conrad Grant: Grant (Warrenpoint) 29th July 2022, suddenly at home, Conrad, beloved son of Bernie and Michael and loving brother of Kevin, Gavin and Dylan. 104, Ganna Way, Warrenpoint. May he rest in peace. Conrad’s remains will repose at his home on Monday from 7pm until removal on Wednesday at […]

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Constituency Downpatrick Government International Kilkeel Newcastle Politics South Down Warrenpoint Westminster

Tory Party Chaos Demonstrates an ‘untrustworthy partner’ Internationally – Hazzard

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard said the Tory party chaos and their actions in Westminster demonstrates they are an untrustworthy partner in Ireland and internationally. Speaking at Westminster, the South Down MP said: “The actions of the Tory party in Westminster have demonstrated they are an untrustworthy partner in Ireland and internationally. “The internal Tory […]

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Community Constituency South Down Sport

Newry and Mourne Has Two New World Champions

Cathal Fegans Schools of Tae Kwon Do are currently taking part in the ITF TKD World Championships in the Netherlands. So far the team have collected two world championships medals with Ethan O’Kane from Hilltown and Rachael Carville from Mayobridge now crowned world champions. Speaking to Clanrye News and Sport from the world championships is […]

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Advertising Business Community Constituency Entertainment Lifestyle Our Advertisers South Down Warrenpoint

Skylite Festival Returns for 6th Year

The annual Skylite festival returns to No7 Duke Street in Warrenpoint this august. The popular festival which usually runs for a day will this year run over two days for the first time. The popular event has a plethora of incredible acts ready to perform to massive crowds this August. Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 27th […]