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Community Constituency Council Government Kilkeel NMD Council South Down

£1 Million Investment for Kilkeel Leisure Centre

Planning permission for a £1 million upgrade has now been secured for Kilkeel Leisure Centre, which will be funded by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Capital Programme.  Preliminary design work has recently been completed and the Council is now in the process of appointing an integrated design team to assist in advancing this project […]

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Community Constituency Council Government NMD Council South Down Warrenpoint

Council Chair Takes Part in “Giant Beach Clean.”

Restoring the beauty of Warrenpoint Beach was Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage’s mission on Saturday 20 August as he took part in the Giant Beach Clean. The event, which was organised as part of the Wake The Giant Festival, in partnership with ‘Live Here Love Here’ and ‘Love Your Lough’ […]

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Community Constituency Council Entertainment Government Lifestyle NMD Council South Down Warrenpoint

Thousands Attend Wake The Giant Festival

Thousands gathered in Warrenpoint, County Down on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August to watch Fionn mac Cumhaill, the centrepiece of Newry, Mourne and Down’s Wake the Giant Festival, return to the town in spectacular fashion. The imposing giant Fionn, designed by world famous artist and sculptor Francis Morgan, wowed crowds as he rode into […]

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Agriculture Climate Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

New Sustainability and Environment Director Welcomed to Council

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has welcomed its new Director of Sustainability and Environment. Andrew Cassells attended his first meeting as Director of the Sustainability and Environment Committee, formerly the Neighbourhood Services Committee, on Wednesday 17 August, where he was welcomed by Committee Chair, Councillor Oonagh Magennis and Vice Chair, Councillor Terry Andrews. Mr […]

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Albert Basin Park Campaigns Community Constituency Council Dáil Éireann Government NMD Council South Down Stormont Warrenpoint

Narrow Water Bridge Project Reaches New Milestone

Another milestone has been reached in progressing the Narrow Water Bridge Project with the commencement of an advanced works contract for the construction of a compensatory bird roost site. Further to the milestones achieved this year such as Northern Ireland Bridge Orders taking effect and Louth County Council issuing a Prior Information Notice (PIN) to […]

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Community Constituency Entertainment Lifestyle Newry Newry and Armagh South Down Warrenpoint

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 […]

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Community Constituency Council Crime Downpatrick Government Newcastle NMD Council South Down

Newry, Mourne and Down Councillor Charged With Child Sexual Grooming

DUP Councillor William Walker has been charged by police with alleged child sex grooming. The Newry, Mourne and Down District Councillor who represents the Rowallane DEA was arrested in February on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following potential sexual grooming. Speaking to Clanrye News and Sport back in February a spokesperson for the […]

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Community Constituency Downpatrick Government Health South Down Stormont

McGrath Questions Response to Monkeypox

SDLP Health Spokesperson Colin McGrath has questioned the response to Monkeypox in the North. He was speaking after 27 cases of the virus were confirmed here, with the World Health Organisation labelling the ongoing outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Mr McGrath said the situation underscored the negative impact of not having a […]

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

Council Congratulates Local High Street Award Winners

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is delighted to recognise the success of Murray’s Nearby in Cullyhanna on winning two Gold Awards and the title of Best Convenience Store and Best Deli Categories in the Retail NI Irish News High Street Hero Awards 2022, which took place on Wednesday 17 August at Hinch Distillery. The […]

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

Council Tackles Dog Fouling in Responsible Dog Ownership Campaign

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has relaunched its public awareness campaign to tackle the ongoing issue of dog fouling and raise awareness of ‘Responsible Dog Ownership’ in our district. The campaign was previously developed in partnership with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, which is an independent charity dedicated to creating a cleaner, greener and more […]