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Month: July 2020

Jul 29
Eat Out To Help Out Scheme

From 3 to 31 August, get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme at a participating establishment to get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to […]

Jul 25
Google my business workshop

Newry BID is committed to supporting our members in many different ways. Over the next couple of months we are looking at how we can improve our overall digital presence. Our members have already been invited to take part in a range of social media courses being run through Southern Regional College and now we […]

Jul 16
Back by popular demand!

Tickets for Carlingford Lough & Lighthouse Illumination Cruises are NOW ON SALE and will take place on Friday 1st and Sunday 2nd August. For full details and to book online visit This year, with thanks to Newry Maritime Association, Haulbowline Lighthouse will be flooded in a ‘blue light’ as a tribute to Frontline workers […]

Jul 14
New Cleansing Team

As part of the BIDs ongoing efforts to improve how Newry looks we are delighted to report that our new cleansing team completed power washing of the exterior of and footpaths adjacent to members business premises in Lower Canal Street, Canal Quay and John Mitchel Place. Watch out for further areas being undertaken over the […]

Jul 14
Jul 07
Tourism boost as Carlingford Lough Ferry resumes service

As the tourism industry starts to open up again after lockdown, there is welcome news that the Carlingford Lough Ferry between Greencastle in County Down and Greenore in County Louth will resume full service on Friday 10th July 2020. The first daily sailing leaves Greencastle at 9am and then every hour on the hour until […]

Jul 06
Independents’ Day 2020!

Vote for your favourite Independent Retailer There has never been a more important time to celebrate and acknowledge local, independent retailers than in 2020. Whilst most came to a standstill, retailers made a huge effort to keep us going throughout the crisis – from stepping up deliveries to assisting vulnerable members of the community and […]

Jul 03
The HR Elephant Celebrates Birthday in City Centre

The HR Elephant Celebrates Birthday in City Centre The HR Elephant, a local HR and people management consultancy, is celebrating its first anniversary, trading in Newry City Centre. The consultancy which was set up more than three years ago by Drumaroad lady Aine Crilly, has been operating from its premises on Monaghan Street since June […]

Jul 02
Smart move as Marketing School to open in Newry

Silverwood Marketing School have teamed up with the Belfast Academy of Marketing, who provide accredited professional courses for the Chartered Institute of Marketing, to launch a study centre in the Greater Newry region which will open in September 2020. The Newry centre has evolved from a long-standing collaboration with Frank McKee, Principal of Belfast Academy […]