A bustling, vibrant area in heart of the city, Newry’s Cathedral Quarter has played host to a wide range of boutiques, local retailers, banks, bars, services and restaurants for almost 100 years. In the very heart of the Cathedral Quarter lies Newry Cathedral or the Cathedral of Saint Patrick and Saint Colman, a Roman Catholic Cathedral. It acts as the seat of the Bishop of Dromore, and the head church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dromore.
Newry’s Cathedral Quarter is home to a dynamic mix of activities and is a constant hub of activity from throughout the year. A number of family run businesses offer a plethora of high quality designer brands, shoes, gifts, crafts and much, much more providing the intimacy and personal shopping experience. Steeped in history, the Cathedral Quarter has a number of stunning landmarks such as Newry Cathedral, which the Cathedral Quarter derives its name, Newry Town Hall and the traditional variety market which is still operating every Thursday and Saturday. The street is filled with character, commerce and trade. Attracting a large audience to the street, the new events space comes alive to a constant hive of music and dance performances providing family fun for the people of the greater Newry & Mourne area and further afield.