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Apr 24
Music in Nature

Newry BID is delighted to support a new city wide initiative to transform boring utility boxes into works of art. The project will see different community groups deciding the theme and concept for each box. Magnet Young Adult Centre working with talented local artist, Zippy, is the first group to see their inspired artwork designs […]

Nov 11
Newry Christmas Lights Switch-on

Newry Mourne and Down District Council get ready to fill the district with some Christmas Magic with Switch On Events happening across the district from 17th November until 9th December 2022. It all kicks off with the Lights Switch-On in Newry on 17th November Newry will embrace the festive spirit with free family activities at […]

Mar 21

Newry Rugby Club taking part in St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Pupils from Bunscoil an Iúir pupils making their way around Newry in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Craobh Rua hurlers carry their Cups in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Newry Dance Theatre Arts still dancing as the Parade finishes. Crowd making their way down Hill […]

Dec 10
SRC Invites you to a Food Webinar this Friday and to take part in their Skills Survey

Southern Regional College (SRC) is committed to assisting our local businesses and wider community to navigate through economic recovery in the post-Covid world. We appreciate that businesses have faced unprecedented challenges in recent months and therefore, we want to support our local industries in any way we can to move forward. We ask that you […]

Oct 27
Newry’s Best Halloween Window Display Awarded

This Halloween many of the city centre businesses got into the spooky season with some spooktacular window displays! Newry BID organised its annual Halloween Window Dressing Competition among our BID members. The competition was very tough with many local businesses creating spooky scenes to attract customers into their premises. Newry BID had an independent judge […]

Oct 02
MonsterVillain Halloween Safari Hunt October 2020

The safari has been designed completely contactless so that players can only interact in small family groups whilst adhering to social distancing.

Aug 26
MonsterHero Safari Event – Family Treasure Hunt

On Saturday 22nd August Newry BID hosted a family fun MonsterHero Safari hunt that took place throughout Newry city centre. Despite the bad weather, there was a great turn out and we would like to thank everyone who took part. After finding all 10 MonsterHeroes, families were rewarded with a FREE e-book about their first […]

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 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 […]

Jun 23
Re:Launch – Re:imagining Business & Leadership

  Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have teamed up with the Management Leadership Network to create a genuinely unique virtual event headlined by a globally renowned business strategist. The event, which is entitled Re:Launch – Re:imagining Business & Leadership, will be held on Tuesday 30th June from 2.00pm – 3.15pm under the Chatham House Rule. This means […]

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