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Category: Green Tourism

Aug 21
Litterpick – Improving How Newry Looks

As part of our ongoing efforts to help improve how Newry looks, Newry BID in partnership with Clanrye Group has carried out a litter pick at North Street, Trevor Hill, Kildare Street, Cathedral Carpark and Sandy Street. Thanks to all the volunteers who took part. Come along and join in the effort for World Clean […]

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 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 […]

Mar 24
Brightening Up Hill Street

Brightening Up Hill Street  As part of our improving how we look theme, Newry BID in partnership with Newry 2020 and Live Here Love Here have finished a new colourful flower bed at Marcus Square in the centre of Newry. Just in time for Spring, Thank You to all involved.

Feb 24
Another successful Litter pick

Another successful Litter pick in areas around Monaghan Street, Catherine Street, Railway Avenue and Cecil Street as well as McClelland Park. Dozens of bags of litter were collected and removed. Everything from coats, jumpers and socks to unused foodstuffs to bottles and cans and much much more was taken out of circulation. Newry BID members […]

Sep 25
World Cleanup Day

World Clean Up Day took place on Saturday 21st September in Newry City Centre. An hour of litter picking and weeding was done by volunteers who joined in the effort to help improve how Newry looks and to celebrate World Clean Up Day. Well done to all involved.

Sep 03
Newry BID Litter Pick

Volunteers from city centre businesses took part in a litter pick organised by Newry BID on Thursday, August 29. More than 30 civic-minded volunteers gathered rubbish and pulled weeds at Margaret Square, Marcus Square, Hill Street, North Street Car Park, Water Street, and The Mall. Businesses who took part in the initiative were First Derivatives […]

Apr 13
Cross Border Tourism Conference

Newry BID recently attended a Cross Border Tourism Conference in Carlingford. At this event, guest speakers emphasised the importance of advertising and effective marketing tools, identified practical examples of thriving Tourist locations, how to develop sustainable Tourism products and how to get more Tourism customers. A good informative networking event with some very useful tips […]

Mar 22
Another Successful Year For Newry TradFest

It has been another successful year for Newry TradFest which took place over St. Patrick’s Weekend. Newry City was awash with Traditional music over a 3 day period to coincide with the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. 21 venues hosted many talented Trad musicians with one manager saying “This Year’s TradFest has been fantastic and it […]