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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 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 […]

May 01
What might restaurant summer reopening, Coronavirus permitting, look like?

With tentative dates emerging across Europe for restaurant re-opening from as early as May 15th in Austria we need to be thinking about how Newry can prepare for this here and outline the supports required to prevent further losses for the sector. Please see the Irish Times article (see below link) which is interesting about […]

Apr 10
New Covid-19 Community Hub Opens

We talk to Community advice and Councillor Roisin Mulgrew about the new hub, what help it will bring, how we all can help and how we identify those most in need. We also discuss local Charities and how Covid -19 is affecting them.  

Mar 24
Newry TradFest 2020

Newry Business Improvement District (BID) were delighted to organise TradFest again this year and promote Newry City over three days. Running from March 14th– 16th the sessions were widespread across the city including both day and night time slots. Many Trad musicians played in multiple venues entertaining audiences over the weekend creating a cultural and […]

Feb 21
Newry TradFest March 2020

Now in its third year, Newry TradFest will once again entertain audiences across many venues over St. Patrick’s weekend. Newry Business Improvement District (BID) are delighted to organise the event again this year and promote Newry City over four days. Running from March 14th– 17th Trad sessions will be in full flow with thriving Trad […]

Aug 27
Iúr Cinn Fleadh Launch

Newry BID are proud to sponsor Iúr Cinn Fleadh that will take place on 5th – 8th September. This year there will be concerts from Kilfenora Ceili Band, Paul Brady, Gerry O’ Connor and a Comedy night ‘You Must Be Joking’ with May McFetridge, Jimmy Cricket, Gene Fitzpatrick and George Jones. There will also be Trad […]

Aug 30
Newry city hosts a whole weekend of ‘trad treats’ at Iúr Cinn Fleadh

It’s a ‘trad treat’ of home-grown, national and international acts. Iúr Cinn Fleadh will fill the streets of Newry with story and song. From 6th-9th September residents, visitors and music lovers will enjoy a packed programme of concerts, culture and comedy headlined by a living legend of Irish music, Sharon Shannon. Newry Town Hall will […]

Oct 11
Sep 01
Iúr Cinn Fleadh Launches

Iúr Cinn Fleadh sponsors pictured with Fleadh committee member Jim McGrath, right at the launch of the 2017 Iúr Cinn Fleadh . The Fleadh runs from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th September with over 60 events throughout Newry City. From left: Eamon Connolly, Newry BID; Orla Hayes, Canal Court Hotel and Cllr Roisin Mulgrew, Chairperson, Newry, Mourne […]