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Aug 11
Draft images of potential Newry Greenway connectivity route between the Towpath and Albert Basin / Greenway.

‘Council are working with McAdam Design to prepare a feasibility study for a funding application. The BID has engaged positively and welcomes the proposed development. We would like to see early progress on a quality Newry Greenway.’ If you have any queries, please contact Download PDF

Nov 19
Newry BID’s lobby of Department for Infrastructure

You will be aware of Newry BID’s lobby of Department for Infrastructure for fairer parking enforcement re on-street parking charging in Newry city centre. We commissioned a survey amongst drivers and businesses to get further views and opinion in relation to on street parking. Please see below a summary of the findings. If you would […]

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 […]

Apr 17
Parking Enforcement in Town Centres and Suspension of Newry CPZ status

Recent update to the parking enforcement situation in Newry during Covid 19 emergency.  

Nov 01
Translink introduce their new state-of-the-art coaches on routes between Newry and Belfast; and Newry and Dublin

Translink introduce their new state-of-the-art coaches on routes between Newry and Belfast; and Newry and Dublin 15 new high-specification, high-capacity SC5 Goldline vehicles have been introduced on the 238 route between Newry and Belfast and X5 route, Newry to Dublin. The new, fully accessible coaches offer more seats and increased levels of passenger comfort and […]

Aug 30
Midnight Ulsterbus Goldline Departures from Belfast to Newry

Translink has announced midnight departures from Belfast to Newry on Friday and Saturday nights, starting Friday 6th September 2019. The Goldline 238 services will operate from Belfast’s Europa Buscentre to Newry Buscentre, via Hillsborough, Dromore, Banbridge, Loughbrickland and Sheepbridge Park and Ride. Ulsterbus Newry Service Delivery Manager Greg McLaughlin said: “Our 238 Newry to Belfast […]

Jul 11
May 16
Translink’s Bus & Train week

Newry BID are delighted to support Translink’s Bus & Train week which will take place from 3rd – 9th June 2019. Bus & Train week is a celebration of the benefits of travelling by public transport in Northern Ireland. From 3rd – 9th June, enjoy exclusive discount travel tickets, special events in-station and on-board services. Take in your […]

Apr 16
Newry Train and Bus Stations Win Platinum In The SPIRIT Of Translink Facility Awards

Seven Translink stations have received Platinum SPIRIT of Translink Facility Awards, with Newry train station scoring 100%. Newry Buscentre also achieved a Platinum award. The Awards, in partnership with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, are judged across key criteria assessing resource efficiency, energy and carbon, biodiversity, health and wellbeing activities; stakeholder, employee and community engagement as […]