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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 03
International Women’s Day

Dear Newry BID members, International Women’s Day takes place this year on Monday 8th March. We are delighted to highlight two key initiatives being hosted by ourselves at Newry BID, and The Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade. Newry BID Social Media Profile Campaign We want to profile some of the fantastic business women in […]

Sep 03
World Clean Up Day 2020

Come along & join in the effort for World Clean Up Day on SATURDAY 19th SEPTEMBER. Newry BID is to lead the charge in Newry to help make our city a better place to live, work and shop. Volunteers will meet at Monaghan Court car park, Newry at 10am for an hour of litter picking. […]

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 […]

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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May 13
JMK Solicitors’ ‘Call for Action’ – Press Release

JMK Solicitors’ ‘call for action’ to protect children involved in road traffic collisions successfully leads to proposed legislative intervention. Since 2016, Northern Ireland’s Number 1 Personal Injury firm has been calling for action to ensure children’s rights are fully protected when making personal injury claims following road traffic collisions. The latest figures from the Compensation […]

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 […]

Mar 23
“We Must Social Distance”

“We Must Social Distance” – Joint Statement from Newry BID, Newry Chamber & NMDDC Newry BID Managing Director and the President & CEO of Newry Chamber, held discussions on Friday afternoon with NMDDC on the impact of COVID-19 in the area. In an hour-long teleconference, they discussed support arrangements for businesses and local communities, the need for […]