Newry.ie

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairman, Councillor Mark Murnin has highlighted the efforts of organisations and people who work to make the district a better place to live and work in throughout the year in his Christmas message.

Councillor Murnin said, “I am delighted to be able to take this opportunity to reflect on the work that has been done this year to make our Council a better place to live and work in. It has been an immense privilege for me to serve this district since becoming Chairman in June.

“We are living in challenging times and I have been heartened to see the way that businesses, the community sector and local people are working together for the benefit of everyone who lives in, or visits, the Newry, Mourne and Down area. The creativity that our business people and small producers exhibit has been on display in the numerous local fairs and artisanal markets. If you have not already done so, I would urge you to make their products part of your Christmas preparations—not only will you have something special and one of a kind, but you will also be supporting the economic growth of our area.

Cllr Mark Murnin, Chairman, Newry, Mourne and Down Council.
Cllr Mark Murnin, Chairman, Newry, Mourne and Down Council.

“The Newry, Mourne and Down district is renowned for breathtaking scenery and historic towns and villages. This year we have progressed a number of initiatives to enhance this, including the restoration of the Edwardian Warrenpoint Municipal Park, first opened in 1907, a project to share stories of the area around Camlough Lake and Victoria Lock, and an initiative to bring the history of Ballykinler to life, focusing on the 1914-21 period.

“When I came into the office of Chairman of the Council, I wanted to focus on one of our key priorities when choosing the charities I would support. That priority, supporting health and well-being outcomes, is fundamental to our determination to enhance the potential of our district.

“I have been particularly pleased to see the large number of health initiatives that have taken place throughout the district—with free health checks being provided in local communities as part of family fun days and events targeting our most valued older community. Often organised by our District Electoral Area fora, these events help to bring people together and I have been honoured to be part of these ongoing efforts.

“Since taking office I have had the pleasure of meeting a number of community and voluntary groups that are making a real difference to their areas. The charities that I have chosen to support during my term of office—the Air Ambulance Service, Glebe House-Harmony House and Newry and District Gateway Club—exemplify the service that voluntary organisations give to our citizens. I look forward to continuing my work with such bodies over the coming months.

“It is important to remember that the work our community organisations carry out does not stop during the festive season. In fact, often Christmas is the most demanding of times, and I cannot emphasise enough the gratitude we owe to those who work out of the public eye, often with little public recognition.

“As a time for family, Christmas can be hard on those who have suffered bereavement, are elderly, sick or just on their own. I would urge everyone to extend the Christmas spirit to those around you.

“On behalf of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, I would like to wish each and every one of you a joyful and peaceful Christmas and hope that the New Year will bring prosperity and health for us all.”

Pin It

 

 

WHAT'S ON IN NEWRY

18Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
18Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
18Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
18Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
19Jan
A5 Flyer_workshop 2_v6-01_Final.jpg11:00AM - 02:00PM]
A Personal Voyage of Discovery
Elysium Wellness Centre
19Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png02:30PM - 05:00PM]
Aladdin Matinee
Newry Town Hall
19Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
19Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
20Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png02:30PM - 05:00PM]
Aladdin Matinee
Newry Town Hall
20Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
20Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
21Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
21Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
22Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
22Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
23Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
23Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
23Jan
TheBox.jpg08:00PM - ]
The Box
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
24Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
24Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
25Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
25Jan
46134647_1960404520920061_7807579103300681728_n.jpg07:00PM - ]
Murder Mystery Evening
Canal Court Hotel
25Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
18Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
18Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
19Jan
A5 Flyer_workshop 2_v6-01_Final.jpg11:00AM - 02:00PM]
A Personal Voyage of Discovery
Elysium Wellness Centre
19Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png02:30PM - 05:00PM]
Aladdin Matinee
Newry Town Hall
19Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
19Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
20Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png02:30PM - 05:00PM]
Aladdin Matinee
Newry Town Hall
20Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
20Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
21Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
21Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
22Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
22Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
23Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
23Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
23Jan
TheBox.jpg08:00PM - ]
The Box
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
24Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
24Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
25Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
25Jan
46134647_1960404520920061_7807579103300681728_n.jpg07:00PM - ]
Murder Mystery Evening
Canal Court Hotel
25Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
26Jan
_MG_7561_269035.jpg11:00AM - 03:00PM]
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auctioneers
26Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png02:30PM - 05:00PM]
Aladdin Matinee
Newry Town Hall
26Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
26Jan
Screen Shot 2019-01-03 at 21.00.54.png07:30PM - 10:00PM]
Aladdin by Newry Panto Players
Newry Town Hall
27Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
28Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
29Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
30Jan
BRUNO GROENING.jpg05:15PM - 06:30PM]
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Mourne Country Hotel
30Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
31Jan
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
31Jan
Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby.jpg07:30PM - 11:00PM]
Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby in Concert
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
01Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
02Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
03Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
04Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
05Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
06Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
07Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
08Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
09Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
10Feb
Sean Hollywood Coco poster 2.jpg07:00PM - 08:00PM]
Twenty 7, an exhibition of poetry, by Kevin Dwan
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre
Newry.ie require Cookies on some parts of our site to enable full functionality. By using Newry.ie you consent to our use of Cookies. You can use your browser settings to disable cookies on this or any other website.
More information Ok