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Brigid O'Neill @ Nan Rices Folk Club

Brigid O'Neill @ Nan Rices Folk Club

07-12-2021 8:00 pm -11:00 pm
£10.00
Railway Bar Trad Session

Railway Bar Trad Session

09-12-2021 9:00 pm - 30-11--0001
All Folk'd Up

All Folk'd Up

11-12-2021 8:00 pm -11:55 pm
£15.00
The Mudblood Podcast - LIVE!

The Mudblood Podcast - LIVE!

14-12-2021 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
£12.00
Railway Bar Trad Session

Railway Bar Trad Session

16-12-2021 9:00 pm - 30-11--0001
Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

18-12-2021 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
£20.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

18-12-2021 2:00 pm -4:30 pm
£10.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

18-12-2021 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
£10.00
Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

19-12-2021 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
£20.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

19-12-2021 2:00 pm -4:30 pm
£10.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

19-12-2021 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
£10.00
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

02-01-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

29-01-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

06-02-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

06-03-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Foster and Allen

Foster and Allen

16-03-2022 8:00 pm -10:30 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

26-03-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

03-04-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

30-04-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

01-05-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

28-05-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

05-06-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

25-06-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

03-07-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

30-07-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

25-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

26-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

27-08-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

27-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

28-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

29-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

24-09-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

29-10-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

26-11-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
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Minister Nichola Mallon and Minister Darragh O'Brien at Narrow Water. Photograph: Michael Cooper
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Minister for Infrastructure Nichola Mallon MLA and Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD today visited Narrow Water and met with local stakeholders to provide an update on their shared vision and determination to deliver the iconic Narrow Water Bridge. Construction of the project could begin as early as 2023!

Members of the Narrow Water Bridge Community Network with Ministers Mallon and O'Brien.

Planning permission is in place for a distinctive 280m cable stayed bridge, anchored by two towers at either end, for car and cycle traffic.  It will connect the A2 Newry to Warrenpoint dual carriageway with the R173 Omeath and will have the ability to open to allow for passage of ships through and on to the Newry Canal.  An opening bridge here would obviously make the option of putting a non opening fixed bridge a few miles further north, as part of the Southern Relief Road less attractive but to date Minister Mallon hasn't ruled out a fixed bridge, something that is still the preferred option of that particular  project!

Maximising tourism potential

Following the investment from the Taoiseach’s Shared Island Unit, a working group has been set up tasked with driving forward delivery of the project and Minister Mallon has confirmed that her Department is working with partners on further proposals for complementary walking and cycling infrastructure to enhance connectivity to the new bridge and maximise the tourism potential in this area of outstanding beauty.

Ministers Mallon and O'Brien with Stakeholders and local Political Representatives
Ministers Mallon and O'Brien pictured with Stakeholders and local Political Representatives. Photograph: Michael Cooper

Minister Mallon said: “Minister O’Brien and I are committed to partnership working North and South and to the delivery of the iconic Narrow Water Bridge. Today we met with local partners and stakeholders in the area who have faithfully campaigned for this Bridge, to provide an update on the work now started by the taskforce set up to drive this forward. This is positive progress and my officials will continue to work closely with our partners to ensure that all the steps necessary to turn this project from concept to reality are quickly put in place.

“I have also made it clear that my vision for this area of outstanding natural beauty includes the provision of new and enhanced walking and cycling infrastructure to complement the Narrow Water Bridge. I am delighted that my Department is now working with partners on plans to transform active travel in the area. This transformative project will not only open up connectivity in the area but it will benefit our island economy and tourism offering.”

Minister O’Brien said: “The Narrow Water Bridge has been a Government priority for many years and I am very pleased that through the Shared Island Fund, this project is progressing in earnest. Local authorities in the east border region have played a key role in advocating for the Narrow Water Bridge over the past five decades, recognising the huge symbolic, economic and social importance of the project to the people living there  We all appreciate the significance of this project and eagerly await construction beginning in 2023.”

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    Kenneth pointon · 1 months ago
    This Bridge is a load of rubbish it will have a 7.5ton weight limit ruling out Buses .lorries and anything heavy .it's not needed .a cable bridge is too expensive .more inkeeping with the are would be a stone arch bridge  with a lifting part .a lot cheaper .and more attractive .
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    Paul Trainor · 1 months ago
    Earlier this year a flotilla of small sailing boats attempted to sail to Newry via Victoria Lock. This was part of a UK & Ireland celebration by the 'Drascombe Association', a famous organisation promoting these traditional vessels. During the process of using the lock gates, Newry Council decided they didn't have the right paperwork and refused to give them access and they where sent packing back into the Lough, so why are people insisting the Bridge needs to open?
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      Eva · 1 months ago
      @Paul Trainor My thoughts exactly. I live overlooking the canal and river and the only ‘ship’ I have seen travelling up towards Newry in a year is a small rib fishing boat at high tide- on the river side as well so opening the lock gates was not necessary. They don’t want boats going up the canal I think… 

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