• Boyle Elected In Ards

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    Joe Boyle is re-elected In Ards and North Down. Ards and North Down Borough Councillor Joe Boyle has described his re-election to the Council, representing the Ards Peninsula as his most successful election in 15 years and turned out to be the perfect Birthday present. He said: “Whilst I was…

    Read More: Boyle Elected In Ards Monday, May 6th, 2019

    Join The Chairman’s Charity Walk from 8-10 May

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    Council Chairman Invites Walkers For His 3 day 3 stages 3 charities walk. Councillor Mark Murnin Chairman of Newry Mourne and Down District Council is set to embark on a 66 mile walk across the District in this 3-day event to raise funds for his 3 chosen charities… NI Air…

    Read More: Join The Chairman’s Charity Walk from 8-10 May Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

    Crossgar Author Pens Her First Novel

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    Erin Curran from Crossgar has launched her first fantasy novel. Taking the plunge into the world of fantasy writing, Crossgar woman Erin Curran (20) has penned her first novel called ‘The Seven.’ A former pupil of St Colmcille’s High School and currently studying media studies at SERC in Downpatrick, Erin…

    Read More: Crossgar Author Pens Her First Novel Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

    Madden Hopes For A Sinn Féin Seat In Downpatrick

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    Jordan Madden (27), the running mate with Oonagh Hanlon the second SinnFéin candidate in Downpatrick, lives in the county town where he has a large family that moved to the area in the early 1980’s amidst the growing conflict in Belfast. Jordan graduated from Ulster University in 2015 and currently…

    Read More: Madden Hopes For A Sinn Féin Seat In Downpatrick Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    County Down Medieval Trail To Be Created

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    Come hear the gossip from medieval County Down and help shape a new trail. Millions of people all over the world have been exposed to County Down’s incredible heritage for the first time thanks to the Game of Thrones television series. People are now flocking to Northern Ireland to Game…

    Read More: County Down Medieval Trail To Be Created Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    Down Royal Appoints New Head Groundsman

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    Down Royal Racecourse has announced the appointment of Shane Webb as Head Groundsman. Shane has an excellent racing pedigree bringing with him over nine years’ experience in the industry, having worked as Racetrack Groundsman at The Curragh Racecourse and Assistant Track Manager at Leopardstown Racecourse, as well as completing a…

    Read More: Down Royal Appoints New Head Groundsman Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    Killyleagh Student Wins WIP Placement In US

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    Killyleagh student Ross Connolly scoops place on a top US leadership programme. The prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP) selects emerging leaders for rigorous programmes of public service and leadership development and Killyleagh student Ross Connolly has been invited to participate in this year’s class. For more than two decades, WIP…

    Read More: Killyleagh Student Wins WIP Placement In US Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

  • Walker Furious Over Killyleagh Vandalism

    Meeting Being Called To Address Antisocial Behaviour In Killyleagh. The recent smashing of panes of glass at Killyleagh Integrated Primary School has caused the community to respond with deep concern and anger. Councillor Billy Walker said: “This act of wanton destruction of school property is just not acceptable in our…

    Read More: Walker Furious Over Killyleagh Vandalism Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    Armstrong Backs Call For Maternal Mental Health

    Alliance’s Stangford MLA Kellie Armstrong has called for maternal mental health to be prioritised in Northern Ireland. Speaking after an event in Belfast to mark the start of Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week 2019, Kellie said her own experience of volunteering with the Remember Our Child charity gave her…

    Read More: Armstrong Backs Call For Maternal Mental Health Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    Killyleagh YC Promoted To Premier League

    Killyleagh YC finally win their place in the top flight. Killyleagh YC have won their place back in the Amateur League’s top flight writes Chris Hagan. After a four year gap, The Showgrounds club has won promotion back to the League’s Premier Section. Paul Sharvin’s team clinched it with a…

    Read More: Killyleagh YC Promoted To Premier League Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    Council Initiative Promotes Clean Environment

    Local community groups are being asked to help promote a ‘cleaner, greener environment’ and undertake ‘litter picks’ in their locality. To participate in this initiative groups must register using the expression of interest form. Completed forms must be received by 4pm on Friday 26 April 2019. Groups will be informed…

    Read More: Council Initiative Promotes Clean Environment Thursday, April 25th, 2019

    McEvoy Calls For Reduction In Rural Isolation

    Rural communities deserve better, lets tackle Rural Isolation says Leeanne McEvoy Sinn Féin candidate for The Mournes, Leeanne McEvoy, has said that Rural Communities deserve better and too many people are left isolated. Commenting on feedback from her canvass around the doors, Leeanne said “ it is clear people in…

    Read More: McEvoy Calls For Reduction In Rural Isolation Thursday, April 25th, 2019

    Ards First Responsders Win On People’s Projects

    Ards Peninsula group wins £50,000 in The People’s Projects. The public have voted and a group working in the Ards Peninsula has been announced as one of the winners of The People’s Projects competition in Northern Ireland and they will pick up a prize of £50,000. Ards Peninsula First Responders…

    Read More: Ards First Responsders Win On People’s Projects Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

    Downpatrick FC U-17’s In Shield Final

    Downpatrick FC Notes – Week Beginning 22/04/19 Everyone at the football club would like to wish the under 17’s Good Luck this Saturday when they play Aquinas Star at Seaview in the Second Shield Final. This game kicks off at 3pm, all support welcome. The 100 Club Draw for April…

    Read More: Downpatrick FC U-17’s In Shield Final Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019