• Discovery Trail From Castlewellan Tree Of Year

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    New Castlewellan Discovery Trail Thanks to Tree of the Year Award. A new family discovery trail has been launched in Castlewellan Forest Park thanks to award money from the Woodland Trust’s Tree of the Year Competition. The Annesley Garden, within Castlewellan Forest Park, is well known for its international collection…

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    Popular Presenter Joe Mahon Runs Two New Series

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    Popular TV presenter Joe Mahon returns to UTV screens this summer with two new Northern Ireland-based series which are sure to delight his loyal fans.Two exciting new Joe Mahon series return to UTV this summer Joe Mahon returns to UTV screens this summer with two new Northern Ireland-based series which…

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    Police Appeal On Suspicious Activity At ATM’s

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    PSNI re-issue appeal to the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity near ATM’s. Detective Superintendent Rowan Moore said: “Recently we have seen the positive result of the community and police working together to catch those we believe are responsible for the theft of ATM’S. However, our investigations continue…

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    New Barn Owl Site In County Down

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    A Boost for endangered barn owls as new nest site is discovered. Northern Ireland’s tiny barn owl population has been given a much-needed boost with the discovery of a new nest site in Co. Down. The find brings the number of active barn owl nests in Northern Ireland up to…

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    Cancer Focus Says Thank You To Downpatrick

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    Big Bucket Collection raises £10k for Cancer Focus NI. Cancer Focus Northern Ireland says a huge thank you to the people of Downpatrick who volunteered and donated to its BIG Bucket Collection. The collection was held in 20 towns and cities across Northern Ireland on Saturday June 29 and raised an amazing…

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    UFU Alarmed At Comments From Boris Johnston

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    UFU reacts to Boris Johnson comments on future of farm subsidies. The Ulster Farmers’ Union says it is alarmed by Conservative leader candidate Boris Johnson’s recent comments regarding future farm subsidies after Brexit and stressed that agricultural output remains the fairest measure for allocating domestic farm funding across the UK….

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    Brown Calls Meeting To Tackle Saintfield ASB

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    Anti-social behaviour Public Meeting called for Saintfield Alliance Councillor Patrick Brown has arranged a public meeting for Saintfield residents at the new community centre next Wednesday to address issues of recent anti-social behaviour in the town. Speaking about the reasons for holding the meeting, Cllr Brown said: “Following a sharp…

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  • Dan Gebski Interviews Pete McGrath

    Former Down Manager Pete McGrath Interviewed for Zero To Hero. I have known Pete McGrath almost ten years and I have always admired him for his achievements but also for the way he presents himself to others. I always find Pete a very quiet man with passion and a real…

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    Three Crossgar Taggart Sisters Qualify At SERC

    SERC Serves Up Perfect Course For Crossgar Sisters It really was a case of a ‘sister act’ at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) when twins Chloe and Rebecca (18) and younger sister Courtney (17) from Crossgar, recently completed the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service at the…

    Read More: Three Crossgar Taggart Sisters Qualify At SERC Saturday, July 6th, 2019

    The Saul Family Accessible Trail Is Now Open

    An exciting new facility has been opened in Saul at the Saul GAC pitch which will provide significant health benefits to the area. Newry Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Charlie Casey officially opened the new Saul Family Trail on Thursday 4 July. Representatives from Outdoor Recreation NI (ORNI),…

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    All Ireland Hurling Champs Welcomed By Council

    Council Celebrates All Ireland Hurling Champions. Newry Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Charlie Casey has welcomed the success of the O’Rahilly Under-14’s team, who were recently crowned All Ireland Hurling Champions at the John West National Féile na nGael in Cork. The team, which is made of members…

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    Lambeg Drum Unveiled At Woodgrange Orange Hall

    The drum has been commissioned in memory of Sergeant James Edgar. On Saturday evening 29 June, a large crowd attended a rather unique event for this area, the unveiling of a new Lambeg Drum, which took place at Woodgrange Orange Hall near Downpatrick. For many years Woodgrange LOL 1073 had…

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    Twelfth Demonstrations In Down

    Crossgar Heads Up Mid-Down. Crossgar will host the annual mid-Down demonstration for the first time since 2003. The hosts, Lecale District, will be joined by the brethren and bands from neighbouring Saintfield, Comber, Ballynahinch and Castlewellan Districts. Crossgar’s own Cumberland True Blue LOL 358 will lead the prossession accompanied by…

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    The Orange Takes To The Greens

    Golf visitors welcomed to the Greens … by the Orange! The Orange Order has launched a new information leaflet highlighting the organisations 18 Twelfth of July parade venues for 2019. Featuring a golf theme, the leaflet aims to capture the interest of those who may be visiting Northern Ireland for…

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