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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…

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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…

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Killough Win Harry Clarke Cup

The Newcastle and District Amateur Football League. The Harry Clarke Cup. Played at Meadowvale, Drumaness. Monday 22nd April 2019 at 1.30pm. Killough 3 Ballynagross 1. At a sun-baked Meadowvale Park in Drumaness, Killough and Ballynagross faced each other in the Harry Clarke cup final and it was the sea-siders who…

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Glees Singers To Premier Curtains In Newcastle

Curtains, a Northern Ireland premier, a murder mystery whodunit musical, will be running in Newcastle. The cast are currently putting the finishing touches to this very engaging musical with a difference. It is technically a show within a show. When leading lady Jessica Cranshaw dies on the opening night, policeman…

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Kilmore Lose To Orangefield

The NAFL League Division 1 Kilmore Rec  0 1  Orangefield Robert Adams Park was bathed in sunshine as Kilmore entertained Orangefield in their last game of the season. With not a lot at stake as neither side were at full strength and both teams struggled with ball control on a hard, uneven…

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Down GAA Results For 15-20/4/19

2019 Down GAA All County Football League (Division 1) – Sponsored by O Neills.Mon, 15 April. Mon, 15 Apr, Venue: Castlewellan, Castlewellan 1-12 Kilcoo 0-12Mon, 15 Apr, Venue: Ballyholland, Ballyholland 1-8 Bryansford 0-14Mon, 15 Apr, Venue: Pettit Park, Rostrevor 0-8 Loughinisland 2-9Mon, 15 Apr, Venue: Downpatrick, Downpatrick 0-10 Clonduff 0-15Sat,…

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St John’s GAC Drumnaquoile Notes For 22/4/19

The  U14’s girls travelled to Glenn on Saturday for a change of fixture so we don’t have to play on Easter Sunday writes Geraldine Flynn. It was a Lovely day for football, drinking iced water and eating ice lollies at half-time. We faced a very strong Glenn team with the…

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Bright GAC Notes For 21/4/19

If anyone wishes to play the club lotto they can now do so on line by using the following link:https://www.klubfunder.com/clubs/bright/lotto Well done to the 16’s who did very well to overcome a talented St. John’s side. A GAA match played in an impeccable sporting manor with both sides showing respect…

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Donaghadee Lady To Run In London Marathon For The RNLI

Local to run in London Marathon for Donaghadee RNLI Lifeboat. Ali Gunning, is running the London Marathon in aid of Donaghadee Lifeboat Station. Ali lives in Donaghadee and is a member of the local running club, the Dee Runners. She runs in Donghadee regularly and wants to raise some funds…

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Council Promotes Civic Pride Initiative

Newry Mourne and Down District Council is asking local community groups to take part in a new community environmental initiative to encourage civic pride throughout the district. Local community groups are being asked to help promote a ‘cleaner, greener environment’ and undertake ‘litter picks’ in their locality. To participate in…

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Traffic Flow At Tollymore Improved Says McEvoy

McEvoy welcomes progress on traffic congestion at Tollymore Park Gates. Mourne Sinn Féin Council candidate Leeanne McEvoy has welcomed progress on the issue of traffic congestion in and around the exit gates of Tollymore Forest Park at busy periods. McEvoy explained: “The residents of Bryansford Village and Burrenreagh Road are…

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St Coleman’s College Scoops An All-Ireland Title

Chairman Hosts Reception for All-Ireland Winners St Colman’s College, Newry. Newry Mourne and Down District Council Chairman, Councillor Mark Murnin hosted a Civic Reception in the boardroom of the District Council Offices, Monaghan Row, Newry on Thursday 18 April 2019. The reception was held to celebrate the recent success of…

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Down To Host Four Of The Eighteen Twelfth Parades

The Twelfth venues have been confirmed for 2019. The Orange Institution has confirmed the 18 venues across Northern Ireland which will host Twelfth of July demonstrations this summer. This year four of the eighteen demonstrations will be held in County Down in Crossgar, Hollywood, Kilkeel and Rathfriland. With only three…

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Enright and Walker Welcome Council Fine Moves

Fly-Tipping and Dog Fouling Fines To Be Enforced. Following a workshop in Newry between Newry Mourne and Down District Council management and Councillors last month, Council Officers have now taken a line from local environmentalists and they will be hiring additional staff to deal robustly with the scourge of dog-fouling,…

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Sean Hollywood Centre Reveals May Programme

Sean Hollywood Arts Centre Hosts Exciting May Programme. The month starts with the launch of a new art exhibition by established local artists Mary Doran and David Johnston on Friday 3 May at 8pm. Mary and David have taken inspiration from the Irish landscape to produce a series of stunning…

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