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New Tourism Strategy Needs You!

Posted on: 1st September 2016

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is working on the development of a 5-year Tourism Strategy for the District. Considerable work has gone into assessing the current situation, understanding where the destination wants to be in five years, and identifying broad strategic directions to assist industry and local government in moving toward a longer-term vision.

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Launch of Gullion Echoes – a book of poetry and prose and accompanying DVD of selected readings

Posted on: 30th August 2016

Gullion Echoes arose out of a series of workshops conducted earlier this year in Crossmaglen (organised and funded by the Ring of Gullion) and in Tí Chulainn (organised by Cuimhneamh and funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland as supported by the National Lottery).

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Hit the road, this summer, with the Ring of Gullion Heritage Coach Tours!

Posted on: 18th August 2016

With the hazy, lazy days of the summer well under way; it’s time to look at getting out and about discovering areas of this great land. Have you heard of the Ring of Gullion, but don’t know much about it? This summer, the Ring of Gullion Coach Tours will make its way gently through the rolling hills of South Armagh, visiting built heritage sites of importance in the area.

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Giant Adventures – Footsteps in the Forest & Wake the Giant

Posted on: 11th August 2016

Newry, Mourne and Down District is full of Giant Adventures this month as the region plays host to two new free and Festivals, WAKE THE GIANT in Warrenpoint and FOOTSTEPS IN THE FOREST at Slieve Gullion Forest Park.
Both two day events feature myths, magic and theatrical flair which will enthral visitors to the coastal village of Warrenpoint, Co Down and the breath-taking Slieve Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition Now Open

Posted on: 2nd August 2016

There are ten monetary prizes to be won through this year's annual National Poetry Competition.

Original poetry entries are welcome from across the world for this year's National Poetry Competition. The competition is one of Britain's top single poem competitions. Each poem entered is judged anonymously. This competition is administered by the Poetry Society; a charity that champions British poetry both at home and overseas.

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Slieve Gullion Forest Park Scoops Top Award

Posted on: 1st July 2016

The NI4kids Family Awards were held on 27th June in Belfast City Hall. Cool FMs Gareth Stewart hosted the glitzy movie themed ceremony with paparazzi, popcorn and red carpets. The awards were started five years ago in honour of all the amazing places and people who put families with young children first. After hundreds of nominations from across the country were submitted, and a tense judging period the winners were announced.

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Crossmaglen Community Centre,
O’Fiaich Square,
Crossmaglen,
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