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Discover a Magical World at Ireland’s Coolest Family Event – Footsteps in the Forest

Posted on: 11th April 2017

Enchantment and mystery abounds as Newry, Mourne and Down District Council prepare for the return of the first of its Giant Adventure festivals, Footsteps in the Forest. The winner of the 2016 Heritage Council of Ireland, Cool for Kids award will take place at Slieve Gullion Forest Park, kicking of the festival season on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 June 2017.

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Have your say on the development of Outdoor Recreation in South Armagh

Posted on: 11th April 2017

Newry Mourne and Down District Council through the Ring of Gullion Partnership have commissioned Outdoor Recreation NI to develop an Outdoor Recreation Action Plan for South Armagh. In order to develop the Action Plan, Outdoor Recreation NI is holding a public consultation in Mullaghbane Community Centre on 11th April at 7pm.

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Old Barracks to become Peace Forest

Posted on: 6th March 2017

The site of a Former British Army watchtower and barracks in Forkhill which became a symbol of the troubles of the past is set to be planted with 1000 native trees as part of a project to create a “peace forest” on sites along the border. A total of 4000 trees will be planted this year to form a remembrance for all those who lost their lives in the conflict.

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Environment Fair coming to Cullyhanna area, get your buzz on!

Posted on: 4th March 2017

Join a number of environmental groups in Cullyhanna Community Centre on Saturday 4th March between 11.00am and 3.00pm to learn more about the local wildlife in the area. A partnership between Mullaghbane and Cullyhanna Community Association, Dundalk Institute of Technology’s Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies, Ulster Farmer’s Union, Coomhola Salmon Trust Ltd.,Newry Mourne and Down District Council’s Ring of Gullion Partnership and Woodland Trust has received funding from the Northern Ireland’s Environment Agency’s Challenge Fund.

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What Does Your River Mean to You?

Posted on: 28th February 2017

This is your opportunity to meet individuals and groups who have an interest in the waters, wildlife and heritage on your doorstep. Meetings are being held with communities along the rivers of the Dundalk Bay Catchment. These free events will allow you to share stories, knowledge and ideas, and learn about how you can create a plan for the future of the rivers of Dundalk Bay.

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Crossmaglen Community Centre,
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