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Posted on: 25th May 2014
Although a small area, Northern Ireland has a great variety of scenic countryside, reflecting its contrasting geology and topography as well as a long history of settlement and land use. The mosaic of prehistoric monuments, traditional farms and buildings, forest plantations and wildlife habitats all contribute to the special landscapes that are part of our culture and heritage.View more info on Northern Ireland’s Landscape Charter – Have your say
Posted on: 21st May 2014
Groups from Bessbrook and Camlough have been taking part in an exciting community arts initiative over recent weeks called ‘Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities. Bessbrook and Camlough’.View more info on Building Peace through the Arts – Re-Imaging Communities Bessbrook and Camlough
Posted on: 15th May 2014
Newry and Mourne District Council are providing a new Ring of Gullion 1:25000 scale activity map:-an essential tool for getting the best from the Ring for Gullion outdoors! The map is available from Crossmaglen, Slieve Gullion and Newry Visitor Information Centres.View more info on Ring of Gullion mapped out
Posted on: 10th April 2014
Finance Minister Simon Hamilton MLA today launched a new online service, for searching family history, to mark the 150th anniversary…View more info on Hamilton launches new online service to mark 150th anniversary of birth and death records
Posted on: 2nd April 2014
A new alliance of farmers, walkers and conservationists has come together to combat serious damage being done by scramblers and…View more info on Cross-border community meeting about scramblers
Posted on: 1st April 2014
Clermont and Anglesey Mountain was declared as an ASSI on the 31st March 2014 because of its heathland habitats. These…View more info on Clermont and Anglesey Mountain – A special place…
Posted on: 10th October 2013
There was great excitement at Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Saturday 5th October with the first sightings of a life size Red Squirrel in the Ring of Gullion Area. The Red Squirrel is the newest addition to the INTERREG IVA -funded Action for Biodiversity project.
As part of National Red Squirrel Week, the Ring of Gullion Red Squirrel Group joined forces with the Ring of Gullion team, the INTERREG IVA -funded Action for Biodiversity project, and the Biodiversity Officer for Newry and Mourne District Council to raise awareness of Red Squirrels in the Ring of Gullion area.View more info on Exciting times At Slieve Gullion – life-size Red Squirrel Spotted!
Posted on: 6th October 2013
"We have also recently secured a further £259,000 from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board for a Living Storybook project at Slieve Gullion. The Giants’ Lair project which is being devised with Newry and Mourne District Council will see the first children’s interactive arts play space devised to take children through an imaginative adventure inspired by local myths and legends,” added the CEO.View more info on Funding pours in for Sticky Fingers event
Posted on: 29th September 2013
Red Squirrel Family Day
To celebrate Red Squirrel Week, Newry and Mourne District Council have teamed up with the Ring of Gullion Red Squirrel Group to offer a wild day out for all at Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Saturday 5th October from 11.00am-2.00pm. Come along to this free event to learn more about our furry native red squirrels and autumn in the park and if your lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of one!View more info on Red Squirrel Celebration at Slieve Gullion
Posted on: 22nd September 2013
The event started with the Gap of the North Walking Group lead walk. The walking group provided 100 participations from…View more info on Celebrating Successful Ring of Gullion Get Outdoors Extravaganza!
Posted on: 14th September 2013
Elaine McAlinden who attended with her son and mother stated:- “We had a fabulous time on our tour. The guide…View more info on European Heritage Open Day celebrated with a tour around the Ring of Gullion
Ring of Gullion AONB
Crossmaglen Community Centre,
Tel: +44 (0)28 3082 8592
Slieve Gullion Forest Park: +44 (0)28 3025 6670
Newry Visitor Information Centre: +44 (0)28 3031 3170