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Stunning landscapes, charming villages, bustling towns and an exciting city

A truly beautiful area - a land of great contrast and diversity.

Dramatic landscapes - the famous ‘Mountains of Mourne’ a beautiful coastline, stone walls and patchwork green field.

Newry – a modern, vibrant city with ancient roots and a rich industrial and historical heritage.

The Ring of Gullion – beautiful undulating countryside famed for its rich cultural heritage and numerous prehistoric and early Christian sites

To download the visitors guide "Make Your Day" click here

To download the "Whats On - Events" from Jan - June 2014 click here

To download the Events Form July - December 2014 click here

To download the Cranfield Code Leaflet 2013 click here

To download a copy of the Newry Heritage Trail please click here

Newry and Mourne District Council are at present compiling a What's On in Newry and Mourne Events Guide for July-December 2014 which will be printed in full colour. You can have your event included in our 2014 brochure and also promoted on the Tourism Section of the Council's website free of charge. Please complete the "Events Form July - December 2014 above and send it by e-mail to newryvic@newryandmourne.gov.uk or post it to the following address: Newry Visitor Information Centre, Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, BT34 2BY

 

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Newry & Mourne Welcomes the Giro d'Italia - Sunday 11th May 2014 - For further information click here

 

Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership Connecting Communities to their Landscape - 22 June 2013

Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership  Connecting Communities to their Landscape

The Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership (MMLP 2013-2016) is based around the themes of natural, built and cultural heritage and a key component of the programme is to engage with local communities. The underlying idea is to be inspired but yet reminded about the landscape and how people have interacted with it. Cultural heritage will be promoted through music, stories, poems, drama and the visual arts. It is hoped by the end of the programme participants will be involved with gathering, creating, sharing, producing and recording music, songs, stories and poems. We welcome all interested parties to please contact Alwynne at the Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership (MMLP) for more information. Alwynne Shannon | Outreach Officer | Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership Mourne Heritage Trust | Unit 4 |Cornmill Quay | Marine Park |Annalong | NEWCASTLE BT34 4QG. **Tel No: 028437 67391 (Annalong) Mobile: 07912045966

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What's your Story - Culture Sofa - 15 April 2014

What's your Story - Culture Sofa

It is a sofa made from Books that was produced by Action Mental Health Foyle, for Derry/Londonderry City of Culture 2013. The public donated books to AMH and volunteers constructed the sofa. It is on display in the Gallery and Performance Space in the Library.

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New Temporary Exhibition - “Landownership is South-West Down” - 18 April 2014

New Temporary Exhibition - “Landownership is South-West Down”

From 18th April the new temporary exhibition on “Landownership is South-West Down” will be open free of charge to the public. The exhibition, which runs until 28th February 2015, explores local landlords such as the Halls of Narrow Water and the Ross family of Rostrevor, and their estates. Special attention is given to the development of Warrenpoint and Rostrevor. The centre piece of the exhibition is a very colourful charter given to Sir Charles Russell in 1894 granting him a peerage as Baron Russell of Killowen. Russell had been born in Dominic Street in Newry in 1832 and was the first Catholic to be appointed as Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. He also had a high profile political career and was an influential advocate for Irish Home Rule.

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