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Denvir’s Hotel To Celebrate 375-Year Anniversary

Stephen Magorrian, a local entrepreneur and hotelier, and director of the Horatio Group, is fascinated with the history of Denvir’s Hotel in Downpatrick. He poses a vital question to those interested in historical and antiquarian interests… how old is Denvir’s? On Friday 30 June Denvir’s, the oldest Coaching Inn in…

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Empowering Young People In Our Community

Growing up isn’t easy! Many young people, moving from childhood to adulthood, struggle to make sense of the world they live and suffer depression in silence, un-noticed. It is now understood that rates of under diagnosis and treatment of depression are higher in adolescents than in adults. Sinead McGarrigle said:…

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McGrath Supports Hospitality Ulster In Bid To Update Liquor Licensing Laws

Hospitality Ulster has launched a campaign to force the Northern Ireland Assembly to modernise outdated liquor licensing laws as soon as the Assembly returns from the election in May later this year. Newry Mourne and Downe District Councillor Colin McGrath, an SDLP South Down Assembly candidate, said he would try and…

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Great Gig In Denvir’s For Downpatrick House In Romania

The Gilchrist family from around Downpatrick gathered together in Denvir’s Hotel on Sunday 28 December to run a brilliant gig, the Christmas Big Night Out, in aid of Downpatrick House orphanage in Romania. This charity has been running for just over ten years and has pumped thousands into a children’s…

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Big Gig For Downpatrick House In Romania To Be Held In Denvir’s

Come along and join join the appeal for the Downpatrick House in Romania on what promises to be one of the biggest Christmas nights out in the Christmas season. The Downpatrick Romanian Orphanage appeal in partnership with the Horitio Group and Denvir’s Hotel are pleased to announce that on Sunday…

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Business As Normal At Denvirs As Botannic Inns Goes Into Receivership

THE news that Denvir’s Hotel has gone into receivership as part of the Botannic Inns Ltd collapse has rippled across Downpatrick  and County Down. But the message from the company is that it will be ‘Business as usual’ for its many regular customers and visitors. Botannic Inns has a staff…

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Botanic Inns Plate Up Haggis and Hot Whisky In Memory of Rabbie Burns

A group of Botanic Inns bars and restaurants are preparing to raise a ‘wee dram’ of whisky to celebrate Burns Night this Friday 25 January with a range of special Burns-themed food, drinks and entertainment. Denvir’s in Downpatrick will be paying homage to Burns with a themed night where guests can…

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