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Events’ Supremo Moves On From Council Post

DOWN District Council Event’s Officer Ann Moreland has moved on from her post after over four years of producing a wide range of festival events that literally attracted hundreds of thousand of people to the area. Her magnum opus was the Festival of Flight in Newcastle but Ann was the…

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Evergreens Triumph At Ballymoney

Ballymoney 5’s   7   Ballynahinch 7’s (Evergreens)   29 Match Report – 5th October 2013 Clem Bassett reports from Kilraught’s Road The 2013 Evergreens completed their first set of five games with a scrappy but  comfortable win against Ballymoney Fifths. With a few key players unavailable due to injury, birthday parties…

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Hallowtides Set To Welcome Frightful Families In Newcastle

NEWCASTLE’S annual Hallowtides Festival will be very much a family affair as this year as The Addams Family take centre stage for a major programme of spooky celebrations delivered by Down District Council. The weird and wonderful characters of The Addams Family, made famous by countless TV shows and movies,…

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