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Mount Stewart In For Major Restoration Award

The Mount Stewart National Trust property is now in the running for a Restoration of the Year award. The County Down restoration  project is through to the final of a major UK awards. Mount Stewart house in was chosen by judges from the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) as joint top…

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Mount Stewart Announces Festival Of Conversations

Mount Stewart has announced an unmissable festival weekend of debate, ideas, storytelling, art and music on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September 2016. Guests at the first ever Mount Stewart Conversations festival organised by the National Trust will include world class speakers, the best of Northern Irish music and a…

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Grey Squirrels Need To Be Controlled Says Shannon

Strangford MP Jim Shannon has called for local farmers to join together with the Ulster Farmers Union and BASC to control the scourge of Grey Squirrels in Northern Ireland. He said: “The grey squirrels directly impact upon the indigenous Red Squirrel and carry a pox that transfer from Grey to…

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