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Moth and Butterfly Training at Slieve Gullion Forest Park

Do you want to learn more about moths and butterflies? Newry Mourne and Down District Council has joined forces with Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland to provide two training sessions on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 May in Slieve Gullion Forest Park. Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland’s Moth Verifier, Andy Crory will…

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Step In The Footsteps Of The Giants At Slieve Gullion Forest Adventure

If you go into the woods on the 26th and 27th August be prepared to meet some strange and unusual characters including Trolls, woodland fawns, the Birdman of Slieve Donard, Finn McCool, the Fairy Queen and the legendary witch Cailleach Bheara, as they descend on Slieve Gullion Forest Park for…

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First Public DEA Meetings Get Off To Great Start

The Newry Mourne and Down District Council area has led the way in setting up its community planning function by holding inaugural meetings across the district. Public meetings in Rowallane, Downpatrick and Slieve Croob District Electoral Forums (DEA) have been held, attracting over 220 attendees who were keen to learn…

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New Park And Ride Service At Slieve Gullion

To help meet the demand of visitors wishing to explore Slieve Gullion Forest Park, and to tackle recent issues surrounding parking that Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is arranging a park and ride shuttle service. The park and ride will leave from Johnny Murphy’s Irish Bar in Meigh and…

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The Full List Of Nominations For the Newry Mourne and Down Council Election on 22 May 2014

Local Council Election District of Newry Mourne and Down. Published by Deputy Returning Officer, John Dumigan.  A poll for the those listed below is to be taken on Thursday 22 May 2014 between 7am and 10pm during the poll of the European Parliamentary Election Election. The situation of each plling…

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New Geotourism Initiative Launched at Castlewellan

TOURISM within the Mourne Mountains, Cooley Peninsula and Ring of Gullion was further boosted with the launch of a new Geotourism initiative at The Lodge in Castlewellan, Co Down on Thursday (6 June 2013.) Hot on the heels of the Narrow Water Bridge announcement and the development of Mourne Coastal Route…

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