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Kilkeel sisters take the plunge for charity

Published: July-29-2014 | Category: General News

TWO young Kilkeel women are braving the icy cold waters of Carlingford Lough to raise money for Cancer Research.   ...

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Cyclists gear up for 'Tour de Vince'


TWENTY amateur cyclists will be taking off from Newcastle next week for a 220 mile cycle to Donegal.   ...

Dromara GAC hold charity tractor run for Northern Ireland Hospice


DROMARA GAC is holding a tractor run and BBQ at Dromara GAC's grounds on the Castlewellan Road on Saturday 23 August.   ...

New event tent for Newcastle


A NEW 'event tent' for Newcastle will be used to host a free afternoon of fun-filled activities in the town.   ...

Kilkeel enjoys trip back in time at GI Jive Festival


KILKEEL enjoyed an unforgettable trip down memory lane on Saturday at the inaugural GI Jive Festival.   ...

Tourism boost as first-ever cruise liner visits Warrenpoint


HISTORY was made in Warrenpoint last Sunday as the first ever cruise liner was welcomed to the town.   ...

Clanvaraghan girl says goodbye to her long hair for charity


THE selfless actions of a young girl from Clanvaraghan will go a long way to helping a child in need.   ...

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