A new media and marketing company has been launched in Newry this week.

Sugar Island Media based in the historical Sugar Island area of Newry city was set up by Keven Sands Tony (Riser) Smith and Micky Dodds.

Opening the new Banter Show Recording Studio in conjunction with Sugar Island Media were from left: Keven Sands, Cllr Gillian Fitzpatrick, Chairperson, Newry, Mourne and Down Council and Tony (Riser) Smith. Photograph: Columba O'Hare
Opening the new Banter Show Recording Studio in conjunction with Sugar Island Media were from left: Keven Sands, Cllr Gillian Fitzpatrick, Chairperson, Newry, Mourne and Down Council and Tony (Riser) Smith. Photograph: Columba O'Hare

The team have pooled talent resources including Printing, Web Design, Photography, Promotions, Commercials and Brand Development to form a one stop shop for all marketing and media needs.

Gillian Fitzpatrick, Chairperson, Newry, Mourne and Down Council was on hand to cut the ribbon earlier this week at the new Banter Show studio run in conjunction with Sugar Island Media.

Tony (Riser) Smith, Columba O'Hare, Micky Dodds and Keven Sands at the launch of Sugar Island Media.
Tony (Riser) Smith, Columba O'Hare, Micky Dodds and Keven Sands at the launch of Sugar Island Media.

Keven is no stranger to getting the best out of business, running a successful Newry based enterprise, The Curvy Gurl that ships clothing world wide, with franchisee’s starting to appear in other parts of Ireland and the UK. Tony and Mickey are also well known local media personalities with their Banter Show recognised as a great way for local organisations from businesses to community groups to get their message across.

Newry.ie photographer and manager, Columba O’Hare is one of the teams photographic suppliers.

You can find out more at www.sugarislandmedia.com

Cllr Gillian Fitzpatrick, Chairperson, Newry, Mourne and Down Council tries her hand at filming at the launch of Sugar Island Media. From left are Tony (Riser) Smith, Micky Dodds and Keven Sands. Photograph: Columba O'Hare
Cllr Gillian Fitzpatrick, Chairperson, Newry, Mourne and Down Council tries her hand at filming, at the launch of Sugar Island Media. From left are Tony (Riser) Smith, Micky Dodds and Keven Sands. Photograph: Columba O'Hare