Thursday 16 March
Soho Lounge (Formerly Bourbon Street, The Relic, BED) - Live DJ set from SASH
Legacy Bar (formerly Amplified) Karaoke Night
The Railway Bar - Trad Session
Friday 17 March Events
The Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade leaves from outside The Quays in Newry at 12 Noon making it’s way down Merchants Quay, through Sugar Island, Kildare Street and up Hill Street. As usual you’ll be promised plenty of colour, music and fun for all.
10.00am - 11.30am. £1.50 per child - Join us at the Museum for a clay arts and crafts workshop for children. This will involve children making their own designs and pendants, so dress for mess. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Numbers are limited to 20 children and pre booking of places is advisable. Suitable for ages 4 -11.
1-3pm - Afternoon of Trad Music and complimentary bowl of stew.
St Patrick’s Day Market
9am - 5pm Entertainment by Leon Scott and Colin Harney, Jack Devlin
Sean Hollywood Arts Centre 10.00AM - 3.00PM, Free
Entertainment includes traditional music by ‘Sonas Harp Ensemble’ and Henry McDonald and Friends. Free Children’s arts & crafts workshops, entertainment.
Hill Street 1.00PM - 5.00PM
Celebrate St Patrick with Irish Dancers / Tribal Drummers / Facepainting / Stalls and much more.
Bunscoil An Iúir
10.30am Nail painting, face painting, balloon art; 1pm family fun with Minnie an dMickey mouse, tom bola, Cluichí, tea coffee and more.
Open Air Concert
Event Space, Hill Street 1.00PM - 5.00PM Free
Acts include: Oisin McCann & Friends 1.00pm - 2.00pm Those Guys 2.00pm - 3.00pm
HouseM8s 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Bellinis - 12 hours of Live Music + Magic Show, from 2pm
The Phoenix - Seis 2pm, Mojo 6pm
Legacy (Above The Phoenix) - 10pm, It’s Always Sunny in Philadephia
The Bridge - Session from 9.30pm
Canal Court Hotel - Parcel Of Rogues, evening,
Cobbles - Live Music Ducky 1-4pm, Aisling and friends 4-7pm, Trad 7-10pm, The Sensationals 10pm-12.30am. Disco following.
INF Newry - Live entertainment by Casino playing traditional Irish and folk songs starting at 2.45pm. 6.30pm our resident DJ will be belting out everything by the Wolfe Tones Eire Og The Flying Column The Dubliners The Fureys The Pougues The Saw Doctors right through to the Cranberries U2 and many many more of your irish favourites.
The Oliver, Mill Street - Live with Daragh McSloy 3-5pm, Jack Devlin 7-9pm
Nan Rices - Finnola Mallon and friends. 2-4, Marion Mc Gauley and friends. 4-6, Annie Ryan and Draiocht. 6-9
Flagstaff Lodge - Live with Now and Then.
Saturday 18 March
Hall for All (Opposite Tesco) NCS Mental Health Gig Night - Ariel, Kantus, Blunt Force Drama. Tickets £5
Sunday 19 March
Newry Cathedral hosts The Voice of the Irish Concert featuring the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland, Patricia Treacy, Lauren Murphy, Zena Donnelly, Eoin Hynes, Megan Ruby Walsh, Grahame Harris, Cormac MacAodhagán, Rooney O’Malley, Maguire School of Irish Dance, Michelle Johnston Highland Dancers and The Colmcille Pipe Band.
Tickets £10 from Sean Hollywood Arts Centre. 7.30pm