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Newry.ie were honoured to win the Best Social Enterprise Award at the prestigious 2021 Greater Newry Area Business Awards organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade and held last night 7 October in the Canal Court Hotel, Newry. The magnificant affair showcasing the Newry and surrounds business community was hosted by Sarah Travers who announced all 27 winners. Bolster Community were runners up in the Category with Rugby Cubz NI also shortlisted.

Main Sponsors of the event were Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Shelbourne Motors and Newry and Mourne Co-operative and Enterprise Agency in association with Oriel Developments Sponsored the Social Enterprise Category.

Columba and Gary O'Hare, Directors, Newry.ie
Columba and Gary O'Hare, Directors, Newry.ie at the award ceremony.

Columba O'Hare, Editor/ Director of Newry.ie said "We are completely thrilled with our Greater Newry Business Awards Social Enterprise of the Year Award. It is such a privilege to have the Newry.ie platform to promote Newry City and its incredible people to the world.

"Newry.ie would not exist without our many contributors. Their input is what makes our hyperlocal news website what it is. a social enterprise that seeks to make a difference to the lives of people locally, by championing your causes, highlighting your achievements, informing you of what is happening in our wonderful city and campaigning for a vibrant inclusive Newry where everyone is more than welcome.

"We are always open to new ideas, always willing to promote your business and always trying to improve so please don't be afraid to get in touch with your good news stories."

O'Hare continued "I'd like to thank Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade for the Award, Newry and Mourne Co-operative and Enterprise Agency in association with Oriel Developments who sponsored the Social Enterprise Category and principal sponsors Shelbourne Motors and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. Thanks also has to go to my husband and fellow Newry.ie Director, Gary O'Hare for his endless support and encouragement.

"Lastly I'd like to pass on massive congratulations to all the winners and the runners up in the 27 different categories. Newry has an incredible wealth of talent for such a small city and it is fantastic that these Awards recognise that."

If you do want to share your news or stories with Newry.ie you can contact us via email at news@newry.ie

Check out the winners in all the categories at AWARDS

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