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What to do in Newry, Ireland?

Why Newry, Ireland?

Also known as the gateway to the North, Newry has vastly established itself as a shopping hot spot amongst the Irish. It is considered one of Northern Ireland’s newest cities but still has strong history to offer.

In the 19th century, Newry was an active trading port which is reflected in today’s street names; Buttercrane Quay, Canal Boat Street and Merchants Quay. It is a picturesque area that showcases intact, beautiful periodic buildings that each have their own story to tell.

Now Newry, is a lively gateway between the south and north of Ireland, acting as a great stop off location to relax and rejuvenate. Whether you’re passing through or Newry is your destination, there’s something for everyone!

What to do in Newry?

With lots of history and scenery to enjoy, Newry is the perfect day out. If you’re looking to digest some culture, the Newry and Mourne Museum will offer great insight into the past. Or if you’re searching for beautiful landmarks the Newry Cathedral or Narrow Water Castle are great tourist attractions worth visiting.

For a fun filled shopping experience, take a stroll along the Newry Canal and pop into Buttercrane Shopping Centre. Buttercrane is home to over 50 stores included iconic Primark, Dunnes Stores and Marks & Spencers.

There are also a range of eateries to refuel in and catch up with friends and family. With plenty of car parking spaces available, Buttercrane is a family friend shopping centre that will cater to everyone! 

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Buttercrane Quay
Newry Co Down
BT35 8HJ

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