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  1. Ceol
    Join us as we celebrate our farmers, chefs, foragers, distilleries and artisans at the movable food and drink Street Feast in Newcastle on 26 March. This free event will have street style food on offer along with retail products from the producers. Take shelter in the covered surrounds of Castle Park with a seating area for you to enjoy the delicious food and drink with a live local band to keep you entertained.
    1. Brian pointing out the Gap O The North Landscape
      During this four hour experience, step back in time as Brian weaves The Neolithic, The Celts and his own Ancestors into one continuous Epic Saga.
      1. 25 Jun 2022
    2. Colleen Savage & Pádraig Carragher
      Come and share in an evening of song at Sing for your Supper in the stunning landscape of the Ring of Gullion.
      1. Mourne Dry Stone Walling
        Learn the age old craft of Mourne Stone Wall building using Mourne Granite.
        1. Irish Harp
          A remarkable young musician with a talent for the Irish Harp, Maria Boyle is deeply passionate about the preservation of the harp tradition, its' ancient repertoire and its' impact on Irish culture through the centuries. Taught to play from the age of 7 on a small harp crafted by her grandfather, Maria quickly fell in love with this ancient instrument. A student of music, Maria is driven in her pursuit to keep the tradition of this UNESCO listed instrument alive and has started to pass on her skills to her grandfather in a beautiful intergenerational exchange. A musical form of storytelling, the harp allows Maria to connect and share stories in a way that will lift your spirit and set you free.
          1. Hear some amazing lace stories
            Pick up the thread of living history and experience this wonderful 200 year old tradition. Join Rosie Finnegan-Bell, a fourth-generation Lace-maker, at the awarding winning Killeavy Castle Estate on the slopes of the stunning Slieve Gullion for a truly special feel-good experience where she will share with you the incredible richness of the local lace tradition. See exquisite antique lace and patterns and watch how the lace is made before trying your hand at making your very own piece of lace under Rosie's expert guidance. Relax further with luxury Afternoon Tea in this truly gorgeous setting.
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            1. Accommodation
              Sleep in towering castles, in quaint cottages, or camp under the stars. Visit Mourne has plenty of places for you to rest your weary head before going on your next giant adventure. This region boasts incredible stays. Holiday in one of our internationally recognised hotels or stay at one of our acclaimed B&Bs. Be prepared for scenic views, comfortable beds, and service and hospitality you’ll never forget.
            2. Food & Drink
              Visit Mourne is the heartland of fresh produce. Our rolling pastures sweep down to an abundant coastline. As the home of Northern Ireland’s largest fishing fleet and some of the country’s most experienced farmers, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Come and try the freshest ingredients at Visit Mourne.
            3. Luxury Weekends
              Everyone needs a little time away and Visit Mourne is the perfect spot. The vast open spaces, rivers, lakes and the surrounding seas all speak of a pace of life that is less about the hustle and bustle and more about the rustle of leaves on trees and evenings spent sipping local brews with a whiff of mountain thyme on a gentle breeze.
            4. Getting to Visit Mourne
              Visit Mourne is close to everywhere and the start of your exploration is merely a hop, skip and jump away no matter where on the island of Ireland or further afield you’re starting from. What ever way you travel, an hour or two by plane, train, boat, bus or car is usually all it takes to get you here. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you embrace our giant spirit. So let’s find somewhere to get you started.
            5. Offers
              We love to welcome visitors and, with plenty of options and places to stay, Visit Mourne has bargains galore. Let us share them with you and help you find a great offer on your dream visit.
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