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A BIG ADVENTURE

Picture by: Joshua Campbell Aged 6 One day a small squirrel wakened from his cosy sleep and did the biggest yawn you can imagine. He looked around at his brothers and sisters who were still asleep and because he was the naughtiest squirrel, decided today was the day...

The Fairy Farm

Picture by: Annabelle Stevenson Age:6   You may not have discovered a fairy farm yet but they do exist, only in the most beautiful parts of the world. This one in somewhere, between two special fairy trees in the Kingdom of Mourne.   The sky above the fairy farm is...

Get creative and brighten someones day!

Calling all budding artists, Do you want to get creative and brighten up someones day? We want to share your creative masterpieces with the local community and help deliver a little sunshine during Covid-19. Whether it is a rainbow, family portrait or an illustration...

Local Businesses that can get you through…

In the difficult and uncertain times we’re currently facing, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with negative thoughts and feelings but where there is hardship there is hope and across Mourne and the surrounding areas, close knit communities have been rallying together...

Covid-19 Updates: Financial Assistance for your business

Newry, Mourne & Down District Council have pulled together a fact sheet with information on the financial assistance available from the UK Government and HMRC for you and your business including; - Business Support Grant Schemes - Rates Relief - Job Retention...

How to stay focused on your business goals in 2020

10 steps to harnessing your motivation and staying focused on your business.     Staying focused on your goal is hard! We’re all motivated in the beginning but motivation wanes over time. Perhaps you have big plans for a successful business, maybe you’ve been...

Part time – Shop assistant

Location: Kilkeel, Co. Down Contract: Maternity Cover, 16 Hours per week standard with alternative Saturdays (flexible) Want to know a little bit about us?   Made in Mourne is a community crown collaboration with the objective to support and enable entrepreneurial...

MADE in Mourne Goes Global

  MADE IN MOURNE GOES GLOBAL   MADE in Mourne has launched their new e-commerce website, opening up global sales opportunities for over seventy local makers.    A not-for-profit model, MADE in Mourne was set up in November 2017 to fund local initiatives, both creative...

TASTE THE MOURNE’s

  Let’s introduce you to the wonderful makers from Mourne...... NEARY NOGS NearyNógs is Northern Ireland’s first and only Chocolate manufacturer. They ethically source and import their own Cacao Beans from several origins, including Sâo Tomé, Dominican Republic and...

EASTER CRAFTS: DIY SOCK BUNNIES

Keep the kids entertained over Easter with these adorable Easter sock bunnies. If you're looking for an Easter craft that is fun, quick and super cute, this is one for you! Simply follow our step by step guide to make your very own fluffy bunny. To make your sock...

MOURNE OPPORTUNITIES IN AMERICA

In Northern Ireland we have loads to talk about, the Giants causeway, the North Coast and Titanic to name a few, but we have to shout a little louder in Mourne to showcase our outstanding natural beauty. We have one of the best places in NI to live and...

Kilkeel Valentines Gift Offers

Looking for some inspiration for Valentines day gifts? As well as our locally made products by our 70 makers, here are a few more that KILKEEL has to offer....... KWM -  They are giving away free box of truffles with each bottle of champagne over £15.  Also, a...

Top 5 things to do in MOURNE over the Christmas holidays

1. The Narnia Trail   This family loop trail takes you through woodland at Kilbroney Park in Rostrevor. The famous writer, C S Lewis, as a young boy, spent much holiday time in the Mournes and Rostrevor in particular, allowing him to imagine, dream and wonder, and...