DOWN STUDENTS SPEAK OUT ON RUBBISH
14 May 2010
Waste not, want not; make do and mend, just some of the buzz words of years gone by. Today our buzz words are reduce, reuse, recycle, and two local pupils, Kao Burcombe from Cedar Integrated Primary School, Crossgar and Ellen Finnegan, f...
DELVING INTO DOWNPATRICK'S RETAIL HISTORY
12 May 2010
A new cross-community project has been launched to tell the story of shops in Downpatrick by way of old photographs, records and memories of local people. The project is a partnership between Down County Museum, Downpatrick Lions, Down B...
LECTURE ON POLITICAL CARTOONS AT DOWN COUNTY MUSEUM
13 April 2010
Down County Museum will host a fascinating examination of the history of Political Cartoons in Ireland at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20 April, when John Killen of the Linen Hall Library will give an illustrated lecture on the topic.
09 April 2010
Down Leisure Service is changing its system of enrolment for swimming lessons.
DOWNPATRICK’S FABULOUS FESTIVAL FINALE
24 March 2010
Record crowds of visitors flocked to Downpatrick yesterday to enjoy St Patrick’s Day, and the culmination of a six day programme which closed with a spectacular cross-community carnival parade.
BALLYNAHINCH PROGRESSES ‘GIANT’ PLANS
18 March 2010
Pierre-Luc Faubert, star of the Belfast Giants hockey team visited over 140 young people in Ballynahinch as part of the ongoing action plan led by Down District Council’s Community Safety Partnership to reduce anti-social behaviour in th...
COUNTY DOWN IN FILM
04 March 2010
Down County Museum invites you to take a fascinating glimpse into County Down’s past with the screening of Down in Film at 7.30pm on Thursday 4 March.
ST PATRICK’S FESTIVAL IS LAUNCHED IN DOWNPATRICK
18 February 2010
Downpatrick is preparing to host its well established St Patrick’s Festival when thousands of visitors will converge on this historic town, steeped in the ancestral roots of St Patrick.
SPORTING HEROES AT DOWN COUNTY MUSEUM
27 January 2010
Down County Museum is calling on all sports enthusiasts and fans in Down to contribute to a new exhibition which will open at the end of April. Sporting Heroes will tell the story of the many County Down people who have achieved recogni...