A celebration of all things Maritime

May 25, 2010

Events around the Lough in Kilkeel, Warrenpoint, Newry, Carlingford & Greenore. 

Monday 24th to Monday 31st May 2010

Fabulous Fun for the Whole Family!

Visit: to download copy of festival brochure.


The Quays Shopping & Leisure Centre, Newry & Mourne District Council,

Newry & Mourne Community Safety Partnership, Louth Authorities, Warrenpoint Harbour Authority and SUREFRIEGHT LTD


Kilkeel “Mourne Maritime Festival”.

Saturday 29th May 2010 at the Nautilus Centre, Kilkeel Harbour.

Ships ahoy at the Mourne Maritime Festival which is being held in Northern Ireland’s largest fishing port.

Join the fishy fun with Live Music, Craft & Novelty Stalls, Seafood Tasting, Car Boot Sale, Children’s entertainment, RNLI BBQ & Stall with special appearance of the Ardglass Viking Boats, Northern Ireland Woman in Fisheries Kipper BBQ & Cake Stall and lots more.

For further information please contact: Kilkeel Tourist Information Centre – TEL: 028 4176 2525

Warrenpoint “The Tall Ship Experience aboard Artemis”

Sunday 30th & Monday 31st May 2010 at 1.00pm – Warrenpoint Town Dock

Public sailings aboard the Tall Ship “ARTEMIS” around Carlingford Lough

TICKET PRICES: Adult £12 / Children £6 / OAP £6 (Family Ticket 2 Adults & 2 Children £30

TICEKT HOTLINE – TEL: 07968 992 647.

Newry “Albert Basin Maritime Fest”

Friday 28th & Saturday 29th May 2010 at the Quayside, Albert Basin


The French Market of Ireland & Continental

Bathtub Race on Newry Canal

Water Activities by Newry & Mourne Sub Aqua Club

Community Safety Partnership Be Safe – Get Home Safe Scheme

Live Music / Street Theatre / Children’s Entertainment.

For further information please contact: Newry City Centre Management – TEL: 028 3025 0303

Carlingford “A Taste of Carlingford”

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th May 2010 at Carlingford Village

A wonderful weekend of culinary capers by all local Restaurants, Bars & Cafes.

The Tall Ship Experience

The French Market of Ireland & Continental

Street Entertainment: Samba Music, Carlingford Pipe Band, Pretty Pets Competition, Children’s Cookery Competition & much more……

For further information please visit:

Greenore – “An Emigration Re-Enactment”

Sunday 30th May 2010 at 2.00pm – 3.00pm at Greenore

Killowen Historical Society and Greenore Historical Association will host an Emigration Re-Enactment including music, singing, poetry and storytelling.

For further information please contact: Mrs Finola Sloan, Killowen Historical Society TEL: 028 4173 8849