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in Association with the Quays Newry.

11-19 March 2016 –venue Warrenpoint Town Hall.


At a Photo-call held in the Canal Court Hotel on Wednesday last Newry Drama Festival Committee Chairman Gerry McNulty told the Press that the 2016 Festival will be held in Warrenpoint Town Hall.

This is due to major renovation work being carried out at Newry Town Hall. The dates of the Festival are Friday 11th –Saturday 19th March 2016 and curtain up will be at 7.30pm.

He also announced that the Committee was being presented with a new trophy by Louis Boyle in memory of his late sister Anne who was a long standing and valued Committee member.

Maureen Grant said that it was her pleasure to announce that yet again the Festival’s Principal Sponsor will be the QUAYS Newry.

She expressed her sincere thanks to Quays Manager Cathal Austin for his continued support.

This news was received with great appreciation by The Festival Committee.

A number of the Festival’s loyal supporters (the Business and Professional people of Newry) have increased their contribution to the Event.

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has also made a grant to the 2016 Festival

It was to the delight of the Chairman and Committee that to date a number of new Sponsors have given their support.

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