Hamilton Announces new £80k Business Competition for Tourism

Hamilton Announces new £80k Business Competition for Tourism

NEWS FROM THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE ECONOMY Economy Minister Simon Hamilton today announced a new £80k Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to develop innovative, real time tourism technology solutions. The SBRI competition is seeking technology solutions to encourage visitors to explore more, do more and spend more during their visit to Northern Ireland. The… Read more »




100 jobs at Home Bargains

100 jobs at Home Bargains

Report Ulster Gazette HOME Bargains has confirmed that it has acquired Railway Retail Park in Armagh, which was previously earmarked for a 55,000 sq ft Tesco store. The discount retailer is investing millions of pounds in the new store on Alexander Road and will create up to 100 jobs in the park when it opens… Read more »




Bright future for third level education in city

Bright future for third level education in city

Story Ulster Gazette: ARMAGH has received a further jobs boost with the city’s new multi-million pound Southern Regional College set to bring significant construction work to the area, ahead of completion in early 2020. A business case for the estates projects has been approved by the Department for Employment and Learning and the Department of… Read more »




Hannah and Alana answer Ireland’s call

Hannah and Alana answer Ireland’s call

Story By Ulster Gazette: ROYAL School Armagh duo Alana Doyle and Hannah Irwin have been named in the Ireland team to compete at the forthcoming U18 European Championships in Cork in July. During the competition, Ireland will take on England, Germany and Russia in the group stage and they will be hoping to use home… Read more »




2016 Armstrong Cup officially launched

2016 Armstrong Cup officially launched

Report Ulster Gazette: THE 2016 draw for the Armstrong Cup took place last Thursday afternoon at the Millfield Playing Fields and last year’s runners-up Caledon Rovers will play in the opening game of the tournament. They will face local side Armagh Blues in the first game of the tournament on Monday July 18 at 7.15pm.… Read more »




Bessbrook man leads act of rememberance in Thiepval

Bessbrook man leads act of rememberance in Thiepval

Story Ulster Gazette: Hundreds of Northern Ireland football fans attend poignant service BESSBROOK man Stephen Kennedy conducted a service of remembrance on behalf of several hundred Northern Ireland football supporters at the Somme village of Thiepval in France last Sunday. Stephen, assistant minister of Hill Street Presbyterian Church in Lurgan, is in France with his… Read more »




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