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Pictured: Children delighted with new play park in Mayobridge

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council chairperson councillor Mark Murnin officially declared the new Council Play Park in Mayobridge open on Tuesday 4 September 2018.

Councillor Murnin said: “I am delighted to see children enjoy the new state of the art play park right in the heart of Mayobridge.

“The play park is filled with fantastic play equipment providing opportunities for all abilities. Just looking around here today and seeing children playing, laughing and the smiles on their faces brings such delight to everyone.”

He added: “The Council’s Play Strategy was launch in May 2017 and has acted as a guidance document to
develop efficient and effective play provision in the throughout the district.”

Children in Primary 3 in St. Patrick’s Primary School and in Jolly Tots Play School joined in the Official Opening of Mayobridge Play Park with Eamon Fitzpatrick, Councillors Jarlath Tinnelly, Michael Carr, Oksana McMahon, Michael Ruane and Terry Andrews Vice Chairman Active Healthy Committee.


Mayobridge was identified as an area in need of a fixed play project and is the first of many projects across the district that will provide the opportunity for our young people to grow, learn and develop life-long

For further information on the Council’s Play Strategy visit:

Chairman Newry, Mourne and Down Council, Councillor Mark Murnin sits on the Merry – Go – Round talking to the children when they decided he should get a spin on the Merry-Go-Round.
All Aboard the Mayobridge Express, Chairman Councillor Mark Murnin, the Down Rose Ciara Kelly and a few children from Jolly Tots Play School.

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