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Top Choice Coffee in Newry

Finegan & Son

Named for the owner and his young son, this light-filled corner cafe serves some seriously good coffee. There are three single-origin drip coffees available that change weekly, as well as cold brews and flat whites …
Bar in Newry

Bank

A gorgeous old grey-stone former bank houses this huge bar/nightclub. It combines some of the building's original features, including a stained-glass ceiling dome, with contemporary decor, such as neon fuchsia light…
Museum in Newry

Newry & Mourne Museum

This museum is housed in Bagenal's Castle, the town's oldest surviving building, with exhibits on the Newry Canal and local archaeology, culture and folklore. Recently rediscovered (having been incorporated into mor…
Pub Food in Newry

Brass Monkey

Newry's most popular pub has a Victorian brass, brick and timber decor with contemporary lighting and velvet sofas. It serves good bar meals ranging from lasagne and burgers to seafood and steaks. There's live music…
Historic Building in Newry

Derrymore House

Just south of Bessbrook, and 4km west of Newry, is Derrymore House. The elegant thatched cottage was built in 1776 for Isaac Corry, the Irish MP for Newry for 30 years; the Act of Union was drafted in the drawing ro…