12th Feb, 2014
Kilbroney Event Space has just received £451,000 worth of funding from the EU’s INTERREG IVA Programme as part of the Tourism Development Plan Programme managed by East Border Region Ltd.
As a key stakeholder Newry and Mourne District Council has received £451,000 of funding towards Kilbroney Event Space, with Newry and Mourne District Council contributing £52,000, the total cost of the facilities will be in the region of £503,000.
The Kilbroney Event Space building at Kilbroney Park will have provision of indoor multi-purpose events space; it will be an exciting new venue for workshops, meetings, small events and event headquarters for large events.
The event space will cater for a wide range of users and activities and it will contain changing and shower facilities. This new tourist attraction will increase visitor numbers, improve visitor servicing and raise the profile of Newry and Mourne area as a destination.
The funding will go towards the construction and completion of the new facilities. The contractors will start on site on Monday 17 February 2014.