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Newry Chamber Facebook Dublin Visit

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade recently kindly facilitated a study visit for members to Facebook Dublin Headquarters.  

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Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade members on the visit to Facebook Headquarters.

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Doing Business with China Lunch

The Business Support & Innovation Team at SRC were delighted to facilitate Newry Chamber’s networking lunch with Consul General of the People's Republic of China, Madam Wang Shuying and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council on Friday 8th June in the Graduate Restaurant at Southern Regional College


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Representatives from Newry Chamber, Consul General of the People's Republic of China, Newry and Mourne District Council and Southern Regional College at the recent networking lunch.

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Higher Level Apprenticeship Employer Sessions

Southern Regional College’s Business Support and Innovation Centre recently held Higher Level Apprentice (HLA) Employer sessions in Newry and Portadown campuses.  The session aimed to provide employers with further information and guidance on the HLA recruitment process and employing an HLA Apprentice. 

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Back row-Paul Hagerty of Paul Hagerty & Co, Michael McIntyre of myITDepartment and Johnny Abbott of Daly Park & Company Ltd.

Front row- Ciara McFerran of PKF-FPM Accountants Ltd, Niamh McCartan of Rockwell Collins, Michelle Billham SRC, Una Lindsay of E M Sheehan Limited, Sylvia Moorhead SRC.

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Digital NMD - Internet of Things Workshop

DigitalNMD recently hosted an Internet of Things (IoT) beginners workshop at the Greenshoots Campus - Southern Regional College.

There were 12 local companies in attendance and the workshop was delivered by Martin Naughton, founder of the IoT Belfast Meetup.

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Martin Naughton delivering the IoT Workshop

Martin provided the group with a basic understanding of IoT, highlighting:

  • What is IoT Technology?
  • What can it be used for?
  • Northern Ireland’s proposed IoT Network.
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