Newry Town Hall
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The Clanrye River, which runs through the heart of Newry, forms the border in Newry between County Armagh and County Down, hence the Town Hall was built over it to meet the needs of the people from both sides of the growing town. Whilst the council moved its debating chambers to Monaghan Row in the 1980s, the Town Hall serves today a mostly ceremonial function. It features a large hall that is often used for concerts and drama productions as well as the annual Newry Musical Feis.
U2 played the venue in 1980 and were reportedly booed off stage.
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