Dundrum, County Down

Dundrum Angling Club

Game fishing, for Trout and Salmon on Moneycarragh River and Rainbow and Brown Trout on Dundrum Dam during season from 1st March to 30th October. Membership restricted to those living within BT33 district of Dundrum.

ContactDavid McClune, Secretary, 028 437 51398

Dundrum Cricket Club

Adult and junior teams play league and friendly cricket April-September, with at least 3 practice sessions per week and dedicated coaches for each team. Coaching and fun games for U8’s Monday evening. Summer coaching camps for juniors.

Contact :  Jeff Maguire , tel: 07730 334479, email: jeffreymaguire6@gmail.com

                Dave Williams, tel: 07745 368291, email: dw1971@hotmail.co.uk


Dundrum Development Association

Voluntary company, which has obtained funding to spruce up the Main Street, including building the holiday homes and restaurant at 38-40. Also makes small grants to groups active in the village.

Contact028 437 51916, email: francesflynn09@btinternet.com

Dundrum GAC

Provides Gaelic football for adult and junior male teams and junior girls’ teams. Has fully equipped gym. Also involved in singing, dancing and acting via Scór na Sinsír and Scór na Óg and the club’s thriving drama group. Holds annual cross community fun days and sports days.

Contact :   Martin Walsh (Chairperson), tel: 07809 540655

                 Mark Fitzsimons (Secretary) 07523 228422

                 Email: secretary.dundrum.down@gaa.ie


    ‘Dundrum GAC’ on Facebook

    @DundrumGAC on Twitter

Dundrum Homing Pigeon Society

Race pigeons.

Contact : Josie O’Callaghan (Secretary), 32 Church Avenue, Dundrum

               Tel: 028 437 51791


Dundrum Sailing Club

Newly formed club, recently affiliated to the Royal Yachting Association and sailing mainly International Lightnings around Dundrum Inner Bay.

Contact : Ian Groves (Secretary), tel: 07779 580557

             email: dundrumsailingclub@live.co.uk


Dundrum Village Association

Cross-community group, providing or assisting in the provision of facilities for education, recreation and leisure-time occupation of the residents of the area, e.g. provision of a Christmas tree and lights and supporting Pensioners Christmas party. Represents village needs to statutory agencies. Has also raised funds for and facilitated the creation of the Village Plan which will allow applications to be made for various types of funding over the next 5 years. 

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 8.00pm in The Dundrum Inn. Everyonewelcome.

Contact : Amanda Ferguson, Secretary, email: ferguson145@hotmail.co.uk


McCartney School of Dance

Weekly Irish dance classes in St Donard’s Hall. Pupils can take part for fun and exercise or can compete in Festivals and Championship throughout Ireland. Teachers qualified and insured via the Festival Dance Teachers Association (FDTA) and the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD).

Contact : Kimberley, tel: 07759 167111, email: k_mccartney@hotmail.co.uk


Mourne Nature Watch

New, independent voluntary organisation, whose aim is to develop the enjoyment and study of the countryside, landscapes and wildlife of Mourne.  Events include field excursions/guided walks, workshops, surveys, practical conservation work and water talks. Members welcome to make suggestions for activities. Beginners welcome as well as experienced practitioners.

Contact : Mourne Nature Watch page on Facebook


Murlough Athletics Club

Sociable running club based in Dundrum. Club meets twice a week for training runs at a number of scenic locations. Club members are a range of ages and abilities and regularly participate in a number of local, national and international races. Experienced runners or those completely new to the sport equally welcome.

Contact :  Email: info@murlough-ac.co.uk

               website: www.murloughac.com, Facebook page


Murlough National Nature Reserve (National Trust)

Activities include monthly coffee get together for local residents (to include bring a book to swap and series of  talks on local wildlife and archaeology), guided walks, for South Down/ Murlough across the year, usually first Sunday of each month, and volunteering opportunities, open to non-members as well as members- see Events Guide on website, under See What’s On.

Contact : Patrick Lynch, tel: 028 437 51467, email: patrick.lynch@nationaltrust.org.uk



R.I.O.T.(Revival In Our Town)

Based at Methodist buildings on Manse road, providing youth club and after school programme during term times, including girls’ and guys’ single identity work, summer programmes, suicide awareness training, racism and cultural diversity training, anti-smoking project etc.

Hopes to develop accommodation at the Manse and play park/sports area, including skate park.

Contact :  Richie Shilliday, RIOT, 7–9 Manse Road, Dundrum, BT33 0NE

                Tel: 07590 499470

                www.riotdundrum.co.uk, Facebook page RIOT


Sacred Heart Church Choir

Sings at Sunday morning service, weddings and funerals and weddings and joins the other church choirs for Women’s World Day of Prayer, hosting it every third year. Regular choir practices, which are arranged usually for three months in advance in consultation with the members. An important aspect of the gathering is the cup of tea after practice is finished.  Men very welcome as they are under represented.

Contact  :  Mary Graham, tel: 028 437 51981


St Donard’s Table Tennis Club

Club for everyone, welcoming young players, older players returning to the game, beginners and people with disabilities. Young people willing to join volunteer and coaching schemes particularly welcome.  Club has the use of a robot to help players develop quickly. It has a strong junior section and together with Table Tennis Ulster runs holiday coaching schemes for this group.  Meetings Wednesday evenings 7.30 to 9.30 pm, October to March, St Donard’s Hall, Dundrum.

Contact : Megan, email: meganworks@btinternet.com or Ken Kennedy, tel: 07860 190819


Saint Michael Bowling Club

Home matches played on Monday nights in the Lecale League and on Wednesday nights in the Newry and Mourne League.

Contact : Mrs Renee Glavin (Secretary), 55 Main Street, Dundrum, BT33 0LU

                 Tel: 028 437 51654

Stitch Up

A social group of “crafty” folk, who share their skills in creative hand crafts, encourage and help beginners and aim to keep traditional crafts alive.

Contact : Seana at the Blue Bay Café, Dundrum or Marian, tel: 07793 45903