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VIGILANCE NEEDED IN FORKHILL AND DROMINTEE

Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called for increased vigilance within the communities of Forkhill and Dromintee following two burglaries in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The local Councillor said   ” Entry was forced into a property at Forkhill at approximately 3.40am on Tuesday morning whilst a house in Dromintee was entered […]

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Maintenance of Electric Charging Points Needed – McNulty

MLA Justin McNulty has called for improved maintenance of electric charging points throughout Newry following reports that a number of them aren’t working at present. Mr McNulty said, “Every part of public policy is directed towards renewable energy and greener forms of transport. An ever-increasing number of local residents have made the move to electric […]

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Sinn Féin Discuss Daisy Hill Hospital Concerns With Southern Trust

Sinn Féin representatives Mickey Brady MP, Liz Kimmins MLA and Conor Murphy MLA have met with Shane Devlin the Chief Executive of the Southern Trust, Shane to discuss the future of Daisy Hill Hospital. Speaking after the meeting Conor Murphy said, “This was a constructive engagement with the Trust. We discussed a wide range of […]

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Council Launches Active Travel Consultation.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has launched an online public consultation to find out residents’ views on Active Travel in the district. The Council recognises the need to move to more sustainable low carbon transport, which includes making improvements to cycling and walking infrastructure within the district area. The latest Travel Survey for Northern […]

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£500 NHS Payment WILL be Taxed.

The Health Minister Robin Swann recently announced that NHS staff will receive a £500 bonus for recognition of their service during the Covid-19 Pandemic. However Clanrye News and Sport can reveal that the payment will be taxed. A spokesperson for the Department of Health has stated: “The payment is “non-consolidated”. Non-consolidated means it is not […]

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Once you’re real you can’t be unreal again… by John Herron.

Most of us can remember being asked the question when we were small, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’. I distinctly recall my grandmother putting me on the spot with it as a small 6- year old boy in the presence of the visiting clergyman. ‘A pastor’, I confidently replied, and […]

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Secure Ticked Parking Zone To Be Introduced For Leisure Centre Disabled Parking Spaces

A number of Disabled Parking Places at Newry Leisure Centre are to become secure ticketed parking zones after Newry Mourne and Down Council secured Department for Communities funding. Newry City. Newry City Sinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew welcoming the initiative said, “It is regrettable that many of our less abled members who regularly attend the […]

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Celebrating Irish Language Week 2021 with an Online Mix of Music, Storytelling and Literature

Ag Ceiliúradh Sheachtain na Gaeilge 2021 Ar Líne le Meascán Ceoil, Scéalaíochta agus Litríochta Cuideoidh Comhairle Ceantair an Iúir, Mhúrn agus an Dúin le ceiliúradh Sheachtain na Gaeilge ar líne i mbliana trí chlár speisialta ábhar agus imeachtaí ó 1 Márta go Lá Fhéile Pádraig, 17 Márta. Is í an fhéile is mó ar domhan […]

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DODDS ANNOUNCES STUDENTS TO RECEIVE £500 COVID DISRUPTION PAYMENT

Almost 40,000 students studying in Northern Ireland will receive a £500 Covid Disruption Payment, Economy Minister Diane Dodds announced today. Every student from the UK or EU currently enrolled on a full-time higher education course in Northern Ireland will receive the one-off discretionary payment, which is in recognition of the disruption they have suffered as […]

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Fears As Prearranged ‘Fight’ Gathering Results In Serious Anti Social Behaviour

Newry City Councillor Charlie Casey condemning those involved in serious anti social behaviour in the Clanryre Avenue area of Newry has appealed to those involved to think about the impact of their actions. The Sinn Féin Councillor said that he was aware that the large gathering of young people had been prearranged to facilitate a […]