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Magennis Welcomes £2.8M Funding for Camlough Lake Recreation Hub

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis has welcomed £2.8M in funding for the proposed recreation hub at Camlough lake. The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “This money secured from the levelling up fund is a great step forward for this project. “We have consistently pressed the council to be proactive in drawing down funding, so securing £2.8M […]

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Magennis Meets DFI to Tackle Local Flooding Issues

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis met with DFI to discuss a number of flooding issues in Belleeks and Lislea. The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “Serious flooding took place on the Newry Road in Belleeks village and the Mountain road in Lislea following the recent heavy rain. “I arranged an urgent meeting with the DFI engineer […]

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Larkin Welcomes Electricity Upgrade for Dromintee.

Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Larkin has welcomed the upgrade of the electricity network in Forest Park, Dromintee. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “This upgrade includes the replacement of transformers, sub-stations, poles and the undergrounding of a number of overhead cables. “I have been working with the residents of Forest Park and NIE on this issue […]

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No More Delay in Mast for Mullaghbawn – Quinn

Sinn Féin representative, Áine Quinn has said that there can be no more delay to delivering a phone mast to improve the phone network in Mullaghbawn. The local  Sinn Féin representative said: “Local families and businesses in Mullaghbawn are crying out for access to any kind of access to mobile signal. “Most of the village […]

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NIFRS Recruiting For On-Call Firefighters In 46 Fire Stations

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) is recruiting for On-Call Firefighters in 46 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.  On-Call Firefighters are part-time Firefighters who respond to emergency incidents in their local area, including fires, road traffic collisions and other specialist service calls. They also play a crucial role in providing safety advice to their […]

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Repairs to O’Hanlon’s Bridge Must Come as Soon as Possible – Quinn

Sinn Féin representative Áine Quinn has said that the damage to O’Hanlon’s bridge in Mullaghbawn must be repaired as soon as possible to ensure the safety of road users. The Slieve Gullion representative said: “Following an accident in December, the bridge was left with a large hole in the right hand side, leading onto a […]

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Kimmins and King Insist Road safety Must be Urgently Improved on Ferryhill Road

Sinn Fein councillor Cathal King has said that road safety must be improved on the Ferryhill road in Killean. Councillor King said: “The Sinn Fein team have worked on behalf of residents to raise this issue for a number of years. “We initially asked for a crash barrier to be installed to ensure that cars […]

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DUP Boycott of Executive Has Left Public Services at Mercy of Cruel Tory Cuts! – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said the DUP’s boycott of the Executive has left public services at the mercy of cruel Tory cuts. Speaking after the Budget Bill passed through Westminster today, Conor Murphy said: “The decision by the DUP to boycott the Executive has left people and public services exposed to the full […]

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Detectives Appealing for Information Following Burglary in Crossmaglen

Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary in Crossmaglen on Friday, 6th January. Detective Sergeant Stewart said: “It was reported that a house in the Cullaville Road area was broken into sometime between 4.30pm and 10pm. The property was ransacked with each room rummaged through and a sum of money was taken. There was […]

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Camlough Lake to Receive £2.82 Million of “Levelling Up”

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage has welcomed the recent £2.82 million funding announcement for a new Recreation Centre at Camlough Lake. Camlough Lake is one of 10 projects across NI which have been allocated more than £71m from the UK government’s Levelling Up Fund, a regional development plan to create […]