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Boylan Welcomes Opening of Bus and Coach Support Scheme

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has welcomed the opening of a much-needed support scheme for private bus and coach operators.  The Newry and Armagh MLA said:   “I welcome that extra financial support for private bus and coach operators will finally be brought forward. “Private bus and coach operators are a crucial part of our local […]

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Tories Should Scrap Planned Hike in National Insurance – Brady

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has called on the Tories to scrap the hikes in national insurance and said they have ‘failed’ to support people facing the cost-of-living crisis. Speaking after it was confirmed that inflation is the highest in 30 years, the Newry and Armagh MP said: “News that inflation is at its highest […]

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Taylor Calls on Communities Minister to Reverse Her Decision Regarding Football Stadium Funding

Councillor David Taylor, the Ulster Unionist Party’s Newry & Armagh candidate in the forthcoming Assembly Election, has called on the Communities Minister to reverse her decision not to distribute the long overdue £36M Sub-Regional Stadia Programme funding for local football. Councillor David Taylor said: “The announcement by the Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey was a shocking way to treat local […]

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Five Questions to End the Uncertainty – Grant

 “The uncertainty which has been created around the future of emergency surgery at Daisy Hill Hospital is adding to an already intolerable situation”. Nicola Grant of the Workers Party has said. “Like many local people, I am seriously concerned that we are witnessing the downgrading of the hospital by stealth”, she said. “I have written to […]

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Amber Warnings in Force for Storms Dudley and Eunice

Two storms named by the Met Office are expected to bring impacts from strong winds for much of the UK, with the potential for some snow later in the week across parts of Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland. Storm Dudley will impact the northern half of the UK from Wednesday afternoon, while Storm […]

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Two Men Arrested Following £300,000 Drugs Haul in Counties Down and Armagh

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have seized drugs with an estimated street value of around £300,000 and arrested two men today (Tuesday 15th February). Detective Inspector Shaw said: “Officers conducted a proactive policing operation in the County Armagh area where a vehicle was stopped. A man in his 50s and another man in his 40s were […]

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ALL Covid 19 Restrictions in Northern Ireland to be Removed!

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced that all COVID-19 legal restrictions in Northern Ireland will be replaced by guidance from February 15 2022. He also strongly emphasised the continuing need for caution and vigilance in relation to the virus. He stated: “Today’s announcement follows consideration of legal advice from the Attorney General and consultation with all […]

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Co Armagh Company Fined for Water Pollution Offence That Lead to a Significant Fish Kill

Callan Renewables Ltd pleaded guilty and were fined £2,000 plus £15 offenders levy at Armagh Magistrates Court sitting in Newry today.  A compensation order of £2,836 to cover the fish restocking costs was made. The Court was told that between 11 June 2018 and 15 June 2018 a Senior Water Quality Inspector (SWQI) and Water […]

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Irwin ‘deep concern’ After Net Zero 2050 Vote

Newry & Armagh DUP Assemblyman William Irwin MLA has said he is shocked that 50 MLA’s voted to amend the Climate Change No2 Bill to a new target of net zero emissions by 2050. The DAERA committee member, who voted against such a move, said the decision was reckless and would cause immense and costly […]

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Advertise With Clanrye News and Sport

Clanrye News and Sport is now offering advertising on its website for just £200 for the year. The news website currently covers Newry and Armagh, South Down and Upper Bann constituencies as well as County Louth. Having amassed over a quarter of a million (250,000) website hits in the space of a year. This has […]