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Community Crime Newry

Coade Condemns Racist Graffiti in Newry

Newry and Armagh Alliance representative Jackie Coade has condemned the recent racist graffiti at the Mourneview Park estate in Newry. Ms Coade said: “There are just no words. I was contacted earlier today about this disgusting racist slur dubbed across a house in the Mourneview area of Newry. It is hugely disappointing to see this […]

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Community Crime Newry

Casey Condemns Racist Graffiti in Newry

Sinn Féin Cllr. Charlie Casey has condemned those responsible for the despicable graffiti with racist undertones in the Mourne View area of Newry. Charlie commented on the news, saying: “In the early hours of this morning, this graffiti was daubed across a home in Newry.  “This is the second time in as many days that […]

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Community Crime

O’Dowd Extends Condolences to Family of Ashling Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd has extended his solidarity and condolences to the family of Ashling Murphy and highlighted the urgency of tackling violence against women and girls. Speaking after attending a vigil in Lurgan town centre in her memory Mr O’Dowd said : “My thoughts are with Ashling’s family, her friends, her pupils and […]

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Community Louth

Is Long-Term Leasing a Housing Crisis in Waiting? – Byrne

Each year the Council sets out its aims and targets for delivery of its services and this year’s plan has been described as ‘vague, un-ambitious and a missed opportunity’ by Sinn Féin Councillor Joanna Byrne but she was especially critical of the inclusion of the ‘Long Term Leasing’ delivery plans. Cllr Byrne is opposed to […]

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Community Louth

‘Council’s Service Delivery Plan Vague, Un-ambitious and a Missed Opportunity’

Sinn Féin Councillor Joanna Byrne has blasted Louth County Council’s Annual Service Delivery plan as vague, un-ambitious and a missed opportunity to aim to improve services throughout the County. Issues with the plan dominated December’s full council meeting when Cllr Byrne highlighted a lengthy list of areas where she felt the plan did not aspire […]

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Business Community Government Health Politics Stormont Uncategorized

Executive to Relax Covid-19 Restrictions: Here’s the Roadmap and Timeline

The Executive has today agreed an approach for relaxing the measures put in place to manage the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Ministers were updated today by the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Advisor, who have confirmed that we are likely to be past the peak in case numbers, although it remains possible that case numbers […]

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Community Crime

Attestation of 148 new Gardaí

An Garda Síochána – Attestation of 148 new Gardaí • 122  Gardaí newly attested today• 26  further recruit Gardaí, will be attested in the coming weeks Strength of An Garda Síochána (as of 14th January 2022)• 14,411 Sworn Gardaí (72% male, 28% female)• 429 Garda Reserves (74% male, 26% female)• 3,388 Garda Staff (28% male, 72% female) • 235 recruit Gardaí […]

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Community Crime

Chairperson Opens Online Book of Condolence in Memory of Aisling Murphy

The Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Cllr Cathy Mason has opened an Online Book of Condolence for the residents of Newry, Mourne and Down district to extend their sympathies to the family of Aisling Murphy who tragically lost her life in Tullamore on Wednesday. Councillor Mason said, “As Chairperson of Newry, Mourne […]

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Community South Down

Refurbishment of Downs Road Play Park in Newcastle Begins

The refurbishment of Downs Road Play Park in Newcastle is to begin this week. The park will close on Monday 17 January 2022 reopening again in April 2022. Designs for the new refurbished park will feature more inclusive play equipment to suit children of all abilities. On completion, Residents will see several new additions including […]

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Community Crime Newry

IRSP Condemns Racist Graffiti at Mourneview Park, Newry

Newry based political party the IRSP have condemned the racist graffiti at a house in Mourneview Park, Newry. A spokesperson for the group stated: “On Tuesday evening ( 18th January) a house in Mourneview park was daubed with racist/xenophobic graffiti.  The house which was vacant at the time, is due to be allocated in the […]