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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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Banbridge Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

DUP – “time to reign in the trolling wild west”

The DUP Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart and Upper Bann MLA Diane Dodds have met senior representatives of Twitter UK this afternoon and pressed for answers as to why abusive tweets by anonymous accounts are not removed by the platform.  Carla Lockhart said,  “The tweets against Diane over Christmas are rightly being investigated by the […]

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Crime Lurgan Politics Upper Bann

Further Evidence of Collusion-Mackle

Sinn Féin Council Group leader Liam Mackle has said that a report by the Police Ombudsman into the killings of 19 people is further damning evidence of a policy of British state collusion with loyalist paramilitaries during the conflict. Cllr Mackle was speaking after the Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson published the findings of her investigation […]

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Crime Newry

Police Appeal Following “Racially Motivated” Criminal Damage in Newry

Police are appealing for information following a report regarding racist graffiti which had been spray painted onto a wall of a house in the Mourne View Park area of Newry. Inspector Darren Hardy said: “We believe this act of racially-motivated criminal damage was carried out on two occasions in the early hours of Tuesday and […]

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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 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 […]

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Community Crime Newry

McNulty Condemns Racist Graffiti at Mourneview Park

SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has condemned the recent racist graffiti at a house in Mourneview Park, Newry. Speaking on the issue Mr McNulty said: ““Actions like this are just wrong and have no place in our society. I have spoken with police and they are actively investigating. The local community are as […]