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Community Constituency Election 2023 Elections Newry Newry and Armagh

Monaghan Street Dumping One of Many Significant Issues in Newry – Young

The Alliance Party’s Newry representative, Helena Young , has said that fly-tipping, litter and dog fouling are all significant issues in Newry City and beyond. Speaking to Clanrye News and Sport Mrs Young said: “Our elected representatives and activists will continue to push for initiatives that can help identify offenders and issue rigorous enforcement of […]

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Armagh Community Constituency Election 2023 Elections Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics South Armagh Stormont

Economic Violence Against Women and Girls Also Needs to be Addressed

Nicola Grant, Workers Party constituency representative in Newry & Armagh represented the Party at yesterday’s all-party discussions at Stormont as part of the development of a strategy to end violence against women and girls. Nicola also attended the conference later in the afternoon addressed by leading author and academic Dr Jackson Katz. The Workers Party […]

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Election 2022 Elections Politics

TUV State They Maximised the Unionist Vote

Statement by Jim Allister: “There has been much self-serving propaganda of late from the DUP about the damage caused to Unionism by a “split in the vote”. They allege that in three constituencies – Strangford, East Antrim and North Antrim – there were four quotas of first preference unionist votes, but only three elected. Even […]

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Election 2022 Government Newry Politics Stormont

“It May Look Different, but it’s Same Old, Same Old” – Grant

The media and the Big 5 parties have trailed this election as the most significant one in over twenty years. But what has really changed? Workers Party candidates said consistently throughout the election campaign that the morning after polling day the big issues would remain, the cost of living, health, education, low pay and the […]

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Election 2022 Government Politics South Down Stormont

Brown Proud to be Elected as First Alliance MLA for South Down

Patrick Brown MLA expressed his thanks to voters after being elected as the first Alliance Party MLA for South Down last week. ‘The voters in South Down, and right across Northern Ireland, gave a clear indication that they are fed up with the way politics has been and they are ready for change. I am […]

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Armagh Community Election 2022 Newry Politics South Armagh

Workers Party’s Nicola Grant Thanks Public for Their Support

Workers Party assembly candidate for Newry and Armagh Nicola Grant has expressed her gratitude following her assembly campaign. The Workers Party representative for Newry and Armagh has stated she is determined to do whatever takes to improve the lives of people in her constituency. Speaking to Clanrye News and Sport Mrs Grant said: “I want […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Lurgan Stormont Upper Bann

O’Dowd Thanks Voters

Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd has thanked all those who came out to vote his party at the recent Assembly election. Mr O’Dowd said :  ‘A huge thank you to everyone who voted for me and Sinn Féin. It is an honour to represent the people of Upper Bann, I will do my very best […]

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Armagh Election 2022 Government Newry Politics South Armagh Stormont

Irwin Victorious in Newry & Armagh

William Irwin MLA has been successful in retaining his seat in Newry & Armagh for the DUP. Speaking after his election on Friday night William said, “I want to thank the 7577 voters who gave me their first preference vote. As before I will pledge to work tirelessly for all the people of Newry & […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Newry Politics Stormont

Malone Thanks Public for Incredible Support

Newry and Armagh Assembly candidate and Newry City Councillor Gavin Malone has expressed his heartfelt thanks to the public for their incredible support during the 2022 Assembly campaign. Speaking from his Facebook page Councillor Malone expressed how he is looking forward to getting back to the busy work of being a Councillor for Newry City. […]

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Community Dáil Éireann Election 2022 Government Louth Politics Stormont

Taoiseach Micheál Martin T.D. on the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections

On Thursday, the people of Northern Ireland voted to elect the members of the Northern Ireland Assembly, as provided for under the Good Friday Agreement.I would like to congratulate all of the successful candidates on their election. It is now incumbent on all political parties and elected representatives to deliver on their mandate, through the nomination of a First and […]