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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 & […]

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. […]

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 […]

Armagh Community Election 2022 Government Newry Politics South Armagh Stormont

No Change in Newry and Armagh Following Election Result

It seems Newry and Armagh is experiencing Groundhog Day as the same candidates and parties are returned in this year’s assembly election. Both Conor Murphy and Cathal Boylan of Sinn Fein were elected on the first count while their colleague Liz Kimmins, SDLP’s Justin McNulty and William Irwin of the DUP had to postpone the […]

Election 2022 Politics

“Stormont has Failed our Children, That is their Record on Education” – Aontú

Aontú Candidate for East Derry, Gemma Brolly, has slammed the Stormont Executive for what she says is “their shameful record on education which has failed our children, from undermining rural schools, to budget shortfalls, to growing waiting lists for children with additional needs”. Speaking today, Ms Brolly said: “The education system is failing our children. […]