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Community Constituency Council Election 2023 Elections Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics

Eve of Poll Statement by Nicola Grant

How the people of Newry vote on Thursday will determine the future of this city and its citizens for years to come. There is a lot that needs to be done and there are many important decisions to be taken. It is vital that the people we return as our Councillors do that in the […]

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TUV’s Eve of Poll Message

Statement by TUV leader Jim Allister:- “To vote TUV 1 is to signal irreversible opposition to the Union-destroying Protocol. No ifs, no buts. We can never come to terms with the core tenet of the Protocol and Windsor Whitewash that GB is a foreign country and we must trade and run our economy accordingly. We […]

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Reports of Doctors Leaving Daisy Hill Deeply Concerning – Brady

Sinn Fein MP Mickey Brady has said news that a number of medical staff have left Daisy Hill Hospital is deeply concerning. The Newry and Armagh MP said: “Reports that a number of medical personnel have ‘ended their tenure’ at Daisy Hill Hospital is deeply concerning. “More concerning is the claim that one of the […]

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SDLP Call for Chief Executive of Southern Trust to Resign Over Daisy Hill Hospital Issues

Newry and Armagh SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has called for the Chief Executive of the Southern Trust to resign following the resignation of staff from Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry. Mr McNulty said: “The decision by the last two remaining stroke consultants to resign from Daisy Hill Hospital must now force the Chief Executive of […]

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Veteran SDLP Campaigner Frank Feely Urges Voters to Protect the Good Friday Agreement at the Polls This Thursday

Veteran SDLP campaigner and Newry’s first Mayor has urged voters to protect the Good Friday Agreement when the head to the polls on Thursday. He said: “I worked with the late Seamus Mallon and the late John Fee and many others to deliver the Good Friday Agreement and I firmly believe it is the only […]

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Grant Calls for Public Review of Gateway Project

“The Mournes have been doing fine for millennia, with minimum human interference, and retain their beauty and wildlife as a result. Let’s keep it this way for future generations”, says Workers Party election candidate Nicola Grant. Responding to concerns about the Mourne Gateway Project, including proposals to access the Mournes via a ‘gondola style’ cable […]

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7 Political Parties Refuse Public Debate Before Local Elections – Aontu

Aontú Leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín invited 8 leaders of political parties in the North of Ireland to participate in a public debate on the issues of concern to people in advance of the election. All but one of those parties refused to respond and participate. Speaking of the lack of public debate […]

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“If We Refuse to Exercise Our Right to Vote, The Stormont Parties Will Win and Things will Get Worse!” – Aontu

“If We Refuse to Exercise Our Right to Vote, The Stormont Parties Will Win and Things will Get Worse” writes Aontú candidate Liam Reichenberg It is an enormous tragedy that so many people are disillusioned with the democratic process. Every day on the canvas trail I meet people who tell me they will not vote […]

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Community Constituency Crime Election 2023 Elections Newry Newry and Armagh Politics

Poster Plea by Workers Party Newry

The Workers Party candidate in next week’s local elections, Nicola Grant, has called for an end to the vandalising of posters after a spate of incidents in the Newry area in recent days. “It is saddening as much as it is annoying”, she said ” that people, and most of them young people,  feel that […]

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Community Constituency Election 2023 Elections Newry Newry and Armagh Politics

Young SDLP Newry Candidates Election Posters Ripped Down

SDLP Newry City candidate Doire Finn has taken to social media to condemn the removal of her posters in the city. The young election candidate has however been very upbeat about the incident. “Post canvas today, I’ve noticed that posters have been ripped down. I’ll be replacing Big Doire’s that have been destroyed but if […]