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Planning Delays Compromising Investment for South Armagh – Murphy

Sinn Féin Councillor Declan Murphy has expressed concern at the delay in the council processing planning applications. Speaking in relation to a project to develop a mobile phone mast in the Camlough and Bessbrook area, the Slieve Gullion councillor said: “The delay facing planning applications such as these, is proving to be problematic.  “The application […]

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Mathers Condemns Device Left in Newry

Sinn Féin spokesperson Aidan Mathers has slammed those responsible for an explosive device in Newry. The Newry City spokesperson spoke after a viable explosive device was found at a home in the Barcroft area on Wednesday night. Aidan Mathers said: “I condemn those responsible, they caused fear and disruption for the community, with many local […]

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McKernan Warns ‘Drivers Dodging Potholes Across Rural Roads’

SDLP Cusher Representative Emmajayne McKernan has said she has reported a number dangerous potholes on roads across Cusher. McKernan said, “I’ve been contacted by many rural road users about the dire state of the roads. Drivers are facing dangerous conditions between surface water, poor drainage, lack of gritting and now the all-too-common potholes. “I’ve reports of […]

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Harte Welcomes DFI Commitment to Resurface Chapel Road

Sinn Féin councillor Valerie Harte has welcomed a commitment from DFI to carry out a long overdue resurfacing of Chapel road in Newry. The Newry City Councillor said: “After much work on behalf of residents of commons way, and constituents using the local household recycling centre, I’m glad to have a commitment from DFI to […]

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Grant Praises Local Food Banks

Applauding the services provided by local foodbanks, Workers Party representative Nicola Grant said, “There can be absolutely no doubt that emergency food parcels, provided by volunteer organisations in the Newry and Armagh area, continue to serve as a lifeline for many local families and children”. “Figures provided by one of the largest local networks continue […]

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Finnegan Welcomes Passing of Citizen’s Assembly Motion

Sinn Féin councillor Aoife Finnegan has welcomed the passing of a motion by Newry Mourne and Down District Council calling on the Irish Government to establish a Citizens Assembly to plan and prepare for Irish Unity. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “Tonight’s result is a very positive step forward in the discussion on a new […]

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Sinn Féin Committed to Delivery of First Class Park for Newry – Kearns

Sinn Féin councillor Geraldine Kearns has reiterated Sinn Féin’s commitment to deliver a first class park for Newry. The Newry City councillor said: “Ensuring that this project is delivered is a key priority for Sinn Féin.  “Over the last number of years, the Sinn Féin team has worked to support the delivery of this park, […]

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Haughey Supports Delivery of Key Works at Darkley Primary School

Sinn Féin councillor has welcomed confirmation that a number of key works will now go ahead at Darkley Primary School. The Cusher Councillor said: “A number of key works are now confirmed to go ahead for Darkley Primary School. “The school contacted me with concerns over safety issues with access to their playground and releasing […]

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Long Overdue Road Repairs Secured for High Street – Harte

Sinn Féin councillor Valerie Harte has welcomed a commitment from DFI to carry out a resurfacing of High Street, Newry in the coming Financial year. The Newry City councillor said: “After much lobbying of DFI on behalf of local residents, I am glad to have a commitment from DFI to carry out these works. “They […]

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Magennis Meets DFI to Tackle Local Flooding Issues

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis met with DFI to discuss a number of flooding issues in Belleeks and Lislea. The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “Serious flooding took place on the Newry Road in Belleeks village and the Mountain road in Lislea following the recent heavy rain. “I arranged an urgent meeting with the DFI engineer […]