ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Craigavon Election 2023 Elections Government Newry and Armagh Politics Upper Bann

TUV Announce Four Candidates in ABC

TUV have announced four of their candidates who will represent the party in the upcoming council elections in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council. Keith Ratcliffe will stand in Cusher, Jonathan Beattie in Armagh, Brian Moorhead will contest Banbridge and Samuel Morrison will carry the TUV standard in Lagan River. Keith Ratcliffe is a local […]

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New Banbridge Library Inching Further to Reality

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has met with the Chief Executive of Libraries NI to press for work to continue at pace to make the proposed new library in Banbridge a reality. Speaking after the meeting, Carla Lockhart said: “The commitment has been in place for some time that Banbridge will be getting a new […]

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Mary Lou McDonald to Address Carrickdale Event

Uachtarán Shinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald TD will be in the Carrickdale Hotel on Thursday 30th March to address the Louth, Armagh and Down People’s Assembly. The event is the fourth to be held by Sinn Féin’s Commission on the Future of Ireland. It will have an independent Chair, Conor Patterson of Newry and Mourne […]

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Windsor Whitewash Not Acceptable at This Stage or Any Stage

Speaking in Lisburn on Thursday evening, TUV leader Jim Allister said any Unionist leader who now or “at some stage” embraces the Windsor Framework would be in flagrant breach of their solemn joint pledge of 28 September 2021. On Ulster Day 2021 all unionist leaders united to pledge:- “affirm our opposition to the Northern Ireland Protocol, […]

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TUV Slam Alliance Party’s Move to Hold Pride Parade in ABC Council

The TUV has slammed the Alliance Party for suggesting that ABC Council hold an annual pride event in the district despite a cost of living crisis and financial constraints within the Council budget. The party has also slammed the supposedly “equality driven” Alliance Party despite excluding Christians in their proposal. Statement by Lagan Valley TUV […]

Community Constituency Downpatrick Government Politics South Down Stormont

Tories Brexit Checks Will Damage All-Ireland Tourism – Mason

Sinn Féin MLA Cathy Mason has called on the British Home Office ‘Electronic Travel Authorisation’ requirements to be scrapped. The party’s tourism spokesperson said:   “The Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) proposals will create barriers for visitors coming into the north from the south. It should be scrapped. “With around 70% of tourists in the north arriving in Ireland via Dublin, this […]

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Chairperson Welcomes St Moninna’s Primary School to Council Chamber

Sixty school children from St Moninna’s Primary School, Newry Student Council visited Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage and Council officials at Council Offices in Downpatrick recently. The pupils from Primary 6, expressed an interest in visiting the Council as they were keen to learn more about the plans to build the […]

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Murphy Welcomes Proposals for Community Paint Reuse Project

Sinn Féin councillor Declan Murphy has welcomed a council proposal to create a community paint reuse project for the district. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “There are currently over 290 tonnes of paint left into the Household recycling centres across the district every year. “The cost of recycling all this paint is estimated to come […]

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Glanbia Announcement Welcomed by MP

Speaking after the announcement that Glanbia has sold its Glanbia Cheese mozzarella arm to US firm Leprino Foods Company, DUP MP Carla Lockhart said: “The size of the payment in this sale reflects the economic value of Glanbia Cheese, and the success it has had in recent years. The team in Magheralin have put excellence […]

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Louth County Council Dog Pound Launch First Dedicated Facebook Page

Louth County Council Dog Pound has a new dedicated Facebook page which launched over the last week. One of the busiest local authority pounds in the county, the Louth County Council facility is now more accessible than ever, with daily postings on new arrivals of dogs, pups and updates on those available for rehoming. The […]