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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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Planning Application for Newry Theatre and Conference Centre Submitted

A Planning Application for the Theatre and Conference Centre and accompanying public realm in Newry is currently being processed and will soon be available to view on the new NI Planning Portal.  The Centre is part of plans to enhance cultural activity space in the heart of the City. The Council wants to attract more people […]

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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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McGeough Disappointed at Lack of Response at Mullary Road

Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough has said he is ‘disappointed’ to a response to his motion regarding the stretch of road at Mullary. Cllr McGeough had asked the Council to work in conjunction with Transport Infrastructure Ireland to install traffic calming measures along the R132 at that section of road. Cllr McGeough said “this particular […]

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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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ABC Council Launch Get Future Ready – Employability and Skills Conference

As part of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s February campaign Get Future Ready, a special employability and skills conference is taking place on Thursday 23 February. Hosted by Wendy Austin, this event is open to all local employers, citizens and community representatives as well as stakeholders from across education, training and employment organisations.  […]

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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 […]