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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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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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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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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 […]

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Larkin Welcomes Electricity Upgrade for Dromintee.

Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Larkin has welcomed the upgrade of the electricity network in Forest Park, Dromintee. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “This upgrade includes the replacement of transformers, sub-stations, poles and the undergrounding of a number of overhead cables. “I have been working with the residents of Forest Park and NIE on this issue […]

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Newry, Mourne and Down a Step Closer to Transformative Investment Through the Belfast Region City Deal

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has hosted the latest meeting of the Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD) Council Panel as it moves another step closer towards delivering transformative investment through NI’s first ever City Deal. Following the first anniversary of the signing of the Belfast Region City Deal, the BRCD Council Panel met today […]

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Repairs to O’Hanlon’s Bridge Must Come as Soon as Possible – Quinn

Sinn Féin representative Áine Quinn has said that the damage to O’Hanlon’s bridge in Mullaghbawn must be repaired as soon as possible to ensure the safety of road users. The Slieve Gullion representative said: “Following an accident in December, the bridge was left with a large hole in the right hand side, leading onto a […]