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Newry and Armagh SDLP Condemns Attack on Keady Orange Hall

SDLP Newry and Armagh elected reps have condemned an attack on an Orange Hall in Keady. Pro-IRA graffiti was dubbed on the Orange Hall on the Crosskeys Road.  Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty said: “This is a disgraceful attack on a local Orange Hall and the SDLP condemns it wholeheartedly. Given the nature of […]

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Boylan Condemns Attack on Crosskeys Orange Hall

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has condemned the attack on Crosskeys Orange Hall. Cathal Boylan said: “I unreservedly condemn the attack on Crosskeys Orange Hall. “Those responsible do not represent the community. “I would appeal to anyone with information about this vandalism to report it to the PSNI.” ENDS/CRÍOCH

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Nurses Should Have Fair Pay – O’Dowd

Sinn Féin’s John O’Dowd has said nurses should have fair pay and safe conditions, and that the British Chancellor needs to step up and support our health workers. Speaking after RCN announced that they will strike, the MLA said: “The last thing our nurses should have to do is take to the streets in strike […]

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Hazzard Tells British Secretary of State to Give Clarity on £400 Energy Payment Date

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has challenged the British Secretary of State for clarity on when workers and families will receive the £400 energy support payment. Speaking after meeting Chris Heaton Harris in London today, Chris Hazzard said: “Today, we challenged the British Secretary of State over delays in getting the £400 energy support payment […]

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“We Must Stand Up To Protect Parental Choice in Education.” – Aontu

Aontú Deputy Leader and Education Spokeswoman, Gemma Brolly, has criticised a recent UNESCO report for bias promotion of the Single Integrated Education system. Speaking today, Gemma Brolly said “There’s a worrying push against the pluralist education model currently in place. We’ve seen attempts by lobby groups in recent years to erode parental choice in education. […]

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New Homes Needed for Newry – Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said that new homes need to be built to address the growing need across Newry and Armagh for social and affordable homes. Speaking after meeting Choice Housing with Mickey Brady MP, the Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Sinn Féin recently met with senior officials from Choice Housing to discuss […]

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SDLP Actively Promote “Normalisation” of British Occupation – Saoradh Newry

Recent comments from the SDLP’s Justin McNulty calling for the “normalisation” of the British Courthouse in Newry comes as no surprise according to the Revolutionary Republican Party Saoradh. Reacting to the watery stoop statement Saoradh’s Newry Representative Stephen Murney said “Going by Justin McNulty’s statement the SDLP are happy enough to have the apparatus of […]

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Tory Budget Highlights the Cost of DUP Boycott – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said hospital waiting lists will grow, companies will go out of business and jobs will be lost because of the DUP’s refusal to allow the Executive to set a budget.  Responding to the budget set by the British Government, Conor Murphy said: “A three-year budget which I proposed to the […]

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NIPSA Health Members Vote Overwhelmingly in Favour of Industrial Action

The NIPSA ballot for industrial action in Health has returned a 92.62% vote for strike action and 97.03% for action short of strike action.  The NIPSA Health Panel, which represents all branches in Health & Social Care and Health Arm’s Length Bodies, has therefore authorised industrial action in early December including Strike Action and Action […]

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Ennis Hails Progress on Narrow Water Bridge Project

Sinn Féin MLA Sinéad Ennis has hailed progress on the development of Narrow Water Bridge as key to ‘unlocking South Down’s potential’. Speaking after meeting with An Taoiseach at the proposed site for the bridge, the South Down MLA also called on the Irish government to progress other key projects outlined in New Decade, New […]