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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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Community Constituency Council Election 2023 Elections Government Infrastructure Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

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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Community Council Government Infrastructure Louth Louth County Council

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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Community Constituency Infrastructure Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Magennis Welcomes £2.8M Funding for Camlough Lake Recreation Hub

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis has welcomed £2.8M in funding for the proposed recreation hub at Camlough lake. The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “This money secured from the levelling up fund is a great step forward for this project. “We have consistently pressed the council to be proactive in drawing down funding, so securing £2.8M […]

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Community Constituency Council Election 2023 Elections Government Infrastructure Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

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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Community Council Government Infrastructure Louth Louth County Council

Cllr Watters Welcomes Progress on Proposed Ravensdale Footpath

Sinn Féín Councillor Antóin Watters has welcomed progress on the proposed footpath in Ravensdale from Blackgate to Annaverna. The news follows a positive meeting with the Active Travel Department in Louth County Council in early January.  The Active Travel team have confirmed they are currently carrying out further investigation of the Blackgate footpath proposal with the aim of […]

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Community Constituency Council Election 2023 Elections Government Infrastructure Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

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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Financial Pressures a Real Issue for Delivery of Infrastructure Projects – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said the current financial pressures facing DFI are posing real issues to the delivery of key infrastructure projects across the north. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Improving rural roads, expanding sewer capacity and delivering cornerstone projects such as the A6 are all facing further challenges as a result […]

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No More Delay in Mast for Mullaghbawn – Quinn

Sinn Féin representative, Áine Quinn has said that there can be no more delay to delivering a phone mast to improve the phone network in Mullaghbawn. The local  Sinn Féin representative said: “Local families and businesses in Mullaghbawn are crying out for access to any kind of access to mobile signal. “Most of the village […]

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Are Welsh Government’s Proposals Really the Best Way to Increase Businesses’ Recycling?

Joseph Doherty, Managing Director of Re-Gen Waste argues that the proposed model is not in the best interests of the customer, in terms of engagement and participation. In November last year, the Welsh government published their consultation on the enforcement regime for non-domestic rateable premises in Wales and their separation requirements for the collection of […]