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Passport Delays Continue, as MP Advises ‘apply early!’

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has urged anyone requiring a new passport or passport renewal to apply early to avoid disappointment. The DUP representative has been inundated with constituents requests for help in securing passports ahead of travel, with delays in processing continuing to cause problems. Carla Lockhart said: “For several months now the processing […]

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Tory Party Chaos Demonstrates an ‘untrustworthy partner’ Internationally – Hazzard

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard said the Tory party chaos and their actions in Westminster demonstrates they are an untrustworthy partner in Ireland and internationally. Speaking at Westminster, the South Down MP said: “The actions of the Tory party in Westminster have demonstrated they are an untrustworthy partner in Ireland and internationally. “The internal Tory […]

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The Biggest Danger to Democracy in the EU is the Failure to Look After Working People – Ó Murchú

The biggest danger to democracy in the EU is the ‘failure throughout Europe to look after working people and those on the periphery’, according to Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú who again pressed the government to get ready for Irish unity. The Sinn Féin deputy was speaking in the Dáil during statements following the European Council […]

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Ambassador Circle Launched in Newry to Promote District as a Global Destination for Business Events

Newry Chamber partners with Visit Belfast, Invest NI and Tourism NI to help attract high profile business events to the city Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade has joined forces with Visit Belfast, Invest Northern Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland to launch a new ‘Ambassador Circle’ for the Newry, Mourne and Down district, enlisting local […]

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Aontu Welcome American Supreme Court Ruling on Abortion

Aontú leader and Meath West TD joined with hundreds of thousands of other Irish people in welcoming the decision of the American Supreme Court to allow Americans citizens decide democratically what laws should exist when it comes to abortion and also to allow states protect the Human Right to Life of everyone. Tóibín stated; “Today […]

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International: US Overturns Roe v Wade

The decades long abortion legislation entitled Roe v Wade has been overturned via the Supreme Court in the United States. The move which is set to send shockwaves across North America albeit the world as many states are set to overturn decades of abortion laws in favour of prolife legislation. The abortion issue has always […]

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WHO Agrees to Launch Process to Develop Historic Pandemic Treaty

In a consensus decision aimed at protecting the world from future infectious diseases crises, the World Health Assembly today agreed to kickstart a global process to draft and negotiate a convention, agreement or other international instrument under the Constitution of the World Health Organization to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness and response. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, […]