Community Constituency International Newry Newry and Armagh Politics

Saoradh Newry to Protest Joe Biden Visit

Any notion that US imperialist President Joe Biden will visit the Newry area as part of his excursion to occupied Ireland will be vigorously opposed according to the Revolutionary Republican Party Saoradh. The announcement came after the SDLP Council chair has written to the White House inviting the warmonger to the area claiming that he […]

Campaigns Community Constituency Daisy Hill Health Newry Newry and Armagh

Night Time Dialysis at Daisy Hill a First in Northern Ireland

Daisy Hill is the first hospital in Northern Ireland and on the island of Ireland to take part in a research trial aimed at improving the quality of life for adults with kidney disease. The Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s Renal Unit in the Newry hospital is participating in the Nightlife study; a clinical […]

Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Chairperson Meets with Local Charities Aware NI and Samaritans

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage met with  representatives from two local charities Aware NI and Samaritans recently to discuss the vital work they do to support the mental health and wellbeing of residents. Aware NI provides support, education and information to those people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and mood […]

Community Constituency Education Government Infrastructure Newry Newry and Armagh Stormont

Road Safety Improvements Secured for Killean Primary School – Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has welcomed a commitment from DFI to install a number of measures to improve road safety at Killean primary school. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Improving road safety at Killean primary school has been a priority for Sinn Féin and we have worked closely with the school and local […]

Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Making Dreams Come True Is All In A Day’s Work For Our Foster Care Social Workers

Ben*, 8, has recently experienced a number of tough challenges. HSCNI Foster Care social worker, Elaine Martin, developed an encouraging relationship with him and wanted to seek out positive experiences to help lift his spirits. A chance encounter on her commute resulted in one of his biggest dreams coming true. A supercar fanatic, Ben loves […]

Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Entertainment Government Lifestyle Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

Newry and Downpatrick Ready to Pay Homage to St Patrick

Don’t miss our 2023 St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Newry and Downpatrick this Friday.  With a packed programme of events, including our fabulous cross community parades led by St Patrick himself, there will be plenty for everyone to enjoy! Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage said, “Newry and Downpatrick are renowned […]

Campaigns Community Constituency Cost of Living Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics Stormont

Executive Needed to Help Families in Need of Care Packages – Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said an Executive is needed now to help families in need of care packages and to invest in the under-pressure health service. Commenting on reports from the Department of Health that 2,780 people are waiting for a care package, the party’s social care spokesperson said: “The sharp decline in the […]

Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Petrol Bomb Thrown at House in Bessbrook

Police in Newry are appealing for information and witnesses following a report of a petrol bomb incident in Bessbrook yesterday evening, Sunday 12th March. Sergeant Rooney said: “At around 8.10pm, officers received and responded to report that a petrol bomb had been thrown at the back of a property in the O’Donoghue Park area. “It […]

Albert Basin Park Campaigns Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Newry City Park Project Pens Letter to Dept of Communities

Stakeholders at the Newry City Park project have written to the Department of Communities requesting an alternative delivery of the project. See letter below: “Dear Permanent Secretary, We are writing as stakeholders in the Newry City Park project to bring to your attention a number of challenges currently facing the project, and to request that […]

Community Constituency Education Newry Newry and Armagh

The Future is Bright for SRC WorldSkill UK Team Members

The year 2024 will see greatness descend on France.  Taking centre stage next summer is the Paris 2024 Olympics, closely followed by ‘Skills Olympics’ in September in Lyon.  With 1,500 competitors competing in 60 categories, WorldSkills is the pinnacle event in apprenticeship training and standards.  WorldSkills has often been dubbed the ‘Skills Olympics’ as competitors […]