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Two Men Arrested Following £300,000 Drugs Haul in Counties Down and Armagh

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have seized drugs with an estimated street value of around £300,000 and arrested two men today (Tuesday 15th February). Detective Inspector Shaw said: “Officers conducted a proactive policing operation in the County Armagh area where a vehicle was stopped. A man in his 50s and another man in his 40s were […]

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ALL Covid 19 Restrictions in Northern Ireland to be Removed!

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced that all COVID-19 legal restrictions in Northern Ireland will be replaced by guidance from February 15 2022. He also strongly emphasised the continuing need for caution and vigilance in relation to the virus. He stated: “Today’s announcement follows consideration of legal advice from the Attorney General and consultation with all […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Politics South Down Stormont

McKevitt: Parties Cannot Whitewash Bedroom Tax Record

SDLP Crotlieve Councillor Karen McKevitt has said that parties that voted for the bedroom tax cannot whitewash their record which has hurt struggling families. Cllr. McKevitt was responding after Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill claimed the party had “binned the Bedroom Tax”. Sinn Féin, the DUP and the Alliance Party voted to introduce Tory […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Health South Down Stormont

McGrath Welcomes Support for Dáithí’s Law 

SDLP Health Spokesperson Colin McGrath has welcomed the passing of Dáithí’s Law in the Assembly on Tuesday. The legislation will see deemed or presumed permission of organ donation from anyone who hasn’t explicitly opted out. It comes following a campaign from the family of five-year-old Belfast boy Dáithí MacGabhann who is currently awaiting a heart […]

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McKevitt Welcomes Annalong Puffin Crossing

SDLP councillor Karen McKevitt has welcomed a £35,000 puffin crossing for the Kilkeel Road in Annalong. The announcement was made by SDLP Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon on Monday. Councillor McKevitt said the important safety measure would be welcomed by the local community. Councillor McKevitt said: “This significant investment by SDLP Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon will […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Infrastructure South Down Stormont

McKevitt Welcomes New Campaign on Careless Driving

SDLP Crotlieve Councillor Karen McKevitt has welcomed a new road safety public information campaign highlighting the dangers and consequences of careless driving. The campaign was announced by SDLP Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon on Monday. It is due to launch by the autumn on TV, radio, social media and bus rear advertising. Cllr. McKevitt said:  “I […]

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Local DEAs Help Families Reconnect to Key Services

To help connect families to supports and services provided by local organisations, the District Electoral Areas of Newry and Slieve Gullion, delivered a Family Connection Day at Kileavy Castle on Wednesday 2 February. The event, funded by the Department of Communities, was organised to help raise awareness of the support services operating within the district.  […]

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Community Election 2022 Government South Down Stormont

McKevitt: Hargey Must Issue Fuel Support Payment Before Next Planned Gas Hike

The SDLP has written to Sinn Féin Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey, urging her to take the plight of people here seriously in the face of yet another price hike.  Gas suppliers have contacted customers this week warning of a 33.57% tariff increase in addition to already record high energy costs. SDLP Newry, Mourne and Down […]

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Crime Downpatrick South Down

Police Appeal Following Stolen Vehicle in Downpatrick

Police investigating an incident involving a vehicle in Downpatrick on Thursday, 10th February, are appealing for information and witnesses. Shortly after 2.30pm it was reported a woman in a vehicle was attacked and her vehicle stolen from the Meadowlands area of the town.  A male smashed the passenger window of a Grey VW Golf and […]

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Advertise With Clanrye News and Sport

Clanrye News and Sport is now offering advertising on its website for just £200 for the year. The news website currently covers Newry and Armagh, South Down and Upper Bann constituencies as well as County Louth. Having amassed over a quarter of a million (250,000) website hits in the space of a year. This has […]