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

Action Needed Urgently to Help People in Cost of Living Emergency! – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said the Bank of England forecasts of recession and of inflation hitting 13% emphasises the need for the British government to urgently get to grips with the cost of living emergency.  And he urged the DUP to return to the Executive so ministers are in a position to take […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Ulster Unionist Councillor David Taylor Condemns Appearance of Sectarian Graffiti on Markethill Road

Councillor Taylor said: “The appearance of sectarian graffiti on the Markethill Road, Newtownhamilton targeting the local Protestant community is an extremely concerning and very sinister development. “The perpetrators of this disgusting act have no place in any civilised society and this action should be roundly condemned by everybody. “It’s appearance has obviously caused genuine concern […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Ratcliffe Highlights Graffiti Calling for Sectarian Genocide Outside Newtownhamilton

Statement by TUV Newry and Armagh spokesman Keith Ratcliffe: “The painting of “All Prods ar [sic] targets” on a road outside Newtownhamilton is a most sinister development not least because it has appeared in an area where sectarian slaughter of the minority Protestant community was exactly what occurred in the not too distant past. “When […]

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Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Sectarian Graffiti Appears in Newtownhamilton

Police have received a report of sectarian graffiti in the Cladymilltown Road area of Newtownhamilton Sunday, 14th August. Officers would ask anyone with any information to contact them in Armagh by calling 101, quoting reference number 997 of 14/08/22. You can also submit information online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on […]

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Constituency Council Government Legacy Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Larkin Praises Poignant Edenappa Commemoration

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has praised the recent commemoration in Edenappa to remember the shooting dead of two young girls, Mary (Minnie) Connolly and Margaret Moore, and the injuring of Mary Moore 100 years ago by the British Army.  The plaque unveiling, held on the 100th anniversary of the killings, took place at the […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Magennis Welcomes New Specialist Housing for Camlough

Sinn Féin councillor Oonagh Magennis has welcomed the confirmation that work is to begin on 9 homes in Camlough in the coming months. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “This is welcome news for the community of Camlough that 9 new homes will be built in the area.  “Seven of the houses will be for those […]

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

Treasury Must Act Now to Support Businesses!

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has said Treasury must act now to support businesses facing soaring energy prices and crippling costs. Speaking following a visit to Portaferry where he met James Higginson, proprietor of Captain Jack’s restaurant and takeaway, Conor Murphy said: “I heard first-hand today the detrimental impact the removal of VAT reduction is having for small businesses in the […]

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Agriculture Community Constituency Council Government Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Magennis Encourages Farmers to Register for Soil Nutrient Health Scheme

Sinn Féin Councillor, Oonagh Magennis, has urged farmers across South Armagh to register for the new Soil Nutrient scheme before the 31st August deadline. The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “South Armagh and the wider area are included in zone 1 of this scheme, the first area to be covered. “Participation in the scheme will enable […]

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High Temperatures Will Continue for at Least a Week

The NI Weather & Flood Advisory Service has issued the following advisory A Level 1 Advisory for High Temperature has been issued for Northern Ireland. Advisory valid 9th – 15th August 2022 This advisory has been issued due higher temperatures we are to this week and into the weekend. Day-time Temperatures will be in the […]

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Children in Newry, Mourne and Down Enjoy a Summer of Play

Children across Newry, Mourne and Down have been enjoying a summer of play at free outdoor play sessions running in seven locations throughout July and August. The summer programme, which is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), offers local children aged 4 to 11 years […]