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Banbridge Community Election 2022 Lurgan Politics Portadown Sport Upper Bann

Foster Writes to Electoral Office After Rangers Success Leaves Fans Facing Challenges on Election Day

Statement by TUV Upper Bann Assembly candidate Darrin Foster: “I have today written to the Chief Electoral Officer Virginia McVea requesting that football fans who are travelling to the Rangers EUFA semi-final match against Leipzig on polling day are permitted to vote via post or proxy. “While the deadline for applying for absentee ballots as […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Council Government Lurgan Portadown Sport Upper Bann

New! Council Running Programmes

Spring into action and improve your health and wellbeing on one of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s latest running programmes. Open to all residents from the borough, programmes include a Virtual Couch to 5K, a Virtual 5K to 10K and an in person Couch to 5K, offering you the choice to build up […]

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Community Government Newry NMD Council Sport

Pat Jennings Statue Plan for Newry City

Plans are underway to erect a statue in honour of legendary Northern Ireland goalkeeper Pat Jennings in his home city of Newry. The project took its first tentative steps when Newry SDLP Councillor Michael Savage brought a motion to the Newry Mourne and Down District Council acknowledging Big Pat’s legacy and calling on Council to engage […]

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Community Sport

Step Up Your Fitness on Council’s Winter Couch to 5K Programmes

Taking up running can feel like a scary prospect – especially for beginners – but now you can get the support and guidance you need to train up to the 5K distance on Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s winter running programme. Getting underway on Tuesday 18 January 2022, the ABC Council winter running […]

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Community Louth Sport

Recent Dundalk Late Night League Welcomed

Young people from different backgrounds have found that soccer is the international language that can bring them together, thanks to a Garda initiative that has been running in Dundalk for the last number of months. The Late Night League, which has been running in the town for 12 years, is funded by the Children’s Services […]

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Lurgan Sport

Cllr Mackle Extends Best Wishes to Clann Éireann

Sinn Féin Council Group Leader Liam Mackle has extended his best wishes to Clann Éireann’s senior footballers as they prepare to take on Creggan Kickhams in Sunday’s Ulster Football Club Senior Championship Quarter Final in Belfast. Cllr Mackle said, “Clann Éireann’s exhilarating win in the Armagh Championship Final was a great boost in lifting the […]

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Community Sport

Council Launches ‘Be Active for Life’ Fitness Classes Across the District

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has now launched a new ‘Be Active for Life’ class activity programme in leisure centres across the district. Building on the success of the Council’s ‘Get Active this Summer’ sports activity programme, the new ‘Be Active for Life’ programme offers a wide selection of exercise classes ranging from walking […]

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Newry South Down Sport

James McCartan Returns to Manage Down

Down GAA County Committee have appointed James McCartan as manager of the senior football team. At a meeting on Wednesday evening, the two-time All-Ireland winner was ratified for the role he previously held from 2010 to 2014. According to the County GAA social media accounts: “James is regarded as one of the great Down footballers, […]

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Armagh Banbridge Community Lurgan Portadown Sport

Final Call for Sports Bursary Applications

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum in association with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council wish to remind athletes that completed applications for the Sports Bursary Scheme will close on Wednesday 1st December at 5pm. The Sports Forum have created the Sports Bursaries to support and facilitate the development of aspiring performers who reside […]

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Lurgan Sport

Mackle Congratulates Clann Éireann on Championship Victory

Sinn Féin ABC councillor Liam Mackle has offered his congratulations to Clann Éireann on their victory in the Armagh Senior Football Championship. Cllr Mackle said: “I wish to congratulate Clann Éireann on their historic and dramatic win over Crossmaglen in Sunday’s Armagh Championship Final. All the hard work and preparation that went into the campaign […]