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Glasgow study visit for Newry Councillors

22-Sep-2014
A delegation of Councillors from Newry and Mourne District Council’s Elected Members Forum undertook a study visit to Glasgow 12 – 14 September 2014. The study visit explored issues relating to good relations, sectarianism, education, community ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Bradley calls for action to save post offices

22-Sep-2014
SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Dominic Bradley has said that it very important for the future of our post offices that government renews the contract for the Post Office Card Account. Commenting on the future of the Post Office Bradley, who is a member of the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McKevitt congratulates new Down GAA manager

22-Sep-2014
SDLP Culture spokesperson Karen McKevitt MLA has hailed the appointment of Jim McCorry as manager of the Down senior football team as a “new beginning” for the squad. The Armagh native succeeds James McCartan as the new manager of the Mourne county. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police call for witnesses after man suffers serious head injuries in attack

22-Sep-2014
Police in Newry are appealing for information after a report of assault in Duke Street, Warrenpoint in the early hours of Saturday, 6th September. Sometime between 2am and 3am, it was reported that two males were assaulted by approximately 5 or 6 males ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Day of Action’ against welfare cuts

19-Sep-2014
Sinn Féin MP MLA Chris Hazzard has urged people across the north to take part in a ‘Day of Action’ against Tory welfare cuts on Saturday September 20th. Speaking to Newry Times, Hazzard said, “There is a growing realisation that ... read more
Source: Newry Times

All Ireland Primate recognised as a ‘progressive thinker’

19-Sep-2014
Newry & Armagh MP Conor Murphy has offered his best wishes to the Archbishop Eamon Martin on his succession as Primate of all-Ireland following the resignation of Cardinal Sean Brady. The Sinn Féin MP said, “Archbishop Eamon Martin is ... read more
Source: Newry Times

New grants scheme to support Civic Pride in Newry and Mourne

19-Sep-2014
A new grants scheme aimed at helping volunteers to take practical action to improve their local environment and support the growth of civic pride in Newry and Mourne is being launched by environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful in ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Police call for witnesses after Newry burglary

19-Sep-2014
Police in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary in Vimy Terrace. Constable Middletown, Newry Response, outlined the details, “Some time between 3.30pm on Wednesday, 3 september and 8am on Sunday, 7 September, entry was gained to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Ruane meets with Education Minister to discuss local education

18-Sep-2014
Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane MLA has met with Education Minister John O’Dowd MLA recently to discuss the future provision of primary education in the lower Mourne area. Speaking to Newry Times, Ruane said, “This meeting was to look at the future ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Boylan encourages local community to attend Funding Fair

18-Sep-2014
Newry & Armagh MLA Cathal Boylan has described an event to be held in the Armagh City Hotel on Wednesday 24th September as an excellent opportunity for local groups to keep afresh of funding opportunities which might assist them in the delivery of ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McAteer welcomes Newry Council support for Irish language

18-Sep-2014
SDLP Newry councillor Kevin McAteer has welcomed moves from Newry, Mourne and Down super council to engage with ratepayers in both English and Irish, where appropriate. Speaking to Newry Times, McAteer said, “As a proud nationalist I welcome the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McKevitt congratulates new All-Ireland premier junior camogie champions

18-Sep-2014
SDLP South Down MLA Karen McKevitt has congratulated the Down Camogie team on becoming All-Ireland Premier Junior Camogie champions. Speaking to Newry Times, McKevitt said, “I’m delighted to be able to offer my warm congratulations to the Down ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Wedding rings among items taken in Newry burglary

18-Sep-2014
Police in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary in The Demesne area. Some time between Tuesday, 26th August and Friday, 5th September, entry was forced to a house. Constable Giles Magee, Newry Response, said, “A thief, or ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Bradley urges local schools and groups to apply for Challenge fund

17-Sep-2014
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh has welcomed the announcement by the Environment Minister Mark H Durkan of £1.3 million funding from the carrier bag levy for the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) Challenge Fund 2015. Bradley explained, “Since ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Hear to inform’ event in Newry

17-Sep-2014
Are you over 55? Do you have a hearing loss or know someone who does? You may find communicating with friends and family can be difficult. Even everyday activities like shopping can leave you feeling left out and isolated. People with hearing loss can ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Living wage would help many low-wage households’ – Bradley

17-Sep-2014
SDLP finance spokesperson Dominic Bradley has said the introduction of a living wage would boost employment here and improve the lives of thousands of low-paid workers. The Newry and Armagh MLA was speaking after the publication of a report by the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Paisley’s passing must close the door on negative politics’ – Bradley

17-Sep-2014
SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Dominic Bradley has said that the death of Ian Paisley marks the end of an era for a specific brand of politics in the North. Commenting on Paisley’s contribution to politics here, Bradley said, “Ian Paisley’s approach to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry householders urged to use Quickcheck scheme

17-Sep-2014
Local police are reminding householders to make use of the Quickcheck scheme when dealing with callers to their home. Crime Prevention Officer, Lisa Sherman explained, “The QuickCheck Freephone scheme is a 24-hour Freephone service which enables ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry teens – who have experienced drink spiking and assault – campaign for a safe night out

17-Sep-2014
A group of young people from Newry have launched a campaign to encourage their peers to stay safe on a night out. One of the group – who are all aged between 16 and 22 – witnessed a friend being rushed to hospital after her drink was spiked, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Dromintee Vintage Show a huge success

16-Sep-2014
Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has praised all those involved in the running of the third annual Dromintee Vintage Show. Speaking to Newry Times, the local Councillor stated, “For the third year running Dromintee GFC has ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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