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Arson attack on pensioner’s home a disgrace – Rogan

  Sinn Féin MLA Emma Rogan has said an arson attack on a pensioner’s mobility scooter at his home in Downpatrick last night was dangerous, disgraceful and despicable. Emma Rogan said: “A shed was set alight at the back of a pensioner’s home in Balymote Park in the town destroying his mobility scooter. “Those behind […]

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Landmark Award for Castlewellan Arboretum a huge local honour – Hazzard 

  Landmark Award for Castlewellan Arboretum a huge local honour – Hazzard  South Down Sinn Féin representatives were in Castlewellan Forest Park this week as the Arboretum received a prestigious international award in recognition of its very special tree collection. The Arboretum – part of the Castlewellan Forest Park – received the plaque from the […]

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McMahon calls for later to be tackled in Ballyholland

  Sinn Fein Crotlieve Councillor Oksana McMahon has been campaigning for cleaner and safer environment throughout the district. In a statement Oksana stated; “We have received numerous complaints from our local residents about unacceptable situations with littering particularly on rural roads. People using, for instance, Ballyholland and Temple Hill roads Mayobridge rd, as a shortcut to other destinations […]

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Ennis raises her concerns over issues surrounding road safety in Balllyholland.

  Sinn Féin MLA Sinead Ennis has raised her concerns over issues surrounding road safety on the Derryleckagh Road in Balllyholland. In a statement the South Down MLA said;   ‘I have requested a site meeting with Department for Infrastructure to discuss the longstanding Road safety concerns on the Derryleckagh Road. Derryleckagh is used daily […]

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South Down MP returns to school

  Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard MP this week visited his old primary school, St Patrick’s Ballynahinch to speak with pupils and school staff. The South Down MP said: “It was a great experience to return to my old school this week and engage with the teachers and young people currently at St Patrick’s. “The quality […]

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Mayobridge community in shock after robbery

  Sinn Féin Councillor Oksana McMahon has condemned a recent burglary in Mayobridge. The burglary itself to place on Cost-Cutter which is a locally run shop in the village. The attackers caused serious damage to the CCTV and alarms which were covered with foam as well as cutting holes in the roof of the property […]

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Sinn Féin warns of dangers motorists are facing at Hilltown

  Crotlieve Councillor Oksana McMahon and Sinn Féin Hilltown spokesperson Gerry O’Hare have warned of the danger that motorists who are traveling around Hilltown village are facing on deteriorating roads in the area.   Oksana McMahon in a statement said; ‘Local Sinn Féin representatives, as well as party activists, are every day being inundated by […]

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Rice condemns fly tipping in Clanvaraghan 

    Sinn Féin Councillor John Rice has condemned recent fly-tipping on the Wood Road in between Leitrim and Clanvaraghan, Rice said “this fly tipping is very annoying to the residents of this area, the people carrying out this act are simply showing complete disrespect for the environment and the residents of Clanvaraghan and Leitrim” […]

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