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Investment required for Ardglass Harbour – Hazzard

  Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard MP has described Ardglass Harbour as the “heart of the local fishing industry” and has called for a united effort in securing investment for the Co Down harbour towards ensuring the future viability of the local industry for generations to come. The South Down MP was speaking during a visit […]

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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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Chris Hazzard on the Strangford Road

Minister launches Strangford Road Traffic Review

  Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has launched a traffic review of the Strangford / Downpatrick road following yet another road traffic collision in recent days. Stretching from Downpatrick town to the coast, the Strangford Road – which becomes the Downpatrick Road closer to the village of Strangford – has become notorious for high speed and […]

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PSNI must grasp opportunity to empower Downpatrick Community Enterprise – Hazzard

    Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard has asked the PSNI and the Department of Finance to work with community representatives in Downpatrick in order to maximise the huge community potential in the former police station. In recent months the Downpatrick Community Collective (DCC) have been working alongside the Development Trust to draw up plans that […]

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Hugh O'Donnell, Imelda Keeling, Martin Ferris TD, Eileen Peters, Vincent MacDonald, Chris Hazzard MLA, Martin Kenny TD

Hazzard takes Lecale lighthouse campaign to Dublin

    South Down MLA Chris Hazzard accompanied representatives of the Lecale Lightkeepers to Leinster House in Dublin last Wednesday, where they were joined by Sinn Féin TDs, to discuss the campaign to oppose modification plans for the St. John’s Point Lighthouse by the Commissioner of Irish Lights. The Lecale Lightkeepers delegation impressed upon TDs […]

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Irish Sea should be submarine free – HAZZARD

    Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has said the Irish Sea should become a submarine free zone to end the risk they pose to fishing crews. Speaking after inspectors confirmed that a British Navy submarine endangered the lives to the crew on ‘The Karen’, Mr Hazzard said: “Sinn Féin want to see an end […]

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