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Hazzard secures investment for local roads resurfacing 

Hazzard secures investment for local roads resurfacing  Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard MP has this week confirmed that a number of South Down’s worst roads will be part of a resurfacing programme to be rolled out in the next few weeks. The former Infrastructure Minister was speaking following discussions with officials from the Department for Infrastructure […]

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Sinn Féin welcomes £350,000 investment into Warrenpoint Road.

  Sinn Féin MLA Sinéad Ennis along with local Warrenpoint Councillor Mickey Ruane have both welcomed a large £350,000 investment into major resurfacing and repair works along the Upper Dromore Road, Warrenpoint.   Sinéad Ennis MLA said;   ‘This is a much-welcomed announcement by the Department for Infrastructure. The Upper Dromore Road along with many […]

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GP practice issue must be resolved urgently- Ennis

  South Down Sinn Féin MLA Sinéad Ennis raised her concerns regarding a local GP Practice in Rathfriland.   The Sinn Féin MLA said;   ‘The departure of these 2 GPs in August is likely to leave a gap before suitable replacements are found for a GP Service which currently has 2,500 patients.’   ‘This […]

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Howell calls for urgent road repairs in Castlewellan

  Cllr Róisín Howell has requested that the DFI Road Service carry out urgent repairs to Burrenwood Road in Castlewellan.   Róisin herself from Castlewellan said; ‘I raised this issue with the Department of infrastructure this week after being contacted by numerous residents who have expressed their concerns about this roadway. Although this is not […]

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Sinn Féin meets with with GAA’s Ulster Council

  Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Michelle O’Neill led a party delegation, including Sinead Ennis MLA and Paul Maskey MP to meet with the GAA’s Ulster Council. Sinead Ennis MLA in a statement said; “We discussed the lack of GAA coverage in the north from the BBC as well as other issues” “Sinn Féin believes that […]

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Rogan welcomes continued Rural Pharmacy Funding

  Sinn Féin MLA for South Down Emma Rogan has welcomed the news that Department of Health will continue to fund the Rural Pharmacy Access Scheme for the coming financial year. The South Down MLA said: “The continuation of the Rural Pharmacy Access Scheme is something Sinn Féin have been advocating and it is to […]

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