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Extension and improvements to Warrenpoint Municipal Graveyard welcomed By Local Councillor

  Newry Mourne & Down Councillor Mickey Ruane has confirmed that the Council has agreed to an extension and upgrade to the Municipal Graveyard in Warrenpoint.   The local Councillor explained,   “I was approached by constituents in middle of 2017, who have loved ones buried in the Municipal graveyard in Warrenpoint who felt there was a need […]

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Emma Rogan MLA welcomes news of Knockevin included in massive facility improvement project

  Emma Rogan MLA welcomes the announcement by the Department of Education that Knockevin special school, Downpatrick has been one of 25 schools in the north to feature in a School Enhancement program. The School Enhancement Programme was first established in June 2012 and provides financial support for capital projects valued at between £500,000 and […]

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Howell welcomes greater funding for community groups 

  Councillor Róisín Howell has welcomed new proposals which will allow a broader range of community groups to receive council funding. The Proposals which were brought forward by Sinn Féin at a council meeting on Wednesday will mean more community groups such as summer schemes, major and minor festivals, community engagement events as well as tourism and […]

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Howell Condemns Castlewellan Arson attack

  Sinn Féin Councillor Róisín Howell has described her shock at a recent arson attack on a van in Castlewellan Lower Square late Thursday 3rd May. Róisín Howell who is the local Councillor in the area in a statement said; ‘I think it is absolutely disgraceful that such an event has taken place in our […]

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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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