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Rogan calls for respect of St Patrick’s Grave

  Sinn Féin MLA Emma Rogan has appealed to youths gathering in and around St Patrick’s grave in Downpatrick to desist and respect the local attraction. The South Down MLA said: “For a number of weeks a number of youths have been gathering in and around St Patrick’s Grave area. “A number of constituents have […]

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Ballylough Road to be resurfaced after Easter – Howell

  Sinn Féin Councillor Róisín Howell has welcomed news that the resurfacing on Ballylough Road outside Castlewellan will be completed after Easter. Cllr Howell said:  “This resurfacing comes following a meeting of Sinn Féin team and Roads service officials.   “A gas main was laid late last year and I am pleased that the work […]

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Rice welcomes quick response form DFI at Cauleys Pipe Road

    Sinn Féin Councillor John Rice has welcomed the pro-active response of the Department for Infrastructure following representations made on behalf of the local community about a large pot hole at Cauleys Pipe Road in Drumaoroad. Cllr Rice said “I would like to thank the Department for Infrastructure for filling the large pothole at […]

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Abuse victims must be supported – Hazzard

      Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard MP has said that victims of abuse inflicted by Fr Malachy Finnegan must be supported in their efforts to get to the truth about the failure of the authorities to protect vulnerable children.   Chris Hazzard said:   “The abuses inflicted by Fr Malachy Finnegan on vulnerable children […]

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Carnreagh Road Flood Scheme must be a Priority – Rice

  Sinn Féin representatives this week met with local DfI Roads officials to discuss infrastructure priorities for the year ahead.    With public spending squeezed in recent times, the local representatives were keen to make the case for local roads projects – including the much needed anti-flood scheme for the Carnreagh Road, Castlewellan.     […]

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Howell commends swift repair to damaged Lamppost in Castlewellan

  Incoming Castlewellan Sinn Féin councillor Róisín Howell has commended the DFI Roads for the swift response in the repair of the damaged lamp post and footpath in Castlewellan.   Several local constituents had contacted Sinn Féin representatives regarding the damaged lamp post and footpath at the busy crossing used by locals going to school […]

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