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Sinn Féin look to establish Newcastle Heritage Trail

    Sinn Féin Cllr Willie Clarke has held a  meeting with Liam McQuillen, Historic monuments and built heritage NIEA and the Curator of Down Museum Mike King, with a view to creating a heritage trail of historical places of interest in Maghera, Newcastle , Newcastle Harbour area and Bloody bridge.     Cllr Clarke […]

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Burns requests traffic calming in De Courcey Way

  Sinn Féin Councillor Stephen Burns has made a request to Roads Service for the implementation of traffic calming measures in the De Courcey Way area of Dundrum.   Cllr Burns said: “Following representation from a number of residents in the area, I have written to Roads Service and requested that they consider the implementation […]

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Ó Gribín welcomes Leitrim roads response

    Sinn Féin Councillor Pól Ó Gribín has welcomes a response by Roads Service to his request for warning signs and the upgrading of ‘slow’ markings in the area.   Cllr Ó Gribín said:   “Some time ago I wrote to Roads Service requesting the installation of a number of road safety measures in […]

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Hughes slams Ballynahinch robbery as ‘sickening’

      Sinn Féin local election candidate Eddie Hughes has slammed those responsible for a burglary at the home of a recently deceased young woman from Ballynahinch. Speaking following the incident, Mr.Hughes commented: “Firstly I want to extend my sympathies to the family of the young lady who are going through such a difficult […]

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Bailie Gets Bus Stop for Local Tourist Attraction

      Local Sinn Féin election candidate Naomi Bailie has successfully lobbied Translink to install a bus stop at the entrance of Downpatrick Race Course. Miss Bailie said: “Downpatrick Race Track is one of the areas key tourist attractions, pulling thousands of racing enthusiasts into the area on an annual basis. Recently it was brought to my attention that no bus […]

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Hughes requests road safety bollards in Ballynahinch

  Sinn Féin local election candidate Eddie Hughes has written to Roads Service requesting they install road safety bollards at the junction of Craig’s Road and Carlisle Avenue, Ballynahinch. The Local candidate said: “In recent years safety bollards were installed at Carlisle Park and Carlisle Avenue junction and have been a great success, we now […]

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Ó Gribín requests road safety improvements for Leitrim

  Sinn Féin Councillor and Slieve Croob local election candidate Pól Ó Gribín has written to Roads Service requesting the installation of a number of safety measures in Leitrim village. Cllr Ó Gribín commented: “I was contacted by a number of residents who expressed their concern to me that there was a need for a […]

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Martina Anderson MEP meets with Narrow Water Bridge group

  Sinn Féin Councillor and local election candidate Sinéad Ennis joined Martina Anderson MEP and party colleagues for a meeting on Tuesday with the Narrow Water Bridge Action Committee.   Following the meeting, Ms Ennis said that her party had once again reiterated its commitment to delivering on the bridge:   “I was delighted to […]

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Burns disappointed at Roads Service

    Sinn Féin Councillor Stephen Burns has expressed his disappointment in the lack of urgency shown by Roads Service in response to a safety issue in Castlewellan. It follows a report to Roads Service on May Day regarding missing road gully covers on the Burrenwood Road.   Cllr Burns said:   “Upon reporting the […]

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