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Bliain na Gaeilge Opportunity to Promote Language

  Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane has called on people to use Bliain na Gaeilge as an opportunity to learn the Irish language. Ms. Ruane said, “I attended the launch last night at Warrenpoint of Bliain na Gaeilge and was delighted that there is a programme of events to promote the Irish language. “The Irish […]

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Relief No One Seriously Injured in Bus Crash

  Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has praised the driver of the bus with children with special needs onboard that crashed this morning for his actions in securing the safety of the children. Mr. Hazzard said, “I would praise both the driver and emergency services for their swift actions in ensuring the safety of the […]

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Ardglass Meeting A Positive First Step

  A well attended public meeting took place in Ardglass community centre on Sunday evening to discuss the future of The meadow area in the village. The meeting, which was chaired by Councillor Stephen Burns, sought to gauge the different opinions of the Ardglass community concerning any redevelopment of the current facility. Speaking following the […]

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Hazzard Congratulates Ulster Champions Bryansford

  Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has congratulated the Bryansford Under-21 football team on becoming Ulster champions. Speaking after their 0-10 to 0-6 victory over Ballinderry, the South Down MLA said that the Bryansford team were a beacon of the high standard of football in the county. Mr.Hazzard commented, “Bryansford have once again proven that […]

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Sinn Féin welcome improvements at Donard Demesne, Newcastle

  Councillor Willie Clarke pictured close to recent improvements. Sinn Féin Cllr Willie Clarke has welcomed improvements to the road at Donard Demesne, Newcastle. Cllr Clarke said: “The section of road that has been re-stoned and has had drainage included has greatly enhanced the walking experience for pedestrians walking from the Glen River in Donard […]

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Burns Calls For Lough Island Reavey Fence Repair

    Councillor Stephen Burns and Kilcoo Sinn Féin representative Brian Morgan pictured at the damaged fencing. Sinn Féin Councillor Stephen Burns has called for the immediate repair of fencing at Lough Island Reavey on the Dublin Road, Kilcoo. The fence was damaged during a recent car accident on the road. He said, “I have […]

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Sinn Féin seek to eradicate South Down mobile roaming charges

  Sinn Féin delegation meets with Ofcom. Back Row: Cllr Michael Ruane, Jonathan Rose (Ofcom), Chris Hazzard MLA. Front Row: Alina Holyst (Ireland Poland Chamber of Commerce) Sinéad Lee (Ofcom), Laoise Carney, Seana Hazzard Sinn Féin representatives Chris Hazzard MLA and Cllr Michael Ruane have met with Ofcom officials at Stormont to discuss the rising […]

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Hazzard Welcomes Road Works Scheme for Drumaness

  Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard in Drumaness village where a Roads Re-Surfacing Scheme is due to begin. Local Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has welcomed news that Drumaness will receive a Roads Re-surfacing Scheme over the coming weeks. Mr Hazzard who recently called for such work to take place in the village, thanked Roads […]

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Residents Should Remain Vigilant

  Councillor Éamonn Mac Con Midhe has asked residents in the Downpatrick area to be on alert following a spate of oil thefts in the area. The Sinn Féin Councillor said that a number of local people had brought the issue to his attention. “There have been a substantial number of people targeted by oil […]

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