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Gibbons welcomes completion of A2 repairs

      Sinn Féin election candidate for the Rostrevor area has welcomed the completion of £382,000 repair works on the A2 Rostrevor to Warrenpoint Road.   Speaking following the full reopening of the road last week, Mr.Gibbons commented:   “I want to thank the Roads Service for carrying out these much needed repair works […]

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Doran seeks clarification on future of Slieve Roe

  Kilkeel Sinn Féin Councillor Sean Doran has said he is seeking clarification around the future of Slieve Roe care home in Kilkeel. It follows an announcement by Health Minister Edwin Poots of a reprieve for the 18 care homes earmarked for closure throughout the north, including Slieve Roe.   Speaking on the issue Cllr […]

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Bailie Welcomes New Ferry Information Sessions

    Sinn Féin Election candidate Naomi Bailie has welcomed that Roads Service will carry out 2 separate information and consultation sessions on the design and delivery of the new Strangford Ferry Vessel. The vessel which is expected to be in operation by 2016 will replace the present MV Strangford which is currently 44years old. […]

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Calls for Traffic Calming at Knocknashina Play park

  Sinn Féin election candidate Naomi Bailie has called on Roads Service and Council to co-ordinate a traffic calming scheme for the area surrounding the Knocknashina Play park.   Miss Bailie said she had been contacted by residents who had concerns about the dangerous road layout surrounding the park and the fact that there are […]

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Ó Gribín seeks footpath extension in Drumaness

    Sinn Féin Cllr Pól Ó Gribín has written to Roads Service to request that a popular footpath in Drumaness is extended to ensure pedestrian safety.   Cllr Ó Gribín said:   “Given the large number of residents who regularly use this path as a popular walking route around the village I believe that […]

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Sinn Féin launch local election manifesto in Downpatrick

    Members of the public and Sinn Féin activists gathered in Downpatrick on Monday evening to launch the parties local election manifesto. The three candidates for those areas, Naomi Bailie, Éamonn McConvey and Eddie Hughes gave the crowd a rundown of some of the key points and visions outlined in their manifesto. Speaking following […]

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