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Kearney commends Roads Service

  Councillor Peter Kearney has commended the Roads Service on recently completing works on the Greenan Road. The Sinn Fein representative said “A number of residents had contacted me before christmas with concerns over the poor state of the Greenan Road. Motorists in the area who frequently use the road felt it was in need […]

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Culture Minister shares the Líofa message in Warrenpoint

  Culture Minister, Cáral Ní Chuilín has met with Irish language enthusiasts in Co Down to share with them her journey on becoming more fluent in the Irish language. The Minister was visiting the Teanga Trí Chairdeas group who have been formed to promote the Irish language. Speaking at the Town Hall the Minister said: […]

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Setting the record straight on Educational underachievement

  Speaking after oral questions to OFMdFM on Monday 14th January, Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard MLA (South Down) has said that he wishes to set the record straight in regard to educational underachievement. Chris Hazzard said: “Yesterday, First Minister, Peter Robinson in response to a question posed by myself responded that, “I acknowledge that although it is clear […]

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SF Working to Remove Roaming Charges

  Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has welcomed the work done by Sinn Féin on both sides of the border to eradicate roaming charges across Ireland. Mr. Hazzard, said “I am aware of the recent Ofcom report that indicated consumers in border areas were paying up to £300 a year in inadvertent roaming charges. “Following […]

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MEP Visits Narrow Water Bridge site

Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane has said that she welcomed the commitment from MEP Martina Anderson to see the Narrow Water Bridge project completed. Ms. Ruane said, “I accompanied Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson to a visit to the Narrow Water Bridge site along with members of the local chambers of commerce. “Martina gave a […]

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MEP Meets Hilltown Older Peoples Group

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has said she was impressed with the Hilltown older peoples group and their programme of events to deliver a healthier lifestyle. Ms. Anderson said, “I was pleased to be able to visit and meet with the Hilltown pensioner group and see how the group has empowered our older citizens to […]

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Drainage on the Tullyframe Road to be upgraded

Councillor Sean Doran has commented on the outdated drainage system on the Tullyframe Road Kilkeel. “After meeting with road services and land owners on the Tullyframe Road Kilkeel I welcome the decision by the road services to upgrade the outdated and inadequate drainage system. Severe flooding occurs on the Tullyframe Road which is on of […]

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MLA to Attend Young Scientist Award

Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane has said that she is looking forward to attending the Young Scientist Awards in Dublin this weekend. Ms. Ruane said, “The Young Scientist Awards are held annually to acknowledge the work of schools and students through the medium of scientific endeavour. “Science is an important subject with huge technological leaps […]

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