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New Strategy Welcome news for Autism – Boylan

        Newry and Armagh Assembly Member Cathal Boylan has welcomed the launch of “The Autism Strategy (2013-2020) and Action Plan (2013-2016)” on 14th January. The Sinn Féin representative and member of the Assembly’s All Party Working Group on Autism said; “This is welcome, positive news for those affected by autism, particularly for […]

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Forkhill Motorists alerted to upcoming roadworks

  Sinn Féin councillor for the Sieve Gullion area Mickey Larkin has alerted road users to resurfacing works which will begin next week. Councillor Larkin said, “Both the Carrickasticken and Longfield Roads in Forkhill will be resurfaced over the next fortnight beginning Monday 20th January.  There has been a long campaign to get these roads […]

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Cathal Boylan Newry Armagh MLA | Sinn Fein

“Oxfam Report Slams Austerity”- Boylan

Sinn Féin Newry Armagh Assembly Member, Cathal Boylan has welcomed the report published by Oxfam on the devastating effect Austerity policies are having on the most vulnerable sections of society. Mr Boylan said: “I welcome this in depth report produced by Oxfam which reflects many of the issues highlighted on a regular basis by Sinn […]

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South Armagh Sinn Féin Women’s Walk

  A group of 40 Sinn Féin activists undertook a fundraising walk on Sunday 29th December around Camlough Forest Drive.  Participants on the walk were raising money in order to commemorate Cumann na mBán which has its centenary this April. Assembly member Megan Fearon, who participated in the initiative made the following comments; “South Armagh […]

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New Sinn Féin Team at Newry & Mourne District Council

New Sinn Féin Team at Newry & Mourne District Council Sinn Féin has started 2014 by announcing major changes to its representatives on Newry & Mourne District Council. As of Tuesday 7th January Sinn Féin’s thirteen council positions will be filled by current councillors Charlie Casey, Valerie Harte, Terry Hearty, Anthony Flynn, Mickey Ruane, Sean […]

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Preventing Suicide in the Community – Mary Doyle

  Armagh Sinn Féin Councillor Mary Doyle has called for greater provision and accessibility of suicide preventative measures after attending a ‘Preventing Suicide in the Community’ seminar at Ballymacnab Hall. The event which was hosted by the Ballymacnab Community Development Association and facilitated by Philip McTaggart from PIPS was attended by local members of the […]

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New Play Facility for Middletown

  Sinn Féin councillors Mary Doyle and Darren McNally we on hand to officially open the new play facility in Middletown on Monday 16th December. Councillor Doyle said, “This is a very successful outcome to a sustained campaign from the local community here to have this play facility upgraded and improved. “I have ensured that […]

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Lochrie Campbell Memorial Evening & tribute to Packie McDonald

  Members of the South Armagh community gathered on Friday 6th December for the annual memorial evening for Volunteers Jim Lochrie and Sean Campbell.  During the event tribute was also paid to Councillor Packie McDonald for his tireless efforts throughout his 20 years on Newry and Mourne District Council. Local Assembly Member and niece of […]

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Ó Muirí welcomes additional funding for Irish language broadcasting sector

Sinn Féin’s election candidate and Irish language enthusiast Barra Ó Muirí has welcomed news that the Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) will receive further funding during 2015-16. Mr Ó Muirí said: “The Irish Language Broadcast Fund was an important development which resulted from Sinn Féin’s negotiations with the British Government. “The Irish language broadcast and media sector has […]

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Fearon’s Assembly tribute to Nelson Mandela

        Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has spoken in the Assembly about the death of Nelson Mandela   Ms Fearon said;   “It is a great honour to be able to pay tribute to one of the most remarkable and inspiring leaders of our time.  I am the only person here who […]

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