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“Let me be absolutely clear, Brexit will bring back borders”

The German/Canadian professor behind a report outlining the economic benefits of a united Ireland has stated unequivocally that an EU exit means borders. Professor Kurt Hubner was in Newry on Tuesday meeting with business people, economists and political representatives to explain the findings of his research document Modelling Irish Unification. The peer reviewed report found […]

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£9m windfall as SIF projects finalised

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has welcomed the news that Social Investment Fund (SIF) projects have received their final approval. The First and Deputy First Ministers signed off on the final projects for the fund during the week. Mr Boylan, who was the only representative from Newry and Armagh on the SIF Steering Group, said […]

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A Vision for Newry Armagh

Newry/Armagh Sinn Féin candidates Megan Fearon (South Armagh), Cathal Boylan (Armagh) and Conor Murphy (Newry) have released a manifesto outlining their plans for the constituency. The local document was released a day after the party’s six county manifesto was unveiled, outlining their 10 point plan for a more equal and prosperous society. Megan Fearon said […]

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An experienced and progressive voice – Boylan

Armagh MLA Cathal Boylan has pledged to be “an experience and progressive voice” for the people of the constituency. “It is easy to forget that in the last nine years we have brought about real and positive change in the Assembly,” he said. “While others sniped from the sidelines offering no alternatives, or used their […]

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British and Irish Governments must end tacit support for Israel – Fearon

  Newry and Armagh MLA Megan Fearon has spoken of the “shared experiences” of Irish and Palestinian people at a Palestinian Youth Conference in Denmark. The South Armagh representative was invited to speak at the Palestinian Youth Today- Challenges, Struggles and Hope for the Future event held by Palestinian Youth in Europe in Copenhagen at the weekend.  “Friends and […]

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United front needed to fight austerity – Murphy

  United front needed to fight austerity – Murphy Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy has said the budget crisis facing the Executive was created by the austerity policies of the British government at Westminster. Mr Murphy said; “It is rich for David Cameron to call on the political parties to implement the Stormont House Agreement when his […]

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Brady delighted with St Paul’s Extension

    Newly elected Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has said he is delighted to announce that Sinn Fein Education Minister John O’Dowd has granted a temporary variation to St. Paul’s High School allowing for the admission of extra students into the school for Year 8. Mr Brady said the move was a perfect […]

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Brady blasts Kennedy over Marriage Equality vote

   Sinn Fein MLA Mickey Brady has blasted Ulster Unionist MLA Danny Kennedy for his comments during yesterday’s Marriage Equality debate in the Assembly. “Yesterday’s vote on Marriage Equality in the Assembly brought into stark contrast the choice that people face on May 7,” he said. “Danny Kennedy declared that he was opposed to marriage […]

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