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Archive for: December, 2016

Ritchie calls on British Government to publish RHI records

SDLP MP for South Down, Margaret Ritchie, has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy requesting they make public all correspondence the British Government has had with the NI Executive regarding the implementation of the RHI. Speaking to Newry Times, Ritchie said, “The First […]

Six PSNI officers injured in two South Armagh incidents

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Police in South Armagh are appealing for information following two incidents in the early hours of Sunday 18th December. The first incident occurred at around 3.30am in Crossmaglen. PSNI officers working in partnership with officers from An Garda Siochana had been alerted to a vehicle which had crossed the border and made its way to […]

£700k funding announced for Burren and Kilcoo community hubs

Sinn Féin MLA for South Down Caitríona Ruane has welcomed the announcement of new funding for Burren and Kilcoo totalling over £700,000 from Space and Place. Speaking to Newry Times, Ruane said, “I am delighted to welcome this funding to Burren Vision of £346,000 and to Eoghain Rua Kilcoo GAA of £350,000. Article continues below: […]

£1.2m Housing Executive investment launched in Newry

A new £1.2million investment by the Housing Executive has been launched in Newry to enhance the area of Carnagat. Over a four week period, work will commence at Ardcarne Park in what will be the largest single investment by the Housing Executive in the local Newry area in the last ten years. Over the past […]

Drivers urged to take care on roads over Christmas

Newry & Armagh MLA Cathal Boylan has appealed to both drivers and pedestrians to take extra care on the roads over the Christmas period. The Sinn Féin elected representative said, “Too many of our families have lost and continue to lose loved ones due to road traffic incidents on the roads. “So far this year […]

Know your alcohol limits during the festive season

With the Christmas party season in full swing the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to be mindful of their alcohol intake. The PHA’s Drugs and Alcohol lead Michael Owen said, “Christmas is a great time to relax and meet up with family, friends and work colleagues to celebrate, but it is very easy […]

Christmas Pub Quiz to support Albert Basin City Park Campaign

As part of the Newry 2020 campaign to help get Newry City a 15 Acre Albert Basin City Park the Albert Basin Park Project is holding a Christmas Pub Quiz on Thursday 29th of December in the Irish National Foresters, Newry. There will be a raffle with plenty of prizes and a Newry round to […]

South Armagh road resurfacing works now complete

Slieve Gullion Area Councillor Mickey Larkin has confirmed that road resurfacing works along the Edenappa Road, Jonesborough has now been completed. Speaking to Newry Times, the Sinn Féin representative explained, “The Edenappa Road in the village has been in a terrible state for a number of years. “Kerbs were broken, the surface was rough and uneven […]

Ritchie leads agri-export delegation at DEFRA Ministerial meeting

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has lead a delegation made up of representatives from the NI Meat Exporters Association and the International Meat Trade Association at a Ministerial meeting with DEFRA Minister George Eustice Speaking to Newry Times, Ritchie said, “I was glad to be able to give our meat exporters the opportunity to […]

‘Brokenshire living in cloud cuckoo land over Brexit’ – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said British Secretary of State James Brokenshire in ‘living in cloud cuckoo land’. Conor Murphy was responding to a claim by the British Secretary of State that US investors could be tempted to set up in the North in order to access British markets alone. Speaking to Newry Times, […]

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