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3 August, 2017

Sinn Féin Meet Health Chiefs

Sinn Fein MLA John O' Dowd MLA and Cllr Kevin Savage have met with Dr Anne Marie Telford - Director of the Daisy Hill Hospital Pathfinder Project. The Pathfinder project is designed to secure community involvement in and support for the long term future of Emergency Services at Daisy Hill Hospital. Speaking after the meeting Mr O' Dowd said Read full article


1 August, 2017

It's time for action to make Taghnevan great again."

That was the message from local Sinn Fein Councillor Liam Mackle as he called for action to regenerate the area. He said: "Myself and John O Dowd MLA, recently met with senior staff in the local branch of the Housing Executive. "We discussed the ongoing problems with the flats at Dingwell Park and urged them, as landlords, to engage with the local residents group to address their concerns. Read full article


25 July, 2017

David Simpson MP Support For Brexit Puts Local Jobs in Jeopardy

With the British Government Trade Secretary Liam Fox in the US negotiating a future Trade deal and his well reported comments on the importation of chlorine washed chicken. Sinn Fein MLA John O' Dowd has challenged DUP MP David Simpson to explain how Brexit is good for local people. Read full article


24 May, 2017

Lennon welcomes resurfacing of Bannfoot Road

Sinn Fein Councillor, Fergal Lennon, has welcomed the resurfacing of the Bannfoot Road. Read full article


18 May, 2017

O'Dowd and Lennon in call to tackle anti-social behaviour at Rathmore site.

Residents living near the Rathmore site have been in touch with Sinn Féin in recent weeks to express their concern at ongoing incidents of anti-social behaviour. Read full article


17 May, 2017

John O'Dowd MLA in call for town hall debate.

John O'Dowd MLA has called on all Westminster candidates in Upper Bann to take part in a town hall style debate open to members of the public. Read full article


9 May, 2017

Upcoming Westminster election is about Brexit and about reminding Arlene Foster and the DUP there is no going back to the status quo

Sinn Féin Westminster candidate John O' Dowd has said the upcoming Westminster election is about Brexit and about reminding Arlene Foster and the DUP there is no going back to the status quo. Read full article


9 May, 2017

Councillor Mackle calls on Transport NI to allow full access to old road.

The road from Kitchen Hill into the car park of St Ronan's school was closed off during the troubles. It is currently used by a handful of businesses who have been granted access. Currently traffic using St Ronan's, including buses, have to access and leave via Arthur Street and Edward Street. This is the cause of much gridlock in the town. Read full article


3 May, 2017

Tory party delusional over impact of Brexit - O'Dowd

Tory party delusional over impact of Brexit - O'Dowd Speaking today John O'Dowd said: "The EU Council have laid out negotiations positions which places a priority on the need to safeguard the Good Friday agreement, the rights of Irish citizens in the north and the impact across Ireland of Brexit. Read full article


20 April, 2017

Savage sends condolences following road death

Savage sends condolences following road death Sinn Féin Councillor, Kevin Savage, has expressed sympathy to the family and friends of the young man who has tragically lost his life in an accident involving a motorbike and tractor. Read full article


6 April, 2017

Sinn Féin Councillor, Keith Haughian, condemns attacks on North Lurgan Community.

Sinn Féin Councillor, Keith Haughian, condemns attacks on North Lurgan Community. A BMW parked near the MUGA was attacked on Friday past. In addition two houses were attacked on Saturday night. Read full article


6 April, 2017

Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Duffy thanks PSNI for their assistance in dealing with burnt out car.

Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Duffy thanks PSNI for their assistance in dealing with burnt out car. Speaking following reporting the burnt out car Councillor Paul Duffy said: Read full article


6 April, 2017

Sinn Féin Councillor, Kevin Savage, welcomes progress on Roeshill street lights.

Sinn Féin Councillor, Kevin Savage, welcomes progress on Roeshill street lights. Sinn Féin Councillor, Kevin Savage, has welcomed the fast response from the department of infrastructure in fixing seven streetlights in Roeshill. Read full article


6 April, 2017

Sinn Féin Councillor Liam Mackle welcomes decision to gate black path and subway, Portadown Road

Sinn Féin Councillor Liam Mackle welcomes decision to gate black path and subway, Portadown Road Sinn Féin Councillor Liam Mackle has welcomed the decision to gate the black path and subway under the Portadown Road Read full article


6 April, 2017

Sinn Féin Councillor, Maire Cairns, welcomes new online Irish passport application service

Sinn Féin Councillor, Maire Cairns, welcomes new online Irish passport application service "Sinn Féin Councillor Maire Cairns has welcomed the new online service now available to adult citizens over 18 who already have a passport. Read full article