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News Archives for July, 2011

31 July, 2011

Dromore and Tattyreagh in State of Shock following Tragic Death of Aidan Mullan

West Tyrone Sinn Féin Councillor Glenn Campbell has expressed his condolences to the family of Tattyreagh man Aidan Mullan who died tragically in Dublin yesterday. Read full article

30 July, 2011

Palpable sense of loss at Mill devastation

Sinn Féin Councillor and Chair of Strabane District Council Brian Mc Mahon says that there is a palpable sense of loss in the local community at the devastation caused to Herdman's Mill in Sion Mills in what is suspected to have been an arson attack early this morning. Read full article

29 July, 2011

Councillor condemns arrest of young woman

Sinn Féin Councillor Declan Mc Aleer has criticised the PSNI arrest and detention of a young woman in Mullaghmore housing estate, Killyclogher on Wednesday morning. Read full article

29 July, 2011

Fitzgerald welcomes new safety features

Sinn Fein mid Tyrone councillor Anne Marie Fitzgerald has welcomed the installation of new safety measures around the Dean Maguirc College. Read full article

26 July, 2011

Sinn Féin call for immediate release of Brendan Lillis

Strabane Sinn Féin Councillor Karina Carlin has called for the immediate release of seriously ill prisoner Brendan Lillis, currently being held in Maghaberry Prison. Read full article

26 July, 2011

New Build for Strabane Campus of NWIFHE is a priority for Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin West Tyrone MLA Michaela Boyle says that her party is continuing to prioritize the lobby for a new build for the Strabane Campus of the North West Institute of Further and Higher Education (NWIFHE) as an expanded and vibrant FE sector is an essential building block in the regeneration of the local economy. Read full article

26 July, 2011

Community Call in Sixmilecross

Mid Tyrone Sinn Fein councillor Sean Donnelly is calling upon the local community in Sixmilecross to assist him in locating a site for a bottle bank in the village. Read full article

25 July, 2011

20mph speed limit for Lambrook and Drumannon

Omagh Town Sinn Féin councillor Sorcha McAnespy has welcomed the D.R.D.'s proposal to implement 20mph speed limit for the Drumannon and Lambrook area. Read full article

19 July, 2011

Welcome for Freeze on tuition fees

Sinn Féin councillor Glenn Campbell has welcomed the freeze on tuition freezes announced by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Stephen Farry. Councillor Campbell reiterated his party's call for the scrapping of tuition fess but said he nonetheless welcomed the freeze on current tuition fees. Read full article

14 July, 2011

Sinn Féin accuses Hussey of selective condemnation

Castlederg Sinn Fein Councillor Ruairí Mc Hugh has hit out at Ulster Unionist party Councillor Derek Hussey for engaging in 'selective condemnation' of certain incidents in the area over the 12th period while ignoring others emanating from within the community he represents. Read full article

12 July, 2011

Balanced approach needed for BBC broadcasting

Sinn Fein mid Tyrone councillor Sean Clarke has said the BBC should be more balanced in its coverage of commemoration events in the north. Read full article

12 July, 2011

Caution urged after Skimming Device discovery

Sinn Fein Omagh Town councillor Sorcha McAnespy has called upon members of the public to be cautious when using bank machines. Her call comes after it was revealed a cash machine in Omaghs market street had been fitted with a skimming device. Read full article

6 July, 2011

Station Centre a hub of the Community - McAnespy

Sinn Fein Omagh Town councillor Sorcha McAnespy has described Omagh Station centre as a hub of the community. She was speaking following a visit to the centre earlier this week when Sinn Féin Education minister John O'Dowd visited the centre on Wednesday. Read full article

6 July, 2011

Disabled Parking Provision Sixmilecross

Mid Tyrone Sinn Féin Councillor Sean Donnelly has welcomed the announcement that DRD Roads Service will provide a disabled parking bay in Main Street Sixmilecross. Read full article

5 July, 2011

Sinn Fein Minister Visits Omagh Show

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O'Neill was present in Omagh on Saturday to attend the Omagh Show. Read full article

4 July, 2011

Change in Adria site planning designation now accepted -Doherty

Sinn Fein West Tyrone MP MLA Pat Doherty has welcomed the 'agreement in principle' by the Planning Service to change the designation of the Adria site in Strabane from industrial use only to enable mixed use development Read full article

4 July, 2011

Owners of girls bikes found in Sion Mills sought

Sinn Féin Councillor Brian Mc Mahon says that for the second week running the owners of Childrens bicycles are being sought this time after two girls bikes were found abandoned and taken in for safe keeping by a resident in Sion Read full article