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News Archives for May, 2014

28 May, 2014

Sinn Féin calls on British government to endorse Haass

Mid Tyrone Sinn Féin Councillor Barry McNally has called on the British government to demonstrate its commitment to dealing with the past by endorsing the Haass proposals. Read full article


27 May, 2014

Sinn Féin meet InvestNI on Strabane Business Park

Sinn Féin MLA Michaela Boyle and Pat Doherty MP met this week with the Chief Executive of Invest NI in order to obtain an update on the current status of the Strabane business park which still remains empty. Read full article


27 May, 2014

Boyle questions DRD Minister on Clady Heavy Vehicle Traffic problem

West Tyrone Sinn Fein MLA Michaela Boyle has questioned the Minister for Regional Development on how he plans to address the ever-increasing volume of traffic going through the village of Clady, and if he has any plans to introduce weight restrictions along the main street. Read full article


27 May, 2014

Invest NI jobs creation figures welcome - Kelly

Omagh Sinn Féin representative Catherine Kelly has welcomed job creation figures recently released by Invest NI. Read full article


27 May, 2014

Sinn Féin are now Ireland's largest party - McColgan

Freshly elected Councillor and Omagh Council Chairperson Marty McColgan has thanked all those who voted for Sinn Féin in last week's local government and European elections. Read full article


21 May, 2014

Gaelscoil Na gCrann All Ireland success celebrated at Stormont

Declan McAleer presented a plaque of Padraig Pearse, poet, scholar, teacher, Gaelgeoir and revolutionary to Muinteoir Deirdre Uí Cheallaigh in recognition of Gaelscoil Na gCrann's success at the All Ireland drama championship.

The success of Gaelscoil Na gCrann in the All Ireland drama championship was marked at a special celebration in Stormont on Monday Read full article


16 May, 2014

Omagh Sinn Féin Office Attacked

West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty has strongly condemned the paint bombing of the Sinn Féin office in Omagh. Read full article


14 May, 2014

Investment in school estate welcomed

Sinn Féin has welcomed the £18m investment in the school estate announced by Education Minister John O'Dowd including a number of local schools in Omagh District. Read full article


14 May, 2014

Partnership approach to Youth Unemployment required - Kelly

Omagh Sinn Féin representative Catherine Kelly has called for a partnership approach between government and business to tackle youth unemployment. Read full article


14 May, 2014

Failure to investigate MRF an insult to victims - Fitzgerald

Failure to investigate MRF an insult to victims - Fitzgerald Read full article


9 May, 2014

Clarke calls for cross-border ticket booking

Councillor Sean Clarke has called on Bus Éireann to reconsider its policy of not allowing passengers to book tickets online for cross-border journeys. Read full article


7 May, 2014

Council Chairperson congratulates Strathroy Harps on Amazing Success

Omagh District Council Chairperson Marty McColgan has congratulated Strathroy Harps on their amazing run of success and will host a civic reception honour their achievements. Read full article


7 May, 2014

Donnelly expresses Condolences to family of Bridget Mullin

Mid Tyrone Councillor Sean Donnelly has extended condolences to the family of Bridget Mullin (84) who died following a car crash. Read full article


7 May, 2014

Kelly backs O'Dowd bid for free school breakfasts

Omagh Sinn Féin representative Catherine Kelly has backed Education Minister John O'Dowd's bid to access EU funds to provide free school breakfast clubs here. Read full article


6 May, 2014

Carrickmore Sinn Féin support Zambia Outreach Project

Mid Tyrone Sinn Féin representative Barry McNally recently made a donation to local Carrickmore woman Colleen Conway who is travelling to Zambia in July to volunteer with SERVE. Read full article


6 May, 2014

GAA should benefit from Rural Development Funds - Sinn Féin

Martina Anderson MEP with Loughmacrory Community activists

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has paid tribute to the vital role the GAA plays in local communities. Read full article


6 May, 2014

Martina Anderson MEP visits Omagh District

Martina Anderson MEP had a busy two days of engagements throughout Omagh District on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th May. Read full article


6 May, 2014

Future of rural Ireland depends on strong network of family farms - Sean Donnelly

Sinn Féin Councillor Sean Donnelly said that the future of rural Ireland depends on a strong network of family farms. Read full article