Newry, Mourne and Down

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Party Seats
Sinn Féin Seats 14
Social Democratic & Labour Party Seats 14
Democratic Unionist Party Seats 4
Ulster Unionist Party Seats 3
Alliance Party Seats 2
UK Independence Party Seats 1
Independent Seats 3

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
41 seats up for election - whole
Boundary change
Yes

Latest updates Newry City, Mourne and Down District Council

17.05.2018

12:46

Sale of border PSNI station halted

The sale of a police station near the Irish border is halted because of uncertainty about Brexit.

27.04.2018

13:12

Drink-driving councillor 'breached code'

Alliance councillor Patrick Brown is suspended for six months after being convicted of drink-driving.

21.04.2018

16:54

Trouble flares at Newry football match

Two people were injured in disturbances following Newry City's match against Portadown.

16.04.2018

17:48

Newry greenway phase to open in May

The greenway runs along the 'Middlebank' between the Clanrye River and Newry Ship Canal.

09.04.2018

23:06

Call to rename 'IRA man' playpark fails

Unionists fail with a motion calling for a council to rename a park named after IRA man Raymond McCreesh.

28.03.2018

12:01

Priest 'disgusted' at Bishop's replacement

Eamon Murray says there is not a lot of trust in Dromore for the catholic church.

26.03.2018

11:55

Pope names Bishop McAreavey replacement

The Bishop of Dromore resigned amid criticism of his attitude to a priest who abused boys.

21.02.2018

21:28

Three arrested in £1m tax fraud probe

Customs officers searched more than 15 properties in Northern Ireland

25.10.2017

10:33

Newry man shot 'answering front door'

The man was shot in the hip as he answered his front door in the Drumgullion area of the city.

22.09.2017

07:46

Political tug of war over Irish language

From the Mourne mountains to Belfast's shipyard there is a division on whether we need an Irish Language Act.
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