Sinn Féin Leas Ard Runaí (Deputy General Secretary). Former Mayor of Newry & Mourne. From Newry. History nerd. Huge F1 & Down fan.

Newry, Ireland
Joined September 2010
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Ireland: left-wing Sinn Féin (SF-LEFT) has reached a new high of 36% in our national parliament polling average. The governing coalition (centre-right FF-RE, centre-right FG-EPP and green GP-G/EFA) has fallen to 40%. See more: europeelects.eu/ireland/
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All the best @ConorLav14 - ádh mór! 🔴⚫️
Down GAA has appointed Conor Laverty as the new manager of the senior football team. At a meeting of the County Committee on Monday evening, the former county star forward and All-Ireland club winning captain was ratified for the position. Full details facebook.com/112290905512628…
The ‘race to the bottom’ & ‘bonfire of rights’ #Brexit people warned about, visualised in a 1min clip. Sunak’s desperate in the leadership race & is resorting to ‘Keep Brexit Safe’. Still, that’s a fair improvement on ‘take from the poor, give to the rich’.
A new Brexit delivery unit. Reviewing every EU law on our statute book. Starting in my first 100 days. Let’s keep Brexit safe👇 #Ready4Rishi Ready4Rishi.com
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on the countdown to the publication of 'bandit country' by @picadorbooks in 3 weeks(!), here are some photos, oddities, urban legends, facts & myths about newry, south down, south armagh & the surrounding hinterland at the centre of the collection 🧵
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The effect of an Israeli strike on #Gaza It has been reported that 24 Palestinians have been killed in the recent strikes, inc. a 5 year old child. “The full weight of international outrage must now be leveraged against the Israeli government…” @DeclanKearneySF #Palestine 🇵🇸
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The Palestinian Ministry of Health reports that this afternoon’s wave of missile strikes against #Gaza has resulted in at least 8 deaths, including a 5 year old child, & 44 injured #GazaUnderAttack 🇵🇸
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When the DUP are giving off about something, it usually means it's perfectly reasonable but falls outside their extremely narrow world view. @moneillsf's human & insightful Red Lines discussion with Mark Carruthers is no exception. Listen here: bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0cqqr…
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“The best thing to do with Nicola Sturgeon is ignore her…she’s an attention seeker…” says Liz Truss, to a chorus of Tory applause. @NicolaSturgeon is the democratically elected First Minister of Scotland. This is what the potential next British PM thinks of 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 voters.
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Refugee rights are human rights ✊🏿 Refugee rights are human rights ✊🏾 Refugee rights are human rights ✊🏽 Refugee rights are human rights ✊🏼
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Pörkölt (paprika, onion & beef stew) with mash & sour cream for the #HungarianGP 😋 #F1
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Powerful turnout & great craic at #Legends4Lyncho penalty shootout fundraiser for @mndassocNI - a testament to Marty’s popularity. Fair play & maith sibh to @newryboscogac for organising. 🔴⚫️ @Legends4Lyncho
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The decision of the British Secretary of State to approve a PII certificate to hide information relating to Noah Donohoe’s death is deeply concerning & shameful. We will continue to stand with Fiona Donohoe & her family in their campaign for truth & justice.
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The F1 paddock will be a lesser place without Sebastian Vettel, a supreme driver & real character. From wunderkind in Monza, to dominating the sport, to heartbreak with Ferrari, to mentoring Mick, he’s been such a huge part of #F1 for 15 years & will be sorely missed. #Seb5
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Very saddened to hear of the death of David Trimble. His contribution to building the peace process in Ireland will stand as a proud and living legacy of his political life. Condolences to his wife Daphne and family. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.
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Liz Truss slamming British economic policies of the 1980s whilst celebrating post-WW2 policies 🤔 Tory HQ were rightly worried about ‘Blue on Blue’ attacks, but they should have been more worried about having really, truly awful leadership candidates. #BBCOurNextPM
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Fantastic to see the Seanad’s Public Consultation Committee will be engaging with citizens on the subject of our constitutional future. A sensible & constructive initiative that reflects the growing discussion on our future. sinnfein.ie/contents/64057 @NiallSF #Time4Unity
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Also, curious that the Independent chose to omit some of the members of the committee in their article on the same… 🧐 Spot the difference between their article & the Oireachtas statement 👀
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Kerry’s quality shone though. Powerful year for Galway all the same. Walsh incredible, Clifford sublime. A great final & a great advert for the GAA.
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Walsh on form, Clifford on form - this is good. 😬 #AllIrelandFootballFinal
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