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Row Flares After Narrow Water Bridge Funding Offer Withdrawn By EU

FOLLOWING the news on Friday afternoon that the Special European Union Programmes Body had withdrawn funding from the Narrow Water Bridge project, South Down politicians were immediately up in arms. An irate South Down MP Margaret Ritchie called for joint Irish Government/NI Executive stewardship and financial sponsorship of  the building and…

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Narrow Water Bridge Receives Support To Move Ahead To Next Stage

FOLLOWING fears that the Narrow Water Bridge project may stall, South Down MLA Caitriona Ruane (Sinn Féin) has said that she is absolutely delighted that Louth County Council has pledged €2m extra funding to push it ahead. Ms. Ruane said: “I welcome the news that extra funding to complete the Narrow…

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