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Coogan Crosses His Political Rubicon

INDEPENDENT Councillor Mickey Coogan has traveled on a difficult journey over the past few days prior to making the final decision to leave Sinn Féin, the party he has represented since 1995. Down News understands from a number of close sources this ‘surprise’ decision had in fact been considered by…

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Freezing for a Reason for Special Olympics Ulster

 Have you always dreamt of taking a plunge in the freezing cold icy water of Newcastle Harbour? Well, now is your chance fro a good cause. Special Olympics Ulster has announced details of a novel fundraiser, which will take place at the Harbour in Newcastle, County Down on the morning…

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PSNI in C District Now Social Networking

POLICE in C District, who pioneered the use of social media for the PSNI, have now  launched Facebook pages and Twitter feeds in Down and Castlereagh and policing areas which means every area in the district has gone ‘live’ with social networking. Each of the pages contains information and news…

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