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Parades Commission Criticised For Limiting RHD Parade in Downpatrick

UKIP Down District representative Alan Lewis has challenged the Parades Commission over the restrictions on a march in Downpatrick this evening (Monday 5 August). He said: “The Red Hand Defenders band must be allowed to Parade in their home town. The Parades Commission must stop pandering to pan nationalism. The…

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Parades Commission Says Local Views Important

THE Parades Commission has welcomed the wide range of views expressed during its series of engagement evenings held throughout February and March. The events were attended by the general public and political representatives and Commissioners engaged with their views on parading and the Parades Commission’s work. Parades Commission Chairman Peter…

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Kilkeel Parades Commission Meeting A Hot Affair

SINN Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane and Councillor Paul McGribben have said that despite what they described as a “tirade of abuse” from Unionists at the public consultation held by the Parade’s Commission, meeting in Kilkeel (Thursday  28 February) in the Nautilus Centre, they will not be put off from putting…

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