Tag Archives: Daniel Wray McCrossan

West Tyrone: Frustrating But No More

The more I see of West Tyrone, the more I get the feeling of Deja Vu. To recap, two councillors have left SDLP and are standing as Independents against the sole SDLP flagbearer, Danny McCrossan. Yet I am now so … Continue reading

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Game of (West) Tyrones

I really had no intention of doing a post on the Sinn Féin defection (Sorcha McAnespy) in West Tyrone. A regular reader of this Blog (“Sinn Féin Supporter in West Tyrone”) raised it in a comment and kindly stated that … Continue reading

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The Great West Tyrone SDLP Candidate Selection Controversy

As soon as we get to the point of selecting candidates for an election, we get some controversy…internal jockeying for position and the inevitable row betweendisgruntled locals and Party HQ. Take the SDLP Selection Convention in West Tyrone last week. … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: West Tyrone

First the results. In this seat, Pat Doherty veteran Sinn Féin MP was returned fairly easily but he did lose a lot of votes. His chief asset was that he was the Incumbent and that is always an asset. But … Continue reading

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The Mighty Quinn

The selection of yet another graduate from the SDLP Youth team to fight the Westminster Election is both welcome and interesting. A declaration of interest here. I know and like Malachy Quinn. I first met him during the 2011 Assembly … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth Conference: Panel Discussion

Interesting Panel Discussion about which I might blog tomorrow. Pretty tired tonight. Michael Copeland MLA (UUP …East Belfast), Joe McHugh TD (FG…Donegal North East), Gregory Campbell MP (DUP…East L*****derry), Daniel Wray McCrossan (SDLP Executive member Strabane) Conall McDevitt MLA (SDLP…South … Continue reading

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Strabane Branch SDLP

The Dan McAreavey Trophy is awarded annually to the SDLP Party member who has made a  significant contribution to the Party. The winner is announced just before the Party Leader’s speech. This year it was a joint award……..honouring an Individual … Continue reading

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