Tag Archives: Justin McNulty

Assembly Election 2017 Newry-Armagh

The key difference between Assembly 2016 and Assembly 2017 is that only five MLAs will be elected from each constituncy. For at least eighteen MLAs and their staff, this election has come four years too early. The percentage of votes … Continue reading

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Celebrity Politicians?

One of the most interesting things about English elections is the celebrity endorsements. Much loved Ken Barlow from Weatherfield (Coronation Street) is of course a Labour man. He even spent a week in jail in the 1960s for a protest … Continue reading

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Profile: Newry-Armagh

Candidates: Sinn Féin: Conor Murphy. Cathal Boylan. Megan Fearon. SDLP: Justin McNulty. Karen McKevitt. DUP: William Irwin. UUP: Danny Kennedy. Sam Nicholson. Alliance: Craig Weir. UKIP: Alan Love. Green: Michael Watters. CISTA: Emmet Crossan. Independent Nationalist: Martin McAllister. Independent Unionist: … Continue reading

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SDLP Launch Newry & Armagh Campaign.

Armagh City Hotel last night. SDLP members and friends gathered to formally launch the election campaign in Newry & Armagh. Among the speakers, Deputy Leader, Fearghal McKinney, who introduced Justin McNulty and Karen McKevitt. The two candidate strategy is designed … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: Newry & Armagh

The Results: Mickey Brady of Sinn Féin won but it seemed as much to do with Incumbency than anything else. In the early part of the campaign, SDLP felt they were making a lot of progress but ultimately the Unionist … 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 Selection Convention: Newry-Armagh

Armagh City Hotel. Crowded hall which is maybe surprising for a Convention to ratify the single nominee. It was so to speak, an “open invite”. Attendees from several branches, not in the constituency. Margaret Ritchie MP in the Chair. Justin … Continue reading

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