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    Default Newry And Mourne Council Elections 2011

    5 Electoral Areas

    Crotlieve
    Fews
    Newry Town
    Slieve Gullion
    The Mournes

    Current Standings

    SF - 13
    SDLP - 9
    DUP - 2
    UUP - 2
    IND - 2
    Green - 1
    UKIP - 1 (Defected from UUP)

    2005 Results

    The Mournes

    First Count:
    William Burns, (DUP) 1793
    Henry Reilly, (UUP) 1238
    Michael Cole, (SDLP) 950
    Martin Connolly, (SF) 867
    Marian Fitzpatrick, (SDLP) 693
    Martin Cunningham, (Ind) 559
    Issac Hanna, (UUP) 549
    Arthur Coulter, (Ind) 362
    Linda Burns, (DUP) 75

    Votes by Party:

    DUP: 1,868 (26.4%), 1 seat
    UUP: 1,787 (25.2%), 2 seats
    SDLP: 1,643 (23.2%), 1 seat
    SF: 867 (12.2%), 1 seat
    Ind: 921 (13.0%)

    The Fews

    First Count:
    Patrick McGinn, (SF) 1246
    Jimmy McCreesh, (SF) 1190
    Danny Kennedy, (UUP) 1169
    Aodh Lewis, (SF) 1135
    John Feehan, (SDLP) 957
    Susan Mackin, (SDLP) 718
    Glenn Oliver, (DUP) 681
    Andy Moffett, (UUP) 596
    Noelle McGarvey, (SDLP) 534

    Votes by Party:

    SF: 3,571 (43.4%), 3 seats
    SDLP: 2,209 (26.9%), 1 seat
    UUP: 1,765 (21.5%), 1 seat
    DUP: 681 (8.3%), 1 seat

    Newry Town

    First Count:
    Jack Patterson, (Ind) 1186
    Charlie Casey, (SF) 1128
    John McCardle, (SDLP) 899
    Marian Mathers, (SF) 831
    Brendan Curran, (SF) 723
    Ewan Morgan, (SF) 712
    Frank Feely, (SDLP) 655
    Catherine McMahon, (SF) 581
    Gary Stokes, (SDLP) 558
    David Taylor, (UUP) 550
    Terry Ruddy, (SDLP) 494
    Gerry Markey, (Ind) 190
    Vincent Markey, (Ind) 47

    Votes by Party:

    SF: 3,975 (46.5%), 3 seats
    SDLP: 2,606 (30.5%), 3 seats
    UUP: 550 (6.4%)
    Ind: 1,423 (16.6%), 1 seat

    Crotlieve

    First Count:
    Karen McKevitt, (SDLP) 1150
    Michael Ruane, (SF) 1071
    Michael Carr, (SDLP) 1041
    Josephine O'Hare, (SDLP) 966
    Peter Kearney, (SF) 921
    Ciaran Mussen, (Green) 863
    Mick Murphy, (SF) 852
    Thomas McCann, (Ind) 745
    Anthony Williamson, (Ind) 707
    Brendan Murney, (SDLP) 529
    Kenneth Donaldson, (UUP) 510
    Paul McKibben, (SDLP) 498
    Geraldine McAteer, (SF) 477
    Wilma McCulllough, (DUP) 300

    Votes by Party:

    SDLP: 4,184 (39.4%), 3 seats
    SF: 3,321 (31.2%), 2 seats
    Green: 863 (8.1%), 1 seat
    UUP: 863 (4.8%)
    DUP: 300 (2.8%)
    Ind: 1,452 (13.7%), 1 seat

    Slieve Gullion

    First Count:
    Colman Burns, (SF) 1399
    Terry Hearty, (SF) 1295
    Anthony Flynn, (SF) 1243
    Mary Campbell, (SF) 1223
    Geraldine Donnelly, (SDLP) 1151
    Packie McDonald, (SF) 1105
    Peter McEvoy, (SDLP) 822

    Votes by Party:

    SF: 6,265 (76.1%), 4 seats
    SDLP: 1,973 (23.9%), 1 seat

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    Default Re: Newry And Mourne Council Elections 2011

    A by-election in The Fews in 2006 saw Willie Frazer narrowly defeated by Turlough Murphy by a mere 3,000 votes.

    Interesting to see how Henry Reilly of UKIP will fare under the new banner.

    He claims they are the only 'national party'
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    Default Re: Newry And Mourne Council Elections 2011

    Had to laugh a a SF Local Council contender, telling my Brother that a local SDLP council contender would vouch for him

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    Default Re: Newry And Mourne Council Elections 2011

    Good to see that Independent Republican candidate Davy Hyland was elected

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