Mark Durkan

Type: Person
Name: Mark Durkan
Title: Party Leader - Social Democratic and Labour Party (United Kingdom)
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mencap: Durkan first NI MP to back Mencap’s ‘Hear my voice’ campaign

Disability campaigners have today thanked SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan for becoming the first MP in Northern Ireland to support Mencap’s new ‘Hear my voice’ campaign.In the run up to next year’s General Election, the ‘Hear my voice’ campaign is all about ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP: Durkan urges people to sign up for Legenderry Moonlight Walk

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan is urging people to register for Action Cancer’s Legenderry Moonlight Walk on 26 September 2014 which raises vital funds for breast cancer services in the North West.Mr Durkan said: “I am delighted to support this great cause ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

All Ireland final: Durkan welcomes halt to road works for Donegal supporters travelling to Croke Park

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed confirmation from the Department for Regional Development that scheduled road works due to take place over the weekend in Strabane, which would cause traffic delays for Donegal supporters travelling to Dublin from ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP: Durkan calls for ‘energy efficiency’ buildings strategy

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has supported a parliamentary motion at Westminster this week calling on the British government to draw up and implement an ‘energy efficiency’ buildings strategy to help reduce fuel bills and alleviate fuel poverty.Mr Durkan, ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Paisley had ‘considerable personal grace:’ Durkan

Former SDLP leader and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Mark Durkan MP interrupted today’s proceedings at Westminster to make MPs in the House of Commons chamber aware of the death of Dr Ian Paisley.Speaking in the House of Commons chamber Mr ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Durkan backs campaign to address engineering skills gap

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has pledged to help address a skills shortage currently facing the engineering industry by encouraging employers in Derry to work proactively with local schools and colleges to inspire more young people to become engineers as ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP: Durkan calls for more action on pancreatic cancer

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has urged greater action to bring about better awareness, earlier diagnosis and increased research for pancreatic cancer. His call comes on the back of a backbench Parliamentary debate in Westminster this week.The debate was ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Durkan solo run highlights need to sort out BMAP

September 5, 2014 1:04 PMCastlereagh Alliance Councillor Michael Long has expressed his concern that any actions by the Environment Minister Mark Durkan will do nothing to resolve the failure of the Executive to adopt the BMAP proposals.This week, Councillor ... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

SDLP: Durkan becomes ‘bosom buddy’ to help beat breast cancer

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has donned a pink bra at Westminster this week in support of the Bosom Buddies campaign to raise awareness about the early detection of breast cancer.Mr Durkan said: “I am delighted to support this innovative campaign by Bosom ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP: Durkan welcomes scrapping of plans for alcohol centre at Nazareth House

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed confirmation from Oaklee Trinity housing association that contoversial plans to open an alcohol addition unit at Nazareth House in Derry have been scrapped.Mr Durkan, who attended last month’s meeting in opposition ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

PM rejects Durkan claim of bias in Middle East policy

Londonderry MP Mark Durkan has claimed the adoption of “double standards and inconsistency in relation to clear violations of international law, not least in respect of Gaza” is helping to fertilise extremism.Mr Durkan put the proposition to the Prime ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Bag usage drops 71% in Northern Ireland

Image By: Department of Environment Mark Durkan, environment minister for Northern Ireland.A shopping bag fee in Northern Ireland has resulted in a 71.8 percent reduction in bag numbers in its first year of operation.The 5 cent levy was introduced in ... [Published Plastics News - Aug 28 2014]

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Mr Durkan said: "on a point of order can i ask if it would be appropriate for the house to perhaps reflect on the sad news of the death of the lord bannside who served in this house for so many years with such character and colour as the reverend ian paisley."

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Mencap: Durkan first NI MP to back Mencap’s ‘He... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Galantas chief believes co's persistence will b... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Sep 19 2014]
SDLP: Durkan urges people to sign up for Legend... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 18 2014]
All Ireland final: Durkan welcomes halt to road... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 18 2014]
SDLP: Durkan calls for ‘energy efficiency’ buil... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 15 2014]
Outrage over plan to limit Sprucefield [Published Lisburn Star - Sep 13 2014]
Paisley had ‘considerable personal grace:’ Durkan [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 12 2014]
MPs unite in tributes to Paisley [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 12 2014]
Foreign Affairs debate [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Sep 11 2014]
Durkan backs campaign to address engineering sk... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 11 2014]
Work starts on major new veterinary hospital [Published Down Recorder - Sep 11 2014]
SDLP: Durkan calls for more action on pancreati... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 11 2014]
Amazing show of support for Palestine at Mass L... [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Sep 10 2014]
British accused of 'double standards' over Israel [Published Asian Image - Sep 10 2014]
Overend urges caution on Mid-Ulster roads [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Sep 09 2014]
UK Housing Association Scraps Plan To Open Alco... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 09 2014]
If Northern Ireland politicians can't agree ove... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 09 2014]
Archbishop Eamon Martin congratulated [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 08 2014]
Shipquay Street Slide On: On the slippery slope... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 08 2014]
Slide On:Londonderry street becomes giant water... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 06 2014]
Support for wild circus animal ban [Published NewsLetter - Sep 06 2014]
Durkan solo run highlights need to sort out BMAP [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Sep 05 2014]
SDLP: Durkan becomes ‘bosom buddy’ to help beat... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 04 2014]
Durkan dons pink bra to raise awareness [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 04 2014]
SDLP: Durkan welcomes scrapping of plans for al... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 04 2014]
Parliament update: 1-5 September [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Sep 02 2014]
Minister moves to allay fears over Magee expansion [Published Derry Journal - Sep 02 2014]
PM rejects Durkan claim of bias in Middle Eas... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 02 2014]
'Heaney-boppers' mark poet's first anniversary [Published The Irish News - Sep 01 2014]
'It's a no-brainer – we can't have fracking' [Published Sligo Champion - Aug 30 2014]
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Galantas chief believes co's persistence will b... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Sep 19 2014]
The share price certainly does not reflect it, but Galantas Gold ( LON:GAL , CVE:GAL)  is in the final straight heading towards planning approval for underground development of the Omagh Project in Northern Ireland.   There is one major hurdle in ...
PMQs LIVE: One Rogue Editor Edition [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jun 25 2014]
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister Q1 Damian Collins (Folkestone and Hythe) Q2 Jake Berry (Rossendale and Darwen)  Q3 Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley) Q4 Mr Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley) Q5 Mark Durkan (Foyle)  Q6 Chris Bryant (Rhondda) ...
Bomb Damages Northern Ireland Hotel; Nobody Hurt [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - May 30 2014]
(DUBLIN) — A bomb detonated Friday in the lobby of a hotel in the Northern Ireland city of Londonderry, but police said a swift evacuation ensured that nobody was injured. The device detonated inside the Everglades, one of the longest operating hotels ...
Bomb Damages Northern Ireland Hotel; Nobody Hurt [Published The China Blog - May 30 2014]
(DUBLIN) — A bomb detonated Friday in the lobby of a hotel in the Northern Ireland city of Londonderry, but police said a swift evacuation ensured that nobody was injured. The device detonated inside the Everglades, one of the longest operating hotels ...
Bomb Damages Northern Ireland Hotel; Nobody Hurt [Published TIME.com - May 30 2014]
(DUBLIN) — A bomb detonated Friday in the lobby of a hotel in the Northern Ireland city of Londonderry, but police said a swift evacuation ensured that nobody was injured. The device detonated inside the Everglades, one of the longest operating hotels ...
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