Mark Durkan

Type: Person
Name: Mark Durkan
Title: Party Leader - Social Democratic and Labour Party (United Kingdom)
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Firms sign sustainability agreement

Press Association  –Two Northern Ireland companies have agreed to invest heavily in protecting the environment in exchange for a cut in official red tape.Linden Foods and Linergy process meat in Dungannon, Co Tyrone. They have signed a deal to reduce ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Sligo Co. Co. to discuss Fracking

A special meeting of Sligo County Council will take place later today, to discuss the issue of fracking.The meeting has been called to discuss the possible implications of the controversial method of gas extraction for Sligo, following recent protests ... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Relief for local community but they vow fight will continue

A spokesperson from one of the cross community groups representing the people directly impacted by the proposed drilling by Tamboran in Belcoo has spoken of their deep sense of relief following Monday’s announcement by Northern Ireland Minister for Environment, ... [Published Leitrim Observer - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP: Strength of “one civic voice” over Magee expansion not lost on Minister-Durkan

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said the strength of “one civic voice” over the expansion of the University of Ulster’s Magee campus in Derry was not lost on the Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry at a specially convened meeting in Stormont ... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP:Durkan congratulates A Level students

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has congratulated students in Derry on receiving their A-level results. ... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 4 reports

Northern Ireland’s Minister Rejects Tamboran’s Application for County Fermanagh

August 12th, 20143:19pmPosted In:Natural Gas , News By Country , United KingdomNorthern Ireland’s Minister for the Environment Mark Durkan rejected an application to drill for shale gas near Belcoo , County Fermanagh.On July 21, Australia -based Tamboran ... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Matt Carthy calls for Alex White to outline his position on fracking

Sinn Féin Midlands Northwest MEP, Matt Carthy has welcomed Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister decision that Tamboran Resources application for permission to drill an exploratory hole at a quarry at Belcoo, Co Fermanagh must be subject to a full planning ... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Fracking: Environment Minister Mark Durkan rejects proposals for exploratory drilling in Co Fermanagh

Peaceful fracking protesters at Belcoo quarry last week– 11 August 2014The Environment Minister Mark Durkan has rejected proposals for exploratory drilling in Co Fermanagh - ahead of to begin the controversial gas-extraction process fracking.Australian ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza solution must be centred on human rights- Durkan

Upholding human rights must be central to any peace solution after the violence visited on Gaza, SDLP MP Mark Durkan has said. ... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

Magee expansion off the table

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said it is ‘absolutely wrong’ to use the expansion of higher education to make a political point and has accused the Minister for Employment and Learning Dr Stephen Farry of ‘downright shabby politics’ over his pronouncement ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Concerns over Derry tax office jobs

Published Thursday, 07 August 2014Concerns have been raised that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs are preparing to close tax offices in Londonderry, Newry and Enniskillen.SDLP MP Mark Durkan has attended high level meetings over the redundancies. (© ... [Published UTV - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Slavery victims in Derry

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said he is shocked to learn that victims of trafficking and modern day slavery are living in Derry - many of whom find themselves in forced labour and other horrific situations. ... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 02 2014]

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Environment Minister Mark Durkan said: "there is no shortage of talk about sustainability. there is, however, a shortage of real action."

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'A friend in ever [Published The Irish News - Aug 22 2014]
Firms sign sustainability agreement [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 21 2014]
Northern Irish radio presenter Gerry Anderson d... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
Gerry Anderson: Tributes paid to veteran BBC br... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
Sligo Co. Co. to discuss Fracking [Published Ocean FM - Aug 20 2014]
Special meeting of Sligo County Council to disc... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 19 2014]
Relief for local community but they vow fight w... [Published Leitrim Observer - Aug 18 2014]
SDLP: Strength of “one civic voice” over Magee ... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 16 2014]
Unity vital in bid to achieve ‘One Plan’ targ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Aug 16 2014]
NI Minister rules against permitted development [Published Leitrim Observer - Aug 15 2014]
DVLA defends vehicle tax processing delays for ... [Published Government Computing - Aug 14 2014]
Reappointment of District Council member to the... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Aug 14 2014]
SDLP:Durkan congratulates A Level students [Published Derry Journal - Aug 14 2014]
University of Ulster: Durkan registers overwhel... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Abortion guidelines North and South deny women ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 14 2014]
​Swansea DVLA staff accused of 'dropping the ba... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 13 2014]
Mobbed copter crashes in Iraq [Published Evening Herald - Aug 13 2014]
Sligo Councillors Meet Love Leitrim and Fermana... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 13 2014]
Fracking:proposals for exploratory drilling in ... [Published WaterBriefing - Aug 13 2014]
Northern Ireland’s Minister Rejects Tamboran’s ... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Aug 12 2014]
Fracking company refused permission to drill [Published Donegal Democrat - Aug 12 2014]
Anti-Fracking Spokesperson Calls for Other Meth... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 12 2014]
Thrones studio expansion approved [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 12 2014]
There will be no decisions made on fracking in ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 12 2014]
Matt Carthy calls for Alex White to outline his... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 12 2014]
Leitrim Cllr. Mary Bohan calls Mark Durkan’s fr... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 12 2014]
Protestors to remain at Belcoo quarry despite D... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 12 2014]
Durkan backs call for Kincora to be included in... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 12 2014]
“Pressure now on Alex White as Minister Durkin ... [Published Sinn Fein - Aug 11 2014]
Fracking: Environment Minister Mark Durkan reje... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
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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 ...
Only 14 MPs Sign Motion Condemning Burning of F... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 03 2014]
A motion condemning the incineration of foetal remains by NHS hospitals has been signed by just 14 MPs. The motion was put forward after a report last month exposed the practice of burning foetal remains alongside general rubbish at 10 NHS trusts. ...
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