Mark Durkan

Type: Person
Name: Mark Durkan
Title: Party Leader - Social Democratic and Labour Party (United Kingdom)
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Tamboran loses its Fermanagh fracking licence

NI Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has revoked Tamboran’s fracking licence in Fermanagh.The company was granted a licence to drill for shale gas in 2011 and had three years to confirm whether it would proceed or not. Minister Foster announced yesterday ... [Published Donegal Democrat - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Local representatives engage with housing associations in Derry-Londonderry

Delegates at the local event, aimed at encouraging greater engagement with housing associations, heard how associations are successfully providing homes and services to meet a wide range of local needs in the city.Staff, tenants and service users from ... [Published CommunityNI.org - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Minister Foster’s decision gives hope to Campaigners

The licence granted to a company that plans to drill for shale gas in County Fermanagh has been terminated.Yesterday Northern Ireland’s Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster decided not to grant another extension of Tamboran Resources three year licence as ... [Published Ocean FM - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Baby joy as Mark H Durkan says hello to his 'little flower'

Meet "little flower" Lily Violet.Her birth was celebrated by Environment Minister Mark H Durkan and his wife Anne yesterday.She weighed a healthy 8lb 3oz when delivered at Derry's Altnagelvin Hospital.The minister tweeted a picture of him embracing his ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

SHINE launched at City Hotel

Derry’s Mayor, Councillor Brenda Stevenson, issued a ‘shout out’ to the new Derry and Strabane super council on Wednesday and urged them not to forget about the work being done in local communities.The Mayor was speaking to a packed conference room at ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

NI parties divided over air strikes

The House of Commons was packed for the debate and several MPs from Northern Ireland took part in the vote for UK military air strikes in Iraq Northern Ireland parties are divided over whether there should be air strikes in Iraq, as MPs voted to support ... [Published BBC - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

300 Working at New Call Centre

#contactcenterworldSept 26, 2014 -- Bosses at Derry’s new call centre have revealed that they have already recruited almost 300 people as they official opened the premises.The new centre at the former Stream site at the Ulster Science and Technology Park ... [Published ContactCenterWorld.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

SDLP to vote against air strikes in Iraq

SDLP MPs have confirmed that they will vote against air strikes in Iraq later today in the House of Commons.Speaking ahead of the vote, Foyle MP Mark Durkan said, “We will be voting against air strikes simply because we are not confident that it will ... [Published Newry Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Durkan to vote against ISIL air strikes

MP for Foyle, Mark Durkan, will vote against UK air strikes on ISIL in Iraq later today.Mr. Durkan and his fellow SDLP MPs have all said they are not prepared to support the motion which is currently being debated in the House of Commons in London.Speaking ... [Published Derry Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The View asks 'The English Question'

Scotland's independence referendum has sparked debate about the right of MPs from outside England to vote on matters that only concern England Scotland has given its answer in the independence referendum, but the Scottish question has given way to the ... [Published BBC - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Border Force boss says it failed city travellers

The Director General of Border Force says the organisation failed passengers who returned to Londonderry from Alicante on August 27 only to be told they couldn’t get off the plane because there were no passport control officers in place.Charles Montgomery ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Plans rushed through for major £7m peace centre in Dungannon

Planning permission has been granted for a major new peace centre in Dungannon, envisaged by the local council as the perfect farewell gift to the residents of the borough.Environment Minister Mark Durkan said that the plans had ‘been turned around q ... [Published Tyrone Times - Sep 25 2014]

Quotes

SDLP MP Mark Durkan said: "whilst i can fully understand those who want to respond in a sharp way - especially given the nature of what the islamic state has done and we know are capable of doing - i am still not convinced that these measures can be effective in the precise way that people claim."
Mark Durkan, SDLP Foyle MP, said: "we have a record here in derry of workforces showing good performance and good productivity, in a way that has proved they are not just earning their own wage, but in a way that has actually allowed them to go on to create future jobs as well."

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Tamboran loses its Fermanagh fracking licence [Published Donegal Democrat - 20 hours ago]
Local representatives engage with housing assoc... [Published CommunityNI.org - 20 hours ago]
Minister Foster’s decision gives hope to Campai... [Published Ocean FM - 23 hours ago]
Tamboran drilling Licence terminated in Fermanagh [Published Ocean FM - Oct 01 2014]
Baby joy as Mark H Durkan says hello to his 'li... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
SHINE launched at City Hotel [Published Derry Journal - Sep 27 2014]
How NI MPs voted on Iraq air strikes [Published NewsLetter - Sep 26 2014]
Britain goes to war in Iraq - but which MPs vot... [Published Irish Mirror - Sep 26 2014]
The Noes to the Left [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Sep 26 2014]
NI parties divided over air strikes [Published BBC - Sep 26 2014]
300 Working at New Call Centre [Published ContactCenterWorld.com - Sep 26 2014]
NI MPs divided over IS air strikes [Published UTV - Sep 26 2014]
SDLP to vote against air strikes in Iraq [Published Newry Times - Sep 26 2014]
Durkan to vote against ISIL air strikes [Published Derry Journal - Sep 26 2014]
300 working at new call centre [Published Derry Journal - Sep 26 2014]
The View asks 'The English Question' [Published BBC - Sep 25 2014]
Border Force boss says it failed city travellers [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Sep 25 2014]
Plans rushed through for major £7m peace centre... [Published Tyrone Times - Sep 25 2014]
SDLP will face disaster if party leader Alasdai... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 25 2014]
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]
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The Noes to the Left [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Sep 26 2014]
Labour (24 ): Diane Abbott Graham AllenAnne BeggRonnie CampbellMartin CatonKaty ClarkIan DavidsonPaul FlynnStephen HepburnKate HoeyKelvin HopkinsSian JamesMark LazraowiczJohn Mc DonnellIain McKenzieAustin MitchellGrahame MorrisGeorge MudieLinda R ...
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 ...
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