Monthly Archives: February 2011

DUP launches Assembly Election Candidates

The Democratic Unionist Party has announced its team of forty-four candidates for the forthcoming Northern Ireland Assembly election. DUP Leader, Rt. Hon. Peter Robinson MLA said that the DUP will be taking a positive message to the people of Northern … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Day Gala Banquet to be held at Queen’s

The DUA, along with members of other student societies at Queen’s will be joining in celebration of International Commonwealth Day 2011 at a gala banquet to be held in the Great Hall. This is the first event of its kind … Continue reading

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Strong DUP Team to Keep NI Moving Forward – Wilson

DUP East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has addressed the Democratic Unionist’s North Down Association.  In the course of his remarks, Mr. Wilson said, “Through strong, strategic and determined leadership the DUP has been able to move Northern Ireland forward into … Continue reading

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University access should be based on ability to learn

DUP Employment and Learning spokesperson Jonathan Bell MLA has said access to university should be based on ability to learn. Speaking as the updated Stewart report was published he stated; “We need a richly educated population not an educated rich. … Continue reading

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Meeting with Equality Commissioner and new DUP Councillor Stephen McIlveen

DUA members heard a talk on Unionism and civil society at the February meeting of the association from former Queen’s student and Northern Ireland’s newest councillor, Mr. Stephen McIlveen. Stephen has recently been co-opted to Ards Borough Council to represent … Continue reading

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DUP is working to end the “brain drain”

East Antrim DUP MLA Alastair Ross will travel to Scotland tomorrow to participate in a debate on the future of Northern Ireland. The event will take place on Thursday evening at the University of Dundee, where Mr Ross studied for his … Continue reading

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