Address by the SDLP Party Leader to the 16th Annual Conference of the SDLP.

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SDLP leader Mark Durkan is expected to use his party's address to his annual conference to announce the establishment of a new group examining all-Ireland political : Dan Keenan.

SDLP LEADER Margaret Ritchie has used her first leader’s address to the party’s annual conference to lay down markers against Author: Dan Keenan. Speech by Margaret Ritchie, then leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), at the SDLP annual conference in the Ramada Hotel, Belfast, (Saturday 6 November ) "Lord Mayors of Belfast and Derry, Ministers, Distinguished guests, colleagues, friends.

It is a pleasure to be here to deliver my first conference address as SDLP leader. The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) held its annual conference in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

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In his address John Hume, then leader of the SDLP, stated that John Major, then British Prime Minister, held “the key to peace”. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) held its annual conference at Castlereagh in Belfast. The SDLP’s annual conference was a curious beast.

It still retained the traditional party-centric inward nature while squeezing some public facing sessions into the middle. With motions to consider – down on the from last year’s conference. – there was an enormous amount of business to get through on top of the televised : Alan in Belfast (Alan Meban).

SDLP delegates are also due to debate tonight the government’s police reforms for the first time since the party took its seats on the North's member Policing Board and became the first.

InAdams was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt by several gunmen from the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), including John Gregg. From the late s onwards, Adams was an important figure in the Northern Ireland peace process, initially following contact by the then-Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) leader John Hume and then subsequently with the Irish and.

Reelected inhe lost his seat to Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) representative Joe Hendron in but regained it in In Adams engaged in sometimes secret talks with SDLP leader John Hume, which led to follow-up talks in the early s. The two leaders issued a joint statement to the British and Irish governments in.

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SDLP recalls painful past while looking to the electoral challenges of the future Seamus Mallon and other party veterans reflect on period when party members were murdered Mon,SDLP election special: message from the Party Leader to the electorate by Brian Feeney Address of SDLP leader John Hume M.E.P.: to the Annual Conference of the Social Democratic and Labour Party by John Hume.

Guildford Four member Gerry Conlon today paid an emotional tribute to members of the SDLP for standing by him as he sought to clear his name. In an address to the party’s annual conference. This partnership only comes into effect if it gains the support of the February 9th SDLP annual conference.

With 11 of the 12 MLAs on side, that shouldn’t be a problem for Eastwood. Topics. The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) leader Mike Nesbitt has proposed working “partnership” with the SDLP in order to create “middle ground politics” as an alternative to the DUP and Sinn Féin.

SDLP 3rd Annual Agriculture Conference ‘Securing Ireland’s Farming Future’ to Registration Tea/Coffee. to Session 1 Current Farming Issues. Chair: Dolores Kelly MLA. SDLP Deputy Leader. SDLP leader Colum Eastwood will make an address at the conference for the first time since the two parties announced the partnership in January.

THE SDLP has been accused of running a “dirty tricks” operation to try and stop Foyle MLA Colum Eastwood from becoming the new party leader. Mr Eastwood, who has broad supporter from the grassroots right to the top of the party, is the bookies favourite to oust Dr Alasdair McDonnell.

The New Ireland Forum was a forum in – at which Irish nationalist political parties discussed potential political developments that might alleviate the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The Forum was established by Garret FitzGerald, then Taoiseach, under the influence of John Hume, for "consultations on the manner in which lasting peace and stability can be achieved in a new Ireland.

Adams has been party leader sincemade at his party’s annual conference. The question is why, (nearly becoming the largest party in Belfast) and the SDLP. Key Events & Deaths on this day in Northern Ireland Troubles 14th November Wednesday 14 November In London nine people were found guilty of planting bombs in the city on 8 March Eight of those found guilty received life sentences.

Of these six admitted to membership of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). Membership of the Green Party in NI has doubled in the last six months and there was an increase in attendance at todays party conference in the centre of Belfast.

In his conference speech, leader Steven Agnew welcomed new members and explained his priorities in the NI Assembly. Leo Varadkar to address Alliance party conference political rivals Fianna Fáil entered into a formal link with the SDLP.

senior Irish minister to speak at the DUP's annual conference. SDLP leader Mark Durkan is set to face a leadership challenge from the former vice-chairman of the party. Easter Just before noon on Easter Monday, April 24th, a group of men strode out of Liberty Hall in Dublin, then marched toward Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street) a.

The SDLP was at one time the most respected nationalist party in Norneverland. That is now as much in the past and buried to common memory as Labour’s glory days in the UK. That’s just the way it used to be very simple for the SDLP have been sidelined by Sinn Fein.

The Fianna Fail leader made the comments ahead of the party’s national annual conference in Dublin on Saturday. SDLP leader Colum Eastwood will address the conference in Dublin’s Citywest.

Discussing the party’s partnership with the SDLP, Mr Martin said a new political agenda was required in Northern Ireland.

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SDLP leader Colum Eastwood will make an address at the conference for. General, Sport, Victims, Dealing with the past Nicholson disgusted at glorification of terrorism following cup win.

Ulster Unionist Councillor Sam Nicholson has voiced his disgust at sectarian chants clearly audible during Armagh Junior Camogie team celebrations following their All Ireland win over Cavan.

Conference decisions. In the United Kingdom, each major political party holds an annual party conference during the party conference ence is the supreme decision making body of the Labour Party.


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Delegates to the conference are elected by Constituency Labour Parties, affiliated trade unions and socialist tly, affiliated trade unions hold 50% of the votes. Tom Watson, Labour's deputy leader, unexpectedly stood down as an MP on Wednesday night as Labour's civil war over Brexit and anti-Semitism claimed its most high-profile casualty.

SDLP leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell has slammed the level of collusion between the British authorities and loyalist paramilitaries at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.A former member of the SDLP has launched a stinging attack on his own party which he claims lacks talent and is ``bereft of political ideas''.

Electoral officer charged with fraud A former chief executive of the Ulster Unionist Party is to appear in court charged with theft and false accounting at an electoral office.Britain’s Direct Ruler in Ireland, Paul Murphy, was taken to hospital today after falling ill at the annual conference of the British Labour Party.

ADAMS CONCERN AT TALKS FAILURE Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has expressed concern about the handling of the political process since the failure of last week’s intensive talks to reach a deal.