Tag Archives: Bangor

Assembly Election 2022: North Down

North Down is a constituency running east from Belfast along the southern shore of Belfast Lough. A concentration of dormitory towns including Holywood, Helens Bay, Bangor and Donaghadee. It is known as The Gold Coast because there are a lot … Continue reading

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Fáilte Bangor Sinn Féin

One of the most interesting and welcome developments over the past few weeks has been the formation of a Sinn Féin cumann (branch) in Bangor, County Down. Frankly SDLP have under-performed in North Down and while the selection of a … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls…#15 Tom Woolley (SDLP)

Wednesday 15th April. Bangor, County Down. The roundabout at Brunswick Road-Maxwell Road. Tom Woolley, SDLP candidate for North Down. There was a second poster which had been defaced and it appears some SDLP posters have been removed. Not fertile ground … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls…#11 Mark Brotherston (Conservative)

14th April 2014 Bangor, across the road from the Railway Station. Mark Brotherson is the Conservative candidate for North Down. Probably the best known of the five local Tories who are standing. Another eleven have been parachuted in from England. … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls…#10 Andrew Muir (Alliance Party)

Tuesday 14th April.   Andrew Muir (Alliance candidate for North Down) in High Street, Bangor near a bar called “Fealtys”. Muir is one of those second tier Alliance politicans. Youthful but a veteran, he has already been Mayor of North … Continue reading

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Bangor And Back For A “Bob” 2012

I have of course been in Bangor several times in recent years but my visit on Friday was specifically to observe how much or little had changed. I never like visiting by car. The dual carriageway around Holywood is difficult if … Continue reading

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Bangor And Back For A “Bob” 1962

The headline comes from a much quoted advertising poster which advertised day trips by rain to the seaside town of Bangor which is 12 miles east from Belfast. …on the southern shore of Belfast Lough. Well it was much quoted … Continue reading

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