McDonough-Brown successfully proposes consultation into flags on public property

Alliance Councillor Emmet McDonough-Brown has successfully proposed a public consultation into the removal of all flags on public property throughout the city. Botanic Councillor Mr McDonough-Brown was speaking after members of the Council’s Strategic Policy and Resources Committee backed the idea, agreeing to consult with members of the public on the issue. Further details of […]


Climate change to be prioritised by Council following McDonough-Brown motion

Alliance Belfast City Councillor Emmet McDonough-Brown has said climate change will be prioritised by the Council, after his motion seeking a reduction in its carbon footprint was passed. The motion, which will establish what the carbon footprint of Belfast City Council is and identify options to reduce it, was passed at the Council’s Strategic Policy […]

McDonough-Brown expresses condolences after Sam McCready death

Alliance Councillor Emmet McDonough-Brown has offered his condolences to the family of Sam McCready, after the well-known playwright passed away this week. Emmet said: “A founding member of the Lyric Theatre, Sam McCready’s work spanned many years, inspiring generations of actors and he will be sorely missed. “His work, from his paintings to his published […]

Council to pursue a low carbon future

Alliance Councillor Emmet McDonough Brown is to push Belfast City Council towards taking a more sustainable approach when it comes to creating a low carbon future. Speaking ahead of tabling a motion asking officers to explore how the Council’s carbon footprint can be reduced, Emmet – currently Belfast’s Deputy Lord Mayor – said we all […]