West Tyrone deserves active representation to fight Brexit – Donnelly

The Alliance Party general election candidate for West Tyrone will be Councillor Stephen Donnelly. Speaking after his selection as candidate Councillor Donnelly said: “West Tyrone voted heavily to remain in the European Union and deserves active representation in opposition to Brexit and in favour of a People’s Vote. “As a rural border constituency, and highly […]

Donnelly shocked by town attack

Alliance West Tyrone representative Stephen Donnelly has expressed his shock after a woman was attacked with a cordless drill in Strabane. The 38-year-old is currently in critical condition with a head injury after being assaulted in the Railway Street area around 2am. A 17-year-old male is in custody following the incident. Police have said they […]

Donnelly secures best ever vote share in West Tyrone

Alliance West Tyrone candidate Stephen Donnelly has spoken of his delight after achieving the Party’s best ever vote share in the area. The local activist said the people of West Tyrone had responded positively to Alliance’s message of progressive politics, after the party picked up its best percentage vote share in West Tyrone despite a […]

Opportunity for people of West Tyrone to send a message, says Donnelly

Today’s election is an opportunity for the people of West Tyrone to send a message to the two biggest parties by voting for Alliance, Stephen Donnelly has said. The Alliance man said as the only positive, progressive, pro-European candidate in the race, he was the only one who can represent everyone in the constituency. “Some […]

Victims and survivors of Troubles deserve justice now, says Donnelly

Victims and survivors of the Troubles deserve justice and shouldn’t have to wait any longer to receive it, Alliance West Tyrone Westminster candidate Stephen Donnelly has said. Mr Donnelly said the consultation into the Stormont House Agreement legacy mechanisms should proceed immediately, as they offered the best opportunity for the issues to be resolved, adding […]

Donnelly hits out after Brexit Secretary makes only flying visit to border

Alliance West Tyrone Westminster candidate Stephen Donnelly has hit out at the Brexit Secretary after he made only a flying visit to the Irish border. David Davis MP visited the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic earlier today, to meet stakeholders. However, media have since complained they were unaware of the visit until after […]

Votes at 16 should be extended here, says Donnelly

Votes for 16 and 17-year-olds should be extended to Northern Ireland, Alliance West Tyrone Westminster candidate Stephen Donnelly has said. Mr Donnelly said local elections could follow the example of Scotland, which lowered its voting age to 16 for the independence referendum and local government elections in 2014, or Wales, which recently said the change […]

Second referendum on terms of Brexit deal should be held, says Donnelly

A second referendum should be held on the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU, Alliance West Tyrone Westminster candidate Stephen Donnelly has said. Mr Donnelly said a year out from Brexit, the best way through the process was for the UK to remain within a customs union with the EU and Northern Ireland […]

Alliance selects Donnelly for West Tyrone

Alliance has selected Stephen Donnelly as the party’s candidate for the up-coming West Tyrone by-election. Stephen was announced by Alliance Leader Naomi Long MLA during her speech at the Party’s annual Spring Conference on Saturday. Speaking afterwards, Stephen said: “I’m delighted to have the backing of Alliance and to have been selected as the candidate […]