Chairperson of the SDLP in Coalisland, Malachy Quinn, gives his opinion on the party’s new leadership contest
Filming has begun in Belfast for the second season of HBO series Game Of Thrones, but come November Belfast will play host to a another battle, indeed a second battle for the leadership throne in the SDLP.
Sinn Féin and SDLP are on the hunt for an extra seat in Mid Ulster, while the established unionist parties fend off competition from the TUV. But will there be any impact on the political makeup of the constituency?
A total of nine candidates in the Torrent electoral area are vying for your vote for next week’s Dungannon Council elections . Who is in the running for the six seats, and what are their chances?
Voting for both the Assembly elections and Dungannon Council will take place on Thursday May 5 2011 – on the same date as the Westminster referendum.
And Coalisland will be a hive of political posturing as ten of the candidates across the elections hail from the area.