Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Speaker's Office.

16/09/2013

Speaker Hosts Lecture on the Dublin Lock-out

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, hosted an event in Parliament Buildings this evening as part of the 'Perspectives On…' series agreed by the Assembly Commission to mark a decade of centenaries. The lecture - entitled 'Perspectives on the Dublin Lock-out and the Rise of the Labour Movement' - was delivered by Dr Emmet O’Connor, senior lecturer in history at the University of Ulster.

Reference: SO 01/13/14

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16/09/2013

Calling Young Artists To Design Official Assembly Christmas Card

Reference: SO 02/13/14

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30/09/2013

Assembly Speaker Welcomes His Counterparts To Northern Ireland

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, welcomed Speakers/Presiding Officers from the various legislatures from UK and Ireland to Northern Ireland.

Reference: SO 04/13/14

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30/09/2013

Assembly Speaker Welcomes His Counterparts To Foyle

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, today welcomed Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP and the Scottish Parliament Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP to the UK City of Culture to undertake a series of meetings and visits.

Reference: SO 03/13/14

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03/02/2014

Assembly Celebrates Chinese New Year

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, hosted an event in Parliament Buildings to mark the Chinese New Year.

Reference: SO 05/13/14

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18/04/2014

Speaker marks death of MLA David McClarty

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, has expressed his sadness at the death of MLA David McClarty.

Reference: SO 06/13/14

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01/05/2014

Ministers Quizzed by Members of Black and Minority Ethnic Community

The Principal Deputy Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mitchel McLaughlin MLA, last night hosted an event which gave Members of the Northern Ireland Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) community from across the province the opportunity to question Ministers on issues important to them.

Reference: SO 07/13/14

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07/05/2014

Speaker Marks the Arrival of the Giro d’Italia

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, launched an exhibition in Parliament Buildings entitled “The Art of Cycling” by local artist Deepa Mann-Kler. The exhibition celebrates the industrial heritage of Belfast alongside the arrival of the Giro d’Italia and incorporates iconic Belfast landmarks which will be seen along the route of the Giro d’Italia.

Reference: SO 08/13/14

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27/05/2014

Assembly Marks Five Years of Bursary Programme

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA today hosted a reception in Parliament Buildings to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Assembly’s Bursary programme. Organised in conjunction with Queen’s University, the post-graduate programme leads to a Masters in Legislative Studies and Practice and has provided 33 bursaries since its launch five years ago.

Reference: SO 09/13/14

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27/05/2014

Speaker marks death of Sir John Gorman

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, has expressed his sadness at the death of Sir John Gorman.

Reference: SO 10/13/14

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