Press Releases

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

29/11/2016

Lighting of the Assembly Christmas Tree

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26/09/2016

Speaker Welcomes New Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to Parliament Buildings

Reference: SO 04/16/17

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15/09/2016

Speaker launches 'creating opportunities'

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Robin Newton, MBE MLA tonight welcomed Carl Frampton to Parliament Buildings for an event with young people.

Reference: SO 03/16/17

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08/07/2016

Speaker Newton Represents Assembly at Dublin Somme Commemoration

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Robin Newton MBE, MLA will be among those attending the Battle of the Somme Commemoration at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens at Islandbridge in Dublin tomorrow. The event is being hosted by the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D.

Reference: SO 02/16/17

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11/05/2016

Assembly meets for first Plenary of new Mandate

The Northern Ireland Assembly will meet in the Assembly Chamber, Parliament Buildings, Belfast, on 12 May for the first Plenary of the new Mandate.

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09/05/2016

Speaker welcomes increase in female MLAs

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mitchel McLaughlin MLA has expressed his delight at the significant increase in female Members returned during last week’s Assembly elections and stressed the importance of building on it.

Reference: SO 01/16/17

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16/03/2016

Speaker hosts St Patrick's Day event

The Speaker of the Assembly, Mitchel McLaughlin MLA is hosting an event in Parliament Buildings today to mark St Patrick’s Day, with performances of music, dance, song and storytelling.

Reference: SO 19/15/16

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14/03/2016

Speaker hosts lecture on Easter Rising

The Speaker of the Assembly, Mitchel McLaughlin MLA is hosting a lecture in Parliament Buildings today on the 1916 Easter Rising, with a lecture by the Rev Dr Johnston McMaster of the Irish School of Ecumenics.

Reference: SO 18/15/16

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01/03/2016

Speaker welcomes public to Assembly Women's Week events

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mitchel McLaughlin MLA, is looking forward to welcoming members of the public to the Assembly’s events for its first Women’s Week programme, which will begin on 7 March and continue throughout the week.

Reference: SO 17/15/16

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29/02/2016

Speaker McLaughlin recognises role of Royal British Legion

Mitchel McLaughlin MLA, Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, tonight held a reception in Parliament Buildings for the Royal British Legion. The reception was attended by around 150 members of the Legion and MLAs.

Reference: SO 16/15/16

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