Given the focus on Newry and Armagh in the last few days, it’s worth noting that the SDLP chose their team for the March election this evening. A lively crowd of about 300 heard what Slugger is told were ‘barnstorming performances’ from Seamus Mallon and Alasdair McDonnell. The team is to be the party’s sitting sole sitting MLA Dominic Bradley and Sharon Haughey.
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