Harkin hopes Independents can form ‘technical group’ in Dail

Independent Sligo/Leitrim TD Marian Harkin says another technical group is expected to be formed when the 33rd Dail meets today.

Already a Rural Independent group has been established to guarantee speaking time for deputies.

It’s the first move toward independent rural TDs coming together to be recognised as one group in the new Dail.

Deputy Harkin says at this stage, there are six TDs interested in being part of the group and there is potential for more: