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In the latest Covid-19 figures published yesterday there were 3 additional deaths from the virus.   324 new cases were confirmed, 42 of those cases were confirmed in Donegal.   30 cases first reported on Wednesday were also allocated to the County.  One additional case was allocated to Sligo, Leitrim’s…

The HSE has resumed serial Covid-19 testing of all staff in meat processing factories.   SIPTU says there have been 1,500 cases among workers and 31 separate outbreaks in these settings.   Last week the mass testing regime was suspended, due to an increase in suspected cases in the community.…

A leading farm official says he would welcome the appointment of Donegal TD, Charlie McConlogue as Agriculture Minister.   The Dáil will return this afternoon after the Summer recess was cut short.   The post-golf dinner in Clifden resulted in the resignation of his Agriculture Minister, with a replacement due…

Donegal TD, Charlie McConalogue has emerged as one of the early front runners to replace Barry Cowen as Minister for Agriculture.   Barry Cowen was  sacked as Agriculture Minister by the Taoiseach Micheál Martin.   He announced the move last night after Mr Cowen refused to provide further public statements…

Two North West TD’s have been appointed as Junior Ministers.   Sligo/ Leitrim Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has been as a Minster for state at the Department of Health and will have special responsibility for the National Drugs strategy and Well being.   Speaking earlier to Ocean FM, minister…

It’s expected the government will appoint 17 Ministers for state today following a cabinet meeting.   There’s an extra focus on the appointments following criticism of the geographical spread of the cabinet ministers which left the entire West and North West without any Ministerial representation in the new cabinet.  …