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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.  …

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food, and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD says the Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine Michael Creed needs to review the COVID-19 Voluntary Fleet Tie-up Scheme and deliver supports for the fishing sector.     The Donegal TD says “The voluntary fleet tie-up…

A Donegal TD is encouraging community groups, voluntary organisations, and charities in across the North West to apply for a new fund which has been launched to assist groups experiencing funding shortfalls due to COVID-19.     Fianna Fáil TD, Charlie McConalogue, has made the calls adding that Charities and…