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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…

Concerns are being raised that people are not seeking medical help due to the current coronavirus pandemic. One area in particular is the number of people being referred to Rapid Access Cancer Clinics as the number has dropped by over 50% since restrictions began.   Fianna Fail Donegal TD, Charlie…

North West TD’s are calling for the legislation, imposing restrictions on movement, to be amended to ensure they apply to everyone – including day visitors from outside the state.   It’s emerged there’s a loophole in the law, meaning people visiting the Republic and not staying the night, aren’t affected…

Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue, has called on the Health Minister to rectify the situation over people travelling here on day trips from the Northern Ireland.   The Department of Health has confirmed those visiting the Republic and not staying the night, aren’t affected by the coronavirus rules.   It’s after…

Calls have been made on the EU Commission to deliver greater aid supports to protect farmers and the agri-food sector from the impact of the coronavirus. The calls have been made by Donegal TD, and the Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD. The Donegal…

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Deputy Charlie McConalogue has set out an action plan for immediate measures needed for farmers and the agrifood sector to deal with the impact of Covid19.   The Donegal TD says the very necessary public health measures are restricting economic activity and markets for…