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Brexit is generating a lot of commentary and debate among politicians in the North West. Earlier today, Fianna Fail TD Charlie McConalogue said he was shocked to learn of the small number of staff from agriculture dealing with the Brexit issue. He also says the fact that the Brexit consultation…

A Donegal TD says farmers in the north west could benefit from the money generated if the cap on Single Farm Payments was reduced. Charlie McConologue says in the programme of Government, they promised to reduced the cap on basic payments from €150,000 down to €100,000. Very few farmers in…

A Donegal TD says the party will work to ensure those who need medical cards can keep them. Fianna Fail TD Charlie McConologue has been reacting the to HSE Service Plan for 2017 which is published today. It outlines that fewer medical cards will be available while more GP visit…

A Donegal TD has called on Failte Ireland to build on the county’s increasing profile and invest in tourism initiatives. After the county topped the National Geographic Traveller’s Cool list for 2017 Fianna Fail’s Charlie McConalogue wants to see more done to build Donegal’s profile. Deputy McConalogue says more and more…

A Donegal TD is hitting out at the HSE over its failure to put effective measures in place to manage overcrowding in hospitals like Letterkenny. Fianna Fail’s Charlie McConalogue raised the issue in the Dail yesterday after figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation showed there were 45 people…

Calls for an emergency fund to be set up for tillage farmers have so far been rejected at a government level. Fianna Fáil Agriculture Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue has hit out at the Agriculture Minister for ruling out any possibility of such a fund. The sector has been badly hit this…