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Calls are being made on the Minister for Agriculture and the Marine, Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue to ensure a fair penalty points scheme is introduced for fishermen. The calls on Minister McConalogue are being made by the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Fisheries and the Marine, fellow Donegal TD Pádraig Mac…

A Donegal TD believes now is the time to get hospitals operational again to prevent a further buildup of waiting lists in the coming months. Fianna Fail TD, Charlie McConalogue, is making the comments after recent figures show a 19.1% increase for those waiting on day and in patient procedures…

A Fianna Fail TD is calling on the government to extend the Covid-19 payments to those over 66 that are still part of the workforce. Under current rules, the Covid-19 Unemployment payments is only available to those between the ages of 18 and 66. However, Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue says…

After two long, exciting and historic days, the north west has got it’s new representatives for the 33rd Dail.   Sinn Fein’s popularity is clear all over the Sligo/Leitrim and Donegal Constituencies. Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn were elected on the first count in Donegal, with Deputy Doherty topping the…

Candidates across the North West are hitting out at each others’ parties over the crisis in the health service. Sinn Fein TD and Leitrim-based general election based candidate, Martin Kenny have criticised Fianna Fail and Fine Gael for not providing beds at Sligo University Hospital as promised since 2011. He…

A Donegal Fianna Fail TD says the Government’s got to support farmers with eco-friendly farms. The party’s Agriculture spokesperson, Charlie McConalogue says 2,000 Irish farmers have been frozen-out of the latest initiative to support greener farming. Deputy McConalogue is calling on the Agriculture Minister to re-open the ‘GLAS scheme’ –…