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Sinn Fein has repeated its call for an immediate mini-budget to deal with the cost of living crisis.   The Dail has heard families are struggling to make ends meet, with Sinn Fein saying the government is ‘out of touch’.   It follows concerns energy and fuel prices are set…

The Dáil has heard claims that British military intelligence directed its agents, including a serving British soldier, to assassinate a Donegal County Councillor 31 years ago.   Sinn Féin councillor Eddie Fullerton was shot dead on May 25, 1991, with claims that a subsequent programme of State-sponsored murder was approved…

A major row broke out in the Dáil yesterday afternoon between the Taoiseach and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty.   The argument erupted as politicians salaries were being discussed.   The Taoiseach was speaking about the importance of politicians and parties maintaining their financial  independence.   https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202020/Dail%20row%201%20web.wav     However,  Deputy…

The Sinn Féin Dáil Chief Whip, Padraig McLochlainn, says there is a range of issues that need addressing.   The Donegal Deputy was newly appointed by Party Leader, Mary Lou McDonald, last week.     Deputy MacLochlainn has been telling OceanFM News that while his party would have preferred to…

The Education Minister will face questions in the Dáil this afternoon on the decision to scrap the Leaving Cert.   Donegal TD Joe McHugh will be quizzed by TDs at the start of a two day Dáil session.   The Dáil’s also going to have a session on transport, tourism…

Sligo Leitrim TD Frank Feighan has withdrawn from the race to be the next Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann. Feighan had earlier indicated that he was seeking nominations for the position. There is also speculation linking Fianna Fáil’s Seán Ó Feargháil and  Fine Gael TD Heather Humphreys. Meanwhile, Independent TD…

Sligo Leitrim TD, Frank Feighan has confirmed that he is putting his name forward to be the next Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann.   Feighan was first elected to the Seanad in 2002 and has served two terms in the upper house.   He also successfully contested three general elections…