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There’s been a heated exchange in the Dail yet again between Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Donegal Sinn Fein TD Pearse Doherty.   Deputy Pearse Doherty raised the revelations from the ESRI today that found 29 per cent are struggling because of high energy costs, with 1 in 10 currently in…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has accused some landlords of implementing unrealistic rent increases   The Dáil has heard of a recent case in Tubbercurry where a landlord informed a family that their rent would be increased from 800 to 1400 euro – a 75% jump.   Sinn Fein Deputy Martin…

The Housing Minister has been further pressed for a timeline as to when the enhanced Mica Redress Scheme will be brought before Cabinet.   Homeowners had been expecting the Mica Bill to be brought before the Oireachtas this week however it’s now expected that that will happen on Tuesday next.…

A Donegal Senator has described an unfulfilled promise by Government to provide more mental health services to the traveller community as ill treatment.   Traveller campaigners are gather outside the Dail around now to demand a government action plan to tackle high rates of mental health illness and suicide in…

The Housing Minister has been pressed for a timeline as to when the legislation for the enhanced Mica Redress Scheme will be published and if there will be a pre-legislative scrutiny.   The full Mica Bill is expected to be brought before Cabinet on Tuesday next May 31st.   This…

A row has broken out in the Dail over the rising cost of rent.   The North West has seen some of the biggest increases in rent nationwide.   Speaking in the Dail, Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty questioned the Tanaiste over the Governments approach to…