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A Sligo Leitrim TD believes a lot of work needs to be done to create more diversity within the judicial system.   Deputy Martin Kenny made the comments during a debate on the Judicial Appointment Commission 2020 in the Dail.   Deputy Kenny who is also Sinn Feins Justice Spokesperson…

  The government are being called on to set a date for a compensation package for those impacted by the Shass Mountain landslide near Drumkeerin.   The landslide which took place in June 2020 caused significant damage to farms, roads and bridges in the Drumkeerin areas.   Sligo Leitrim Independent…

The Dáil last night heard concerns over the situation regarding people that are not Irish or British  having to get a visa waiver to enable them to cross the border in Ireland.   It’s after MPs at Westminster recently to reinstate the requirement for a US-style visa waiver for non-Irish…

The Dáil has approved the merger of GMIT, LKIT and IT Sligo to form the Atlantic Technological University from April 1st.   Late last year approval was given to the merger by the Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris.  The merger was approved in the Dáil last night.   In…

The Taoiseach has told a Donegal TD that Sinn Fein is exploiting the Mica scandal for electoral and political gain. Micheal Martin made his remark after Deputy Pearse Doherty asked if the proposed mica redress scheme announced yesterday was fit for purpose, saying some people would have to find €45,000…

Credit unions could be allowed to do mortgages and current accounts, if a new bill being brought forward by a Sligo Leitrim TD gets support in the Dáil.   The Independent Group wants Credit Unions to be allowed to provide more services to their members.   This Bill would allow…

The Dáil last night passed the Climate Action Bill following a four hour debate.   In the end, TD’s voted the landmark legislation through by a large majority of 129 votes to 10.   All parties supported the bill, with opposition coming from a number of independents.   IFA framing…