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There are fears that Local communities in the North West and Border Regions where a number of robberies and burglaries have taken place in recent times could be left short of Garda protection as officers from the local garda divisions are being deployed to Dublin to help with policing in…

The issue of gold mining in North Leitrim was debated in the Dáil once again this morning.   Sligo Leitrim Sinn Finn TD Martin Kenny raised the topic with the Minister of State at the Department of Expenditure and Reform Oisin Smith.   Deputy Kenny called on the Green party…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says a gun threat to his office shows how ‘careful’ politicians need to be about their security.   Someone called Martin Kenny’s office in Leinster House yesterday, and made threats against gardai and TDs.   It comes two years after an arson attack on his car…

  The murder of the Conservative MP Sir David Amess has shocked many people over the last week. Back in June 2016, Jo Cox, the British Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP), died after being shot and stabbed multiple times in West Yorkshire. So the safety of politicians is being…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says the fact that 24 gardai have been suspended from duty so far this year is hugely concerning.   Justice Minister Heather Humphreys has confirmed that 41 officers were suspended in all of last year, and 21 in 2019.   There’s been an increase since Drew…

A Sligo Leitrim TD is calling for immediate resources to be invested into the north west health service.   Deputy Martin Kenny was commenting after Sinn Fein launched their alternative health budget which called for calling for 828 new public hospital beds and 6,500 additional staff for the health service.…