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The redress scheme for homeowners affected by the Mica scandal may have to be extended to other parts of the country. Government last night signed off on a compensation scheme which would see around 7,500 homeowners affected by the defective building blocks, receive 100% of the cost of rebuilding their…

A north west TD is accusing the government of sitting back and letting energy costs rocket without intervention.   Warnings are being issued that household energy bills could rise by around € 700 per family after a price hike was announced by Bord Gais.   They’re ending their ‘winter price…

A Donegal TD says sex education in Irish schools should be fact based and free from any religious influence.   Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle made the comments in the Dáil in support of the Social Democrat’s Sex Education Bill which aims standardise sex education in schools.   The Donegal TD…

A North West TD is warning that a decision taken at Cabinet level last night will be ‘devastating’ for the local fishing industry and could put a number of jobs in the processing of fish at risk in factories across the country.   The Cabinet has agreed a 66 million…

A Donegal TD is describing as ‘too little too late’ the moves by the Housing Minister to bring legislation to cabinet to cap rent increases at 2%   Landlords will only be able to raise rents by the rate of inflation or a maximum of 2% whichever is lower.  …

A Donegal TD says Ireland’s healthcare system needs to move out of the dark ages.   Thomas Pringle was responding to a new report from HIQA which is warning the country needs an updated digital system to store patients’ information.   Ireland doesn’t have one single system to store patients…

A Donegal TD has accused the Government of continuing to cater to the private sector in Budget 2022.   He also claims that the fact that the Mica Redress scheme was not a major part of yesterday’s budget was an insult to the families impacted.   Reacting in the Dáil…