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A Donegal TD has expressed concern with the Health service coping under the strain of the surge in winter virus infections.   Sligo University Hospital has confirmed that it’s currently battling outbreaks of both flu and Covid-19.     The HSE has set up a National Crisis Management Team to…

A Donegal TD has slammed the Minister for Agriculture over his decision not to provide fuel supports to fishermen. Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, has strongly hit out at the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, fellow Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue for failing to support fishermen with fuel…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has raised serious concerns about how the decision to suspend him from the Dáil was taken. In an email to Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl, Deputy Marc MacSharry raised a number of issues with the investigation into comments he made about Leas-Cheann Comhairle Catherine Connolly. The…

Nationwide protests are taking place today because of overcrowding and closures of Accident and Emergency services in Hospitals.   Hospital groups have organised the demonstrations to start at 1pm in response to the crisis in Irish Hospitals.   Donegal TD Thomas Pringle says ahead of the expected surge of the…

A Donegal TD believes that prices were significantly increasing before the Russian invasion of Ukraine.   Speaking in the Dail last night, Deputy Thomas Pringle called on the EU to recognise the role of big oil and energy companies in current economic crisis.   Deputy Pringle claimed that the finger…

The Taoiseach has accused a Donegal TD of creating a narrative that the Government is out to get people affected by Mica.   The comments were made in the Dáil as the levy is set to be cut to 5 per cent and its introduction has been delayed.   It…