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Eligibility for SUSI grants needs to be broadened according to a Donegal TD.   Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle, says students whose parents earn less than €24,500 a year but do not qualify for a social welfare payment, do not qualify for a top up grant.   SUSI grant applications have…

A Donegal TD has criticised the locations of the national network of vaccination centres.   Independent TD, Thomas Pringle has highlighted that there was only one centre in Donegal – whereas the Wicklow constituency of Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has two centres.   Deputy Pringle says at least three centres…

A Donegal TD is calling on the Minister for Health to ensure that pharmacists are included in the Covid vaccine rollout. Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle says that while the Irish Pharmaceutical Union had received assurances that pharmacists would be included in community vaccination plans together with GPs, there had been…

A Donegal TD has welcomed the decision taken by the Government to designate more third-country ports in the county.  However he has criticised the fact that it taken until now for more ports to be designated as third county ports.     Independent TD, Thomas Pringle, had urged the Government…

The government’s wasteful policies are costing the Exchequer millions of euro, that according to the Donegal Independent TD Thomas Pringle. Deputy Pringle says examples like paying €12.5m to Denmark and €37.5m to Estonia for the statistical transfer of renewable energy sources is draining the resources from the Exchequer. The Donegal…

A Donegal TD has accused the Government of contributing in no small part to what he describes as the health service inequalities in this country. Independent TD, Thomas Pringle, said Government policies are confounding health issues by facilitating a private health care system. Deputy Pringle has called for the implementation…

A Donegal TD is to raise in the Dail the issue of a bog slippage which took place in the County over the weekend.   Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, has described the bog slippage near Meenbog Wind Farm, outside Ballybofey, as ‘shocking but not surprising’.   Deputy Thomas…