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A Donegal-based activist will make history at the National Convention Centre in Dublin today when she becomes the first female traveller to sit in the Seanad.   Eileen Flynn, who currently lives in Ardara, grew up on a Traveller site in Ballyfermot in Dublin.   She is one of the…

Regional airports are needed due to ‘inadequate’ road networks in rural Ireland.   This is the message being highlighted by Donegal TD Thomas Pringle.   He has been reacting to concerns that government subsidies to regional airports are costing thousands of euro.   The Independent TD says the air hubs…

A Donegal TD has urged the government to give very careful consideration to any plans they have to phase out the pandemic unemployment payment.   The emergency payment, which costs the State €200m a week, will be slashed for part-time workers by 40% before it is phased out for full-time…

The Department of Justice is not the right place to support or deal with Asylum Seekers.   That’s according to the Donegal Independent TD Thomas Pringle.     Deputy Pringle says the Department does not have the mindset to allow it to deal with the needs of communities or residents…

Donegal Independent candidate Thomas Pringle says Fine Gael’s housing policies are built around the private sector, rather than the thousands of people in Donegal and across the country who are in need of housing. “We need homes for people, not houses for profit,” he said. He claimed Fine Gael’s Rebuilding…

Direct Provision for people seeking asylum in Ireland needs to be urgently reformed.   That’s according to Donegal Independent TD, Thomas Pringle, who is a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality.   Speaking to Ocean FM News, Deputy Pringle says It’s a disgrace that, almost 20…

Brexit has been used as an excuse by Fine Gael not to invest in communities and services in the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.   That’s according to Independent TD for Donegal Thomas Pringle who claims that Brexit allowed Fine Gael to implement a private-sector led Budget and to…