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The latest figures from the Department of Health confirmed an additional 240 confirmed cases of Covid-19, while one further person who was diagnosed with the virus has died.   The death toll here now stands at 1,789, while the overall number of cases now stands at 32,023.     Almost…

Sligo has the lowest rate of Covid-19 infections per 100,000 people while Leitrim has the third highest behind Dublin and Limerick. Figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre shows a county by county breakdown of Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate between Wednesday the 2nd of September and Tuesday the 15th of…

A much more effective testing and contact tracing system need to be introduced immediately to stop the spread of Covid 19 in counties such as Donegal where there has been a large increase in the number of Covid 19 cases in recent days. Sinn Fein TD Pearse Doherty says the…

The number of Covid-19 cases continues to increase in the North West.   In the latest figures published by Health officials 20 new cases are being reported in Donegal.  Leitrim is one of 11 Counties sharing 28 cases.   Meanwhile 2 additional cases which were first reported on Tuesday were…

More than €1.6 million has been allocated for housing in County Donegal. The money will help refurbish social housing units in the county and re-let to individuals and families struggling with homelessness or who are on the social housing list. Agriculture Minister and Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue says it will…

The number of Covid-19 cases has increased in the North West.   In the latest figures published by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, there were 3 further deaths and 357 new cases nationally.   It was the biggest daily increase in cases since May, with 208 recorded on Monday.  …

A Donegal TD claims the interest rates being charged by a new entrant to the mortgage market proves that Irish customers have been ripped off for years.   Sinn Fein Deputy Pearse Doherty, who is his party’s spokesman on finance, was commenting after Spanish-owned lender Avant Money began offering borrowers…