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A Fianna Fail councillor in Sligo says the region is finding it difficult to secure qualified consultant psychiatrists. Ballymote councillor Keith Henry says more attractive benefits in the private health sector and other parts of the world mean mental health service users in the north west are suffering. The 2006…

Two leading EU figures have issued fresh warnings against the UK voting to leave the Union next week. European Commission president Jean-Claude Junker says an ‘Out’ vote would open a period of major uncertainty, both in Britain and in the EU. And European Council president Donald Tusk says a Brexit…

A Sligo/Leitrim Dail deputy says he would abolish so-called zero-hour contracts for employees. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry made the comments during a Dail debate in which he called for greater support for the regions to promote employment and develop their economies. He said the money follows population and senior…

Fianna Fáil’s calling for amendments to the personal insolvency legislation. The party says the law is not fit for purpose and must be changed to put home owners first. The call comes as new figures show just 4 review applications were approved by Insolvency Service of Ireland – since it…