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A Sligo/Leitrim TD says money laundering involving second and third level students is happening ‘right in front of our noses’ across the country. Independent Deputy Marian Harkin says that’s even as the Dail has been discussing legislation to prevent cross-border money-laundering. She referred to a news headline about 50 young…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says budget 2022 was a non-event for those in agriculture. Deputy Marian Harkin was reacting to yesterday’s budget in the Dáil She says the CAP Budget this year has already failed to improve the situation for farmers, despite increasing demands on them because of measures to deal…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is welcoming provision in the budget for the proposed new bridge across the Garavogue River on the east of Sligo town, one of seven such projects in the country that were listed in the budget expenditure document. Independent Deputy Marian Harkin says the new bridge will ‘open…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says the Housing Minister will have no option but to extend a redress scheme for pyrite and MICA affected houses to SLigo and other counties where it is needed. Independent Marian Harkin was speaking after the first meeting took place this week in Castleconnor, in west Sligo,…

The Minister with responsibility for culture and the arts says she has asked officials in her department to meet as soon as possible with representatives of the Yeats Society Sligo. Minister Catherine Martin was replying this morning in the Dail to Sligo/Leitrim TD Marian Harkin, who raised the situation of…

Independent Sligo/Leitrim TD Marian Harkin says the government should not hide behind the mantra of not having the authority to interfere with commercial business. She pointed out there was no question of not interfering with commercial business when Ireland’s tax payers were forced to fund the financial institutions at the…