Skip to content

A Leitrim Councillor is calling for consideration to be given to a Labour initiative aimed at tackling the housing crisis that is currently impacting local authorities right across the country. The Labour Party’s proposing new legislation which it says could knock tens of thousands of euro off house prices. The…

A Sligo Councillor has expressed concerns over a possible shortage of construction workers in Ireland due to the prolonged period of Covid-19 restrictions.   Fianna Fáil Councillor Paul Taylor also works in the construction industry.  He was reacting to recent findings from the Construction Federation that claimed that skilled workers…

A local representative of the Labour Party has urged people not to forget about the plight of the homeless in the lead up to Christmas.   Former election candidate Nessa Cosgrave says there are currently 45 adults and 5 children in homeless accommodation in Sligo and that there are also…

First time buyers in the north west are being abandoned by the government. That’s according to local Fianna Fail TD, Eamon Scanlon, who says people are paying more in long term rent than they would be for a mortgage. Fianna Fail have put forward legislation that hopes to address a…

A Donegal TD believes there is no housing crisis and the property vacancy rates in the county prove it. Independet deputy Thomas Pringle says there is only a crisis of inaction by government. Figures show that Donegal has 12,500 vacant and derelict homes, the second highest rate outside Dublin. Deputy…