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The Donegal TD and former Minister for Education Joe McHugh has been reacting to today’s recommendations from NPHET to move the entire county into level 5 restrictions. Deputy McHugh has been telling ocean FM’s John Lynch that moving to Level 5 will have another dramatic impact on the North West.…

A Donegal TD has urged people to consider the huge impact that closing the border would have on the island of Ireland.   Deputy Joe McHugh has made the calls after fears were expressed that the number of cases in the North West was as a result of cross border…

It’s expected the government will appoint 17 Ministers for state today following a cabinet meeting.   There’s an extra focus on the appointments following criticism of the geographical spread of the cabinet ministers which left the entire West and North West without any Ministerial representation in the new cabinet.  …

The Education Minister has welcomed the announcement of an investment package to support business across the North West in response to Brexit. Donegal TD Joe McHugh says the money announced will provide a major boost to businesses in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal that will face unique demands in the coming…

The Education Minister, Donegal TD Joe McHugh says he’s open to suggestions on how to speed up the access to education for children in emergency direct provision.   It’s after it was revealed earlier this week, up to thirty children staying at the M Hotel in Carrickmacross in County Monaghan…

Industrial action by school secretaries across the north west is set to go ahead on tomorrow in a row with the Department of Education over pay.   A meeting between the Forsa union and department officials ended yesterday without agreement.   Forsa says most secretaries earn just 12,500 euro a…