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The Government is under increasing pressure to raise the minimum wage to the living wage.   Addressing the Dáil recently as part of a debate on the Living Wage Bill, Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle says minimum-wage workers are among those most affected by the cost-of-living crisis.    …

The Agriculture and Marine Minister has taken a swipe at Independent Donegal TD Thomas Pringle in the Dail.   It follows comments made by Deputy Thomas Pringle relating to concerns for the fishing community.   Deputy Pringle highlighted not only the Killybegs fishing weighing debacle but also issues relating to…

Questions are being asked over the Taoiseach’s approach to the situation at Killybegs harbour.   The fish weighing debacle has been rumbling on for several weeks now and relates to a number of vessels going to Derry to land their catch becasue of controversial rules at Killybegs.   However, a…

The Dail has heard further calls for action on the Killybegs fish weighing debacle.   The latest developments centre on the suspension of in-factory weighing permits imposed by the SFPA.   It was due to the vessels landing their catch in Derry instead of Killybegs – it’s claimed that the…

Frustration is said to be growing in south Donegal over the Killybegs fish weighing issue.   A recent Fine Gael Donegal District AGM meeting has heard that the debacle is having a negative effect on many people living in the community who rely on the work created as a result…