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The Tánaiste says he would be disappointed if the new Mica Redress Scheme wasn’t up and running in the New Year.   Affected homeowners are said to be anxious over facing into another winter without their homes fixed.   Leo Varadkar was responding to question in the Dáil on the…

The Tanaiste has failed to give a commitment for specific funding for the North West Simon community.   The Government’s most recent homelessness statistics show that 106 individuals, including 22 child dependents, were provided with local authority-managed emergency accommodation in Donegal, Leitrim, and Sligo, during the week of July 20th…

A Donegal Sinn Fein TD has reiterated that many people cannot afford to wait until October for the budget.   The party’s proposal for an emergency budget was defeated in the Dáil last night.   Sinn Fein called for urgent action on the cost-of-living crisis, but the government opposed the…

Donegal TD Deputy Pearse Doherty has said his conviction for a “very minor breach of the peace” has been dealt with and called on Tánaiste Leo Varadkar to focus on supporting people who cannot heat their homes.   The Sinn Fein TD issued a statement addressing the Dáil clash with…

There’s been a heated exchange in the Dail yet again between Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Donegal Sinn Fein TD Pearse Doherty.   Deputy Pearse Doherty raised the revelations from the ESRI today that found 29 per cent are struggling because of high energy costs, with 1 in 10 currently in…

Donegal Sinn Fein TD, Pearse Doherty, has reiterated calls for the full publication of the Brandon report. He says it found there were 108 incidents of sexual abuse against at least 18 intellectually disabled residents by ant between 2003 and 2016 at the Ard Gréine Court Complex in Co. Donegal.…