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A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for a food regulator or ombudsman to ensure beef farmers get a fair margin on prices they get for their produce. During a debate in the Dail yesterday, Deputy Marc MacSharry also called for a small holdings viability grant to be provided under reform of…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for the government’s Strategic Communications Unit to be scrapped. A number of opposition TD’s accused the Taoiseach of being addicted to spin yesterday as they rowed in behind a Sinn Fein motion to disband the unit. But Leo Varadkar has urged the Dail to await…

There are fears that farmers could be facing a fodder shortage this winter. And a Sligo/Leitrim TD is now calling on the government to make preparations. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry says a number of farmers worried about fodder stocks have already been in touch with him. He says the…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for work on four sewerage schemes in County Sligo to all start immediately now that An Bord Pleanala has overruled an objection in relation to one of them. The four proposed plants are for Ballinafad, Grange, Tubbercurry and Strandhill. All are in one bundle but…