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A local TD is calling for an EU wide approach on reopening the nations airports such as Knock Airport. Sligo/Leitrim TD and Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Marc MacSharry raised the issue in the Dail recently with Transport Minister, Shane Ross. A taskforce has been set up…

After two long, exciting and historic days, the north west has got it’s new representatives for the 33rd Dail.   Sinn Fein’s popularity is clear all over the Sligo/Leitrim and Donegal Constituencies. Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn were elected on the first count in Donegal, with Deputy Doherty topping the…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD and the Fianna Fail spokesman on Transport says consideration should be given to suspending all NCT tests until an issue with lifts is resolved. Marc MacSharry, a general election candidate, says this is the approach that has been taken in Northern Ireland. Part of NCT tests that…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is hitting out at the increasing cost of the new National Children’s Hospital. The board overseeing the project says they will ‘robustly defend’ extra contractor claims. Chairman Fred Barry told a meeting with Health Minister Simon Harris these costs represent the ‘biggest risk’ in the project. The…