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The Independent radio sector, as well as local newspapers need to be given more support during this crisis. Thats according to a number of rural Independent TDs, including Sligo/Leitrim’s Marian Harkin and Roscommon/East Galway’s Michael Fitzmaurice. The Independent group are calling on Minister Richard Bruton to release more funding for…

Independent Sligo/Leitrim TD Marian Harkin says another technical group is expected to be formed when the 33rd Dail meets today. Already a Rural Independent group has been established to guarantee speaking time for deputies. It’s the first move toward independent rural TDs coming together to be recognised as one group…

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…

The Common Agricultural Policy must deliver the necessary supports for farmers in the North West.   That’s according to Sligo/Leitrim Independent General Election candidate and former MEP Marian Harkin who attended a local public meeting of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association in Sligo town.   The Independent candidate…

The former TD and MEP, Marian Harkin has just confirmed that she will contest the upcoming general election as in independent in the Sligo/Leitrim/South Donegal/North Roscommon constituency.   Harkin who previously served as a TD in Sligo Leitrim from 2002 to 2007 and as an MEP from 2004 to 2019.…

Former TD and MEP, Marian Harkin, has ended speculation that she is considering standing for Fine Gael in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency at the next General Election. In a message on twitter last night, Ms Harkin said that in response to such speculation, while she has full respect for those engaged…