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A local TD says ‘simplicity and clarity’ is needed in relation to the easing of restrictions. Sligo/Leitrim Independent TD, Marian Harkin raised concerns with Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, in the Dail yesterday. She said, for example, there are conflicting distancing rules for indoor dining that will cause confusion. One…

The Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris is hosting a cross party meeting this coming Monday with all Oireachtas members in the north west deputies about the Connacht Ulster Alliance Technological University. Teachers Union of Ireland representatives at IT Sligo, GMIT and LYIT voted in favour of forming the University…

A local TD is asking the government to consider an extension of the Carer’s Leave Allowance. Sligo/Leitrim Independent Deputy, Marian harkin, made the comments in the Dail on Thursday. She said it should be extended for those who cannot return to work due to ongoing care needs during the pandemic.…