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A local TD doesn’t believe the government’s Housing for all plan does enough to address the high cost of rents in the country. Independent Deputy, Marian Harkin raised the matter with Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien, in the Dail recently where she used residents in Berlin, Germany as an example…

A number of local TD’s have highlighted their concerns over the delay in access to information for adopted people. Independent Donegal TD, Thomas Pringle introduced the Adoption Information Bill along with Deputy Catherine Connolly at the beginning of this year seeking to address Ireland’s laws around adoptive persons data. He…

A local TD says eradicating domestic violence should be a priority for the government. Speaking in the Dail, Sligo/Leitrim Indpendent TD, Marian Harkin said it sometimes feels that as a society, we don’t fully understand ‘the horror’ that people go through. She said 370,000 women in Ireland will experience some…

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…