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A Sligo Leitrim TD has called on the government not to miss out on a golden opportunity to properly restructure policing in this country.   The cabinet are today discussing plans to significantly reform the accountability of An Garda Siochana.   The Bill from Justice Minister Helen McEntee would create…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says that consideration may have to be given to providing the Gardai with additional powers when it comes to non-essential travel.   Presently anyone caught travelling abroad for a non-essential reason can now be fined 500 euro.   However Gardaí currently do not have the power…

Tougher fines or more enforcement is not the answer to stopping the spread of Covid-19, according to a Sligo Leitrim TD Last month fines of up to 500 euro were introduced for breaches of regulations. Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny says people are doing their best to follow the rules:…

Tributes have been paid this morning to the former Leitrim farming and Sinn Fein official Pat Gilhooley.   Mr Gilhooley served as chairman of the Leitrim IFA and also contested the 2019 local elections on behalf of Sinn Fein in the Ballinamore local electoral area.   Sligo Leitrim TD Martin…

It’s expected a level four plus system will be placed on the entire country this evening.   Travel limits, non-essential retail closing and bars and restaurants moving to takeaway only are some of the measures expected from tonight’s announcement.   The cabinet sub-committee led by the leaders of the three…

The Garda Commissioner has been called on to provide instruction and resources to Gardaí to break up raves and street parties taking place around the country which are flying in the face Covid-19 regulations.   Sligo Leitrim TD, Deputy Martin Kenny has called on Drew Harris take immediate action against…