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Concerns have been express by a Sligo Leitrim TD that the Government still not having brought in legislation to restore the old age pension age to 66.   The move has failed to happen despite pre-elections promises from a number of parties to reduce the pension age.   As things stand…

A Sligo Leitrim TD claims there are many major challenges facing gardai at present.   94 per cent of middle-ranking members of the force say they’ve had difficulty enforcing Covid-19 legislation as the lockdown has unwound.   That’s according to a survey of 2,000 members, conducted by the Association of…

Staff from Leitrim County Council are continuing access the damage from by mudslides near Drumkeeran, which were caused by heavy rain over in recent days.   A large of quantity peat slid down the Mountain above the ‘Dawn of Hope Bridge’ which has been covered and extensively damaged.   A…

The Dáil has been paying tribute to Detective Garda Colm Horkan.   He was killed last week when he was shot a number of times while responding to an incident in Castlerea in Co Roscommon.   Sligo Leitrim TD Frank Feighan has called for politicians and the media alike to…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says any plans to stage another general election campaign would be seen as reckless with the country engaged in a fierce battle with the Covid-19 pandemic.   Sinn Fein spokesperson on justice and equality, Sligo Leitrim TD, Martin Kenny made the comments in repose to the…

  The Education Minister has been accused of mishandling the Junior and Leaving Cert during the Coronavirus crisis. The Dáil is hearing statements on education this afternoon as questions about the state exams persist.   The Education Minister is facing questions in the Dáil this afternoon on the decision to…