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  Agri Week 0207 2020 Running Order   00.51             Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice on the new government, the lack of senior ministers in the north west and what will it mean for agriculture/   07.33             Feature interview with the former IFA President Joe Healy on the appointment of Barry Cowen…

As the third week of government formation talks will get under way later this morning, Ocean FM News understand that Independent TD’s including Sligo Leitrim TD, Marian Harkin have been approached about having negotiations next week, to see if they’d support the parties in government.   Independent deputy Michael Fitzmaurice…

This Week’s budget has been described as the most anti-rural budget in the history of the state and is another anti-rural declaration by the current government. Thar’s according to Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The Roscommon east Galway TD says the government are growing more and detached from rural areas like…

There are calls for clarity on the details of changes to the Fair Deal scheme.   The purpose of the scheme is to help with the cost of care for those entering nursing homes or requiring care.   New reforms of the scheme are meant to ease the financial burden…

The leader of the Labour Party has accused the Taoiseach of playing ‘a dangerous game’ with the public finances.   Speaking in the run up to Friday’s local and European elections, Brendan Howlin is accusing Fine Gael of shamelessly trying to ‘buy’ the upcoming elections with the National Children’s Hospital,…