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The Taoiseach has told a Donegal TD that Sinn Fein is exploiting the Mica scandal for electoral and political gain. Micheal Martin made his remark after Deputy Pearse Doherty asked if the proposed mica redress scheme announced yesterday was fit for purpose, saying some people would have to find €45,000…

The Taoiseach Micheal Martin will meet the State Attorney General Paul Gallagher in the coming days to discuss the mica scandal which is impacting homes in Donegal, Sligo and Mayo.   The Fianna Fáil Leader confirmed in the media of the weekend that the meeting will discuss how the Government…

The Taoiseach has warned people need to take personal responsibility on the first weekend pubs and restaurants are back open.   Yesterday was the first time venues were allowed to serve food indoors since October.   There is a fear among public health officials that the increased socialising will lead…

A major row broke out in the Dáil yesterday afternoon between the Taoiseach and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty.   The argument erupted as politicians salaries were being discussed.   The Taoiseach was speaking about the importance of politicians and parties maintaining their financial  independence.   https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202020/Dail%20row%201%20web.wav     However,  Deputy…

A Sligo Fianna Fáil Councillor has expressed concerns for the future of Fianna Fáil if they push ahead with the proposed collation with Fine Gael to form the next government.   The concerns have been raised by Sligo Drumcliff Councillor Donal Gilroy.   Cllr Gilroy says that Party Leader Michael…

Drumkeerin based Fianna Fáil Councillor Mary Bohan has become the latest Fianna Fail member to call into the question the future of the party leader Michael Martin.   There have been renewed calls on the Michael Martin to step down from his position in the aftermath of the recent general…