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A Donegal Sinn Fein TD has described the legislation on the Northern Ireland Protocol published by the British government yesterday, as ‘reckless’.   The EU’s expected to resume legal proceedings over what it sees as previous UK breaches of the Brexit deal.   The European Commission’s also warning it’ll take…

A Donegal TD  has reacted angrily to the passing of the Government’s Sea Fisheries Bill.   The bill implements a penalty points system for the masters of sea fishing boats.   Sinn Féin spokesperson on Fisheries and the Marine, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD, claims that the legislation discriminates against Irish…

A Donegal TD is calling for the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections to be brought forward.   The calls were made after the decision by the North’s First Minister to resign.   After only 8 months in the role the DUP’s Paul Givan’s stood down in protest over the Northern Ireland…

Plans to give adopted people the right to access their birth certificates are expected to be approved by Cabinet this morning.   Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman is bringing proposed Birth Information and Tracing legislation before his government colleagues.   It’s expected new legislation will be published this afternoon giving adopted…

The government have been criticised for refusing to provide relief for mortgage holders, despite the European Regulator allowing for the reactivation of Covid-19 payment breaks since December.   With level 5 restrictions set to continue until at least April, the Donegal TD Padraig MacLochalin says that following the move by…

Sinn Féin will bring a motion before the Dail today which will aim to help workers and families who are struggling to pay heating and electricity bills.   Under current regulations, people must be unemployed for over 15 months before they are entitled to financial support with their heating costs.…

Donegal TD Padraig MacLochlainn says the Government have serious questions to answer as to why they rejected a recommendation a fortnight ago to move to Level 5 for four weeks.   The Government have now opted to move the Country to level 5 restrictions for a period of 6 weeks.…