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There is calls for the Taoiseach and Minister with Responsibility for Defence to outline the procedures in place in the event of future natural disasters following a gorse fire in Donegal. Last month firefighters and locals fought a huge wildfire which scorched hundreds of acres of land in the west…

Brexit will impact on Donegal more than any other county in Ireland. That’s according to Donegal Sinn Fein Deputy Pearse Doherty who says the Government has failed to provide additional supports to the county as part of Brexit legalisation. He says the county has been left woefully unprepared for the…

A Donegal TD is hitting out at the Government for what he describes as its failure to tackle spiralling insurance costs. Speaking in the Dail, Sinn Fein Deputy Pearse Doherty sharply criticised the Government for not implementing measures to help solve the growing problem of rising insurance premiums. The party’s…

Donegal Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has described the payments to junior bondholders “a betrayal”. The Taoiseach has rejected an opposition claim that he’s “Roll-over Leo” when it comes to Anglo bondholders. Leo Varadkar has said the state will be the largest beneficiary from the liquidation of the former Anglo…

The Dáíl has passed a Bill that could dramatically reduce the interest rates moneylenders charge customers. The draft law from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty includes a 36 percent cap on the rates people would have to pay. He claims some are being charged as much as 187 percent on loans.…

Households in the north west could be in line to receive payments for surplus amounts of electricity they generate and feed into the national grid. The proposal is part of Sinn Fein Bill that’s going through the Oireachtas. The so-called Microgeneration Bill would encourage households and small business to produce…