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Donegal TD Deputy Pearse Doherty has said his conviction for a “very minor breach of the peace” has been dealt with and called on Tánaiste Leo Varadkar to focus on supporting people who cannot heat their homes.   The Sinn Fein TD issued a statement addressing the Dáil clash with…

There’s been a heated exchange in the Dail yet again between Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Donegal Sinn Fein TD Pearse Doherty.   Deputy Pearse Doherty raised the revelations from the ESRI today that found 29 per cent are struggling because of high energy costs, with 1 in 10 currently in…

Sinn Fein has repeated its call for an immediate mini-budget to deal with the cost of living crisis.   The Dail has heard families are struggling to make ends meet, with Sinn Fein saying the government is ‘out of touch’.   It follows concerns energy and fuel prices are set…

A row has broken out in the Dail over the rising cost of rent.   The North West has seen some of the biggest increases in rent nationwide.   Speaking in the Dail, Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty questioned the Tanaiste over the Governments approach to…

Donegal Sinn Fein TD, Pearse Doherty, has reiterated calls for the full publication of the Brandon report. He says it found there were 108 incidents of sexual abuse against at least 18 intellectually disabled residents by ant between 2003 and 2016 at the Ard Gréine Court Complex in Co. Donegal.…

A Donegal TD says the proposed €8.5m flood defence for the North West River Basin in Donegal Town needs to be progressed quicker. The proposed development consists of flood water storage, embankments and walls to protect around 73 buildings with the funding coming from the government’s €1.3b Flood Risk Management…