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A row has erupted in the Dáil after Sinn Féin said the Government should be ashamed of its record when it comes to housing. It comes amid a severe shortage of student accommodation. ITSligo Students Union President, Daire Martin recently said some students are being forced to look at hotel…

A Donegal TD is welcoming the news that a new Garda Insurance Fraud Coordination Office is to be established. Sinn Féin spokesperson on Finance Pearse Doherty says the office will allow policyholders who suspect a fraudulent claim has been made against them to report this directly to the Gardaí instead…

A Donegal TD has described as “deeply disappointing” the fact that no legal action has been taken by the competition regulator against the insurance industry after a five-year investigation. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) said it had secured “legally binding commitments” from six insurers – AIG Europe, AXA…

A Donegal TD has described the recent Report on Dual Pricing in the Insurance Market by the Central Bank as a damning indictment of the insurance industry, and has said it represents a “victory for consumers.” Sinn Féin spokesperson on Finance Pearse Doherty TD has long called for a ban…

A Donegal TD is urging the government to ensure the Donegal to Dublin flight service is restored as soon as possible. Stobart Air has announced it’s ceasing all flights with immediate effect and is going into liquidation resulting in 12 Aer Lingus regional routes and 480 jobs being impacted by…

€2.4m has been allocated for the building of a new Cleary Centre in Donegal Town for those with intellectual disabilities. €100,000 of the money is to be spent this year on design work. Mary Gorman, chairperson of the Parents and Friends Association for those with intellectual disabilities, has been telling…

A bill introduced by a north west TD aimed at combating differential pricing has been debated in the dail. Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty introduced the Insurance (Restriction on Differential Pricing) Bill 2021 which aims to ban the practice of offering customers different prices for the same services, notably house and…