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A Donegal TD has described Budget 2023 as a missed opportunity.   Sinn Feins Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty has said the Budget needed to show more support to low and middle income earners.   Speaking in the Dail this afternoon, Deputy Doherty accused the Government of making the wrong choices…

The Tánaiste says he would be disappointed if the new Mica Redress Scheme wasn’t up and running in the New Year.   Affected homeowners are said to be anxious over facing into another winter without their homes fixed.   Leo Varadkar was responding to question in the Dáil on the…

The Government is coming under pressure to introduce a windfall tax on energy companies before the budget.   Donegal TD Pearse Doherty says it’s immoral that energy firms are profiteering on the cost of living crisis, caused by the war in Ukraine.   Companies producing wind energy are expected to…

Sinn Fein’s Finance Spokesperson and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty is demanding guarantees from AIB that they won’t revisit plans to withdraw cash services from any of its branches.   It’s after the bank did a u-turn today and scrapped plans to make 70 branches cashless.   It follows a public…

A Donegal Sinn Fein TD has reiterated that many people cannot afford to wait until October for the budget.   The party’s proposal for an emergency budget was defeated in the Dáil last night.   Sinn Fein called for urgent action on the cost-of-living crisis, but the government opposed the…

A Donegal TD has accused Finance Minister Pascal Donohoe of ‘not getting it’ when it comes to the rising cost of living.   Sinn Féin’s proposal for an emergency budget will be voted on in the Dáil tonight.   The Government last night opposed the motion, and put forward its…

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…