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A Donegal TD says the practice of differential pricing must end. This is the practice where insurance companies charge different customers different prices for the same goods or services. The Irish independent reports that some over 70’s are being charged upwards of a thousand euro more for their car insurance…

A local TD says the Commission of Investigation Report into Mother and Baby Homes has failed survivors in many ways. TD’s have been discussing the report in the Dail with some County Councils around the country also considering issuing an apology for their involvement. Donegal Sinn Fein TD, Pearse Doherty,…

A local TD is criticising the government for not seeking payments breaks for mortgage holders and SMEs. Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Finance and Donegal TD, Pearse Doherty, believes it is a ‘slap in the face’ to those who have lost their job. Deputy Doherty wrote to Tanaiste Leo Varadkar, who…

A Donegal TD is calling for the Minister for Finance to ensure lenders provide an extension in loan payment breaks for borrowers affected by the latest round of Covid-19 restrictions without additional interest being imposed. The Sinn Fein Finance spokesman Pearse Doherty says that on December 2nd the European banking…

There were heated exchanges in the Dail today over the student nurses pay dispute. Donegal Sinn Fein TD, Pearse Doherty, raised the issue with Tanaiste leo Varadkar this afternoon where he highlighted a number of issues from nursing students such as instances of being alone with terminally ill patients. The…

A Donegal TD has warned that the October surge in mortgage approvals, has contributed to a continued spike in house prices. Recent figures, published by the Banking and Payments Federation, showed that the average mortgage approval amount for first-time buyers had increased by €10,000 over the past year. The Sinn…

A Donegal Sinn Fein TD says his party colleague Brian Stanley will address his Public Accounts Committee colleagues after he deleted a tweet which prompted a backlash online. The post referred to the War of Independence and the Troubles. Deputy Stanley has since apologised for the tweet. Some are calling…