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The Government lost its Dáil majority last night.   Donegal TD Joe McHugh resigned the Fine Gael whip after voting against the Mica redress scheme.   While it means the Government has no technical majority, it believes with support from the Deputy McHugh, two suspended Green Party TDs and some…

The Cathaoirleach of the local Authority in Sligo has dismissed what he describes as ‘ scare mongering’ over recent concern being expressed over the county not being announced yesterday along with Clare and Limerick as counties being added to the Mica Redress Scheme.   The Munster counties yesterday joined Donegal…

Sligo won’t be forgotten about in any defective block compensation scheme. That’s according to Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor and PRO of the Sligo Pyrite Action Group, Thomas Healy, who spoke at Friday’s protest outside of Leinster House. Campaigners claim upwards of 20,000 people attended the Mica Action Group protest demanding…