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There were tense scenes at the latest meeting of Sligo County Council, after a Sinn Féin Councillor labelled Independent representatives in government as “soft” when bringing motions forward. Councillor Arthur Gibbons claimed that current Independents align themselves to certain political parties, and that such moves were made to keep Sinn…

The Sinn Féin Finance spokesperson is calling on the government to invest the surplus intake on income tax, VAT and Cinto addressing the current health and housing crisis that are impacting the country.   Deputy Pearse Doherty has made the calls after the government collected around 100 billion euro in…

Anyone convicted of stealing a family pet could face a 10-month prison sentence. A bill is being introduced in the Dail today to deal with the issue, after a spike in cases during the pandemic. Leitrim Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon says punishment needs to be handed down to those…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says more should be done that people that recieve court fines should pay them. More than 84,000 court fines were issued over the past 18 months. The data shows just over 2,000 cases remain either under appeal or have gone to a judicial review. Speaking to…

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…

A Sligo Leitrim TD believes that the Government retrofitting scheme is not working.   A Sinn Fein motion was debated in the Dail last night, calling for a significant increase in the retrofitting budget for 2023, and to target that funding at the poorest, coldest, and most carbon intensive homes.…