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The claims of THE Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, that public meetings and rallies being organised Sinn Fein in relation to Government formation are acts of intimidation and bullying have been described as laughable and hysterical by a Donegal TD.   Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn says that public meetings outside of elections are…

The Green Party’s Chair of the National Executive, Bláithín Gallagher, says they are open to speaking with ‘everyone.’ Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald, held talks with Green Party leader, Eamon Ryan, yesterday and said they have agreed to ‘exchange ideas’ and will meet further over the coming days. Talks…

Political attention is now turning towards the formation of the new Government. Fianna Fail are now the largest party in the Country 38 seats, Sinn Fein with 37 and Fine Gael with 36. Andrew Mooney has this report. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/Election%202020%20PKG%20LUNCH.mp3  

Children from across the north west with disabilities are facing major waiting times to have an assessment of their needs completed. Nationally more than 4,600 applications are overdue with over three thousand at least three months behind. The ‘assessment of need’ allows children to be diagnosed with a disability, like…

A Sligo/Leitrim general election candidate is calling on Children and Youth Affairs Minister Katherine Zappone to withdraw a threat to stop payments to creches for a day that their staff attend a demonstration over funding. The creches have been told that they will lose payments if they close on February…

Sligo county councillors will meet again next Friday evening in a final attempt to agree on a budget for the coming year. It follows a meeting yesterday evening lasting about 10 minutes during which councillors voted 9-6 against adopting the budget. Fine Gael, Independent Socialist and Sinn Fein councillors voted…