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A Leitrim Councillor has raised concerns over the amount of money being spent by the government on an annual basis to subsidies private landlords. In monetary terms it’s claimed that the amount spent is in excess of 1 billion euro, which represents nearly a third of all government spending on…

A Donegal TD is urging the government to ensure the Donegal to Dublin flight service is restored as soon as possible. Stobart Air has announced it’s ceasing all flights with immediate effect and is going into liquidation resulting in 12 Aer Lingus regional routes and 480 jobs being impacted by…

There are contrasting views today among public elected representatives in the northwest when it comes to the fallout from revelations that political parties have engaged in using fake poling representatives to obtain voters’ views.   The controversy over fake poling representatives continues to rumble on into its second day, yesterday…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has expressed concern in relation to recent media reports in relation to the cancellation of 999 emergency calls.   Sinn Féin spokesperson for Justice Martin Kenny TD says it’s extremely worrying that thousands of 999 calls were allegedly cancelled by members of An Garda Síochána, including…

A Donegal TD has issued a stark warning that Troika style controls with major cuts to income supports could be on the way as the country attempts to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.   The warning have been issued by the Deputy Pearse Doherty.   He says such measures will…

The President of Sinn Féin, Mary Lou McDonald has issued an apology for the IRA’s murder of Lord Mountbatten in Sligo which occurred 42 years ago.       The Sinn Fein leader was speaking following the funeral of Prince Philip, Lord Mountbatten’s nephew on Saturday.  In an interview with…