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All schools, colleges and childcare facilities across the country will close today to limit the spread of Coronavirus.   The Taoiseach has announced cultural institutions like theatres and concert venues will also be shut until March 29th.   Indoor gatherings of over 100 people and outdoor gatherings of over 500…

The Taoiseach says that more beds will be opened at Emergency Departments around the country. Leo Varadkar was responding to a query from Donegal Fianna Fail TD Charlie McConologue on the ongoing trolley crisis that is affecting Letterkenny University Hospital in particular. Deputy McConologue says both staff and patients are…

A Donegal TD has accused the Taoiseach of making financial decisions from ivory towers. The comments came from Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty after the Finance Minister announced the government won’t spend the full fiscal space available in the budget. Leo Varadkar hit back saying Sinn Féin’s policies would…

The Taoiseach insists the designation of Sligo and Letterkenny as growth centres is significant. Sligo was designated a regional growth centre but so too was Letterkenny, Athlone and Dundalk. Speaking to Ocean FM, the Taoiseach said the move will benefit not just Sligo and Donegal but the whole county and…

The Taoiseach says we need to stop talking down Rural Ireland. Leo Varadkar says it is alive and well and people were being too negative when they talk about the country. Following Eir’s withdrawal from the bid process for the National Broadband Plan, there are fears high speed internet won’t…