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A heated exchange has taken place in the Dáil this afternoon between a Sligo Leitrim TD and the Taoiseach over the process in involved in renewing or applying for passports. Sligo Leitrim TD Deputy Marc MacSharry raised the matter with Micheal Martin. Deputy MacSharry outlined how the turnaround time for…

The Taoiseach has told a Donegal TD that Sinn Fein is exploiting the Mica scandal for electoral and political gain. Micheal Martin made his remark after Deputy Pearse Doherty asked if the proposed mica redress scheme announced yesterday was fit for purpose, saying some people would have to find €45,000…

Taoiseach Micheál Martin should quit as Fianna Fáil leader during the Dáil’s summer break, according to a Sligo/Leitrim TD. Marc MacSharry’s call comes after the party got less than 5 per cent in this week’s Dublin Bay South by-election. He says the parliamentary party should meet, in-person, over the next…

Micheál Martin has hit back at internal criticism from some of his TDs. At the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party meeting yesterday, Sligo/Leitrim Deputy, Marc MacSharry, said Leo Varadkar was running rings around him in press conferences. He also said the Taoiseach has a teacher to pupil style relationship with his…

General election candidate Peter Casey says he will represent Donegal IF elected to the 33rd Dail. The businessman is running for a seat in Donegal AND he’s also contesting Dublin West, the same constituency as the Taoiseach. He says he’s running in the Dublin West constituency to give people a…

In a statement to Ocean Fm news, Fine Gael Deputy Tony McLoughlin says he is due to speak with the Taoiseach about his political future following today’s developments this weekend. He says he is looking forward to speaking with Leo Varadakar and his my fellow Fine Gael Oireachtas colleagues and…