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A Donegal TD has accused the Government of continuing to cater to the private sector in Budget 2022.   He also claims that the fact that the Mica Redress scheme was not a major part of yesterday’s budget was an insult to the families impacted.   Reacting in the Dáil…

Leaked government documents relating to a Working Group Report on mica grants scheme ‘went down like the Titanic in Donegal’ according to a local TD. Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says ‘it’s unlikely’ any support scheme for those impacted by mica and pyrite will be in the budget. Responding…

A number of local TD’s have highlighted their concerns over the delay in access to information for adopted people. Independent Donegal TD, Thomas Pringle introduced the Adoption Information Bill along with Deputy Catherine Connolly at the beginning of this year seeking to address Ireland’s laws around adoptive persons data. He…

A Donegal TD says the current system for planning maritime areas needs to move away from being developer led. Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle questions the accuracy of the likes of environmental reports that, he says, are paid for by developers stating he has ‘never seen a development NOT go ahead’…

A Donegal TD is calling on the government to speed up the rollout of the National Broadband Plan in the county.   The government recently posted an update of the plan with no mention of when the first connections will be available in Donegal or Leitrim with Sligo expected to…

A Donegal TD says Seaview Respite House in Mountcharles needs to reopen as a seven day service. Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle says it was operating from Monday to Thursday before the pandemic but has been very slow to reopen. Deputy Pringle says if Seaview couldn’t run for a week, the…