Sinn Féin Councillor Marie-Therese Gallagher has reacted to the recent St Vincent de Paul report on Back to School costs by saying that the report’s findings clearly show that not enough is being done by government to support parents to meet the costs of sending their children to school.
Closure of 17 Donegal Post Offices further Proof of Government Indifference towards Rural Ireland – Doherty
Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has slammed the Government over what he says is its complete indifference and antipathy towards rural Donegal.
The Donegal TD was commenting on the publication yesterday by An Post of a list of 159 post offices which are set to close over the coming months, including 17 branches in Donegal.
Ó Fearraigh Calls on Council and Donegal Fire Service to Respond to Claims that Crews were Unavailable to Tend to Falcarragh House Fire
Sinn Féin Councillor John Sheamais Ó Fearraigh is demanding answers from both Donegal County Council and the County Fire Service amid reports that fire crews were delayed responding to an emergency call out involving a house fire in Falcarragh yesterday (Monday) because no fire crew was available to tend the scene from a nearby Fire Station.
While it’s understood that fire personnel from Gaoth Dobhair did eventually arrive at the scene, it’s claimed that a failure by management to ensure that adequate cover was in place in Falcarragh resulted in the property having sustained significant damage owing to the delay.
Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has reacted angrily to the latest waiting list data at Letterkenny University Hospital which has revealed that 2,351 patients have been waiting for over a year and half to receive outpatient treatment at the hospital.
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