Doherty Slams Government over Legal Aid Changes involving Personal Insolvency Cases

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty has criticized the Government for approving recent changes to Legal Aid involving Personal Insolvency Cases which removes the debtor's automatic provision of funding for a barrister.

Speaking during a Dáil debate yesterday (Wednesday) in which he described the changes as an attack on the most vulnerable and a coup for Banks and Vulture funds, the Donegal TD urged Government to reverse the move.

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Brian Carr to Seek Sinn Féin Nomination for Glenties

Glenties community activist Brian Carr has today declared that he will be seeking the Sinn Féin nomination to contest the upcoming local elections as one of three candidates to go forward from the party for a council seat in the Municipal District of Glenties.


His declaration comes following the announcement earlier this week that the party intends to run three candidates in the Glenties Electoral Area for this May’s vote.


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