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9 April, 2014

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Matt Carthy - Euro Candidate 2014

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9 April, 2014

SINN FEIN ELECTIONS 2014

You can view images of all Sinn Fein Candidates standing in the Donegal County Council Election on 23rd. May 2014 Read full article


4 January, 2014

Where are Donegal's 468 IDA jobs?- Mac Lochlainn

Where are Donegal's 468 IDA jobs?- Read full article


31 December, 2013

Mac Lochlainn to seek assurances on future of Malin Head Coastguard Station

Mac Lochlainn to seek assurances on future of Malin Head Coastguard Station Read full article


14 September, 2013

Community of Greencastle cannot lose their Post Office service- Mac Lochlainn

Community of Greencastle cannot lose their Post Office service- Mac Lochlainn Read full article


11 September, 2013

Time for a major cross border policing initiative- Mac Lochlainn

Time for a major cross border policing initiative- Mac Lochlainn Read full article


9 September, 2013

One Personal Insolvency Practioner for all of Donegal- Mac Lochlainn

One Personal Insolvency Practioner for all of Donegal- Mac Lochlainn Read full article


18 July, 2013

School Clothing and Footwear Allowance

Councillor Harvey Encourages Parents to check their eligibility for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Read full article


16 July, 2013

Waiting time for North Donegal MABs five times the national average

Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn calls for urgent additional resources Read full article


19 June, 2013

Donegal Sinn Féin TDs meet student leaders in Dublin to discuss grants and youth unemployment

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17 June, 2013

Mac Lochlainn to seek emergency funding for Donegal farmers

Local Sinn Féin elected representatives meet Donegal IFA Read full article


29 May, 2013

Mac Lochlainn calls on Minister to avail of Donegal's fire fighters as back up the ambulance service

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27 May, 2013

Cllr.Marie Therese Gallagher - Dungloe Hospital

Cllr Marie Therese Gallagher has welcomed unanimous support she received today for her motion for the re-opening of the 10 beds closed by the HSE in Dungloe Community Hospital. Read full article


25 April, 2013

Attacking Sinn Féin will not defeat the family home tax- Mac Lochlainn

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17 April, 2013

Mac Lochlainn seeks assurance on future of Carndonagh Community Hospital

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27 March, 2013

Sinn Féin to meet GAA on impact of emigration

Sinn Féin spokespeople on Rural Ireland Martin Ferris TD and Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh visit Croke Park to meet with the GAA rural depopulation committee. The meeting is part of Sinn Féin's 'Love Rural Ireland' campaign which has been on-going since its launch in Castlebar in March last year. Read full article


11 March, 2013

Prisoners of War Ballykinlar Internment 1920-1921

This new book by Donegal Author and Historian Liam O'Duibhir is the first in-depth study of the main internment camp in Ireland during the War of Independence. Read full article


28 February, 2013

HSE Proposals to cut Beds at St Joseph's Community Hospital Unacceptable - Doherty

Speaking after viewing plans by the HSE to reduce the number of beds in St Joseph's Community Hospital in Stranorlar, Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South West, Pearse Doherty said: Read full article


27 February, 2013

54% of Údarás Buildings Lying Empty -Doherty

Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South West Pearse Doherty has described the fact that 67 out of 125 Údarás na Gaeltachta premises in Donegal which are lying empty as a "scandal." Read full article


27 February, 2013

Government inaction the cause of huge distress to people with disabilities- Doherty

Speaking this morning after several distressed callers have contacted his constituency office in relation to the decision by Minister Reilly to scrap the Mobility Allowance Scheme and the Motorised Transport Grant Scheme, Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South-West Pearse Doherty has blamed Government inaction for the huge distress and confusion. Read full article


21 February, 2013

Decision to send delegation to New York for St Patricks Day, simply wrong - Gallagher

Speaking after decision taken at by Donegal County Council to sanction St Patricks Day trip SF Cllr Marie Therse Gallagher said Read full article


20 February, 2013

The people of Letterkenny need answers on the loss of their Town Council and "Gateway" status- Mac Lochlainn

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18 February, 2013

CAP reforms must deliver a fairer share for small farmers- Donegal Sinn Féin TDs

Donegal Sinn Féin TDs Pádraig Mac Lochlainn and Pearse Doherty have again called on the government to not only ensure that the Irish share of the CAP budget is maintained but also that the CAP is radically reformed to ensure a fairer share of payments to small farming families. Read full article


10 February, 2013

Second annual "Flowers for Magdalenes" event to take place

Sinn Féin, in conjunction with Justice for Magdalenes is to host the second annual "Flowers for Magdalenes" event in Glasnevin cemetery on 3 March at 2pm. Read full article


7 February, 2013

Cost of Anglo Irish Bank bailout

Government "deal" doubles cost of Anglo Irish Bank bailout Read full article


31 January, 2013

Today's closure of 96 Garda Stations will have a massive impact on Rural Ireland - Doherty and MacLochlainn

Speaking as 96 Garda stations across the country are set to close today as part of the Annual Policing Plan for 2013, with 5 stations in Donegal set to close, Sinn Féin Deputies Pádraig MacLochlainn and Pearse Doherty described the move as a "savage attack on Rural Ireland". Read full article


31 January, 2013

Hogan must extend septic tank registration deadline - Doherty

Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South West, Pearse Doherty is demanding that Minister Hogan extend the registration deadline for septic tanks. Read full article


29 January, 2013

Sale of Coillte harvesting rights shouldn't be contemplated following Peter Bacon report - Doherty

Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South West has said the sale of Coillte's harvesting rights "shouldn't even be contemplated" following the recent publication of a report by economist Peter Bacon which found that the proposed sale "cannot be justified" and that the Government's rationale "no longer stands up". Read full article


25 January, 2013

Donegal Sinn Féin TDs to meet with Assistant Garda Commissioner Today

Donegal Sinn Féin TDs Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLóchlainn will meet with the Assistant Garda Commissioner Kieran Kenny in Ballyshannon today. Read full article


19 January, 2013

Government must Develop appropriate Job Creation strategy for North West - Doherty

Speaking today after the announcement of significant temporary lay offs at the RAP packing plant in Gaoth Dobhair, Donegal South West TD Pearse Doherty said: Read full article