Over €2 million of advance payments to Donegal sheep farmers

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Donegal T.D., Charlie McConalogue has announced the commencement of advance payments under Year 6 of the Sheep Welfare Scheme. The Minister said he was pleased to announce that a total of €15.5 million has commenced issuing to some 17,500 farmers participating in the Sheep Welfare Scheme nationally. This […]

McConalogue confirms project progress for Scoil Cholmcille Newtowncunningham

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal T.D., Charlie McConalogue, confirmed today that the extension project for Scoil Cholmcille, Newtowncunningham, has received approval to proceed to tender under the Additional School Accommodation Scheme. The project will consist of two SET rooms. Charlie McConalogue said this confirmation is good news for the school community and will […]

McConalogue slams Sinn Fein’s no-confidence vote

The Government has won a motion of confidence, with Micheál Martin’s coalition securing 85 votes in the motion which was tabled in response to a no-confidence vote by Sinn Féin. Minister McConalogue was one of many that voted for a motion of confidence. Minister McConalogue slammed Sinn Fein during the Motion of Confidence in the […]

‘I have great fears for Fianna Fáil in Donegal’

FORMER Fianna Fáil Senator Enda Bonner has expressed doubts about his party’s ability to return a TD in Donegal in the next general election. In February 2020, Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue (FF) beat off the challenge of his former Dáil colleague Pat The Cope Gallagher to join Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn, […]

McConalogue, McHugh and Pringle take the last seats

In a nail biting end to General Election 2020 in Donegal, here are the following results:   Pat the Cope Gallagher (FF)  -+928, overall vote: 11, 074 Advertisement Charlie McConalogue (FF)  -+1,162, total vote 11, 432 Joe McHugh (FG)   – + 1,184, total votes 12,104 Thomas Pringle (Non Party)  – +1, 490, total votes 12, […]

Breaking: Charlie McConalogue tipped to keep seat

  BREAKING: It is now believed Charlie McConalogue (FF) will take his seat along with Thomas Pringle (Ind) and Joe McHugh (FG). Awaiting Returning Officer, Geraldine O’Connor with official results. Pat the Cope Gallagher has been in public office for more than 40  years. The official result remains to be seen, but speculation is mounting […]