Donegal TD’s to remain in current positions in Sinn Féin frontbench reshuffle

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has today announced a wide-ranging frontbench reshuffle. The opposition party has made ten significant changes during the reshuffle but Donegal deputy’s Pádraig Mac Lochlainn and Pearse Doherty will remain in their current positions. Pádraig Mac Lochlainn will continue as Sinn Féin Chief Whip and spokesperson on Fisheries and […]

‘Rail line between Portadown and Donegal should be prioritised’

The Minister for Transport said the government would be prepared to invest in Northern Ireland rail infrastructure as he believes the line between Donegal and Portadown should be treated as a priority. Deputy Eamon Ryan said he believes there is a need for balanced regional development, ‘particularly for the north west, and specifically on the lack of […]

‘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, […]