McConalogue tests positive for Covid-19

Minister for Agriculture and Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue has tested positive for Coronavirus. Members of Cabinet are now self-isolating as a result, including Taoiseach, Micheal Martin and Tanaiste, Leo Varadkar. A spokesperson for Minister McConalogue said: “He is self-isolating and is following all public health guidelines. He has displayed no symptoms and he will continue […]

OECD report should act as wake-up call on Education cuts – McConalogue

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Education and Skills Charlie McConalogue has reacted to the latest education study by the OECD. The report found that the proportion of young people in Ireland who are unemployed and not in education or training programmes is higher than in other developed countries.

Donegal commonage farmers may lose out on SFP

IT has emerged that some commonage farmers in Donegal may not be eligible for the Single Farm Payment (SFP) from 2015 due to new regulations being imposed by the Minister for Agriculture.