TD supports Donegal student leader arrested in the Dáil

first_img Google+ TD supports Donegal student leader arrested in the Dáil Twitter Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterestcenter_img By News Highland – November 15, 2012 PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Previous articleWarning: Don’t feel obliged to appear hospitable to strangersNext article“The Hills of Donegal” are for sale claims farm forestry spokesman News Highland Twitter Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers The President of the Union of Students in Ireland was last night arrested in the Dáil.John Logue, who is from Letterkenny, and around one hundred students were in the visitor gallery, watching as TDs voted on a motion put down by Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail.It callied on the Education Minister to freeze student fees and third level grants at their current rates in December’s budget – it was defeated.Students stood up and turned their backs to the TDs in protest.It’s against Dail rules to stand up in the visitor gallery and when Mr. Logue refused to sit down – he was arrested and taken to Pearse Street Garda Station.He was released from Garda custody a short time later.Donegal Depuy Charlie McConalogue spoke on the motion – he says Mr Logue should never have been arrested:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/mclogDAIL.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApplast_img read more

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