*Sayed Farid Sanai. Afghan journalist and former Ennis resident Sayed Farid Sanai has said Afghanistan “is going to a darkness” following the devastating earthquake which rocked the middle eastern state last week.
A former Afghanistan news anchor who had to flee his native country over attempts on his life by the Taliban has warned that terrorism will spread to other countries if the escalating situation is not put under control.
*Sayed Farid Sanai. Photograph: John Mangan Delays with the processing of international protection applications has left one Clare Direct Provision resident fearing for the lives of his family in Afghanistan.
*Sayed Farid Sanai, Cllr Ann Norton and Trudy Leyden. In what was the coldest part of the campaign trail to date, temperatures hit two degrees as Trudy Leyden (IND) called to the people of Barefield seeking their first preference vote.
Trudy Leyden has become the first Ennis candidate to enter the race for the upcoming General Election.