Harry Blaney:  Noreen Blaney said her father, who died on Monday aged 85, was always happiest at home on the farm, despite his period as a TD, a county councillor and even in his younger days spending a period in Glasgow on a football trial for Celtic.

A group of veteran Fianna Fáil stalwarts and Blaneyites gathered outside the Catholic church at Massmount on the beautiful Fan(...)

Former senator and Donegal county councillor Bernard McGlinchey (left) at the 1998 Fianna Fáil ard fheis with former minister Jim McDaid (centre) and MEP Brian Crowley. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Stephen Maguire The death has taken place of renowned Donegal politician and businessman Bernard McGlinchey. The Fianna Fáil stalw(...)