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Fine Gael candidate Gabrielle McFadden won the Longford-Westmeath byelection early this morning after a marathon count.She was declared elected at St (...)

Meath East Fine Gael TD, Helen McEntee, canvassing with Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael bye-election candidate, Cllr Gabrielle McFadden, in Athlone Town Shopping Centre. 2:00

Mayor of Athlone and Westmeath county councillor Gabrielle McFadden is the favourite to win the Longford-Westmeath byelection.Sister of Nicky McFadde(...)

 Willie Penrose: “It is looking unlikely” that Labour will run a candidate in the Longford by-election. File photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Labour is now unlikely to run a candidate in the Longford-Westmeath by-election, a local party TD has said.Willie Penrose said Labour had hoped Conal (...)

Gabrielle McFadden, sister of Nicky McFadden (above), said she knows the work involved in being a TD.

Fine Gael byelection candidate Cllr Gabrielle McFadden has rejected suggestions of dynasty building as she was formally ratified at the Longford-Westm(...)

Cllr Ruth Coppinger of the Socialist Party. Photograph: Eric Luke

The political consensus has anointed Fingal Cllr Ruth Coppinger of the Socialist Party as the favourite to take the Dublin West seat vacated when form(...)

Former Labour TD Patrick Nulty: Dublin West byelection follows his resignation. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government has confirmed the byelections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will take place on May 23rd, the date of the local and Eur(...)

The Dublin West byelection follows the resignation of Independent  TD Patrick Nulty.

The Government has moved the writs for the two byelections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath to take place on May 23rd, the same date as the local(...)

Nicky McFadden: Her sister Gabrielle said she will contest the by-election caused by Ms McFadden’s death

The sister of the late Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden has said she will contest the by-election caused by Ms McFadden’s death, increasing the like(...)

Brian Hayes (Fine Gael):  tipped to become an MEP for Dublin

The Government has decided to bring the Dáil back a week earlier from its Easter recess. (...)

Eoin McFadden (centre left) carrying the remains of his mother Nicky Mc Fadden into at Our Lady’s Queen of Peace Church, Coosan, Athlone for funeral Mass. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny were among hundreds of mourners in attendance today at the Funeral of Nicky McFadden, the (...)