Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí are investigating a “sinister” death threat which was hand-delivered to Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan on Monday morning. The handwritten letter wa(...)

 Frank Feighan: ‘Roscommon hospital will always be associated with my name.’  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has confirmed he will not contest the next general election. Mr Feighan, who faced a tough re-election bid in the Roscomm(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘There are clearly changes that are needed in the structures of the way things have been done.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says it is a “real tragedy” that a wrong reading of an X-ray has lead to a delayed cancer diagnosis. The Minis(...)

A candlelight vigil in remembrance of Savita Halappanavar was held at the gates of St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin late last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New facilities for women who suffer loss in pregnancy are to be provided on the ward where Savita Halappanavar stayed before her death in University H(...)

A 19-year-old man and an 82-year-old woman were killed in separate incidents in Roscommon and Limerick yesterday.

A 19-year-old man and an 82-year-old woman were killed in separate incidents in Roscommon and Limerick yesterday.The man was killed when the car in wh(...)

A protester pictured at the Roscommon hospital protest outside Leinster House. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

All politics is local, as any politician seeking to close or downgrade a hospital will find out very quickly. No issue provokes such emotion in local (...)

A screengrab from a video showing the apparent scuffle between Deputy Frank Feighan (centre) and John McDermott (left, dark jacket). Image via RTE

An allegation of assault by Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has been reported to gardaí following a scuffle in Co Roscommon on Friday. Roscommon/South Leit(...)

Cllr Maura Hopkins pictured with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. She was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection. Photograph: Fine Gael/Twitter

Cllr Maura Hopkins was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection.A date for the election to replace fo(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Ivan Connaughton: highlighting the failure of the upturn in the economy to impact on constituents

A much-quoted observation throughout the Roscommon-South Leitrim constituency these days is that the forthcoming byelection is Fianna Fáil’s to lose.(...)

Leo Varadkar, who will be asked to debate the issue. Photograph: Alan Betson

Labour Senator John Kelly has said he may not run for the party in the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection unless the Government considers the “feasib(...)