Frank Feighan: said he had received death threats after voting with his party to close Roscommon Hospital’s emergency department. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fine Gael Senator and former TD Frank Feighan is to seek the party’s nomination to contest the next general election. Mr Feighan, who said he had rec(...)

Members of the local party faithful were at a Fine Gael function in Coady’s pub in Castlebar  shortly after the February election, when Taoiseach Enda Kenny introduced his daughter Aoibhinn. File photograph: Google Street View

Quite a few people in the Taoiseach’s home town of Castlebar were scratching their heads yesterday after reading a headline in the Connaught Telegraph(...)

Former Fine Gael Frank Feighan: Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan said on Wednesday he felt vindicated as Health Minister Simon Harris officially opened a new €5.5 million endoscopy un(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Irish Water was “here to stay”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted he is “very happy” with the three-party strategy in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency, where outgoing TD John Perry was(...)

Joe Queenan - as secretly filmed by the RTÉ Investigations unit. Photograph: RTÉ

The Sligo county councillor filmed offering to act as an intermediary for a company in return for an investment in an agricultural business has again (...)

Former Fine Gael TD John Perry with Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Mr Perry  lost out at the selection convention for Sligo-North Leitrim in a close contest over weekend. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A former Fine Gael TD seeking to return to the Dáil in the constituency where party deputy John Perry lost a selection convention said he can unde(...)

 Fine Gael  leader Enda Kenny  with former minister of state John Perry. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Fine Gael hierarchy will “reflect” before deciding whether it should add former junior minister John Perry to a g(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly: Government wanted to remove barriers for parents seeking employment. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Children James Reilly has said there is no timeframe for implementing the range of measures outlined in the interdepartmental report on c(...)

Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at Lissadell House.

The owners of Lissadell House have described as a “singular honour” the Government’s decision to hold a Cabinet meeting at the historic estate next we(...)

Caitriona Yeats, granddaughter of WB Yeats with Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Photograph: EPA

Britain’s Prince Charles has spoken of his “deep anguish” following the killing by the IRA of his “much loved grand uncle” Lord Louis Mountbatten i(...)