Sligo-Leitrim

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Forget him not: John Perry of Fine Gael. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former Fine Gael minister of state John Perry will attempt to make his political comeback this week as he contests what is certain to be one of the mo(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Eamon Scanlon.

Fianna Fáil has won two seats in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency where in the last election they took none. Senator Marc MacSharry topped the poll an(...)

Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross said: “We are totally and utterly different from any other body or entity in Irish politics.” File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Leading Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross has said Sinn Féin would need to undergo a “Pauline conversion to democracy” before his group could support(...)

In an  action against Fine Gael, John  Perry TD says a selection convention result of last October should be set aside because of serious irregularities in how it was run. File photograph: Collins Courts

Fine Gael general secretary Tom Curran has told the High Court the option of adding Deputy John Perry as a third candidate for the general election in(...)

The number of Dáil seats has been cut from 166 to 158 and the number of constituencies from 43 to 40. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Big changes in the shape and size of many Dáil constituencies have changed the electoral map of Ireland since the last general election. The number(...)

 John Perry:  failed to secure a place on the Fine Gael  ticket for Sligo-Leitrim after the executive council issued a directive to select one candidate from each county. Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell8

Former minister of State John Perry is attempting to have his failure to secure a place on a Fine Gael general election ticket debated at a meeting o(...)

 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(...)