Former Fine Gael TDs John Perry and Frank Feighan will face a tough battle to get on the party’s ticket in Sligo-Leitrim for the next general election when members vote in a selection convention on Thursday night.

Former Fine Gael TDs John Perry and Frank Feighan will face a tough battle to get on the party’s ticket in Sligo-Leitrim for the next general election(...)

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(...)

Anglers and canoeists held a rally at a Border lake on Saturday in a bid to put pressure on political parties to support a Private Member’s Bill to ban fracking.

Anglers and canoeists held a rally at a Border lake on Saturday in a bid to put pressure on political parties to support a Private Member’s Bill to ba(...)

Residents from Leitrim protesting outside the Dáil in 2012 against fracking in their area. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A Leitrim-based anti-fracking organisation has called on landowners to consider refusing access to the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) fo(...)

Minester for Energy and Natural Resources Alex White. Photo: Alex Betson .

A mining company was accused of “an act of aggression” at an emergency meeting of Leitrim County Council yesterday.Tamboran Resources recently moved (...)

 Anti-fracking sign on the side of the road near Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, and Blacklion, Co Cavan. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland’s €24 billion food and drink industry could be put at risk if fracking gets the go-ahead, a farm leader warned yesterday as hundreds of farm f(...)