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Gemma O’Doherty: clashed with council chairman  Martin Baker over filming of the  hearing.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Businessman Seán Gallagher has said he has asked councils who had proposed nominating him for the presidency to back other candidates in the interests(...)

In 2015, John Perry, then a TD, took a High Court challenge after failing to gain a spot on the ticket. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former TD Gerry Reynolds and Sligo-based solicitor Sinead Maguire have been selected as the Fine Gael candidates for the next general election, in the(...)

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(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney: met with Ciarán Hayes, chief executive of Sligo County Council on September 21st to discuss staffing crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

The battle to save Sligo’s three libraries will gather momentum on Monday morning when county councillors unanimously back a Section 140 motion forci(...)

 Leo Varadkar at Holles Street Hospital in Dublin. The Minister for Social Protection has warned there is limited scope for increases in welfare payments in this year’s Budget. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Minister for Social Protection has warned there is limited scope for increases in welfare payments in this year’s Budget. Leo Varadkar said the “(...)

Tom Curran: Minister for Social Protection  Leo Varadkar said he had full confidence in the party’s general secretary in light of allegations. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

BARRY ROCHE Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has insisted he has full confidence in Fine Gael’s general secretary Tom Curran. Mr Varadk(...)

A Fine Gael councillor has claimed he was warned his political ambitions would be damaged if he gave evidence in a court case against the party. Sli(...)

Lissadell House in Sligo: the council has already paid its own legal bill of €2 million but has been directed by the Supreme Court to pay 75 per cent of the owners’ costs, estimated at between €6 million to €8 million

Sligo County Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the Government to pay its share of the legal costs of the owners of Lissadell House i(...)

 The incident occurred when a Fine Gael representative tabled a motion

The chamber of Sligo County Council suffered an exodus of Fine Gael councillors and one Independent yesterday. The incident occurred when a Fine Gael (...)