Owen Bannigan

7 results

In the Republic the development,will pass through Monaghan, Cavan and Meath, requiring 299 steel lattice-style pylons ranging from 26m to 51m in height

Nearly 18 months ago EirGrid applied to build a high-capacity electricity interconnector between Dublin and Tyrone, the second between the Republic a(...)

Hugh McElvaney (FG), Ciara McPhillips (FG) and newcomer Eugene Bannigan (FG) celebrating yesterday in the Ballybay-Clones electoral area which will complete the shape of Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael defied recent local election trends when it took three of the six seats in the rerun of the election to the Ballybay-Clones electoral are(...)

Indications suggest Fine Gael is likely to claim three of the six seats with Sinn Féin getting two and Fianna Fáil taking one.

A Fianna Fáil candidate, outgoing councilor, Seamus Coyle, topped the poll in the first count in the re-run Local Election for the Ballybay-Clones mun(...)

The contest for seats has been tight for many of the candidates across the state as eight recounts got underway today.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

The strongly contested last seats available in the local area elections have been filled today, with the exception of two postponed wards. Following (...)

Owen Bannigan of Fine Gael collapsed and died from a massive heart attack while canvassing.

Count staff and local election pundits breathed a sight of relief today as a recheck was due to begin on hundreds of of ballot papers at the Co Monagh(...)

Sadness, and joy too, as Laura Horgan, from Cahersiveen, stops off at the local polling station with her father Hugh, daughter Katie and bridesmaids Amy Horgan, Liz Maguire and Aoife Horgan to vote on her way to her wedding. Photograph: Alan Landers

A solid turnout of close to 58 per cent in the local and European elections is being predicted by the political parties. Both Fine Gael and Fia(...)

A re-run of the local elections in the Ballybay-Clones area will be held following the sudden death of outgoing councillor and candidate Owen Bannigan today.

A Fine Gael councillor seeking re-election in Co Monaghan died suddenly today after collapsing near his home at Ballybay.Owen Bannigan (54), was a ke(...)