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# frank-feighan - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'My comments were clumsy': Drugs minister sorry for RTÉ cocaine comments

Frank Feighan had said people in RTÉ were ‘snorting cocaine all over the place’.

# frank-feighan - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Poll: Should there be a permanent WWI memorial in Dublin city? The Hauntings Soldier This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a permanent WWI memorial in Dublin city?

The Hauntings Soldier, a temporary installation in Stephen’s Green Park, was vandalised with red paint last week.

Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed Stephen's Green This post contains videos

Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed

The World War I sculpture, which was on temporary display in Stephen’s Green, was vandalised last week.

# frank-feighan - Thursday 8 November, 2018

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy

It’s time to stop airbrushing the Irish soldiers who died in World War I out of our history, writes Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan.

# frank-feighan - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Vacant Seanad seat should be filled by someone with a unionist background, says senator

Leo Varadkar previously said he would like to see people from both nationalist and unionist communities take seats.

# frank-feighan - Monday 31 July, 2017

Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund

Five cars were wrongly clamped over the weekend.

# frank-feighan - Friday 21 July, 2017

HSE boss defends the downgrading of Roscommon Hospital

The downgrading of the hospital and the closure of the emergency department polarised the community back in 2011.

# frank-feighan - Monday 6 March, 2017

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

# frank-feighan - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Frank Feighan wants the European Medicines Agency to move from Canary Wharf to Leitrim

Earlier this month the Department of Health confirmed that they are preparing for a bid to bring the EMA to Ireland.

# frank-feighan - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Is it now time for Ireland to consider rejoining the Commonwealth?

Senator Frank Feighan says rejoining the Commonwealth will promote Ireland’s values to a global audience.

# frank-feighan - Monday 28 September, 2015

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview

Luke Ming Flanagan has taken legal action against former constituency rival Frank Feighan.

# frank-feighan - Monday 27 July, 2015

'You will get a bullet before long you gay b*****d' - TD reports sinister death threat to gardaí

The letter was hand delivered to Frank Feighan’s Boyle constituency office.

# frank-feighan - Monday 13 July, 2015

Another TD hangs up his hat: Frank Feighan won't be running for Fine Gael

He came under fire for backing the closure of the emergency department at Roscommon Hospital.

# frank-feighan - Friday 20 February, 2015

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Why are Northern Irish footballers declaring for the Republic? A TD wants to open talks

Trend of players declaring for the Republic deserves careful consideration, writes Frank Feighan TD.

# frank-feighan - Monday 29 September, 2014

Elbowed by-election candidate won't accept Frank Feighan's 'half-hearted apology'

“I got a couple of elbows fairly forcibly – about four I think into the back and I was pulled back by another Fine Gael person who I don’t know.”

# frank-feighan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Official complaint made to gardaí over Frank Feighan elbow scuffle

Gardaí say they are investigating an alleged minor assault in Roscommon Town.

# frank-feighan - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Fine Gael TD "regrets" scuffle with by-election candidate

John McDermott said he will be referring the incident to gardaí.

# frank-feighan - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs

Labour minister Alan Kelly thinks it’s a good idea but some of his party colleagues disagree.

# frank-feighan - Friday 4 April, 2014

# frank-feighan - Friday 28 March, 2014

Minister nominated for 'brass neck of the year' as TDs row about Seanad reform

Fianna Fáil’s proposal to overhaul the upper house will be opposed by the government.

# frank-feighan - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Fine Gael TD says Roscommon Hospital is safer - opposition TDs say situation's worse

Consultants at the hospital said this week that the hospital is providing a safer service since the closure of the Emergency Department.

# frank-feighan - Monday 12 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.

Frank Feighan: My personal finances won't affect my political career

The Roscommon deputy is being pursued by Danske Bank for borrowings understood to be in the high six-figure range.

# frank-feighan - Monday 5 November, 2012

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?

A Fine Gael TD will become the first politician since 1996 to wear the emblem in the Dáil.

# frank-feighan - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote

Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.

# frank-feighan - Saturday 22 January, 2011

TD denies breaking litter laws on Irish Times front page

Frank Feighan is pictured with a campaign poster on the front of today’s Times – forcing him to deny breaching litter laws.