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#Nicky McFadden

# nicky-mcfadden - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease

As the first anniversary of Nicky McFadden’s death approaches, her sister Gabrielle recalls when her family got the news of her diagnosis.

# nicky-mcfadden - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked...

He knows he’s been nominated but it’s uncertain whether the Taoiseach is going to soak himself.

# nicky-mcfadden - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Clapping, posing and Enda: How to welcome a new TD to Leinster House in 7 easy steps GABRIELLE MCFADDEN This post contains videos

Clapping, posing and Enda: How to welcome a new TD to Leinster House in 7 easy steps

Fine Gael welcomed the newest members of its parliamentary party to the Oireachtas today.

# nicky-mcfadden - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat

McFadden’s win was emotional as she takes the place of her sister Nicky, who died from motor neurone disease in March.

# nicky-mcfadden - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election

Aengus O’Rourke will run for the party in the by-election caused by the death of Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden.

# nicky-mcfadden - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

# nicky-mcfadden - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Nicky McFadden fought her condition ‘with every fibre of her being’ RIP This post contains images

Nicky McFadden fought her condition ‘with every fibre of her being’

The mother of two was laid to rest following a funeral mass this morning.

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden to be laid to rest today RIP

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden to be laid to rest today

McFadden passed on Tuesday, following a lengthy battle with Motor Neurone disease.

# nicky-mcfadden - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

The Garda Commissioner resigned unexpectedly, an inquiry into taped garda phonecalls was ordered… and the Dáil paid tribute, following the death of Nicky McFadden TD.

Taoiseach in emotional tribute, following death of FG TD Nicky McFadden RIP

Taoiseach in emotional tribute, following death of FG TD Nicky McFadden

Her death, aged 51, follows a long battle with Motor Neurone disease.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# nicky-mcfadden - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

TDs and Senators to strut their stuff on the catwalk for charity Strike A Pose This post contains images

TDs and Senators to strut their stuff on the catwalk for charity

Dáil and Seanad members will go head to head with professional models for charity in the Shelbourne Hotel next week.

# nicky-mcfadden - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Charity fashion event to see 23 TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk

Dáil and Seanad members will go head to head with professional models for charity in the Shelbourne Hotel next month.

# nicky-mcfadden - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis MND

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden was diagnosed with the disease last week.