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#Roscommon-South Leitrim

# roscommon-south-leitrim - 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.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Why did Roscommon-South Leitrim vote No?

It was the only constituency to do so.

From The Daily Edge People are defending Roscommon/South Leitrim after yesterday's No result C'mon The Rossies

People are defending Roscommon/South Leitrim after yesterday's No result

Leave Roscommon/South Leitrim alone!

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil

We caught up with the new TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim towards the end of his first week in Leinster House.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Tough crowd: New TDs get 10 minutes of glory before Noonan unveils 'Turning Point' Budget

Tough crowd: New TDs get 10 minutes of glory before Noonan unveils 'Turning Point' Budget

Ming-backed Independent Michael Fitzmaurice and Socialist Paul Murphy have taken their seats in Leinster House.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Monday 13 October, 2014

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah

The Fianna Fáil TD has defended Micheál Martin’s leadership this morning.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday's two Dáil by-elections

The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat

Ming-backed turf-cutter Michael Fitzmaurice picked up transfers from all over the field to pip the FF candidate to the post.

"There was cattle to be moved": The winner of the 'Ming' by-election explains his late arrival

The country’s newest TD was busy on the farm, but he’s now arrived to a rapturous reception at the Roscommon count centre.

Gerry Adams: 'The big losers here are the government'

The Sinn Féin president insists the party never said it was going to win the Dublin South-West Dáil seat.

The country will have two new TDs today*

*Hopefully.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Friday 10 October, 2014

24 candidates, but only one who isn't asking for votes ... Happy by-election day

Polls open in Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South West … And will John McNulty take a seat in the Seanad? We’ll know by this afternoon.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Monday 6 October, 2014

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

By-election campaign videos are odd, wonderful, and informative. Sort of.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

This Labour senator wants his poster of bride and groom haybales back

Yes, bride and groom haybales.

This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system

The owner of Benny’s Deli, on Castlerea’s Main Street, grew tired of constant ‘boil water’ notices in the town and decided to take matters into his own hands.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Monday 29 September, 2014

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

Fine Gael TD's involvement in scuffle was "unacceptable" and "embarrassing"... says FG candidate

Frank Feighan says he is taking legal advice over the incident, after a complaint was made to gardaí.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Monday 8 September, 2014

Here's why Fine Gael transfers could decide the 'Ming' by-election

There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Friday 29 August, 2014

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Runners and riders: Here's who's vying to take Ming's old seat in the upcoming by-election

Turfcutter Michael Fitzmaurice is emerging as the Ming-backed candidate, while the main parties are also busy making preparations ahead of the contest…

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Friday 30 May, 2014

A Ming Dynasty? Here's who's in the running to take the MEP's vacant Dáil seat

The independent politician’s ascension to Europe automatically triggers a by-election in Roscommon-South Leitrim. Who will take his place?

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

'Ming' Flanagan will tell us if he is running for Europe after St Patrick's Day

The independent TD is not playing down rumours that he will run for the European Parliament in Midlands North-West.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins

Joan Collins was one of four TDs, including Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, who highlighted the issue of penalty points being quashed. She said revelations about ‘Ming’ will impact on the reputation of independent deputies.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Monday 28 February, 2011

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011

In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Saturday 12 February, 2011

# roscommon-south-leitrim - 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.

# roscommon-south-leitrim - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

THE NUMBER of current TDs who will not contest the next election has risen to 22, on the news that Fianna Fáil’s housing junior minister Michael Finneran is to step down at the next election. Finneran, a TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim since 2002, had been a member of the Seanad since 1989 and was made a junior minister by Brian Cowen in the 2008 cabinet reshuffle.