Wednesday June 3, 2020

FG senator Frank Feighan eyes Dáil comeback

Feighan was appointed to the Seanad by Taoiseach Enda Kenny last May

6th November, 2016

A former Fine Gael TD is set to mount a Dáil comeback after being forced to step down over the closure of his local hospital’s 24-hour A&E department.

Former Roscommon deputy Frank Feighan was heavily criticised locally for his decision to support the downgrading of emergency services at Roscommon hospital in 2011.

But Feighan was appointed to the Seanad by Taoiseach Enda Kenny last May and is now set for...

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