Roscommon-Galway

This is a new constituency and was Roscommon/South Leitrim since 2007. It will remain a three seater constituency for General Election 2016. The sitting TDs from the Roscommon/South Leitrim constituency are Frank Feighan (Fine Gael), Denis Naughten (Independent) and Michael Fitzmaurice (Independent).  Frank Feighan will not contest General Election 2016.

 

    • Eddie Conroy - AAA PBP

      Eddie Conroy is highlighting the anger and frustration at the neglect of Roscommon by successive governments. He says ‘Emigration has hit all communities hard. Every town can see poverty, homelessness, deprivation and families being harassed by the banks. In my hometown of Boyle, it is difficult to find a person between ...

    • Anne Farrell - RENUA

      Anne Farrell has extensive experience in the healthcare sector, having previously worked both as a community resource worker with the Irish Wheelchair Association and as a community welfare officer with the HSE for over 15 years. Since 2010, Anne has worked as a fundraising officer for Plan Ireland, a children’s development ...

    • Michael Fitzmaurice - IND

      Michael is proud to say that his roots go deep into the soil of Ireland. He was born into a small farm in the parish of Glinsk / Creggs on the Roscommon / Galway border. He works his land and is fully acquainted with the difficulties and obstacles faced by ...

    • Miriam Hennesy - GP

      Miriam joined the Green Party in 1987 and has been consistently active having canvassed in every local, general and European election in her constituency. “I am fully committed to idea of a ‘green economy’ and its potential to improve Ireland’s economic stability. My most serious concern at present is the Irish ...

    • Maura Hopkins - FG

      Elected in May 2014 to represent the Boyle electoral area. Cllr. Maura Hopkins was selected by Fine Gael as its candidate for the Roscommon South-Leitrim bye-election, where she polled 17%. Maura was then selected by members of the new Roscommon-Galway constituency to be the sole Fine Gael general election candidate ...

    • John Kelly - LP

      Senator John Kelly and his family have deep roots in Roscommon and he has worked tirelessly on behalf of his local community over many years. John understands the challenges facing local families and small businesses across Roscommon . He has been a very active Senator and has campaigned, in particular, ...

    • Claire Kerrane - SF

      Claire Kerrane from County Roscommon is 22 years old and an honours graduate from NUI Galway where she completed a degree in Sociology & Political Science and English; she is currently studying the Professional Masters of Education in NUI Galway. Claire comes from the small rural village of Tibohine in West ...

    • Eugene Murphy - FF

      Eugene is a native of and lives in Scramogue, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. He is a first time General Election candidate but has vast experience as a local authority member for many years. First elected in 1985 to Roscommon Co Council he was the youngest member ever elected to that body and have ...

    • Denis Naughton - IND

      Denis Naughten was re-elected to the Dáil in February 2011 for the constituency of Roscommon/South Leitrim. He was subsequently elected as the Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health, Children & Youth Affairs. Denis has a strong electoral record having delivered a second seat for Fine Gael on three ...

    • Shane Curran - FF

      Fianna Fáil completes ticket in Roscommon-Galway Fianna Fáil’s National Constituencies Committee has confirmed the addition of Shane Curran to the ticket in Roscommon-Galway.  Shane joins Councillor Eugene Murphy on the General Election ticket. The recommendation of the NCC was ratified by the party’s Ard Chomhairle Officer Board this evening. Shane lives in Brideswell ...

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