Interview: Frank Feighan reborn in political and personal life
Former Roscommon TD and new Senator subjected to five years of ‘hatred and vilification’ His political rehabilitation coincides with a contented personal life. Divorced for some time, his partner Elaine Mooney from Castlerea, a Sligo-based teacher, is four months pregnant
• On a personal level, I regard Frank Feighan as a friend. I have been delighted to support him through his career and appreciated what he did for the area long before he entered politics. He is a sincere man of principle and did not deserve the bad press that some others heaped on him.