Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Muprhy has made a complaint to the Gardaí about threatening comments made about him on a Facebook page, according the Sunday Business Post.
Deputy Murphy made a statement to gardaí in Strokestown last Friday in relation to the comments, which have been ongoing since Christmas.
However, the comments which were described as vile, have since been removed.
Speaking to Shannonside FM, he stated it had reached an unacceptable level and was affecting his family:
Separately, he stressed the need for a digital safety officer in order to hold people responsible.