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#Ard Fheis

# ard-fheis - Last month November 2022

Varadkar praises Martin for 'common sense' leadership as Taoiseach
# Keynote Speech
# Keynote Speech

Varadkar praises Martin for 'common sense' leadership as Taoiseach

Nov 19th 2022, 6:30 PM 25,286 Views 74 Comments

Leo Varadkar is due to become Taoiseach on Saturday 17 December.

FG members to vote on inheritance tax, weapons for Ukraine and setting up in Northern Ireland
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

FG members to vote on inheritance tax, weapons for Ukraine and setting up in Northern Ireland

Nov 18th 2022, 6:15 PM 28,376 Views 27 Comments

Leo Varadkar’s address to the party will be televised live on RTE One tomorrow evening.

Sinn Féin is still by far the most popular party (though support has slightly dropped)
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Sinn Féin is still by far the most popular party (though support has slightly dropped)

Nov 6th 2022, 10:09 AM 20,186 Views 69 Comments

The Sunday Independent / Ireland Thinks poll puts support for Sinn Féin at 34 points.

# ard-fheis - This year 2022

Irish politics divided into problem solvers and problem exploiters, says Taoiseach
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Irish politics divided into problem solvers and problem exploiters, says Taoiseach

Oct 1st 2022, 7:01 PM 11,395 Views 31 Comments

Micheál Martin was addressing the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in the RDS in Dublin, where the party’s identity was central to discussions.

# ard-fheis - Last year 2021

Sinn Féin to debate ending total opposition to Special Criminal Court
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin to debate ending total opposition to Special Criminal Court

Oct 29th 2021, 8:56 PM 15,462 Views 51 Comments

A motion to be voted on at the party’s Ard Fheis on Saturday will continue to oppose the use of the court, apart from in “exceptional circumstances

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade

Jun 19th 2021, 6:08 PM 28,388 Views 97 Comments

This would require 40,000 new homes built each year.

# ard-fheis - All time

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told
# Derry
# Derry

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told

Nov 15th 2019, 9:33 PM 12,596 Views 76 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis kicked off in Derry today.

Opinion: I went to the Saoradh party conference to see where radical republicanism is going
# New IRA
# New IRA

Opinion: I went to the Saoradh party conference to see where radical republicanism is going

Nov 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 53,563 Views 54 Comments

Saoradh is an attempt to give a political face to the growing republican dissent in nationalist areas north of the border, writes Dieter Reinisch.

Poll: Should RTÉ abolish its live coverage of political party conferences?
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Poll: Should RTÉ abolish its live coverage of political party conferences?

Nov 13th 2019, 8:31 AM 26,815 Views 86 Comments

The Irish Times reported that it was suggested that axing the live conference coverage could save RTÉ €250,000.

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech
# More Than Words
# More Than Words

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Feb 28th 2019, 10:50 PM 18,463 Views 74 Comments

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

Micheál Martin calls out Fine Gael as an 'out-of-touch and arrogant government'
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Micheál Martin calls out Fine Gael as an 'out-of-touch and arrogant government'

Feb 23rd 2019, 8:54 PM 20,734 Views 158 Comments

Speaking at the party’s Ard Fheis, he said Fine Gael “simply don’t understand the pressures which people are facing every day.

'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes
# Taxes
# Taxes

'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes

Nov 20th 2018, 8:01 PM 13,577 Views 23 Comments

The changes will kick in in January 2020.

Martin tells Fine Gael: 'Don't give us any lectures about responsible politics'
# On The Attack
# On The Attack

Martin tells Fine Gael: 'Don't give us any lectures about responsible politics'

Nov 17th 2018, 8:01 PM 16,875 Views 70 Comments

Martin was responding after Fine Gael aimed barbs at Fianna Fáil at its Ard Fheis earlier today.

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote

Nov 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,183 Views 14 Comments

Fine Gael will consider a rule change to allow a special party conference to be convened.

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax
# Income Tax
# Income Tax

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax

Nov 15th 2018, 12:11 PM 27,779 Views 65 Comments

The Ard Fheis will also deal with a number of other motions on Brexit, social welfare, rents, and future referendums.

'Flat and extraordinarily arrogant', Micheál Martin's verdict on Mary Lou McDonald's speech
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

'Flat and extraordinarily arrogant', Micheál Martin's verdict on Mary Lou McDonald's speech

Jun 17th 2018, 3:18 PM 42,160 Views 95 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader accused Sinn Féin of ‘an entitlement to government’.

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 10:27 PM 37,416 Views 131 Comments

Party policy is now in favour of abortion on request.

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'

Jun 15th 2018, 8:53 PM 23,092 Views 138 Comments

Pearse Doherty TD made the pledge at the party’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Jun 13th 2018, 2:30 PM 13,628 Views 63 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy
# Horse Before Cart
# Horse Before Cart

Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy

Mar 19th 2018, 6:10 PM 16,523 Views 150 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said the Amendment has caused “an alphabet soup of misery”.

No quiet retirement for Gerry Adams, as Mary Lou has big plans to put him to work
# Big Interview
# Big Interview

No quiet retirement for Gerry Adams, as Mary Lou has big plans to put him to work

Feb 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 41,946 Views 95 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Mary Lou McDonald talks party reform, bullying, and why she won’t be asking Gerry Adams to run for President of Ireland.

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn

Feb 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,827 Views 64 Comments

The new Sinn Féin leader knows she has to modernise the party to make it fit for purpose.

'I trust women': Sinn Féin says it will be 'knocking on doors' to repeal the Eighth Amendment
# Abortion Referendum
# Abortion Referendum

'I trust women': Sinn Féin says it will be 'knocking on doors' to repeal the Eighth Amendment

Feb 10th 2018, 5:45 PM 14,838 Views 129 Comments

Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald said the current situation cannot be tolerated.

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party

Feb 10th 2018, 1:00 PM 25,929 Views 175 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald will take over from Gerry Adams today, who has led the party for 34 years.

Nominations for the deputy leadership of SF open today - so far there's just one candidate
# Michelle O'Neill
# Michelle O'Neill

Nominations for the deputy leadership of SF open today - so far there's just one candidate

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:48 AM 14,359 Views 88 Comments

Michelle O’Neill said she wanted to join Mary Lou McDonald in the leadership of the party.

Sinn Féin will have its new leader by the end of February
# Slán Gerry
# Slán Gerry

Sinn Féin will have its new leader by the end of February

Dec 2nd 2017, 12:41 PM 13,086 Views 84 Comments

It was announced today that an Ard Fheis will be held to elect the party’s new Uachtarán.

Gerry Adams announces he is to step down as Sinn Féín president next year
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Gerry Adams announces he is to step down as Sinn Féín president next year

Nov 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 66,339 Views 255 Comments

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn

Oct 14th 2017, 4:24 PM 25,965 Views 256 Comments

An opposing motion was defeated by a vote of party members.

'You always knew you weren't going to get rich becoming a member of SF'
# Average Wage
# Average Wage

'You always knew you weren't going to get rich becoming a member of SF'

Apr 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 15,489 Views 183 Comments

It’s long been Sinn Féin policy that Dáil deputies are asked to accept a salary of around €38,000 – far short of the Dáil salary of €87,000.

9 things we’ve learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Gerry And Friends
# Gerry And Friends

9 things we’ve learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Apr 23rd 2016, 10:31 PM 22,676 Views 61 Comments

As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Dublin this weekend.

Gerry Adams: 'We are not Fine Gael or Labour. We are proud of the men and women of 1916'
# SF Ard Fheis
# SF Ard Fheis

Gerry Adams: 'We are not Fine Gael or Labour. We are proud of the men and women of 1916'

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:49 PM 18,445 Views 97 Comments

Gerry Adams was re-elected as the party leader at this year’s Ard Fheis.

Change in SF disciplinary rules to give clear framework of what to do when rules are broken
# Rule Change
# Rule Change

Change in SF disciplinary rules to give clear framework of what to do when rules are broken

Apr 23rd 2016, 4:10 PM 20,232 Views 73 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis takes place in Dublin this year at the Convention Centre.

'Scarlet for ya': Mary Lou says FF borrowed their water charges policy
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

'Scarlet for ya': Mary Lou says FF borrowed their water charges policy

Apr 23rd 2016, 1:39 PM 20,567 Views 108 Comments

The deputy leader gave a scathing speech aimed at the two establishment parties.

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'

Apr 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 10,527 Views 23 Comments

Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.

Gerry Adams says FF and FG need to set a deadline or go back to the people
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Gerry Adams says FF and FG need to set a deadline or go back to the people

Apr 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 11,342 Views 121 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin this weekend.

Poll: Will you vote for Fine Gael?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you vote for Fine Gael?

Jan 25th 2016, 8:35 AM 65,402 Views 380 Comments

The party held its Ard Fheis at the weekend.

Enda was asked whether he'd work with Michael Lowry, he didn't say no
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Enda was asked whether he'd work with Michael Lowry, he didn't say no

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:24 PM 19,914 Views 123 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking at his party’s Ard Fheis.

Love and kisses for Noonan who likens Fianna Fáil to 'Comical Ali as the tanks roll in'

Love and kisses for Noonan who likens Fianna Fáil to 'Comical Ali as the tanks roll in'

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:34 PM 22,890 Views 139 Comments

Michael Noonan got two standing ovations from party members.

‘Total disaster’: Enda lashes Fianna Fáil as he rallies the troops
# Opening Salvo
# Opening Salvo

‘Total disaster’: Enda lashes Fianna Fáil as he rallies the troops

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:29 PM 17,493 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking as he opened his party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin.

Security alert at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after suspect cartridge found
# Citywest
# Citywest

Security alert at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after suspect cartridge found

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:30 PM 21,600 Views 189 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to make his opening address this evening.

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