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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Ard Fheis

Last month
November 2023
Sinn Féin members vote for strong regulation of hare coursing
The party also passed a series of motions on disability rights as well as votes on supporting community policing.
Housing ‘defining challenge of our time’ as Martin claims 100,000 homes delivered by Govt so far
The Tánaiste’s speech closed an energetic and optimistic Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in Dublin.
Norma Foley seeks to discourage parents from buying smart phones for primary school children
The Minister for Education will bring a memo to Cabinet on the issue next Tuesday.
Last year
Varadkar praises Martin for 'common sense' leadership as Taoiseach
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
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)
The Sunday Independent / Ireland Thinks poll puts support for Sinn Féin at 34 points.
Irish politics divided into problem solvers and problem exploiters, says Taoiseach
Micheál Martin was addressing the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in the RDS in Dublin, where the party’s identity was central to discussions.
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Sinn Féin to debate ending total opposition to Special Criminal Court
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
This would require 40,000 new homes built each year.
Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told
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
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?
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
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'
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
The changes will kick in in January 2020.
Martin tells Fine Gael: 'Don't give us any lectures about responsible politics'
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 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
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
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
Party policy is now in favour of abortion on request.
Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'
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’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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.
Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn
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'
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
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'
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
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
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'
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
Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin this weekend.
Poll: Will you vote for Fine Gael?
The party held its Ard Fheis at the weekend.
Enda was asked whether he'd work with Michael Lowry, he didn't say no
The Taoiseach was speaking at his party’s Ard Fheis.