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#Coalition

# coalition - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'

Oct 24th 2015, 3:36 PM 25,032 Views 87 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

# coalition - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters
# Coalition
# Coalition

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters

Oct 20th 2015, 7:32 AM 12,936 Views 65 Comments

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

# coalition - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'
# Yemen
# Yemen

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'

Oct 7th 2015, 7:16 AM 6,997 Views 20 Comments

American allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the coalition battling rebels in Yemen.

# coalition - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Most people think the government has NOT done a good job
# Soz Enda
# Soz Enda

Most people think the government has NOT done a good job

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:15 PM 15,373 Views 140 Comments

A poll finds the majority of people think the coalition hasn’t done a good job over the last four years.

# coalition - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

"A terrorists' picnic" - This Australian minister is dead against sending food hampers to Syria
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

"A terrorists' picnic" - This Australian minister is dead against sending food hampers to Syria

Aug 18th 2015, 10:23 AM 11,945 Views 71 Comments

Julie Bishop was arguing for more air strikes.

# coalition - Monday 17 August, 2015

Is this the only possible government after the next election?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Is this the only possible government after the next election?

Aug 17th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,642 Views 98 Comments

Analysis: On current polls and seat projections the current government will not be re-elected. So what’s the alternative?

# coalition - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Sinn Féin hits back at 'cult' allegations
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Sinn Féin hits back at 'cult' allegations

Aug 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 25,060 Views 193 Comments

Can you sense a general election coming on?

# coalition - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody
# Nope Nope Nope
# Nope Nope Nope

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody

Jun 6th 2015, 2:00 PM 11,560 Views 124 Comments

None of the four main parties would suit Renua, according to its leader.

# coalition - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases

May 19th 2015, 10:41 AM 7,062 Views 14 Comments

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

# coalition - Monday 27 April, 2015

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget
# Sweeten The Deal
# Sweeten The Deal

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget

Apr 27th 2015, 10:05 AM 14,104 Views 139 Comments

The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.

# coalition - Saturday 18 April, 2015

PICS: Massive turn-out for 'Bin your Bills' protest in Dublin
# To The Streets
# To The Streets

PICS: Massive turn-out for 'Bin your Bills' protest in Dublin

Apr 18th 2015, 7:05 PM 51,760 Views 357 Comments

People have been advised to expect traffic and travel disruption.

# coalition - Friday 6 February, 2015

IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike
# Raqa
# Raqa

IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike

Feb 6th 2015, 6:08 PM 10,128 Views 74 Comments

US officials have declined to comment on the reports.

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home
# Bring Them Home
# Bring Them Home

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home

Feb 6th 2015, 12:15 PM 21,575 Views 102 Comments

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

# coalition - Saturday 24 January, 2015

There's MORE good news for Enda and Joan in the latest opinion poll
# Support
# Support

There's MORE good news for Enda and Joan in the latest opinion poll

Jan 24th 2015, 7:48 PM 26,932 Views 200 Comments

Shane and Lucinda, maybe not so much.

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,658 Views 72 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# coalition - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Could Fianna Fáil do a deal with Sinn Féin? John McGuinness thinks so...
# The Next Government
# The Next Government

Could Fianna Fáil do a deal with Sinn Féin? John McGuinness thinks so...

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:30 PM 11,461 Views 59 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has been talking coalitions with TheJournal.ie this week.

# coalition - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

'I find it a bit disloyal': A Labour minister is NOT happy with Simon Coveney
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

'I find it a bit disloyal': A Labour minister is NOT happy with Simon Coveney

Jan 20th 2015, 2:25 PM 17,676 Views 105 Comments

A Labour minister has taken a dim view of the latest round of coalition speculation.

# coalition - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made
# Recap
# Recap

Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made

Jan 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 13,563 Views 15 Comments

History shows that no combination of political parties can be ruled out if the numbers stack up.

# coalition - Monday 5 January, 2015

Enda and Joan will 'promise to do just about anything' to improve their poll ratings
# Out With The Old
# Out With The Old

Enda and Joan will 'promise to do just about anything' to improve their poll ratings

Jan 5th 2015, 2:35 PM 17,632 Views 252 Comments

After lending the political limelight to Lucinda, the Government’s hoping to dominate the political news agenda this week…

Could Enda Kenny do a deal with independents after the next election?
# Mulling It Over
# Mulling It Over

Could Enda Kenny do a deal with independents after the next election?

Jan 5th 2015, 6:30 AM 7,094 Views 87 Comments

The Taoiseach has praised the work of some independent deputies.

# coalition - Friday 12 December, 2014

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them
# Redress
# Redress

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

Dec 12th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,201 Views 12 Comments

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

# coalition - Monday 8 December, 2014

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other
# Coalition Of The Unwilling
# Coalition Of The Unwilling

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other

Dec 8th 2014, 9:30 AM 23,195 Views 175 Comments

“The report today is two parts fiction from the media and one part wishful thinking by Fianna Fáil,” said one TD.

# coalition - Friday 21 November, 2014

The cost of ministerial transport since 2011? ... €14 million
# New Broom
# New Broom

The cost of ministerial transport since 2011? ... €14 million

Nov 21st 2014, 10:42 PM 16,830 Views 57 Comments

The Department of Justice had, by far, the highest expenditure.

# coalition - Monday 20 October, 2014

Richard Bruton says the government doesn't control Irish Water's bonus structure
# Drip Drip Drip
# Drip Drip Drip

Richard Bruton says the government doesn't control Irish Water's bonus structure

Oct 20th 2014, 12:20 PM 19,831 Views 130 Comments

Meanwhile, the company’s insisting that bonuses of up to 19 per cent of an employee’s pay are only given “in exceptional cases”.

# coalition - Sunday 12 October, 2014

So, here's what definitely WON'T be in Budget 2015...
# Ten Years On
# Ten Years On

So, here's what definitely WON'T be in Budget 2015...

Oct 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 30,330 Views 42 Comments

We all partied… right?

# coalition - Saturday 4 October, 2014

A lot of people in the Labour Party are feeling the 'The Burton Bounce' right now
# Something About Joanie
# Something About Joanie

A lot of people in the Labour Party are feeling the 'The Burton Bounce' right now

Oct 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,820 Views 92 Comments

Analysis: Labour is in good spirits right now and that’s because of Joan Burton.

# coalition - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'
# Question Time
# Question Time

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:07 PM 15,103 Views 77 Comments

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

# coalition - Saturday 27 September, 2014

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack
# Tornados
# Tornados

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack

Sep 27th 2014, 3:19 PM 7,761 Views 138 Comments

The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?

Sep 27th 2014, 10:18 AM 22,700 Views 220 Comments

Should Ireland join the international coalition?

US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed

Sep 27th 2014, 10:04 AM 6,784 Views 42 Comments

The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.

# coalition - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options after the next election?
# Friend Or Foe
# Friend Or Foe

Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options after the next election?

Sep 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 14 Views 22 Comments

Coalitions are the price of proportional systems such as ours: voters should have truthful information about potential alliances in order to make informed decisions.

# coalition - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Micheál Martin: "I'm preparing to be the next Taoiseach"
# GE16
# GE16

Micheál Martin: "I'm preparing to be the next Taoiseach"

Sep 16th 2014, 10:59 PM 23,459 Views 166 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has also firmly ruled out going into coalition with Fine Gael.

# coalition - Friday 22 August, 2014

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 9,935 Views 16 Comments

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# coalition - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here's why...
# No More To Do
# No More To Do

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here's why...

Aug 19th 2014, 4:56 PM 13,790 Views 152 Comments

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

# coalition - Friday 8 August, 2014

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad
# Uphill Task
# Uphill Task

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Aug 8th 2014, 12:53 PM 9,206 Views 42 Comments

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

# coalition - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Jul 15th 2014, 3:25 PM 14,336 Views 21 Comments

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

# coalition - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?
# In No Hurry
# In No Hurry

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?

Jul 9th 2014, 4:05 PM 8,918 Views 30 Comments

Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.

# coalition - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone
# Coalition
# Coalition

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone

Jul 8th 2014, 5:37 PM 7,263 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'

Jul 8th 2014, 9:01 AM 6,582 Views 32 Comments

The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.

# coalition - Sunday 8 June, 2014

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals
# Disagreement
# Disagreement

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals

Jun 8th 2014, 1:32 PM 21,993 Views 199 Comments

Fine Gael described the plans as a “fairytale”.