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# ff - Saturday 15 December, 2018

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems
# Not Your Mam's Shop
From The Daily Edge
# Not Your Mam's Shop

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems

Dec 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,620 Views 4 Comments

We’ve had a change of heart.

# ff - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?

Jun 25th 2017, 8:45 AM 17,494 Views 61 Comments

Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.

# ff - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Irish voters backed 'local lunatics' instead of being sensible - Michael O'Leary
# Let's Be Sensible
# Let's Be Sensible

Irish voters backed 'local lunatics' instead of being sensible - Michael O'Leary

Apr 16th 2016, 8:00 AM 32,560 Views 161 Comments

The Ryanair boss has a view on the current political deadlock.

# ff - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies
# Straight Into Jobstown
# Straight Into Jobstown

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies

Feb 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 34,826 Views 147 Comments

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

# ff - Thursday 24 December, 2015

The Fantasy Football wildcard deadline is coming! Here's the players to consider
# Fantasy Football
From The42
# Fantasy Football

The Fantasy Football wildcard deadline is coming! Here's the players to consider

Dec 24th 2015, 11:00 PM 9,677 Views 6 Comments

Robbie Brady could be an excellent festive investment for your New Year Fantasy Football squad.

# ff - Thursday 26 November, 2015

More good news for Fine Gael - a poll shows they're on course to be the biggest party
# New Dáil
# New Dáil

More good news for Fine Gael - a poll shows they're on course to be the biggest party

Nov 26th 2015, 7:23 AM 11,900 Views 133 Comments

It follows a poll at the weekend that put Enda and co at their highest level of support since 2012.

# ff - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Fine Gael haven't been this popular since 2012
# Polls Apart
# Polls Apart

Fine Gael haven't been this popular since 2012

Nov 21st 2015, 6:28 PM 14,533 Views 197 Comments

Good news for Enda, Leo and co in the latest political opinion poll.

# ff - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Here's what the Irish team to face Bosnia would be based on Fantasy Football points*
# Fyi
From The42
# Fyi

Here's what the Irish team to face Bosnia would be based on Fantasy Football points*

Nov 11th 2015, 12:51 PM 14,479 Views 7 Comments

*And disregarding injuries and player unavailability.

# ff - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Here's what Ireland's starting XI would be if it were based on Fantasy Football points
# Fyi
From The42
# Fyi

Here's what Ireland's starting XI would be if it were based on Fantasy Football points

Oct 6th 2015, 2:34 PM 13,942 Views 6 Comments

Darren Randolph, Damien Delaney and Shane Long are among those to make the cut.

# ff - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Quite a few of us would like to see 'a character like Charles Haughey' as Taoiseach
# Quite The Character
# Quite The Character

Quite a few of us would like to see 'a character like Charles Haughey' as Taoiseach

Jan 14th 2015, 2:40 PM 10,996 Views 53 Comments

Arise and follow, etc.

# ff - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Could Britain's State Papers give a 'one-sided' view of Anglo-Irish history?
# Legal Adviser
# Legal Adviser

Could Britain's State Papers give a 'one-sided' view of Anglo-Irish history?

Dec 30th 2014, 12:11 PM 8,242 Views 20 Comments

One Fianna Fáil councillor believes so, as the British papers are being released ahead of Irish papers.

# ff - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Joe Walsh - Agriculture Minister during the Foot & Mouth crisis - has died, aged 71
# RIP
# RIP

Joe Walsh - Agriculture Minister during the Foot & Mouth crisis - has died, aged 71

Nov 9th 2014, 12:04 PM 14,329 Views 11 Comments

The Cork man won widespread praise for his handling of the 2001 crisis.

# ff - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

"Families are getting screwed by this particular regime"
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

"Families are getting screwed by this particular regime"

Oct 8th 2014, 1:30 PM 9,462 Views 77 Comments

Whether it’s outside your office window or inside the Dáil chamber, it appears there’s no escaping the issue of water today

# ff - Monday 6 October, 2014

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

Oct 6th 2014, 7:20 PM 16,191 Views 37 Comments

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

# ff - Saturday 4 October, 2014

"I hope you won’t get into trouble...": Here are the winners and losers from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

"I hope you won’t get into trouble...": Here are the winners and losers from the political week

Oct 4th 2014, 6:30 PM 14,031 Views 24 Comments

The McNulty omnishambles just wouldn’t go away, Big Phil’s Big Grilling failed to materialise, and a Tory minister landed himself in hot water – over a poem.

# ff - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Straight lines, traffic jams and Garda fans: Here's 8 things we learned at the National Ploughing Championships...
# Live From Laois
# Live From Laois

Straight lines, traffic jams and Garda fans: Here's 8 things we learned at the National Ploughing Championships...

Sep 23rd 2014, 11:31 PM 22,940 Views 10 Comments

It’s closing time in Ratheniska — but 82,000 people have been wandering the fields and checking out the sights since early this morning.

# ff - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

There's a "real risk" that the Banking Inquiry could collapse
# Warning
# Warning

There's a "real risk" that the Banking Inquiry could collapse

Sep 17th 2014, 9:10 AM 10,560 Views 36 Comments

An early General Election or lengthy court proceedings could scupper the work of the inquiry entirely, Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath is warning.

# ff - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Having ruled out Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Labour?
# Micheál Says
# Micheál Says

Having ruled out Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Labour?

Sep 16th 2014, 2:15 PM 7,228 Views 58 Comments

Micheál Martin’s been pressed on potential coalition partners again this afternoon.

We need to get ready for "one last gasp of austerity" in 2015 --- economist
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

We need to get ready for "one last gasp of austerity" in 2015 --- economist

Sep 16th 2014, 11:57 AM 10,235 Views 99 Comments

The quarterly water charge set to hit households from January will effectively “suck” money out of the system, economist Tom McDonnell says.

Lack of women makes Leinster House a "really weird" place to work, says Senator
# Gender Politics
# Gender Politics

Lack of women makes Leinster House a "really weird" place to work, says Senator

Sep 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,028 Views 60 Comments

Gender quotas are coming in at the next General Election. What will that mean for parties? FF are looking at the detail…

# ff - Monday 15 September, 2014

FG are "very right-wing" and not "comfortable bedfellows" for Fianna Fáil
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

FG are "very right-wing" and not "comfortable bedfellows" for Fianna Fáil

Sep 15th 2014, 6:36 PM 6,299 Views 42 Comments

Micheál Martin’s also said he doesn’t agree with Mary Hanafin’s point-of-view – that Ireland isn’t ready to vote his party back into power…

# ff - Monday 8 September, 2014

Here's why Fine Gael transfers could decide the 'Ming' by-election
# Ming Dynasty
# Ming Dynasty

Here's why Fine Gael transfers could decide the 'Ming' by-election

Sep 8th 2014, 8:36 PM 12,702 Views 28 Comments

There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.

# ff - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin's Mansion House today
# Oak Room
# Oak Room

Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin's Mansion House today

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,413 Views 16 Comments

A book of condolences will also be opened at the Oak Room. A State Funeral is being arranged for Monday.

# ff - 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 9,945 Views 16 Comments

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

# ff - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Nomadic beasts, hackneyed clichés and mild-mannered TDs: A not very productive day's work in the Dáil
# Pat's Chat
# Pat's Chat

Nomadic beasts, hackneyed clichés and mild-mannered TDs: A not very productive day's work in the Dáil

Jun 19th 2014, 1:28 PM 4,817 Views 8 Comments

Nobody particularly covered themselves in glory during Leaders’ Questions today….

# ff - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Sinn Féin councillor set to be Dublin Lord Mayor for 2016 celebrations
# Rotating Chains
# Rotating Chains

Sinn Féin councillor set to be Dublin Lord Mayor for 2016 celebrations

Jun 5th 2014, 3:14 PM 11,151 Views 29 Comments

The five largest groups on the council would share the position for a year each under a ‘rotating chains’ deal, with the independents likely to take the first turn.

# ff - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Election 2014: The final count for Midlands North West to be rechecked tomorrow morning
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Election 2014: The final count for Midlands North West to be rechecked tomorrow morning

May 27th 2014, 10:59 PM 57,817 Views 137 Comments

It’s been a long process but we’re nearly there!

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened
Live May 27th 2014, 1:40 AM

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened

# ff - Monday 26 May, 2014

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South
# Result
# Result

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South

May 26th 2014, 10:20 PM 31,489 Views 81 Comments

Liadh Ni Ríada joins perennial poll-topper Brian Crowley in Europe.

# ff - Sunday 25 May, 2014

John McGuinness: I'll consider leadership bid if FF direction doesn't change
# Warning Shot
# Warning Shot

John McGuinness: I'll consider leadership bid if FF direction doesn't change

May 25th 2014, 1:30 PM 9,036 Views 57 Comments

The PAC Chairman said he would consider challenging Micheál Martin’s leadership if action’s not taken to address Fianna Fáil’s direction.

# ff - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls'
# Another 48 Hours
# Another 48 Hours

If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls'

May 21st 2014, 7:54 AM 10,934 Views 63 Comments

Two days out from polling day, here’s how the electoral landscape’s looking….

# ff - Monday 19 May, 2014

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day
# Poll Crunching Time
# Poll Crunching Time

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day

May 19th 2014, 1:59 PM 11,424 Views 107 Comments

Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse
# On The Ropes
# On The Ropes

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse

May 19th 2014, 7:38 AM 12,598 Views 91 Comments

Three national papers are running new opinion polls this morning. None of them contain good news for Labour.

# ff - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes

May 18th 2014, 1:17 PM 18,535 Views 170 Comments

It follows a poll which shows an expected drop of seven per cent in support for Fine Gael in Friday’s local elections, compared to the last ballot five years ago.

# ff - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

It's on: Hanafin staying in race, despite Martin asking her three times to withdraw
# Battle Of Blackrock
# Battle Of Blackrock

It's on: Hanafin staying in race, despite Martin asking her three times to withdraw

May 6th 2014, 12:43 PM 12,268 Views 54 Comments

“The portrayal on Saturday was ‘here’s a former minister muscling in’. Quite genuinely, I wasn’t.”

# ff - Sunday 9 March, 2014

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"
# Liadh Ní Riada
# Liadh Ní Riada

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Mar 9th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,464 Views 91 Comments

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

# ff - Monday 3 March, 2014

‘Script issue’ to blame for Sinn Féin’s last minute pull-out from cross-party LGBT video
# Off Script
# Off Script

‘Script issue’ to blame for Sinn Féin’s last minute pull-out from cross-party LGBT video

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:24 PM 12,791 Views 87 Comments

Averil Power of Fianna Fáil was aiming to organise an ‘all party’ video message on the issue of LGBT rights and St. Patrick’s Day…

# ff - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Cowen: Kiely had no 'hand, act or part' in running of FF
# Crc
# Crc

Cowen: Kiely had no 'hand, act or part' in running of FF

Jan 19th 2014, 1:46 PM 14,309 Views 128 Comments

There’s been a raft of media reports detailing the former CRC chief’s links with the party since the start of the payments controversy.

# ff - Friday 10 January, 2014

SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February

Jan 10th 2014, 6:06 PM 8,521 Views 51 Comments

The Meath deputy was expelled last summer after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# ff - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Good news for Labour in new opinion poll, FF and SF both down
# Happy Gilmore
# Happy Gilmore

Good news for Labour in new opinion poll, FF and SF both down

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:24 PM 10,101 Views 180 Comments

More than half of those questioned said they approved of the Government’s actions in leading the country out of the EU/IMF bailout.

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