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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

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Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal?

The Ceann Comhairle has ordered a report into the incident while a Fine Gael TD has called for an “appropriate investigation”.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 20 October, 2019

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes

Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.

Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite'

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown.

Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves

This Bill would leapfrog over the government’s strategy, which Fianna Fáil has said is slow to materialise.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Ceann Comhairle orders 'urgent' probe after FF TD's Dáil votes recorded despite him being absent

Clare TD Timmy Dooley said a fellow party member cast a number of votes for him while he was absent from the Dáil chamber on Thursday.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# fianna-fail - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Slow progress' in Budget talks, as Donohoe confirms he will be dipping into corporation tax take

A total of €1.5bn is to be moved into the rainy day fund.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Doubling sentences for knife crime to 10 years 'will send a clear message', says Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil supports the re-introduction of a ‘Bin the Blade’ amnesty.

# fianna-fail - Friday 27 September, 2019

'Entirely possible' we could have another Budget within the space of a few months

Minister Paschal Donohoe has framed October’s Budget on the presumption of a no-deal Brexit.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'Lunney attack was the last straw': Martin says cross-border agency needed to root the 'evil out of the border region'

Martin said the people living along the border have had enough.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 22 September, 2019

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

Jump in support for Sinn Féin, but Fianna Fáil remains most popular party

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks

Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget

Martin wants the government to set a target for when it will be fossil-free.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

# fianna-fail - Friday 13 September, 2019

Micheál Martin 'not entertaining' the idea of a grand coalition with Fine Gael

Micheál Martin 'not entertaining' the idea of a grand coalition with Fine Gael

Martin says there is a sense the Taoiseach is trying to provoke Fianna Fáil into an election.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020

A climate change focus in the Budget will be necessary, said Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

# fianna-fail - Monday 9 September, 2019

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

# fianna-fail - Friday 6 September, 2019

'Trust the public with hard facts': Micheál Martin calls on government to publish no-deal Brexit plans

He said the government should also make it clear how much new arrangements after Brexit are likely to cost.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Political parties received €5.9m in State funding last year

Eight political parties qualified for Exchequer funding in 2018.

Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations

The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election

The Fianna Fáil leader was asked if he would be happy to rely on Michael Lowry’s support.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil TD criticises 'absurd' drop in penalty points issued in past 10 years

Marc Mac Sharry TD said the legacy of declining Garda numbers has had an impact on the drop in figures.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

# fianna-fail - Monday 22 July, 2019

'A long road ahead': Barry Cowen says former Taoiseach Brian Cowen making progress with health

Cowen was admitted to hospital after falling ill earlier this month.

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?

In 2017, Fianna Fáil said it planned to publish a white paper on unification.

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil tops latest opinion poll as Green Party support slips following elections surge

Support for the Greens has fallen by four points.

# fianna-fail - Friday 19 July, 2019

Leo is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Micheál says he's 'walking a lot'

Micheal Martin says the government’s climate change policies are ‘a bit all over the place’.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Yoga, carbon tax and general election plans on the agenda for Green Party's national convention

A motion calling on the Greens not to enter into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will be voted on this weekend.

# fianna-fail - Friday 5 July, 2019

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen in intensive care

The former Fianna Fáil politician was hospitalised last night.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Insurance companies quizzed about why they aren't reporting fraudsters to the gardaí

Insurance premiums will fall if the cost of claims in Ireland falls, insurance companies told an Oireachtas committee today.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Funeral of councillor Manus Kelly takes place in Donegal

The 41-year-old died in a crash while taking part in the Donegal International Rally.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Funeral of 'Donegal rally hero' Manus Kelly to be held on Thursday

Manus’ remains will be reposing at his home from 11am today; his funeral Mass will be held in Glenswilly.

# fianna-fail - Monday 24 June, 2019

Tributes paid to 'enormous personality' Manus Kelly after Donegal councillor dies during rally RIP

Tributes paid to 'enormous personality' Manus Kelly after Donegal councillor dies during rally

Kelly was a three-time winner of the event.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Poll shows drop in support for Fine Gael as Fianna Fáil surges ahead

The poll shows that support for Fine Gael is at its lowest point since Leo Varadkar became taoiseach two years ago.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Fianna Fáil candidate (20) 'not making promises' as he becomes one of Ireland's youngest councillors

Albert Dolan was elected on the first count at around 1.30am this morning.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite

Martin’s comments come as speculation mounts in Cork that the plebiscite looks set to be defeated.

A worrying trend for Fianna Fáil as exit polls show young people abandoning party

Micheál Martin has a task to convince those in their teens and 20s to give his candidates first preferences.

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