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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82
# RIP
# RIP

Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82

Jul 21st 2021, 10:19 AM 56,092 Views 56 Comments

O’Malley’s ‘standing by the Republic’ speech is among the most famous ever in the Dáil.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Micheál Martin says Fianna Fáil TDs will meet to review electoral performance after the summer break
# Soldiers Of Destiny
# Soldiers Of Destiny

Micheál Martin says Fianna Fáil TDs will meet to review electoral performance after the summer break

Jul 14th 2021, 9:16 PM 15,789 Views 47 Comments

Barry Cowen had written to party members and called for a special in-person meeting

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

'The brand isn't as strong as it once was': How will Fianna Fáil react to last week's by-election result?
# Soldiers Of Destiny
# Soldiers Of Destiny

'The brand isn't as strong as it once was': How will Fianna Fáil react to last week's by-election result?

Jul 13th 2021, 12:03 AM 18,456 Views 49 Comments
  • Concerns about the future of Fianna Fáil's leadership have grown following last week's by-election, Rónán Duffy writes.
  • One councillor believes the party should re-connect with its voters, particularly at local authority level.

# fianna-fail - Monday 12 July, 2021

Poll: Who should lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?

Jul 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 53,217 Views 146 Comments

A number of TDs have raised concerns following the party’s disastrous by-election result last week.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Fianna Fáil ministers back Taoiseach as by-election fallout rumbles on
# Postmortem
# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil ministers back Taoiseach as by-election fallout rumbles on

Jul 11th 2021, 2:45 PM 22,183 Views 56 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry called on Micheál Martin to resign as party leader this summer.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result
# Postmortem
# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result

Jul 10th 2021, 5:53 PM 44,455 Views 131 Comments

Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil is under the microscope following its disastrous performance in Dublin Bay South.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo
# Cuckoo Funds
# Cuckoo Funds

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo

Jul 7th 2021, 11:14 AM 6,027 Views 7 Comments

Opposition TDs have accused the government of sneaking in an exemption for big investors.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Taoiseach on defensive as he faces backlash from his own party over hospitality vaccine cert plan
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Taoiseach on defensive as he faces backlash from his own party over hospitality vaccine cert plan

Jun 30th 2021, 9:35 PM 32,699 Views 82 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is “worried about the Delta variant”.

# fianna-fail - Friday 25 June, 2021

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland
# Longford
# Longford

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 8:35 AM 42,283 Views 37 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected Cathaoirleach of the Longford Municipal District.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,036 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,307 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,525 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

# fianna-fail - Friday 4 June, 2021

Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing
# Homes
# Homes

Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing

Jun 4th 2021, 3:48 PM 15,976 Views 58 Comments

It would amend Article 43 of the Constitution, which covers private property rights.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll

May 23rd 2021, 10:02 AM 59,034 Views 183 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald’s party has seen a slight dip in support but is still ahead of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

May 11th 2021, 8:10 PM 11,383 Views 27 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

# fianna-fail - Friday 7 May, 2021

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election
# Housing
# Housing

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election

May 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,415 Views 112 Comments

The FF parliamentary party meeting was told that the party was “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 144,285 Views 193 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition
# Any Gaffs
# Any Gaffs

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition

May 4th 2021, 3:54 PM 25,224 Views 58 Comments

Round Hill Capital bought 135 homes at a new development in Kildare.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

FF and FG seek to share the spoils as two Senators will be elected today
# Upper House
# Upper House

FF and FG seek to share the spoils as two Senators will be elected today

Apr 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 10,916 Views 26 Comments

The government parties have a voting pact to support each other’s candidate, as well as their own.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Apr 18th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,976 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Martin and Varadkar forced to defend vaccine plan changes amid criticism from their own TDs
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Martin and Varadkar forced to defend vaccine plan changes amid criticism from their own TDs

Mar 31st 2021, 11:50 PM 30,133 Views 88 Comments

TDs have been hearing from teachers and other frontline workers unhappy with the changes.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll

Mar 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 28,625 Views 55 Comments

Today’s Red C poll also shows that 67% of people think the government is not doing a good job in handling the vaccine rollout.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

An uneasy show of support: Coalition partners sticking by Varadkar amid calls for him to step aside
# Controversy
# Controversy

An uneasy show of support: Coalition partners sticking by Varadkar amid calls for him to step aside

Mar 16th 2021, 6:15 AM 20,970 Views 82 Comments

If charges were to be brought, Fianna Fáil would call for his removal, sources said.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

TDs call for vaccine side deals to be struck as health minister says 'there is no vaccine mountain'
# PP MEETINGS
# PP MEETINGS

TDs call for vaccine side deals to be struck as health minister says 'there is no vaccine mountain'

Mar 10th 2021, 9:09 PM 21,148 Views 65 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar anticipates the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will be approved by the European Medicines Agency tomorrow.

# fianna-fail - Friday 19 February, 2021

Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach

Feb 19th 2021, 4:11 PM 18,902 Views 45 Comments

The Government’s priority is to protect the 2,800 workers affected by the decision, Micheál Martin said.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 67,895 Views 179 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs appear to be softening their opinion of going in with Sinn Fein – is it a runner?

# fianna-fail - Friday 29 January, 2021

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end

Jan 29th 2021, 5:24 PM 22,238 Views 0 Comments

Deputy O’Callaghan also wants Government to consider increasing the maximum sentence for knife crime.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Taoiseach: Almost half of passengers who arrived at Dublin Airport yesterday had been on holiday
# Travel
# Travel

Taoiseach: Almost half of passengers who arrived at Dublin Airport yesterday had been on holiday

Jan 27th 2021, 9:40 PM 155,939 Views 151 Comments

Micheál Martin said 397 people arriving at the airport yesterday were returning from holiday.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Whip restored to three Fianna Fáil senators who attended Oireachtas golf dinner last August
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Whip restored to three Fianna Fáil senators who attended Oireachtas golf dinner last August

Jan 14th 2021, 12:03 AM 20,286 Views 45 Comments

The three senators apologized after attending the golf dinner in August.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Poll: Should Micheál Martin lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Micheál Martin lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?

Jan 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 71,455 Views 149 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen says Martin should step down as party leader.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls
# Ógra Fianna Fáil
# Ógra Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls

Dec 29th 2020, 4:18 PM 67,311 Views 49 Comments

Monaghan Ógra Fianna Fáil’s secretary publicised the claims yesterday evening.

# fianna-fail - Friday 18 December, 2020

New affordable housing plan will see State take 30% stake in homes of first-time buyers
# Housing
# Housing

New affordable housing plan will see State take 30% stake in homes of first-time buyers

Dec 18th 2020, 6:57 PM 60,592 Views 39 Comments

The affordable housing scheme will go to Cabinet next week.

# fianna-fail - Friday 20 November, 2020

Tánaiste expects Eir customer care 'to improve' after meeting with telecoms company
# Customer Care
# Customer Care

Tánaiste expects Eir customer care 'to improve' after meeting with telecoms company

Nov 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 28,593 Views 80 Comments

TDs offices have been inundated with poor customer service complaints from constituents.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Dáil approves appointment of former Senator and ex-NAGP lobbyist Geraldine Feeney to Sipo
# Geraldine Feeney
# Geraldine Feeney

Dáil approves appointment of former Senator and ex-NAGP lobbyist Geraldine Feeney to Sipo

Nov 19th 2020, 7:15 AM 19,924 Views 30 Comments

No debate was held on the motion, despite objection to this by opposition politicians.

# fianna-fail - Friday 13 November, 2020

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland

Nov 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,941 Views 64 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator says recent events have convinced him that political discourse has changed and that a place for considered compromise must now be found in Irish politics.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Dáil meets in Leinster House but moves across the Liffey for confidence vote in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar
# Leaks
# Leaks

Dáil meets in Leinster House but moves across the Liffey for confidence vote in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 3:00 PM 46,264 Views 195 Comments

The Dáil met at 2pm and voted to relocate to the Convention Centre Dublin.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 5 November, 2020

MacSharry says Taoiseach should not get 'overly defensive' about criticisms made towards him
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

MacSharry says Taoiseach should not get 'overly defensive' about criticisms made towards him

Nov 5th 2020, 1:23 PM 17,763 Views 27 Comments

MacSharry says FF has lost sight of its principes.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
# Questions
# Questions

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement

Nov 1st 2020, 1:56 PM 34,149 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract

Oct 31st 2020, 7:54 PM 36,882 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.

Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 6:15 PM 131,436 Views 0 Comments

Allegations that Varadkar breached a number of laws were made in a story by the Village magazine.

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