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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Friday 11 January, 2019

'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin

Edmund Honohan urged the Fianna Fáil leader to support a piece of legislation he wrote that is currently before the Dáil.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Leas Ceann Comhairle makes 'no apologies' for assisting constituents to get passports

Simon Coveney recently criticised TDs who use their offices for getting passports for constituents.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74 RIP

Former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin paid tribute to Kelly, calling him a “truly great character” who “loved being a TD”.

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# fianna-fail - Monday 31 December, 2018

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger

Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.

The government is paying €88m to rent private properties - but it also owns almost 100 empty buildings

Fianna Fáil has called it ‘ridiculous’ that one will be liable for the vacant sites tax next year.

# fianna-fail - Friday 28 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the year that was... in Irish politics?

How well do you remember all the controversies that hogged the headlines?

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good'

The Galway West TD says he has no regrets about losing his seat on the frontbench.

Ó Cuív: 'FF seems to be saying that even if we are in government, things wouldn’t change'

The Galway West TD said he was surprised to hear Micheál Martin had signed up to another 12 months of the confidence and supply deal.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Sinn Féin loses ground on Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as it falls six points in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular party, with Fianna Fáil not far behind.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 16 December, 2018

New poll shows Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country

The latest Sunday Independent newspaper/Kantar Millward Brown poll shows Fine Gael is down by two points to 32%.

# fianna-fail - Friday 14 December, 2018

Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show'

Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show'

Micheál Martin announced this week that he would extend the confidence and supply arrangement with Fine Gael.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

No election in 2019 as confidence and supply agreement to continue for a year

Fine Gael said the move “further strengthens Ireland’s hand in negotiating a successful outcome to Brexit”.

# fianna-fail - Friday 7 December, 2018

Cavan councillor quits Fianna Fáil to join Peadar Tóibín's new party

O’Reilly was critical of Fianna Fáil leadership in her departing statement.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Fine Gael remains most popular party in country

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row

Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee clashed with Fine Gael’s Jerry Buttimer.

Brexit waltz moves on as May heads to Brussels for tea and Varadkar hopes Dáil sings from same hymn sheet

Leo Varadkar is hoping for more parliamentary support than his British counterpart.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks

The war of words between the two main parties continues, but Varadkar said he still wants a 2020 general election.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 17 November, 2018

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.

# fianna-fail - Friday 16 November, 2018

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.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Micheál needed to take action after two politicians went 'rogue' - but is he facing a storm over FF's northern merger?

The sacking of two FF politicians from their roles this week was a headache for Micheál Martin.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Éamon Ó Cuív sacked from Fianna Fáil frontbench for launching NI candidate without permission

Senator Mark Daly has already been sacked from a number of roles for his part.

Micheál Martin to decide Eamon Ó Cuív's fate today for launching candidate without permission

Senator Mark Daly has already been sacked from a number of roles for his part.

# fianna-fail - Monday 29 October, 2018

Peter Casey says he wants Micheál Martin's job because the FF leader is 'too nice' to take on Leo Varadkar

Some senior Fianna Fáil politicians have rejecting Casey’s courting of the party.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'We're okay thanks': Fianna Fáil TDs pour cold water on Casey's plan to join party

Casey said he would be “joining Fianna Fáil” and that he intended to run in Donegal.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Fine Gael remains most popular party, widening gap on Fianna Fáil

Both parties have played down rumours of a general election.

# fianna-fail - Friday 26 October, 2018

FF's deputy leader says it was 'premature' for McAnespy to be told she would be a candidate in NI elections

There was confusion within the party last night as Councillor Sorcha McAnespy was announced at an event in Tyrone.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing

The candidate, Councillor Sorcha McAnespy, was announced at an event in Tyrone tonight.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election? Party Politics This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have announced their negotiating teams for the upcoming renewal talks.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Amidst election threats, opinion poll shows Fine Gael ahead with Fianna Fáil gaining ground

Varadkar and Martin met on Monday to discuss extending the Confidence and Supply deal.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

John 'The Bull’ O’Donoghue wants on the Fianna Fáil ticket in next year's local elections

O’Donoghue resigned as Ceann Comhairle in 2009 following an expenses controversy.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween

Teams for the the two parties are set to meet next week about renewing the agreement.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election Thin Ice This post contains videos

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

# fianna-fail - Friday 12 October, 2018

Micheál Martin writes to Leo Varadkar urging him to say he won't call an election

There had been rumblings about a potential general election.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election? Moving Swiftly Along This post contains a poll

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?

Does one logically follow the other?

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019

Not everyone was happy with the budget.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Welfare increase, fuel hike and income tax cuts: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Petrol, diesel, fuel and cigarettes are all set to rise.

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