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#Fine Gael Ard Fheis

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years

In what many are dubbing an election speech, the Taoiseach promised transformational tax reform.

Fine Gael to follow GAA footsteps with new disciplinary rules

The new disciplinary rules, which will put in place binding arbitration for internal disputes.

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year

The Tánaiste also said Ireland could be forced in to recognising the State of Palestine.

FG warns FF: 'We are election ready. The printing machines are oiled, the photos are taken'

Last night the party members were told to get the constituency candidates ready as an election could happen at any time.

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF

Fine Gael heard a rallying call at its Ard Fheis last night for the party to be election ready.

Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed

The minister said the government has a duty to make sure the next generation is informed.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Friday 16 November, 2018

Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'

Varadkar said Fine Gael is a “compassionate party” that has a role in offering a helping hand to those that need it.

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.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax

The Ard Fheis will also deal with a number of other motions on Brexit, social welfare, rents, and future referendums.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 23 January, 2016

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

“Keep the recovery” going was THE buzz phrase at Citywest as Enda Kenny rallied the Fine Gael troops.

Enda Kenny says there's only one question in this election

In his last major speech before the election, the Taoiseach urged the public to re-elect the government.

Enda was asked whether he'd work with Michael Lowry, he didn't say no

The Taoiseach was speaking at his party’s Ard Fheis.

Revealed: The Fine Gael guide to canvassing and how to lash the other parties

The party has produced a 15-page guide for canvassers ahead of the general election campaign.

Love and kisses for Noonan who likens Fianna Fáil to 'Comical Ali as the tanks roll in'

Michael Noonan got two standing ovations from party members.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Friday 22 January, 2016

‘Total disaster’: Enda lashes Fianna Fáil as he rallies the troops

The Taoiseach was speaking as he opened his party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin.

Security alert at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after suspect cartridge found

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to make his opening address this evening.

Fine Gael is charging charities for pretty much everything at its Ard Fheis

The party insists it makes no profit for providing exhibition space and stands for organisations at its gathering in Citywest.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Monday 6 April, 2015

Why it looks increasingly like the general election will take place in February 2016

The dates for party ard fheiseanna and conferences are starting to give the game away.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Monday 3 March, 2014

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VIDEO: Slick Enda's entrance music was Take That at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

The Taoiseach was all Gary Barlow on Saturday night…

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 1 March, 2014

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

The biggest party in the State gathered in south Dublin this weekend, and here’s what we found out…

Enda Kenny tells Fine Gael: 'For Ireland, our best days are up ahead'

Enda Kenny has quoted Einstein and Lincoln in a keynote speech to the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight.

Fine Gael says 'yes' to same-sex marriage but 'no' to legalising cannabis

Alan Shatter has been warmly received by delegates at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin today.

Taoiseach on Rehab salaries: 'The public like to know these things'

Enda Kenny declined to state specifically whether Fine Gael advisor Frank Flannery, a former CEO at Rehab, should go before the PAC.

Children First Bill to be published within weeks - Fitzgerald

The Children’s Minister says that Fine Gael is “putting children first”.

Michael Noonan: I’ll consider tax cuts, Richard Bruton: I won’t consider wage hikes

On day two of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis, the Minister for Finance has given the clearest indication yet that a tax cut is on the way.

Fine Gael will debate legalising cannabis at its Ard Fheis today

Day two of the party’s annual gathering is getting under way at the RDS in Dublin today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter to speak at a session on transparency and accountability.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Hands off our children, you're not getting them': Fine Gael debates smoking and e-cigarettes

There were plenty of strong words for tobacco companies on the opening night of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin.

Pics: Enda Kenny having a nice trip at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Don’t worry, he recovered fully to continue with his speech this evening at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis.

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system

Health Minister James Reilly was speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening.

Legalising cannabis, joining NATO and 9 other motions at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Legalising cannabis, supporting same-sex marriage and talking justice, transparency and accountability with Alan Shatter – it’s all happening at the RDS this weekend.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Sunday 1 April, 2012

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In pictures: The final day of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

The event came to a close with a speech by Enda Kenny at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 31 March, 2012

FG: Gardaí 'instructed blinds to be pulled' as protests gathered outside Árd Fheis

Gardaí reportedly advised that blinds be pulled at the Convention Centre as anti-household charge protesters gathered outside.