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# Fine Gael National Conference

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# Fine Gael
Taoiseach promises income tax cuts and rules out entering government with Sinn Féin
The Taoiseach also used his speech to take a pop at Fianna Fáil.
# Brexit
If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney
The man tipped to be the next EC president says the UK is ‘infecting’ Europe’s decision-making process..
Plans to avoid a hard border in a no-deal scenario are 'very rough', says Varadkar
Thousands of protesters are due to march on London today demanding a second Brexit referendum.
# Brexit
Donaldson says Ireland should join the Commonwealth, Coveney says it's not on the table
It had been thought that the DUP were softening their stance towards the draft Brexit deal – until yesterday’s statement.
# St Patrick's Day
Taoiseach says he doesn't want to be associated with actions of Conor McGregor
This time last week, Varadkar was somewhat overshadowed at the Chicago St Patrick’s Day parade.
# Simon Coveney
EU Commission, Ireland and the UK 'have thought about' border issue, but no formal discussions
Coveney says whether there is a deal or no-deal, the way to resolve the border issue will be some form of regulatory alignment.
# Fine Gael National Conference
Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford
‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.
# Analysis
Why Enda is no longer falling over flower pots when it comes to same-sex marriage
Analysis: The Taoiseach delivered a strong backing for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum on Saturday night.
# the homecoming
Here are 8 things we learned at Enda's big homecoming shindig
The biggest party in the country gathered in the Taoiseach’s constituency this weekend and we learned a lot.
# Same-Sex Marriage
Enda: "It’s about your right to say two small words, made up of three simple letters – I DO"
The Taoiseach delivered his keynote address to the Fine Gael faithful in Castlebar tonight, and gave his strongest backing yet for the referendum.
# Water Charges
Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference - and a journalist was asked to leave
Around 170 people have turned up outside the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.
# The audacity of nope
We spotted this quite bizarre Enda Kenny poster in Castlebar last night
Grotesque, Unbelievable, Bizarre and Unprecedented.
# National address
‘You know something, there’s a change happening’: Kenny confirms bailout exit in December
Enda Kenny was speaking at the Fine Gael national conference in Limerick tonight where he also outlined plans to extend the franchise for Seanad elections.
# the gathering
In pictures: Day two of the Fine Gael national conference
Not much happening in Limerick but delegates are having a great laugh by the looks of it.
# Budget 2014
WATCH: Taoiseach says 'there will be some good news in the Budget'
But there’s still work to do, Enda Kenny told the media at the Fine Gael national conference in Limerick today.
# Fine Gael conference
Leo Varadkar: 'There is only one reform party in Ireland and its name is Fine Gael'
In a strongly-worded speech to delegates at the Fine Gael national conference, Varadkar appeared to hit out at the Reform Alliance of former Fine Gael parliamentary party members.
# Fine Gael conference
Noonan on Budget 2014: ‘You’ll be astounded at all the good news I’ll be announcing’
The Finance Minister has told delegates at the Fine Gael national conference that the Budget on Tuesday is going to “reasonably tough”.
# Crowds gather
Anti-austerity and pro-life protests expected as Fine Gael conference begins
Thousands of Fine Gael delegates are gathering in Limerick today as the two-day national conference gets under way.