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#Fine Gael Think-In

# fine-gael-think-in - Monday 13 September, 2021

Pension and social welfare payment rises on the cards for next month's Budget
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Pension and social welfare payment rises on the cards for next month's Budget

Mon 4:45 PM 43,870 Views 58 Comments

The Social Protection Minister said ‘very difficult decisions’ around the State pension will have to be made.

# fine-gael-think-in - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Will Frances Fitzgerald be made a minister again? She was up front and centre at this year's think-in
# Back In The Fold
# Back In The Fold

Will Frances Fitzgerald be made a minister again? She was up front and centre at this year's think-in

Sep 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,697 Views 63 Comments

Ever since the former Tánaiste left office, there have been rumours of her return.

# fine-gael-think-in - Friday 7 September, 2018

Coveney says Brexit withdrawal deal is '85% agreed'
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Coveney says Brexit withdrawal deal is '85% agreed'

Sep 7th 2018, 11:57 AM 19,502 Views 39 Comments

Simon Coveney says the October deadline can be pushed out, but not by much.

A tale of two letters: Election speculation rife this week as Leo says it's 'prudent' to be ready
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

A tale of two letters: Election speculation rife this week as Leo says it's 'prudent' to be ready

Sep 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 10,912 Views 30 Comments

Leo wants to talk but Micheál’s not ready. Are we in for a bad break up?

# fine-gael-think-in - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Minister warns councils he will use emergency powers if inaction on housing continues
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Minister warns councils he will use emergency powers if inaction on housing continues

Sep 6th 2018, 6:40 PM 22,957 Views 95 Comments

The minister said some local authorities are ‘making excuses’ about their lack of progress.

Varadkar understands why people might be 'sceptical' that Fine Gael can solve the homeless crisis
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Varadkar understands why people might be 'sceptical' that Fine Gael can solve the homeless crisis

Sep 6th 2018, 1:38 PM 10,428 Views 73 Comments

The Taoiseach says his party does not lack compassion when it comes to solving the crisis.

Acting classes ruled out at FG think-in, but party to talk gender pay gap and Budget
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Acting classes ruled out at FG think-in, but party to talk gender pay gap and Budget

Sep 6th 2018, 6:45 AM 10,409 Views 32 Comments

Last year, Varadkar was heavily criticised for comments he made to this website insisting that Ireland has “one of the lowest levels of homelessness” .

# fine-gael-think-in - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home

Sep 16th 2017, 12:13 PM 36,646 Views 112 Comments

Varadkar said young people who are renting or living with their parents can’t get on the property ladder.

# fine-gael-think-in - Friday 15 September, 2017

Varadkar says he wants a sugar tax introduced next year
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Varadkar says he wants a sugar tax introduced next year

Sep 15th 2017, 4:58 PM 15,231 Views 116 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is a long-term supporter of the tax.

Leo Varadkar not satisfied that enough gardaí have embraced reform
# Bad Breath
# Bad Breath

Leo Varadkar not satisfied that enough gardaí have embraced reform

Sep 15th 2017, 10:01 AM 13,364 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach said that although he supported An Garda Síochána, management reform was needed.

# fine-gael-think-in - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Nama could be given more powers to become a housing developer for the State
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Nama could be given more powers to become a housing developer for the State

Sep 14th 2017, 7:35 PM 12,881 Views 74 Comments

Leo Varadkar said Nama could ‘step in where the private sector has failed’.

# fine-gael-think-in - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland
# The Big House
# The Big House

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland

Sep 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,835 Views 107 Comments

Pressure over the leadership has been mounting on Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

'A change of leadership is required': Rumblings in Fine Gael that Enda should go
# Think-In
# Think-In

'A change of leadership is required': Rumblings in Fine Gael that Enda should go

Sep 13th 2016, 1:37 PM 10,813 Views 35 Comments

Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.

No surprises on the way in this year's Budget - but there will be a reduction in USC
# Budget 17
# Budget 17

No surprises on the way in this year's Budget - but there will be a reduction in USC

Sep 13th 2016, 6:12 AM 20,287 Views 48 Comments

Michael Noonan said the detail of the USC reduction is yet to be decided.

# fine-gael-think-in - Monday 12 September, 2016

Purpose of Fine Gael election campaign review is not to 'hang, draw or quarter'
# FG Think-In
# FG Think-In

Purpose of Fine Gael election campaign review is not to 'hang, draw or quarter'

Sep 12th 2016, 7:08 PM 8,090 Views 37 Comments

Two reports reviewing the party’s election performance were discussed at today’s Fine Gael think-in in Kildare.

# fine-gael-think-in - Friday 11 September, 2015

The hated USC is in line for a significant cut next month
# Happy Noonan
# Happy Noonan

The hated USC is in line for a significant cut next month

Sep 11th 2015, 9:00 PM 32,396 Views 150 Comments

The Finance Minister signalled that universal social charge will be prioritised in the Budget.

# fine-gael-think-in - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Kenny: 'Voters will have to choose between government or chaos'
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Kenny: 'Voters will have to choose between government or chaos'

Sep 10th 2015, 4:54 PM 14,832 Views 118 Comments

The Taoiseach also said that he isn’t trying to be populist.

Can Fine Gael dare to dream of an overall majority?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Can Fine Gael dare to dream of an overall majority?

Sep 10th 2015, 1:25 PM 14,962 Views 155 Comments

Analysis: Ahead of its last think-in before the election, some in Fine Gael quietly believe history can be made. But can it really?

# fine-gael-think-in - Monday 15 September, 2014

Leo Varadkar sang Tender by Blur off his phone at the Fine Gael think-in
# Come On Come On Come On
From The Daily Edge
# Come On Come On Come On

Leo Varadkar sang Tender by Blur off his phone at the Fine Gael think-in

Sep 15th 2014, 9:57 AM 2,138 Views 0 Comments

I’m waiting for that feelin’…

# fine-gael-think-in - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Chief Whip: We'll do something about the issue which most frustrates backbenchers*
# Loosen Up
# Loosen Up

Chief Whip: We'll do something about the issue which most frustrates backbenchers*

Sep 13th 2014, 9:15 AM 6,668 Views 17 Comments

*After the next election.

# fine-gael-think-in - Friday 12 September, 2014

Loose Lips Leo and 4 other things we learned at the Fine Gael 'think-in'
# Get Your Think On
# Get Your Think On

Loose Lips Leo and 4 other things we learned at the Fine Gael 'think-in'

Sep 12th 2014, 3:46 PM 8,216 Views 8 Comments

The Fine Gael parliamentary party gathered in picturesque Fota Island to talk the economy, elections and Leo…

# fine-gael-think-in - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Leo: "I don't mind being slapped down or scolded. I'm a big boy."
# Fine Gael Think-In
# Fine Gael Think-In

Leo: "I don't mind being slapped down or scolded. I'm a big boy."

Sep 11th 2014, 10:54 PM 24,056 Views 59 Comments

The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.

# fine-gael-think-in - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Pics: Fine Gael TDs climb Croagh Patrick... one of them runs back down
# Think-In
# Think-In

Pics: Fine Gael TDs climb Croagh Patrick... one of them runs back down

Sep 11th 2012, 9:57 PM 15,012 Views 56 Comments

All the way up, and all the way down…