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# Fine Gael

12th June 2024
Debunked: Fabricated quotes and made-up commentators feature in 'vote-rigging' news story
Mixed messages on Sinn Féin’s chances in the Midlands-North-West as counting continues
This week
9th June 2024 - 13th June 2024
Sinn Féin ‘resigned’ to not winning a seat in Midlands-North-West as count continues
SocDems double seats on Dublin City Council as Fianna Fáil lose top spot to Fine Gael
Baby and Britto: Fine Gael's father-and-son team take two seats in South Dublin
Taoiseach says local elections an 'unmitigated disaster' for Sinn Féin and rules out early election
'We never went away, but we're back': Fine Gael's Michael Ring says party has had 'great election'
Last week
2nd June 2024 - 8th June 2024
The story of the count so far: Good news for everyone, unless you're Sinn Féin
As it stands, Fine Gael may sneak ahead to become the biggest party in local government.
Coalition bullish and sticks the boot in, saying predictions of SF-led Govt ‘have been shattered’
Questions are being asked today around whether Sinn Féin has run too many candidates across the country.
Fine Gael deletes video using music from children's viral rap hit after criticism from studio behind it
We read local election manifestos so you don't have to: Here's what the 3 big parties promise
Leo Varadkar grilled about lack of services for children, Phoenix Park and gout on his home turf
A few constituents in the Fine Gael stomping ground in Castleknock spoke about the new leader Simon Harris.
This month
June 2024
The campaign trail: FG have a wall to climb and Clare Daly has a Hollywood star in her corner
Here’s the roundup of some of the weird, wacky and unexpected on the campaign trail so far.
Last month
May 2024
Independents remain most popular, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil overtake Sinn Féin in latest poll
However, Sinn Féin remains the most popular party among younger voters ahead of the European elections.
Fine Gael is now the most popular political party among those polled, but Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are close behind
Around 23% of people intend to vote for independent candidates in the European elections next Friday
Man arrested after allegedly carrying knife and acting in 'threatening' manner at Parnell Square
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil were no-shows today at climate debate ahead of EU election
Harris wants taxation and planning related to the bulk buying of homes to be reviewed
Support for Sinn Féin drops, narrowing lead on Fine Gael in pre-election polling
FG candidate grateful for outpouring of support after being attacked for putting up posters
Fine Gael feeling 'confident' as they jump and Sinn Féin slump in latest Irish Times poll
Taoiseach and president pay tribute to 'trailblazer' Mary Banotti following death of former MEP
Fine Gael condemns political violence after EU partners refused to sign letter denouncing far right
Council takes court action over FG mayor's €700k landfill bill weeks before local elections
Independent candidates overtake Sinn Féin as voters' top choice ahead of European elections
Independents and others have seen a large jump in support in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll.
Almost a quarter of people (24%) plan to vote for candidates classed as 'independents and others' on 7 June
The next most popular choice is Sinn Féin on 22% (down one point)
Sinn Féin is the most popular party among younger voters, while Fine Gael is the preferred party for over 65s
April 2024
Support for Fianna Fáil slumps to two-year low as Independents make gains
FactCheck: Did Sinn Féin really propose spending €500m less on health than the Government?
The claim was made by Taoiseach Simon Harris last week in the Dáil.
Improvements in housing 'could've happened five years ago' if govt had been 'braver' - Varadkar
Stardust campaigner refuses to accept apologies of local TDs Seán Haughey and Richard Bruton
FG pulls EPP 'to the centre' says Séan Kelly as Irish MEPs say parties will remain in EU groups
Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil MEPs said they would not be considering a switch.
FG mayor at centre of €700k landfill row retracts Dáil bid after decrying 'crumbling' party numbers
Gaeltacht junior ministry given to Fianna Fáil amid claims offer made to outgoing Fine Gael TD
Simon Harris makes changes to junior ministerial ranks in first Cabinet meeting
The new Taoiseach has been finalising the positions this morning.
Here's who got promoted by Taoiseach Simon Harris at his first cabinet meeting
Junior Ministerial jobs up for grabs as Cabinet meets under Taoiseach Harris for first time
Patrick O'Donovan and Peter Burke named as ministers after appointment by Taoiseach Simon Harris
As the new leader of the country, Harris has this evening nominated members of Cabinet from his own party.
Tánaiste rejects O'Dea's 'party lens' criticism, says public want to be put above party politics
Simon Harris expected to press pause on expanding sick leave as part of business support plan
Varadkar 'confident' Stormont can withstand shock resignation of former DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson
Varadkar responds to Kate O'Connell's comments wishing her the best 'in the rest of her life'
Harris shuts down speculation that he's 'too woke' to shift Fine Gael to core values