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#Frances Fitzgerald

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,842 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 31 August, 2020

Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post
# Irish EU Commissioner
# Irish EU Commissioner

Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post

Aug 31st 2020, 1:13 PM 27,287 Views 82 Comments

Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said she is interested in the role.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Frances Fitzgerald 'very concerned' about UK wish to abandon European Arrest Warrant scheme
# Former Justice Minister
# Former Justice Minister

Frances Fitzgerald 'very concerned' about UK wish to abandon European Arrest Warrant scheme

Mar 7th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,581 Views 38 Comments

The former Justice Minister said that “if there was a gap”, it could “of course” have an effect on prisoners held here.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites
# Extortion
# Extortion

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites

Oct 10th 2019, 12:44 PM 18,286 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 28 June, 2019

Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe

Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe

Jun 28th 2019, 11:29 AM 40,436 Views 64 Comments

Wallace is one of four TDs elected to the European Parliament.

# frances-fitzgerald - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Is the Charleton tribunal and Maurice McCabe raised on the doorsteps with Fitzgerald? 'Not particularly'
# Dublin Constituency
# Dublin Constituency

Is the Charleton tribunal and Maurice McCabe raised on the doorsteps with Fitzgerald? 'Not particularly'

May 22nd 2019, 5:20 PM 12,288 Views 61 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty says she doesn’t believe the electorate will punish Fine Gael over the housing crisis.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 4 March, 2019

Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers
# Mark Durkan
# Mark Durkan

Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers

Mar 4th 2019, 6:43 PM 14,261 Views 64 Comments

The former SDLP leader says he knows voting for a Northern Ireland voice is a big ask for Dublin people.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 15 October, 2018

Taoiseach says Frances Fitzgerald could be considered for Cabinet in the future
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Taoiseach says Frances Fitzgerald could be considered for Cabinet in the future

Oct 15th 2018, 3:29 PM 11,110 Views 33 Comments

Last week’s Disclosures Tribunal report effectively exonerated Fitzgerald.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 12 October, 2018

'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders
# All Apologies
# All Apologies

'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders

Oct 12th 2018, 12:18 PM 18,284 Views 94 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have defended their actions of calling for the former Tánaiste’s resignation.

Poll: Would you be happy to see Frances Fitzgerald return as a minister?
# Return Of The Fitz
# Return Of The Fitz

Poll: Would you be happy to see Frances Fitzgerald return as a minister?

Oct 12th 2018, 9:55 AM 47,693 Views 124 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald could be poised for a dramatic return to Cabinet.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 7:14 PM 24,959 Views 48 Comments

Fitzgerald resigned following controversy about what she knew of the Garda Commissioner’s legal strategy.

Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group

Oct 11th 2018, 4:47 PM 15,340 Views 51 Comments

Richard Bruton is to take over the role of Communications Minister temporarily.

# frances-fitzgerald - 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 19,691 Views 63 Comments

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

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 17 August, 2018

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered

Aug 17th 2018, 1:44 PM 72,511 Views 81 Comments

Communications to and from Terry Prone’s PR company were discovered following an FOI request by transparency group Right to Know.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet
# Sexual Crimes
# Sexual Crimes

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 17,106 Views 50 Comments

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal
# O'higgins Commission
# O'higgins Commission

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jul 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 12,537 Views 0 Comments

The scandal that almost brought down the government didn’t prove as explosive as expected.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe

Feb 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 19,108 Views 0 Comments

The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.

# frances-fitzgerald - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal

Jan 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 21,000 Views 0 Comments

The former Tánaiste was giving evidence at the Tribunal this afternoon.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails

Jan 30th 2018, 6:40 PM 14,179 Views 0 Comments

The Charleton Tribunal was told that Fitzgerald was told about emails relating to Maurice McCabe.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 AM 24,746 Views 0 Comments

Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 7 January, 2018

The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week
# Discrediting Mccabe
# Discrediting Mccabe

The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week

Jan 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,179 Views 0 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal strategy to discredit McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission will be under the microscope.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 29 December, 2017

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate
# Áras An Uachtaráin
# Áras An Uachtaráin

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate

Dec 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,020 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants Fitzgerald to return to high office soon.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Change of plans: Barrister to head up review into Justice Department's email trawl
# Dig Deep
# Dig Deep

Change of plans: Barrister to head up review into Justice Department's email trawl

Dec 12th 2017, 3:32 PM 11,793 Views 17 Comments

Concerns had been raised with the Taoiseach about the secretary-general of his own department carrying out the review.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Leo Varadkar on political crisis: 'It wasn't some poker game with Micheál Martin'
# The Thick Of It
# The Thick Of It

Leo Varadkar on political crisis: 'It wasn't some poker game with Micheál Martin'

Dec 2nd 2017, 11:59 AM 12,931 Views 85 Comments

The Taoiseach was critical of the Department of Justice again in a radio interview this morning.

Opinion: How badly damaged has the Taoiseach been?
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

Opinion: How badly damaged has the Taoiseach been?

Dec 2nd 2017, 9:00 AM 26,597 Views 98 Comments

Paddy Power Politics has set the odds on the next general election to take place in 2018 at 1/25. The bookies aren’t in it to lose money, writes Larry Donnelly.

# frances-fitzgerald - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Taoiseach expected to announce new Tánaiste tomorrow - as he says Fitzgerald will play a senior role in the party
# New Deputy Boss
# New Deputy Boss

Taoiseach expected to announce new Tánaiste tomorrow - as he says Fitzgerald will play a senior role in the party

Nov 29th 2017, 8:01 PM 24,253 Views 96 Comments

Who will it be?

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?

Nov 29th 2017, 8:54 AM 28,124 Views 108 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald’s resignation meant that an election was avoided yesterday.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging

Nov 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 25,965 Views 138 Comments

The former Tánaiste paid tribute to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and thanked him for his “loyalty”.

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Taoiseach and Dáil for giving 'inaccurate' information
# Minister For Justice
# Minister For Justice

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Taoiseach and Dáil for giving 'inaccurate' information

Nov 28th 2017, 7:41 PM 28,696 Views 208 Comments

He said that he was “shocked” and “bitterly disappointed” by the events of recent weeks.

'On the edge of turmoil': What the world media made of the Frances Fitzgerald controversy
# She's Gone
# She's Gone

'On the edge of turmoil': What the world media made of the Frances Fitzgerald controversy

Nov 28th 2017, 4:21 PM 28,235 Views 71 Comments

There’s been a lot of interest from abroad – but only some of it is seizing the drama of the moment.

'I believe it is necessary': Frances Fitzgerald resigns as Tánaiste following whistleblower email controversy
# Slanaiste
# Slanaiste

'I believe it is necessary': Frances Fitzgerald resigns as Tánaiste following whistleblower email controversy

Nov 28th 2017, 3:50 PM 122,314 Views 293 Comments

Opposition politicians had been calling for her to resign over the legal strategy used against Sgt Maurice McCabe.

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today
# Wrong Frances
From The Daily Edge
# Wrong Frances

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today

Nov 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 6,458 Views 4 Comments

“Please let this sh*tshow end.”

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes
# High Court
# High Court

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Nov 28th 2017, 12:02 PM 13,563 Views 22 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 27 November, 2017

Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower
# Email Controversy
# Email Controversy

Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower

Nov 27th 2017, 10:00 PM 70,643 Views 312 Comments

Talks between the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin concluded this evening without a resolution

Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'

Nov 27th 2017, 11:50 AM 65,843 Views 93 Comments

Ethical action and moral courage are what we ought to expect and require of our elected representatives, writes Tom Clonan.

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to allow name to go forward in Dublin Mid West general election convention
# Election
# Election

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to allow name to go forward in Dublin Mid West general election convention

Nov 26th 2017, 3:37 PM 31,582 Views 152 Comments

It remains unclear whether Frances Fitzgerald will step down as Tánaiste.

'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public
# Political Crisis
# Political Crisis

'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public

Nov 26th 2017, 1:10 PM 33,566 Views 111 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks
# Election Footing
# Election Footing

Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks

Nov 25th 2017, 7:20 PM 40,152 Views 198 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election

Nov 25th 2017, 8:25 AM 22,311 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were told to be ‘grown up men’ and sort this out – but eyes will be on the Tánaiste this weekend.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 24 November, 2017

Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election
# Buckle Up
# Buckle Up

Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election

Nov 24th 2017, 9:52 AM 38,119 Views 136 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis. Here’s why an email sent to her back in 2015 could bring about a general election.

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