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# gaa - Monday 24 January, 2011

Gaza flotilla raid legal, says Israeli inquiry
# Middle East
# Middle East

Gaza flotilla raid legal, says Israeli inquiry

Jan 24th 2011, 8:46 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

The Israeli raid on a Turkish ship bound for Gaza was legal, a commission finds, because Israel is in a state of war.

No money, no leaders, no Irish: what the world's papers say
# GE11
# GE11

No money, no leaders, no Irish: what the world's papers say

Jan 24th 2011, 8:19 AM 1,908 Views 0 Comments

Guess what the world’s press makes of Ireland’s latest political woes? No prizes for guessing: they don’t think it’s good.

# gaa - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Greens' ministerial briefs assigned to Ó Cuív and Carey
# Compact Cabinet
# Compact Cabinet

Greens' ministerial briefs assigned to Ó Cuív and Carey

Jan 23rd 2011, 9:18 PM 762 Views 0 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív and Pat Carey will take three briefs each for the final weeks of the current government.

Conor Lenihan decides not to contest FF leadership
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Conor Lenihan decides not to contest FF leadership

Jan 23rd 2011, 6:52 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

Independents say Finance Bill support is "not guaranteed"
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Independents say Finance Bill support is "not guaranteed"

Jan 23rd 2011, 6:44 PM 417 Views 0 Comments

Michael Lowry and Jackie Healy-Rae put the Finance Bill in further jeopardy – saying they may not vote for it.

Gilmore demands Dáil to be dissolved by end of week: statement in full

Gilmore demands Dáil to be dissolved by end of week: statement in full

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:55 PM 336 Views 0 Comments

Read the full statement made by Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore.

Labour demands that Finance Bill be enacted this week
# GE11
# GE11

Labour demands that Finance Bill be enacted this week

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:51 PM 285 Views 0 Comments

Labour says it will withdraw its motion of no confidence if the Finance Bill is enacted – and the Dáil dissolved – by next weekend.

Green Party to withdraw from coalition
# GE11
# GE11

Green Party to withdraw from coalition

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:15 PM 1,344 Views 0 Comments

The Greens withdraw from government – but will continue to support the Finance Bill from the Dáil’s opposition benches.

Green Party quits government: the statement in full
# GE11
# GE11

Green Party quits government: the statement in full

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:13 PM 593 Views 0 Comments

The full text of John Gormley’s statement, in which he announced that his Green Party was withdrawing from government.

Lenihan to hold immediate meetings on Finance Bill
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Lenihan to hold immediate meetings on Finance Bill

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:08 PM 454 Views 0 Comments

The Finance Minister will meet with opposition finance spokespersons tomorrow to arrange a timetable for passing the bill.

Sky football pundits in hot water over ‘sexist chat'
# Sexism
# Sexism

Sky football pundits in hot water over ‘sexist chat'

Jan 23rd 2011, 2:06 PM 2,730 Views 0 Comments

The Mail on Sunday audio records men sounding like Richard Keys and Andy Gray, making sexist remarks about a female linesman.

Hanafin wants to lead Fianna Fail 'movement, not party'
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Hanafin wants to lead Fianna Fail 'movement, not party'

Jan 23rd 2011, 1:05 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

Mary Hanafin says she wants to involve more women and young people – and hopes male TDs are ready for a female leader.

Brian Lenihan: I have the support of a very large number of deputies for leadership
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Brian Lenihan: I have the support of a very large number of deputies for leadership

Jan 23rd 2011, 1:03 PM 441 Views 0 Comments

In his lunchtime press conference, Lenihan insists that the problems in Ireland’s economy did not begin on his watch.

It's not just Ireland... Tunisian PM steps down
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

It's not just Ireland... Tunisian PM steps down

Jan 23rd 2011, 12:17 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia’s Prime Minister says he’ll quit politics as soon as elections are held to appoint a new government to succeed him.

Asia's richest man eyeing up Irish state assets
# Li Ker-Ching
# Li Ker-Ching

Asia's richest man eyeing up Irish state assets

Jan 23rd 2011, 10:36 AM 2,763 Views 0 Comments

Li Ka-Shing, who’s worth over €15bn, is considering investing in the ESB, Bord Gais, and Ireland’s ports.

Eight rescued after 40ft yacht runs aground
# Kerry
# Kerry

Eight rescued after 40ft yacht runs aground

Jan 23rd 2011, 10:09 AM 1,265 Views 0 Comments

A 40-foot motor cruiser runs aground in the early hours off the coast of Co Kerry, leaving eight requiring rescue.

Poll: Who gets your vote for the FF leadership?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who gets your vote for the FF leadership?

Jan 23rd 2011, 9:15 AM 4,429 Views 0 Comments

Martin, Lenihan, Ó Cuív or Hanafin – if you were a Fianna Fáil TD, which would you be opting for?

# gaa - Saturday 22 January, 2011

Four senior FF figures declare leadership intentions
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Four senior FF figures declare leadership intentions

Jan 22nd 2011, 8:45 PM 1,096 Views 0 Comments

Micheal Martin, Brian Lenihan, Éamon Ó Cuív and Mary Hanafin will all be candidates in Fianna Fáil’s leadership election.

FF election candidates demand input in leadership contest
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

FF election candidates demand input in leadership contest

Jan 22nd 2011, 6:01 PM 685 Views 0 Comments

A Fianna Fáil candidate in the general election in Clare says the party’s next Dáil crop should have a role in picking a leader.

Opposition parties again call for immediate general election
# GE11
# GE11

Opposition parties again call for immediate general election

Jan 22nd 2011, 5:25 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

Both Fine Gael and Labour have said they will table varying motions of no confidence this week if there’s no immediate election.

Green Party to meet tomorrow to discuss FF leadership
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Green Party to meet tomorrow to discuss FF leadership

Jan 22nd 2011, 5:11 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil leadership: who's next?
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Fianna Fáil leadership: who's next?

Jan 22nd 2011, 4:11 PM 680 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power’s already got his market open – and there’s only one horse running.

Fianna Fáil votes to pick new leader on Wednesday
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Fianna Fáil votes to pick new leader on Wednesday

Jan 22nd 2011, 3:20 PM 459 Views 3 Comments

TDs have until Monday afternoon to decide if they want to be FF leader, and will vote to elect one on Wednesday.

Cowen resigns FF leadership: statement in full
# GE11
# GE11

Cowen resigns FF leadership: statement in full

Jan 22nd 2011, 3:15 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach’s full statement on how he’s staying Taoiseach, despite having a new party leader elected this week.

Poll: Will changing leader encourage you to vote Fianna Fáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will changing leader encourage you to vote Fianna Fáil?

Jan 22nd 2011, 2:56 PM 1,688 Views 0 Comments

Will the change of leadership make a difference for Fianna Fáil’s fortunes in a general election in 48 days’ time?

Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach

Jan 22nd 2011, 2:03 PM 2,011 Views 0 Comments

Brian Cowen resigns the leadership of Fianna Fáil but will continue to lead government – saying it’s not to do with the reshuffle.

Watch out: we're about to fill up the internet
# IPocalypse
# IPocalypse

Watch out: we're about to fill up the internet

Jan 22nd 2011, 1:10 PM 3,368 Views 4 Comments

We’re only about 10 days away from running out of internet ‘postcodes’, says an internet provider encouraging an upgrade.

Brian Cowen to make media statement at 2pm
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Brian Cowen to make media statement at 2pm

Jan 22nd 2011, 1:00 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

TD denies breaking litter laws on Irish Times front page
# GE11
# GE11

TD denies breaking litter laws on Irish Times front page

Jan 22nd 2011, 12:28 PM 1,698 Views 0 Comments

Frank Feighan is pictured with a campaign poster on the front of today’s Times – forcing him to deny breaching litter laws.

Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors
# Gabrielle Giffords
# Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords could make 100% recovery, say doctors

Jan 22nd 2011, 11:58 AM 520 Views 0 Comments

The Congresswoman shot in the brain 14 days ago is discharged from hospital – and should retain ALL her mental abilities.

Two die in Co Clare house fire
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Two die in Co Clare house fire

Jan 22nd 2011, 11:15 AM 986 Views 0 Comments

Two men, in their 60s and 30s, are killed in an overnight fire at Tubber, just beside the border with Galway.

Seven days on, Ó Cuív refuses to back Cowen
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Seven days on, Ó Cuív refuses to back Cowen

Jan 22nd 2011, 11:00 AM 656 Views 0 Comments

Friday, January 14: Brian Cowen has Éamon Ó Cuív’s full support as Fianna Fáil leader. Friday, January 21: No comment.

THAT Jim Corr appearance on the Late Late Show
# The Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# The Late Late Show

THAT Jim Corr appearance on the Late Late Show

Jan 22nd 2011, 10:09 AM 13,159 Views 0 Comments

You might have missed it, but people are talking – so here’s the full 14 minutes of Jim Corr’s spot on the Late Late Show.

Gardaí seek local help to identify Cashel crash victims
# Roads
# Roads

Gardaí seek local help to identify Cashel crash victims

Jan 22nd 2011, 9:52 AM 768 Views 0 Comments

Three men are killed after their car hit a truck on the N8 outside Cashel – but Gardaí cannot identify the deceased.

Three firemen treated after major Stillorgan fire
# Fire
# Fire

Three firemen treated after major Stillorgan fire

Jan 22nd 2011, 9:23 AM 4,781 Views 0 Comments

21 units of Dublin Fire Brigade were summoned to Stillorgan after a pub, dry cleaners, restaurant and apartments are damaged.

# gaa - Friday 21 January, 2011

Chilean mine collapse report blames owners
# Chilean Miners
# Chilean Miners

Chilean mine collapse report blames owners

Jan 21st 2011, 10:10 PM 486 Views 0 Comments

The mining accident which trapped 33 men below ground for 72 days has been blamed on poor regulation and inadequate safety measures.

Co Wexford post office raided by armed man
# Post Office Raid
# Post Office Raid

Co Wexford post office raided by armed man

Jan 21st 2011, 9:10 PM 388 Views 0 Comments

Man made off with undisclosed amount of money from post office in Ramsgrange this morning.