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# Heave

Last year
With the Taoiseach 9,000km away, Fianna Fáil backbenchers are not happy being brushed off
Micheál Martin has dubbed mutterings of a heave against him as speculation, but backbenchers say something has to give.
All time
Poll: Who should be Fine Gael leader after Enda Kenny?
It appears Enda Kenny is safe for now but it is likely he will have to step down later this year.
'Not much of a f***ing ambush': An oral history of the 2010 heave against Enda Kenny
As the Taoiseach comes under fire again, this is the inside story of that coup six years ago.
Leo Varadkar is not lending his weight to any heave against Enda Kenny
The Social Protection Minister says he ‘doesn’t think it would be right to push him.’
'Anything other than an All-Ireland is not going to be good enough'
Galway defender David Collins insists the Tribesmen learned a lot from the League, even though it ended in relegation.
At least one Clermont player is not a huge fan of Wayne Barnes
Viktor Kolelishvili later received a yellow card for an off the ball incident.
"No challenge to Fianna Fáil leadership" says Timmy Dooley
A report today said that John McGuinness was poised to challenge Micheal Martin, but Timmy Dooley says that was all “tongue in cheek”.
Win tickets to the Aviva Fan Studio for the Ireland v All Blacks game
Join the experts for the clash with the world champions.
Video: Is this the greatest rugby maul of all time?
Racing Metro took the Scarlets to the cleaners in this exchange during last weekend’s Heineken Cup action.
Grassroots Rugby In The Rain Picture Of The Day
Garryowen took on Old Belvedere at Anglesea Road today.
'Do your best': Enda's message ahead of Ireland's rugby opener
Here’s Enda Kenny’s letter to Declan Kidney and the boys ahead of the match against the United States tomorrow morning.
Hooked: Frankie Sheahan's verdict on Ireland selection for Welsh showdown
Former Irish international fronts up after Declan Kidney’s team selection earlier.
LIVE: Declan Kidney announces side for Cardiff trip
Ireland head coach reveals team to take on Wales in the Triple Crown clash on Saturday.
Buoyant Brian hears Greens call to have election by end of March
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach spends the morning putting off “stupid suggestions” – and Mary Hanafin splits hairs.
Cowen set for victory after Lenihan shows hand
Brian Lenihan confirms he’ll vote for Brian Cowen in today’s vote – all but assuring the Taoiseach’s success in today’s vote.
A bluffer's guide to the Fianna Fáil heave
Some things you may have known, and some things you may not have, about how this works – and how it’s gone before.
Fianna Fáil battle begins as Martin declares intent
Brian Cowen vows to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election – but cabinet colleague Micheál Martin says it’s time for change.
Micheál Martin breaks cover: the statement in full
The full text of Micheál Martin’s statement, in which he admitted wanting a new FF leader, and that he’d vote against Brian Cowen.
Brian Cowen's leadership announcement: the statement in full
The full text of Brian Cowen’s speech this evening, where the Taoiseach stated his intention to remain as Fianna Fáíl leader.
Éamon Ó Cuív admits Fianna Fáil leadership ambitions
The Social Protection minister, and grandson of party founder Éamon de Valera, says he’d like to lead the party.
Greens admit "concerns" about Cowen's Anglo dinner
The Greens are uneasy about “additional revelations”, as Brian Cowen says “no discussions” took place with Seán FitzPatrick.
Cowen to meet TDs, Senators over party leadership
The under-fire Fianna Fáil leader says TDs opposing him have their options – but that he won’t be stepping down.
Central Bank's Gray insists Anglo not discussed at Cowen-Fitzpatrick dinner
And Fianna Fáil TD Mary O’Rourke denies suggestions Cowen’s comments yesterday have sparked a party heave this morning.
Heineken Cup - who needs what from rounds five and six?
We assess the lay of the land as the European pool action enters endgame.
Munster name squad ahead of Ospreys showdown
Paul O’Connell and Donnacha Ryan named in 28-man panel.
Ireland go out on a high with comfortable win over Pumas
Late Darcy try adds gloss to scoreline at Lansdowne Road.
Who's out of the Argentina game after bruising All Blacks clash?
It will be an under-strength Ireland side who will face the Pumas this weekend in Dublin.
Rugby clubs on the 'brink of revolution'
Ticket allocation row sees rugby chiefs meet in Dublin today
Flannery misses out on Munster's Italian job
Ireland hooker omitted from Tony McGahan’s squad for Magner’s League showdown with with Benetton Treviso in Limerick on Friday.
Kidney names squad for Aviva bow
Irish squad boosted by returned big names ahead of tough November schedule
McGrath's support for government is 'conditional'
Former Fianna Fáil chief whip says that his support for the government hinges on the retention of acute services at South Tipperary General Hospital.
"I have the full support of all my colleagues" - Cowen
With Brian Lenihan at his side, the Taoiseach says he’s not “on probation” and that heave rumours are not behind bond spikes.
Bond yield hits 6.5% amid heave rumours
Is the interest rate being asked of government debt on the increase because the markets want Cowen to stay on?
Fifty ways to Heave your leader
Twitter’s getting all musical as the Fianna Fáil party starts playing musical chairs around the leader. Heave songs ahoy!
Tom Kitt calls for change in FF leadership
The former Chief Whip calls for debate on the leadership, while Michael Lowry says he won’t support a new Fianna Fáil leader.