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# Investigation
GSOC is looking for witnesses to a brawl in Temple Bar
Around five men were involved in the fight in Temple Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Work to do
Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women
The party’s gender quota percentage took a hit with the addition of John Perry yesterday.
# internal affairs
Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil
Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.
# internal affairs
The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate
The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run
# messy
Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford
An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.
# Not there yet
Fine Gael still needs more women
The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.
# Last throw of the dice
This Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court
John Perry is still trying to get his name on the Fine Gael election ticket in Sligo-Leitrim.
# Oh dear
Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate
More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.
# internal affairs
Young Fine Gael's entire leadership set to survive crunch meeting
Motions of no confidence in the leadership of Fine Gael’s youth wing have been ruled invalid on technicalities, sources say.
# internal affairs
The majority of men are against gender quotas
As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.
# On message
Revealed: How Fine Gael wants its councillors to say the EXACT same thing
Template statements and press releases are often issued to local representatives.
# internal affairs
This Fine Gael TD's last-ditch election bid is set to fail
John Perry wants Fine Gael to add him to the Sligo-Leitrim election ticket but his efforts will fall on deaf ears, party sources say.
# internal affairs
'Farce': Fine Gael begins adding women
Fine Gael is short on women candidates ahead of the general election.
# Silence
A controversial Fianna Fáil candidate won't talk about her talks with Renua
Connie Gerety Quinn held talks with Renua about joining the party earlier this year, it is understood.
# internal affairs
'Appalled' members will try to overthrow Young Fine Gael's entire leadership next month
Tensions are mounting within the youth wing of Fine Gael.
# internal affairs
'It was out of control': Chaos in Longford as Fianna Fáil members denied a vote
The decision to nominate a female candidate without a vote caused uproar at the Longford Arms Hotel last night.
# internal affairs
Young Fine Gael still refuses to say why president was forced out
The youth wing of Fine Gael has been mired in controversy in recent days.
# Young Fine Gael
'Complete farce': YFG silent on sudden and mysterious departure of president
The sudden departure of Padraig O’Sullivan has caused controversy in Fine Gael’s youth wing.
# Not Perry Happy
This Fine Gael TD is adamant Enda should let him defend his seat
Fine Gael deputy John Perry says Taoiseach Enda Kenny told him he could defend his seat.
# internal affairs
Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women
With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.
# internal affairs
Why Fine Gael left this 'fraught' internal battle until the end
Former minister John Perry is in danger of not being selected by Fine Gael at Friday’s Sligo-Leitrim convention
# internal affairs
Chaotic scenes in Bertie's backyard as Fianna Fáil picks his old foe
Mary Fitzpatrick will be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin Central.
# Fianna Fáil
'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election
Barbara Ahern, the daughter of ex-Fianna Fáil TD Michael Ahern, is set to be added to the party ticket in Cork East.
# internal affairs
Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin
The former justice minister faced a battle to ensure he could run in the next general election.
# Didn't make the cut
Confusion as Conor Lenihan mistakenly believed he'd secured Fianna Fáil nomination
The former minister said he was of the view he’d been nominated in Roscommon-Galway. But Fianna Fáil said he hasn’t
# Fianna Fáil
'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire
The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire
# internal affairs
Leo Varadkar is being accused of leaking his own email
Fianna Fáil says that an email in the Irish Times came about because of ‘self-serving leaks’.
# internal affairs
Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil's candidate in Dún Laoghaire*
*For now at least as members pick councillor Cormac Devlin to contest the general election.
# internal affairs
Sinn Féin member resigns after 'bullying' councillor on Facebook
Councillor Jonathan Graham complained to the party over posts made about him by a fellow Sinn Féin member.
# internal affairs
'An increasingly negative experience' forces Sinn Féin councillor to resign
June Murphy’s resignation relates to the recent bullying controversy in Cork East.
# internal affairs
Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire
The selection convention takes place next week.
# internal affairs
Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members
Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.
# internal affairs
'Sad and awful': Haughey return sparks anger at Micheál Martin
The decision to add Seán Haughey to the Fianna Fáil ticket in Dublin Bay North has angered his running mate.
# internal affairs
Does Bertie still hold sway in his old stomping ground?
An intriguing battle is underway in Dublin Central.
# internal affairs
Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON'T run again
The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.
# internal affairs
Alan Shatter's fight for redemption in south Dublin
The former justice minister could struggle to win the backing of Fine Gael members in his own constituency.
# internal affairs
Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?
Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.
# getting ready
Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election
Simon Coveney has told Fine Gael councillors to be ready for an election after the Budget in October.
# internal affairs
Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?
The party insisted today it was “strongly committed” to increasing the number of female TDs in the next Dáil.
# internal affairs
Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook 'bullying'
Jonathan Graham has made a formal complaint in the last fortnight, it is understood.