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#internal affairs

# internal-affairs - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

GSOC is looking for witnesses to a brawl in Temple Bar
# Investigation
# Investigation

GSOC is looking for witnesses to a brawl in Temple Bar

Aug 9th 2016, 12:49 PM 23,940 Views 9 Comments

Around five men were involved in the fight in Temple Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women

Dec 24th 2015, 5:51 PM 10,825 Views 57 Comments

The party’s gender quota percentage took a hit with the addition of John Perry yesterday.

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 16,811 Views 36 Comments

Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 10 December, 2015

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate

Dec 10th 2015, 8:18 PM 12,646 Views 26 Comments

The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford
# Messy
# Messy

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:00 AM 24,574 Views 28 Comments

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Fine Gael still needs more women
# Not There Yet
# Not There Yet

Fine Gael still needs more women

Nov 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 11,021 Views 127 Comments

The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

This Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court
# Last Throw Of The Dice
# Last Throw Of The Dice

This Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court

Nov 25th 2015, 4:03 PM 13,068 Views 72 Comments

John Perry is still trying to get his name on the Fine Gael election ticket in Sligo-Leitrim.

# internal-affairs - Friday 20 November, 2015

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate

Nov 20th 2015, 6:04 PM 19,386 Views 30 Comments

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Young Fine Gael's entire leadership set to survive crunch meeting
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Young Fine Gael's entire leadership set to survive crunch meeting

Nov 18th 2015, 2:48 PM 11,818 Views 39 Comments

Motions of no confidence in the leadership of Fine Gael’s youth wing have been ruled invalid on technicalities, sources say.

# internal-affairs - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The majority of men are against gender quotas

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,279 Views 46 Comments

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# internal-affairs - Monday 9 November, 2015

Revealed: How Fine Gael wants its councillors to say the EXACT same thing
# On Message
# On Message

Revealed: How Fine Gael wants its councillors to say the EXACT same thing

Nov 9th 2015, 9:15 PM 13,843 Views 69 Comments

Template statements and press releases are often issued to local representatives.

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

This Fine Gael TD's last-ditch election bid is set to fail
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

This Fine Gael TD's last-ditch election bid is set to fail

Nov 4th 2015, 8:10 PM 17,716 Views 65 Comments

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 - Monday 2 November, 2015

'Farce': Fine Gael begins adding women
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

'Farce': Fine Gael begins adding women

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:15 PM 17,564 Views 48 Comments

Fine Gael is short on women candidates ahead of the general election.

A controversial Fianna Fáil candidate won't talk about her talks with Renua
# Silence
# Silence

A controversial Fianna Fáil candidate won't talk about her talks with Renua

Nov 2nd 2015, 1:33 PM 14,173 Views 35 Comments

Connie Gerety Quinn held talks with Renua about joining the party earlier this year, it is understood.

# internal-affairs - Saturday 31 October, 2015

'Appalled' members will try to overthrow Young Fine Gael's entire leadership next month
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

'Appalled' members will try to overthrow Young Fine Gael's entire leadership next month

Oct 31st 2015, 7:30 AM 30,300 Views 99 Comments

Tensions are mounting within the youth wing of Fine Gael.

# internal-affairs - Friday 30 October, 2015

'It was out of control': Chaos in Longford as Fianna Fáil members denied a vote
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

'It was out of control': Chaos in Longford as Fianna Fáil members denied a vote

Oct 30th 2015, 1:39 PM 24,843 Views 99 Comments

The decision to nominate a female candidate without a vote caused uproar at the Longford Arms Hotel last night.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Young Fine Gael still refuses to say why president was forced out
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Young Fine Gael still refuses to say why president was forced out

Oct 29th 2015, 1:45 PM 23,664 Views 101 Comments

The youth wing of Fine Gael has been mired in controversy in recent days.

# internal-affairs - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

'Complete farce': YFG silent on sudden and mysterious departure of president
# Young Fine Gael
# Young Fine Gael

'Complete farce': YFG silent on sudden and mysterious departure of president

Oct 27th 2015, 4:50 PM 56,025 Views 118 Comments

The sudden departure of Padraig O’Sullivan has caused controversy in Fine Gael’s youth wing.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 22 October, 2015

This Fine Gael TD is adamant Enda should let him defend his seat
# Not Perry Happy
# Not Perry Happy

This Fine Gael TD is adamant Enda should let him defend his seat

Oct 22nd 2015, 4:00 PM 18,653 Views 81 Comments

Fine Gael deputy John Perry says Taoiseach Enda Kenny told him he could defend his seat.

# internal-affairs - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women

Oct 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 10,570 Views 50 Comments

With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.

# internal-affairs - Monday 12 October, 2015

Why Fine Gael left this 'fraught' internal battle until the end
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Why Fine Gael left this 'fraught' internal battle until the end

Oct 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 13,624 Views 17 Comments

Former minister John Perry is in danger of not being selected by Fine Gael at Friday’s Sligo-Leitrim convention

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Chaotic scenes in Bertie's backyard as Fianna Fáil picks his old foe
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Chaotic scenes in Bertie's backyard as Fianna Fáil picks his old foe

Oct 7th 2015, 9:47 PM 26,474 Views 45 Comments

Mary Fitzpatrick will be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin Central.

'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election

Oct 7th 2015, 2:37 PM 31,878 Views 91 Comments

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 - Friday 2 October, 2015

Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:20 PM 23,980 Views 107 Comments

The former justice minister faced a battle to ensure he could run in the next general election.

Confusion as Conor Lenihan mistakenly believed he'd secured Fianna Fáil nomination
# Didn't Make The Cut
# Didn't Make The Cut

Confusion as Conor Lenihan mistakenly believed he'd secured Fianna Fáil nomination

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:00 PM 37,909 Views 74 Comments

The former minister said he was of the view he’d been nominated in Roscommon-Galway. But Fianna Fáil said he hasn’t

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire

Sep 30th 2015, 12:30 PM 35,095 Views 122 Comments

The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire

# internal-affairs - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Leo Varadkar is being accused of leaking his own email
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Leo Varadkar is being accused of leaking his own email

Sep 29th 2015, 4:45 PM 27,137 Views 56 Comments

Fianna Fáil says that an email in the Irish Times came about because of ‘self-serving leaks’.

# internal-affairs - Monday 28 September, 2015

Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil's candidate in Dún Laoghaire*
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil's candidate in Dún Laoghaire*

Sep 28th 2015, 9:59 PM 18,209 Views 59 Comments

*For now at least as members pick councillor Cormac Devlin to contest the general election.

# internal-affairs - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Sinn Féin member resigns after 'bullying' councillor on Facebook
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Sinn Féin member resigns after 'bullying' councillor on Facebook

Sep 27th 2015, 8:00 AM 19,322 Views 152 Comments

Councillor Jonathan Graham complained to the party over posts made about him by a fellow Sinn Féin member.

# internal-affairs - Friday 25 September, 2015

'An increasingly negative experience' forces Sinn Féin councillor to resign
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

'An increasingly negative experience' forces Sinn Féin councillor to resign

Sep 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 22,380 Views 69 Comments

June Murphy’s resignation relates to the recent bullying controversy in Cork East.

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:40 PM 14,297 Views 60 Comments

The selection convention takes place next week.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members

Sep 17th 2015, 7:20 PM 13,451 Views 59 Comments

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

'Sad and awful': Haughey return sparks anger at Micheál Martin
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

'Sad and awful': Haughey return sparks anger at Micheál Martin

Sep 9th 2015, 12:29 PM 24,704 Views 82 Comments

The decision to add Seán Haughey to the Fianna Fáil ticket in Dublin Bay North has angered his running mate.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Does Bertie still hold sway in his old stomping ground?
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Does Bertie still hold sway in his old stomping ground?

Sep 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 22,493 Views 56 Comments

An intriguing battle is underway in Dublin Central.

# internal-affairs - Monday 31 August, 2015

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON'T run again
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON'T run again

Aug 31st 2015, 3:45 PM 16,550 Views 19 Comments

The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.

# internal-affairs - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Alan Shatter's fight for redemption in south Dublin
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Alan Shatter's fight for redemption in south Dublin

Aug 29th 2015, 9:00 PM 22,793 Views 61 Comments

The former justice minister could struggle to win the backing of Fine Gael members in his own constituency.

# internal-affairs - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:30 AM 16,104 Views 63 Comments

Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.

# internal-affairs - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election
# Getting Ready
# Getting Ready

Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election

Jul 12th 2015, 8:15 AM 19,414 Views 179 Comments

Simon Coveney has told Fine Gael councillors to be ready for an election after the Budget in October.

# internal-affairs - Friday 10 July, 2015

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?

Jul 10th 2015, 3:44 PM 20,227 Views 59 Comments

The party insisted today it was “strongly committed” to increasing the number of female TDs in the next Dáil.

# internal-affairs - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook 'bullying'
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook 'bullying'

Jul 7th 2015, 9:15 PM 21,228 Views 82 Comments

Jonathan Graham has made a formal complaint in the last fortnight, it is understood.

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