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# internal-affairs - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 24 December, 2015

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.

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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*

*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

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

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

The selection convention takes place next week.

# internal-affairs - Thursday 17 September, 2015

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

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

# internal-affairs - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

'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 - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Does Bertie still hold sway in his old stomping ground?

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

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

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?

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

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?

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'

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

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