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An ex-FG TD who left the party over abortion may be on his way back into the fold
# Terence Flanagan
# Terence Flanagan

An ex-FG TD who left the party over abortion may be on his way back into the fold

Apr 26th 2017, 4:21 PM 16,827 Views 71 Comments

Terence Flanagan left Fine Gael for Renua but lost his Dáil seat.

Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin
# Too Early
# Too Early

Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin

Feb 1st 2016, 4:51 PM 24,171 Views 79 Comments

Posters urging people to Vote No 1 for Terence Flanagan are appearing a little early in Dublin Bay North.

Gardaí called after Vincent Browne debate descends into mayhem
# Chaos
# Chaos

Gardaí called after Vincent Browne debate descends into mayhem

Sep 8th 2015, 1:00 PM 86,048 Views 130 Comments

A female audience member claimed to have been threatened for applauding a government minister.

Pro-life TDs try to find out how many 'live birth' abortions were carried out in Ireland
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

Pro-life TDs try to find out how many 'live birth' abortions were carried out in Ireland

Jul 9th 2015, 9:15 PM 14,862 Views 88 Comments

But Leo Varadkar says no.

Terence Flanagan on nightmare interview: "I was searching for the words but they just weren't there"
# Renua Man
# Renua Man

Terence Flanagan on nightmare interview: "I was searching for the words but they just weren't there"

Apr 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 48,334 Views 58 Comments

He added that he did know the policies of Renua Ireland.

Why Vincent Browne must be licking his lips in anticipation of Renua Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why Vincent Browne must be licking his lips in anticipation of Renua Ireland

Mar 20th 2015, 10:15 PM 95 Views 56 Comments

Established parties are going to fight, and fight dirty, ahead of the general election – Lucinda Creighton’s party need to sort out their communication strategy, writes Paul Allen.

'Completely daft': This TD doesn't think much of Renua Ireland...
# Re-Who-a?
# Re-Who-a?

'Completely daft': This TD doesn't think much of Renua Ireland...

Mar 20th 2015, 6:03 AM 13,348 Views 34 Comments

Jerry Buttimer has given the first Fine Gael reaction to Lucinda Creighton’s new party.

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies)
# Re-Who-a?
# Re-Who-a?

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies)

Mar 13th 2015, 11:21 PM 62,245 Views 161 Comments

Lucinda Creighton’s new political party has finally been launched. Here’s what we know…

One of Lucinda's Renua TDs had a nightmare interview and trended on Twitter
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

One of Lucinda's Renua TDs had a nightmare interview and trended on Twitter

Mar 13th 2015, 7:08 PM 52,195 Views 86 Comments

Terence Flanagan sounded nervous and short of breath throughout his interview with Mary Wilson this evening.

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'
# Holidays
# Holidays

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:00 AM 11,075 Views 47 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market
# Housing
# Housing

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,539 Views 14 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved
# Halloween
# Halloween

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved

Oct 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,485 Views 37 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her
# Awkward
# Awkward

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her

Sep 17th 2014, 4:50 PM 22,716 Views 157 Comments

Much confusion as to whether the former Fine Gael TD is now part of the loose alliance of independent deputies.

A TD used a Dáil question to ask if a water meter protester would have their dole cut
# Welfare
# Welfare

A TD used a Dáil question to ask if a water meter protester would have their dole cut

Jun 28th 2014, 8:50 AM 49,645 Views 358 Comments

Terence Flanagan used a case involving one of his own constituents to ask if the Department of Social Protection cuts the dole of anti-government protestors.

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours
# Pro Light
# Pro Light

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours

Jun 12th 2014, 5:43 PM 21,002 Views 35 Comments

Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.

'We wish her well': Fine Gael has no hard feelings over Creighton's decision to quit the party
# Gone For Good
# Gone For Good

'We wish her well': Fine Gael has no hard feelings over Creighton's decision to quit the party

Apr 29th 2014, 3:47 PM 12,437 Views 24 Comments

The former junior minister has confirmed she will not be renewing her membership of the party.

Conference must show that Reform Alliance is about more than just abortion issue
# Analysis
# Analysis

Conference must show that Reform Alliance is about more than just abortion issue

Jan 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,779 Views 47 Comments

The alliance exists because its members voted against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, but can it gain wider appeal? Today’s conference at the RDS will be a key indicator.

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it

Oct 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,849 Views 32 Comments

The alliance of Fine Gael rebels will not be taking a collective stance on the Budget but have already sharply criticised some measures being introduced by the government.

Reform Alliance members want appointments to Oireachtas committees
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

Reform Alliance members want appointments to Oireachtas committees

Sep 18th 2013, 6:25 AM 2,769 Views 24 Comments

They’ve got speaking time but they want more…

"Our priorities are the country's priorities" - Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

"Our priorities are the country's priorities" - Reform Alliance

Sep 14th 2013, 3:20 PM 7,424 Views 72 Comments

Direct election of the Ceann Comhairle, automatic addition to the electoral register and Attorney General certification for guillotined bills top the agenda for the Fine Gael rebels.

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'

Sep 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,018 Views 23 Comments

Peter Mathews and Fidelma Healy-Eames are two of the members in the new Reform Alliance group which is meeting today to discuss strategy and policies for the future.

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance

Sep 13th 2013, 10:20 AM 14,779 Views 111 Comments

Fine Gael TDs expelled from the parliamentary party are forming an alliance ahead of the new Dáil term.

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists

Sep 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,720 Views 54 Comments

Paul Kehoe has said it’s not nice to have to expel the five TDs and two Senators over the abortion vote but insisted that “politics is no kind of Cinderella game”.

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group
# Speaking Rights
# Speaking Rights

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group

Aug 26th 2013, 10:40 AM 6,516 Views 32 Comments

The government chief whip has told TheJournal.ie that the coalition has no plans to amend Dáil standing orders as some Fine Gael TDs and senators outside of the Fine Gael parliamentary party are seeking to do.

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again
# De-selected
# De-selected

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Jul 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,176 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:19 PM 11,352 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

Jun 24th 2013, 2:33 PM 5,920 Views 122 Comments

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs
# Abortion
# Abortion

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs

Apr 27th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,725 Views 362 Comments

A cross-party group from both sides of the border says real-life examples illustrate the ‘floodgates’ effect.

Budget 2013: Noonan pledges no increase in income tax rates, bands
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Noonan pledges no increase in income tax rates, bands

Oct 21st 2012, 7:45 AM 9,506 Views 53 Comments

Michael Noonan says the commitments in the programme for government – not to raise rates or bands – still apply.

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
# GE11
# GE11

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 5,007 Views 0 Comments

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East
# Dublin North East
# Dublin North East

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East

Feb 26th 2011, 6:48 PM 499 Views 0 Comments

Outgoing Fine Gael candidate Terence Flanaghan has been returned to Dublin North East.