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#Young Fine Gael

# young-fine-gael - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months
# YFG Conference
# YFG Conference

Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months

Apr 17th 2021, 7:00 PM 84,985 Views 109 Comments

Fine Gael is to launch a Youth Commission to consider how the party can “regain the top spot among voters under 35″.

# young-fine-gael - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Youth wing of Fine Gael to vote against coalition as Varadkar warns of 'political crisis' if deal doesn't go through
# YFG
# YFG

Youth wing of Fine Gael to vote against coalition as Varadkar warns of 'political crisis' if deal doesn't go through

Jun 17th 2020, 1:59 PM 28,532 Views 118 Comments

“Fine Gael’s distinct identity will be irreparably jeopardised by entering government with Fianna Fáil and the Green Party,” it said.

# young-fine-gael - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Young Fine Gael branch criticises president for attending US right-wing conference

Young Fine Gael branch criticises president for attending US right-wing conference

Aug 7th 2019, 4:03 PM 26,480 Views 87 Comments

Two members of the YFG committee went to the conference last week.

# young-fine-gael - Monday 10 September, 2018

'If we don't pay our Defence Forces a decent wage, we will lose talented, educated young people'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'If we don't pay our Defence Forces a decent wage, we will lose talented, educated young people'

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 24,615 Views 80 Comments

Young Fine Gael wants its senior party colleagues to change conditions for soldiers being paid ‘the lowest average wage in the public sector’.

# young-fine-gael - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

New Young Fine Gael chairman says his 'coathanger abortion' comment was 'atrocious'
# YFG
# YFG

New Young Fine Gael chairman says his 'coathanger abortion' comment was 'atrocious'

Mar 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 53,660 Views 75 Comments

Killian Foley-Walsh was elected over the weekend to lead the youth wing of the party.

# young-fine-gael - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Shout out to the Young Fine Gael lad caught winking on live telly last night
# Wink Wink
From The Daily Edge
# Wink Wink

Shout out to the Young Fine Gael lad caught winking on live telly last night

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:33 PM 6,343 Views 2 Comments

He’s learned the Enda wink anyway.

# young-fine-gael - Monday 8 February, 2016

Controversy after YFG member tweets altered image of Mary Lou McDonald on beach
# Booby Sands
# Booby Sands

Controversy after YFG member tweets altered image of Mary Lou McDonald on beach

Feb 8th 2016, 10:36 AM 75,843 Views 181 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy pointed to the picture as an example of “everyday sexism”.

# young-fine-gael - 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 11,789 Views 39 Comments

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

# young-fine-gael - 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 30,227 Views 99 Comments

Tensions are mounting within the youth wing of Fine Gael.

# young-fine-gael - 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 23,592 Views 101 Comments

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

# young-fine-gael - 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 55,907 Views 118 Comments

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

# young-fine-gael - Monday 28 September, 2015

Young Fine Gael hopes this tweet about killing a child didn't cause offence
# Hurtful And Offensive
# Hurtful And Offensive

Young Fine Gael hopes this tweet about killing a child didn't cause offence

Sep 28th 2015, 12:58 PM 25,100 Views 163 Comments

The Fine Gael youth wing sent a “hurtful and offensive” tweet to a Sinn Féin councillor on Friday.

# young-fine-gael - Monday 15 September, 2014

Blood-soaked hands of Michael Collins in Young Fine Gael recruitment poster is 'satire'
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

Blood-soaked hands of Michael Collins in Young Fine Gael recruitment poster is 'satire'

Sep 15th 2014, 4:57 PM 18,953 Views 113 Comments

The poster is a take-off of the popular Netflix drama House of Cards.

# young-fine-gael - Monday 17 March, 2014

Next in line: The chairs of youth political wings
# Politics
# Politics

Next in line: The chairs of youth political wings

Mar 17th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,016 Views 101 Comments

Their senior counterparts lead the coalition government and the largest opposition party in the country, but what do Ireland’s future political leaders make of it all?

# young-fine-gael - Monday 25 March, 2013

Young Fine Gael 'fully endorses' work by SpunOut.ie
# Michelle Mulherin
# Michelle Mulherin

Young Fine Gael 'fully endorses' work by SpunOut.ie

Mar 25th 2013, 3:00 PM 10,293 Views 50 Comments

The group’s president said that “whether Deputy Mulherin accepts it or not, the reality is that young people are having sex”.

# young-fine-gael - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

FG distances itself from Young Fine Gael branch over abortion stance
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

FG distances itself from Young Fine Gael branch over abortion stance

Nov 20th 2012, 9:57 AM 9,455 Views 69 Comments

The Trinity branch of Young Fine Gael has backed calls for the government to bring forward X Case legislation and for abortion up to 10 weeks of pregnancy to be made legal.

# young-fine-gael - Monday 30 July, 2012

FG youth wing says teachers should be forced to correct State exams
# State Exams
# State Exams

FG youth wing says teachers should be forced to correct State exams

Jul 30th 2012, 11:52 AM 4,446 Views 48 Comments

Delegates to Young Fine Gael’s summer school pass a motion saying teachers’ summers should be spent correcting papers.

# young-fine-gael - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School
# Tourism
# Tourism

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Jul 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,480 Views 18 Comments

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

# young-fine-gael - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Young Fine Gael branch told Ireland is not a ‘victim of foreign bogeymen’
# Outspoken
# Outspoken

Young Fine Gael branch told Ireland is not a ‘victim of foreign bogeymen’

Mar 6th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,554 Views 42 Comments

Junior minister Brian Hayes also had more to say on what he calls the North Korean School of Economics.

# young-fine-gael - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Youth wing of Fine Gael calls for renegotiation of Croke Park Agreement
# Young Fine Gael
# Young Fine Gael

Youth wing of Fine Gael calls for renegotiation of Croke Park Agreement

Feb 19th 2012, 7:40 PM 7,649 Views 174 Comments

Young Fine Gael’s national conference has been taking place in Tullamore this weekend.

# young-fine-gael - Sunday 15 January, 2012

UCC branch of FG to debate honorary membership for Thatcher
# The Iron Lady
# The Iron Lady

UCC branch of FG to debate honorary membership for Thatcher

Jan 15th 2012, 11:14 AM 7,528 Views 120 Comments

UCC members of Young Fine Gael will debate offering honorary life membership to ‘the Iron Lady’ next Wednesday.