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#Young Fine Gael

# young-fine-gael - Last year 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 85,077 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 - All time

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 28,580 Views 117 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 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 26,661 Views 87 Comments

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

'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 24,681 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’.

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 54,261 Views 74 Comments

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

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 6,390 Views 2 Comments

He’s learned the Enda wink anyway.

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 76,071 Views 181 Comments

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

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 11,820 Views 39 Comments

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

'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.

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 23,669 Views 101 Comments

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

'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 56,036 Views 118 Comments

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

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 25,158 Views 163 Comments

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

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 19,023 Views 113 Comments

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

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 13,072 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 '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 10,313 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”.

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 9,513 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.

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 4,464 Views 48 Comments

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

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 2,496 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 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 2,568 Views 42 Comments

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

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 7,663 Views 174 Comments

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

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 7,600 Views 120 Comments

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