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#Dara Calleary

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year

There were 997,258 patient appointments outstanding in the first half of the year.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

# dara-calleary - Friday 4 May, 2018

One of 208 women affected by smear test scandal 'fighting' to get medical card back

The woman was recently told that her smear test had been reviewed and a different action could have been taken.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'I was in the bar when the cheer went up': Politicians hit the airwaves to play election blame game

Minister Regina Doherty has said she heard a roar from Fianna Fáil TDs.

# dara-calleary - Friday 6 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil on Budget 2018: Tax cuts will be 'modest' while social welfare increases 'won't be miserly'

Budget talks are going down to the wire between the two parties this weekend.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'Thanks for calling Katherine' - Frances Fitzgerald has torrid time of it explaining her role in Tusla saga

The Minister insists she had no knowledge of Tusla’s involvement in the Maurice McCabe saga before last Thursday’s Prime Time broadcast.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'I am not scaremongering': Bus Eireann boss warns all jobs could be lost if drastic action not taken

Bus Eireann workers have said industrial action remains on the cards.

# dara-calleary - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Construction halted on Mayo power plant due to lack of funds

The biomass processing plant at Killala was only first given the greenlight in June 2015.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

The Fianna Fáil surge: How this new TD upset the odds in Enda’s backyard

Lisa Chambers told us how she took a second seat for Fianna Fáil in Mayo and what she thinks of a coalition with Fine Gael.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'Up Fianna Fáil, we're back!': How the party reclaimed 'Fine Gael country' A Weekend In Mayo This post contains videos

'Up Fianna Fáil, we're back!': How the party reclaimed 'Fine Gael country'

The recovery that happened wasn’t the one Fine Gael had in mind.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely

Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…

# dara-calleary - Monday 17 August, 2015

Is Renua just ripping off Fianna Fáil's policies?

The party launched another reform proposal today.

# dara-calleary - Friday 24 April, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back? Internal Wranglings This post contains videos

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?

Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?

# dara-calleary - Thursday 23 April, 2015

A Minister for Dublin and scrapping water charges - How the country might change under Fianna Fáil

The party’s members will be voting on policy ideas at the Ard Fheis this weekend.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'If things are so successful, why are people still leaving the country?'

Richard Bruton has come under fire as he claims “substantial progress” on jobs.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Why this TD thinks we love failure in Ireland Entrepreneurship This post contains videos

Why this TD thinks we love failure in Ireland

Dara Calleary wants more encouragement for Ireland’s young entrepreneurs.

# dara-calleary - Friday 16 January, 2015

Would Fianna Fáil cut our taxes if it got into government? Talking Tax This post contains videos

Would Fianna Fáil cut our taxes if it got into government?

We asked the party’s jobs spokesperson Dara Calleary.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Is Micheál Martin doing a good job? We asked a TD who could succeed him...

Mayo TD Dara Calleary spoke to TheJounal.ie yesterday.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'

The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.

# dara-calleary - Monday 24 November, 2014

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?

One TD suggested as much at the weekend.

# dara-calleary - Friday 10 October, 2014

Micheál's leadership "a non issue" say Fianna Fáil's three wise men

The party had some Budget plans to reveal today, but — inevitably — they were also faced with a raft of questions on this week’s rotten poll showing.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Noonan: Dara Calleary "is like an arsonist blaming the fire brigade"

The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.

Pat Rabbitte: 'I apologise if I bit anyone this morning' Luis Suarez This post contains videos

Pat Rabbitte: 'I apologise if I bit anyone this morning'

Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary suggested the Communications Minister was “doing a Luis Suarez on it”.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

“You were the minister”- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996

The current Enterprise Minister held the same role back 18 years ago.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 8 June, 2014

# dara-calleary - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers

Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Fianna Fáil TD hopes Hanafin doesn't fall off her ladder as she erects posters in Blackrock

The unofficial Fianna Fáil local election candidate and former minister could now be expelled from the party over her decision to defy Micheál Martin.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Fianna Fáil TD admits party is 'very disappointed' about lack of female candidates

Less than one in five of the party’s candidates in May’s elections are women.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week

The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Enda Kenny accused of election stunt over pylons

The Taoiseach said there would be a €600 million cost difference between underground and overground power lines.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

'Gaffe in the Gulf': Backbenchers criticise Taoiseach over linking pylons and emigration

One of Enda Kenny’s own backbenchers has said the Taoiseach’s comments, linking construction of overhead pylons to emigration of young people, are “unfortunate”.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# dara-calleary - Friday 15 November, 2013

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure

Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 14 November, 2013

FF: Bailout exit is 'absolutely' good news but we need a lifejacket for choppy waters

“We believe the country does need to have a lifejacket as we enter what could be potentially quite choppy waters over the next six or nine months,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson said today.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 10 October, 2013

FF wants to raise USC on incomes over €100k and increase the price of cigarettes and wine

The party has launched it’s pre-Budget submission today calling for an overall adjustment of €2.4 billion which is evenly split between tax rises and spending cuts.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

John Perry has "full confidence" of Taoiseach but SF and FF call for explanation

The junior minister for small business has made a confidential settlement over a €2.47 million debt with Danske Bank and is not going to comment any further “at the moment”, his spokesperson says.

# dara-calleary - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

# dara-calleary - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill

With a free vote, at least a dozen TDs and senators from the main opposition party are likely to oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, according to a survey carried out by TheJournal.ie.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice Emigration This post contains videos

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

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