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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Today’s News

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election

30% of people supported Fine Gael, while Fianna Fáil came in at 27%.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Liveblog: 'Taoiseach will receive retirement lump sum of €378,000'

Sinn Féin stuck the knife into Enda Kenny’s leadership today, saying that he came in a time of chaos and is leaving in one too.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000

The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil want the Commissioner to step down over garda scandals

Fianna Fáil want the Commissioner to step down over garda scandals

Jim O’Callaghan has said he is also losing confidence in the Justice Minister.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Nearly 2,000 people refused a car insurance quote last year - just 53 were denied one in 2008

The sharp rise in refusals has been described as a “dramatic and worrying this trend”.

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws

New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.

# fianna-fail - Friday 5 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil AND Sinn Féin have called on Nóirín O'Sullivan to step down this evening

Political parties have rounded on the commissioner after “inconsistent” testimony to the PAC yesterday.

Rights groups hit out after Micheál Martin declines to say if he supports abortion in cases of rape

TFMR Ireland called on Martin to “give us honest, complete answers” in relation to his stance on abortion.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'That could change the game': Bertie Ahern weighs in on Mary Lou as Sinn Féin leader

He also said he wouldn’t mind rejoining Fianna Fáil and said the EU deal on Northern Ireland was no big deal.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

# fianna-fail - Friday 21 April, 2017

Most Irish people are definitely NOT in favour of a snap election here

59% of voters think it would be better if the current government remain in power.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Fine Gael back on top as latest opinion poll shows seven point surge

Enda Kenny’s party are one point ahead of Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

As It Happened: Kenny tells Dáil, 'Water is a precious resource and somebody has to pay for it'

As It Happened: Kenny tells Dáil, 'Water is a precious resource and somebody has to pay for it'

Mary Lou McDonald told the Taoiseach, “The bully boys of your government wish to sabotage the work of the committee.”

€467m on meters, but bitter water war could end up costing a lot more

The water committee is meeting again today to vote on its final report, but there are fears we’re on the brink of an election.

# fianna-fail - Monday 10 April, 2017

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll

Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.

# fianna-fail - Friday 7 April, 2017

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

Fianna Fáil has continually said it cannot express confidence in the Commissioner.

Simon Coveney says water committee seems to be moving in 'extremely worrying' direction

The minister has said some of the wording agreed by the committee is “deeply ambiguous” and at odds with the EU.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 6 April, 2017

A decision on water charges has been kicked down the road... again

The water committee has voted in favour of adjourning until next week.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Fine Gael says water committee report is illegal and it won't support it

The water committee will reconvene tomorrow.

Fianna Fáil might join forces with Labour for motion of no confidence in Garda management

The party said it cannot express confidence in Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

There was a right old barney in the water committee today - so what's going on?

The water committee could fall at the final hurdle.

# fianna-fail - Friday 31 March, 2017

No houses have been built with €400 million from Bord Gáis sale

The government said that no “provision and/or financing of social housing on an off-balance sheet basis could be identified”.

# fianna-fail - Monday 27 March, 2017

Political parties are piling in on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan

Sinn Fein is to publish a motion of no confidence today.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Mícheál Martin withdraws party support for Nóirín O'Sullivan

Fianna Fáil withdraw their support for the Garda Commissioner Nóiríon O’Sullivan.

Just fining people for wasting water won't be enough says EU commissioner

The issue of water charges will be back on the agenda in Leinster House this week.

# fianna-fail - Monday 13 March, 2017

Fianna Fáil's plans for North-South reunification get cautious welcome from Sinn Féin

Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin was eager to clarify differences between his party and Sinn Féin.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Sinn Féin is more popular than Fine Gael in the latest poll

The latest Sunday Times Behaviour & Attitudes poll puts the party in second place behind Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today

Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said promoting the pension increase through a Facebook video was “cynical”.

Senator suggests using lasers to keep 'aggressive' seagulls at bay

Senators continue the fight against loud, aggressive seagulls.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Opinion poll puts Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil neck and neck

Just one percentage point separates the two parties.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Coveney says he will not legislate for water charges abolition 'as it would be illegal'

The Housing Minister was talking tough tonight, but said Fine Gael were not in breach of confidence and supply agreement.

Innocent motorists in serious road accidents 5 years ago still 'haven't seen a cent'

Some drivers who have been out of work since their accident have yet to receive their insurance payout.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 26 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really 8,500 social housing units currently being built?

Part One of FactCheck’s two-part series on high-profile disputes over social housing, this week.

"We call this residential care, I call it institutionalisation of trauma": Group calls for better child protection

The Irish Care Leavers’ Network is dedicated to supporting people coming out of State care.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 25 February, 2017

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?

Fine Gael’s succession looks all very amicable at the moment but there are lessons in the past from the likes of Bertie Ahern.

FactCheck: Did Right2Water this week support charging for excessive water use?

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen made the claim this week, and the AAA-PBP’s Paul Murphy accused him of “mischief making”. FactCheck steps in.

New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year

New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year

Fianna Fáil’s support has dipped, albeit slightly.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 19 February, 2017

New poll shows Fine Gael is slumping while Fianna Fail is surging

The poll comes as the party’s leadership race hots up.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Ireland's corporate watchdog is suffering from a chronic staff shortage

There has been a 25% reduction in the number of staff at the ODCE in the past six years.

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