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# fianna-fail - Today’s News


# fianna-fail - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Fianna Fáil wants to create jobs that pay for bills, mortgages… and a night out

Fianna Fáil has launched its manifesto in Dublin today.

‘Is Labour dead?’: We answer the big election questions you’ve been Googling

You’ve asked the search engine some pretty odd and interesting questions.


# fianna-fail - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Micheál Martin got a little testy today on his party’s chances of winning

He’s not ruling out his party coming out on top.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Here’s what our political parties have spent on election posters *

The ones that would tell us that is. asked all parties in the general election what their poster budget amounted to – here’s what we found out.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 6 February, 2016

FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees?’s GE16 FactCheck tests Fianna Fáil claims about Labour’s record on education.

# fianna-fail - Friday 5 February, 2016

The phantom €2 billion: How everyone except Sinn Féin got the maths wrong

The fiscal space continues to be the main talking point of the general election campaign.

FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?’s GE16 FactCheck has tested one of Fine Gael’s major campaign pitches.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is ‘an incredibly obedient employee’ Election Fever This post contains videos

Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is ‘an incredibly obedient employee’

Meanwhile, Gerry Adams says that 15 seats would be a good election for Sinn Féin.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

“I genuinely think what I’m doing is right” – gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# fianna-fail - Monday 1 February, 2016

What is the ‘fiscal space’ and why does it matter?

It’s a phrase you’ll be hearing a lot from the political parties in the coming months.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil candidate says trailer was stolen and left on road with continuous white line

“I or my team would never intentionally cause a hazard on the road in order to gain support.”

Drug testing in nightclubs branded ‘knee-jerk reaction’ after Cork tragedy

Michaél Martin doesn’t seem keen on the idea after it was brought up by Leo Varadkar.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 24 January, 2016

“Those who sell drugs don’t give a damn about human life”

Cork city councillor Kenneth O’Flynn says the atmosphere in the county is “very bleak” in the aftermath of 18-year-old Alex Ryan’s drug-related death yesterday.

Will Fine Gael join forces with Fianna Fáil?

With no political party likely to get an outright majority and the probability Labour will take a right beating, it makes sense for Enda to join forces with Micheál Martin to form the next Government, writes Paul Allen.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen’s wife in deleted Facebook post

Mary Molloy Cowen made the remarks in a post which has since been deleted.

War of words between Lucinda and councillor over ‘spectacular u-turn’

The Renua Ireland leader has hit back at a hypocrisy claim, calling it “bizarre”.

Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping

The party’s crime policy includes increasing the Garda force to 15,000.

# fianna-fail - Monday 18 January, 2016

The dirty side of election politics has already reared its ugly head

How much will negative campaigning feature in this general election and who will be the winners and losers, asks Paul Allen.

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary

The Sinn Féin leader will deliver a keynote speech on live TV at the conclusion of the party’s Ard Fheis.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 January, 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

As the election looms large, we assess what coalition options are on the table.

It’s been a week for political posters – and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own

The new poster has a cartoon-dig at the health policies of both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 16 January, 2016

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Everything from why Richie Kavanagh was there to how the party will arrange for an independent watchdog to keep them in line.

‘We can’t risk another five years of Fine Gael and its cheerleaders’

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has made his keynote speech at his party’s Ard Fheis.

There’s bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls

With the election looming, the government parties have taken a hit in two separate polls out this evening.

Why was Richie Kavanagh pressing the flesh at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis?

He’s out on the campaign trail.

‘Coalitionology’ is the new buzzword in Irish politics right now

At the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, Micheál Martin says there has been an attempt to frame the election around polls.

Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil?

Is it time to forgive and forget?

Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark

The late Fianna Fáil advisor came to public prominence in 1985 after an infamous comment about Charlie Haughey… and accompanying goose step.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem

Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil’s new ad lashes Enda Kenny’s infamous promise

Gerry Adams agrees with the sentiment.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil says it’s ready to govern again and has big plans for USC

Party finance spokesperson Michael McGrath also insisted it would not be going into coalition with Sinn Féin.

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so

Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.

# fianna-fail - Monday 11 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil councillor refuses to comment after saying lesbians having babies is ‘gross’

Paddy Kilduff made the remarks in a recording published by The Irish Sun this morning.

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Sinn Féin seems to be fluttering its eyelashes at Fianna Fáil again

Is a post-election deal between the two parties on the cards?

# fianna-fail - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other

The Fianna Fáil leader had a lively exchange with Seán O’Rourke today.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Shots fired: Micheál Martin says ‘right-wing’ Fine Gael will decimate public services

You’d never guess there’s an election just weeks away.

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