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# fianna-fail - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'It’s too early and it’s too long': TDs set to take three months' holidays

The longer-than-usual break would be to allow for renovation work to be carried out in Leinster House.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

FactCheck: Did Michael Noonan tell "bare-faced lies" in the Dáil?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck steps in to break up a fight between the Minister for Finance and the Opposition.

Fianna Fáil TD says people should pay water bills, before calling the whole thing a 'sorry mess'

A Sinn Féin motion calling for the charges to be scrapped will be debated in the Dáil today.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Former minister Pat Carey to sue gardaí over leak of allegations

High Court proceedings were launched by the former Fianna Fáil TD late last week.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Aaron McKenna: The little government that could… If the cynics will let it

Aaron McKenna thinks the current government could run two or three years and deliver on some real fundamental changes to the way that we run the country.

Who'll be up against who in the new Dáil? We take a look

These are the TDs who’ll be squaring off against the ministers for health, housing, finance and justice.

# fianna-fail - Friday 20 May, 2016

Your crash course in... Ireland's mortgage-rate problem

These are the key points you need to know about the latest attempts to force the banks into action.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Families one step closer to paying less on their mortgages

A bill passed tonight could result in 300,000 families seeing their mortgage repayments fall.

Meet the new Fianna Fáil front bench

It’s no longer all male – and there are some new faces.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

These two men accounted for nearly 50% of personal political donations in 2015

Fine Gael’s Michael D’Arcy and Paschal Donohoe received €15,000 in private donations between them last year.

This bill might reduce your mortgage rate and be the government's first defeat

The new bill, if passed, will see the Central Bank get new powers to cap mortgage interest rates.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 15 May, 2016

A broke PJ Mara needed U2's manager to co-sign a car loan after he left government

A new documentary looks at the legacy of the late advisor.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Fianna Fáil has overtaken Fine Gael in popularity

A poll, to be published in tomorrow’s Sunday Times, puts approval for Fianna Fáil at 27%.

Shane Ross says he won't use the state's chequebook to solve Luas dispute

The new transport minister also said he’s ‘not particularly proud’ of his Fine Gael past.

These are the Fianna Fáil women who could be in line for a promotion

it’s understood Micheál Martin will appoint at least three women to the party’s front bench.

Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate

As Ceann Comhairle and Leas Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett and Michael Kitt continued to be paid salary and expenses, even when the Dáil was broken up for the election.

# fianna-fail - Friday 13 May, 2016

Poll: People would vote practically the same way if there was another election

Enda Kenny, however, isn’t faring very well.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

A missed opportunity for Guinness and oysters that got lost in translation

The public hearing into the alleged duplication of expenses by a Fianna Fáil senator was finally held yesterday.

# fianna-fail - Monday 9 May, 2016

Fianna Fáil senator says he filed expense claims "as honestly as he could"

Brian Ó Domhnaill claimed expenses for attending events in different locations on the same days.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

# fianna-fail - Friday 6 May, 2016

Enda is confident he can satisfy Independent TDs' concerns and secure a government today

A fourth vote for Taoiseach is scheduled for Dáil Éireann at midday.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Talks with independents end for the night - without any agreement

They will meet again tomorrow morning.

Unbearable pressure: How water drowned out everything

Massive protests and Clouseau-esque political mistakes in 2014 meant that two years on, the issue HAD to be dealt with.

People who have paid water charges won't get their money back - Fianna Fáil TD

Jim O’Callaghan said we can’t have a situation where people who haven’t paid their bills can tell people who have, ‘Well tough, you shouldn’t have bothered.’

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Should we still pay our water bills? It's the law, says Micheál Martin

Fianna Fáil TDs and senators have signed off on the deal agreed last week with Fine Gael.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Cynthia Owen, government talks and the homeless crisis had everyone talking today.

We *might* get a government this week, but independent TDs still aren't sure

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil TDs and senators will meet today to see if they will endorse a deal reached last week.

# fianna-fail - Monday 2 May, 2016

Vincent Browne: This is the worst possible outcome of the general election

‘There will be sops, promises and a flurry of initiatives but there will be no significant change.’

# fianna-fail - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"I think that the suspension is a mistake" - FF and FG TDs still split over water charges

Leo Varadkar came in for some heavy criticism from both Fianna Fáil and Independent TDs over comments he made about charges this week.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 30 April, 2016

'I won't make promises we can't keep': Independents ready to bargain with Fine Gael

Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.

Poll: Are you glad Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil reached a deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil reached a deal?

It looks like there won’t be another election in the near future. Are you happy?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# fianna-fail - Friday 29 April, 2016

We almost have a government: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have agreed a deal

The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# fianna-fail - Thursday 28 April, 2016

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Fianna Fáil says it's now 'end game' and wants Dáil debate on water

The party wants the debate to be held tomorrow.

# fianna-fail - Monday 25 April, 2016

Fianna Fáil says suspending water charges for six to nine months is not viable

Talks on forming a government have ended without an agreement – again

# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Enda and Micheál had 'good discussion' but water charges still divide parties

Formal talks will resume Monday but the leaders will be keeping in touch over the weekend.

# fianna-fail - Friday 22 April, 2016

Gerry Adams says FF and FG need to set a deadline or go back to the people

Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin this weekend.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Bertie Ahern says Brexit would be "negative in every way"

The UK will go to the polls to vote on leaving the EU on 23 June.

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