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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

John 'The Bull’ O’Donoghue wants on the Fianna Fáil ticket in next year's local elections

O’Donoghue resigned as Ceann Comhairle in 2009 following an expenses controversy.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween

Teams for the the two parties are set to meet next week about renewing the agreement.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election Thin Ice This post contains videos

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

# fianna-fail - Friday 12 October, 2018

Micheál Martin writes to Leo Varadkar urging him to say he won't call an election

There had been rumblings about a potential general election.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election? Moving Swiftly Along This post contains a poll

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?

Does one logically follow the other?

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019

Not everyone was happy with the budget.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Welfare increase, fuel hike and income tax cuts: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Petrol, diesel, fuel and cigarettes are all set to rise.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time Who Do You Think You Are This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time

Maurice Ahern died “due to shock and haemorrhage due to gunshot wounds to the chest, self-inflicted”.

# fianna-fail - Monday 24 September, 2018

'This is not the right choice' - Catherine Byrne speaks, but no word on whether she'll support Eoghan Murphy tomorrow

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is facing a motion of no confidence in the Dáil tomorrow evening.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

FF affordable housing plan aims to give €50k subsidy to help first-time buyers purchase a home

The plan is core to the party’s demands in this year’s Budget negotiations.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Murphy attacks Sinn Féin 'stunt' as no confidence motion submitted against Housing Minister

Sinn Féin has submitted motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, but it won’t have Fianna Fáil backing.

Micheál Martin: 'President Trump is welcome to visit Ireland'

Micheál Martin says party members are allowed to articulate their views on the visit.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Fianna Fáil criticises Government after 92-year-old woman spends 25 hours on hospital chair

Gladys Cummins was in the geriatric ward of the Mater Hospital for over a day.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Regina Doherty calls for negotiations on new deal with FF, says election talk 'childish'

Budget talks start today – but the minister says Fine Gael wants parallel talks on confidence and supply.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael

Timmy Dooley says the Budget needs to be agreed before any confidence and supply talks.

# fianna-fail - Monday 3 September, 2018

'We tolerate different views': Micheál Martin says he would have 'no difficulty' meeting Donald Trump

The US President is set to visit Ireland as part of a trip to Europe to mark the end of World War I.

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in housing minister, but Fianna Fáil won't support it

At the party think-in in Cavan, the Sinn Fein leader said the party will put down a motion of no confidence in the coming weeks.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Éamon Ó Cuív for president? Even the Fianna Fáil party is split on that one

Éamon Ó Cuív has remained silent on whether he wants to be the next president.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Injuries or near-injuries of patients at Irish hospitals jumped last year

There were an average of 160 patient safety incidents per day last year.

# fianna-fail - Friday 10 August, 2018

Mary Lou on Tallaght Garda Station photo: 'Fianna Fáil should pull the plug. We should have an election'

McDonald said Fianna Fáil should ‘put their foot down’ over the housing crisis and call time on this government.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Fianna Fáil tweet about HSE being on crack 'not representative of party policy'

The tweet was quickly deleted after criticism online.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'I don't see it going anywhere': Fianna Fáil TD dismisses prospect of Éamon Ó Cúiv running for president

A letter sent to councillors across the country calling for support for Ó Cúiv to be the next president of Ireland.

# fianna-fail - Monday 30 July, 2018

Letter sent to Fianna Fáil councillors asking them to back TD Éamon Ó Cuív for president

The letter, sent by Galway Councillor Ollie Crowe, is being seen in Fianna Fáil circles as a major challenge to Micheál Martin’s authority.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Poll: When do you want a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When do you want a general election?

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

Fine Gael surges ahead as Fianna Fáil support drops by 3 percentage points

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin met on Friday to discuss election rumours and the minority government.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85 RIP

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85

O’Donoghue was elected to the Dáil in 1977 as a TD for Dun Laoghaire.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

The row over Sinn Féin's abstentionism (and why its MPs won't be taking their seats anytime soon)

The party sees its MPs as having a clear mandate not to take seats in Westminster.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Dáil parties got €7.63m in expenses last year - with Fianna Fáil taking the biggest slice

Sipo has released details of expenses for 2017.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

Motion seeking redress for victims abused as children passes despite government opposition

The government argued that the State’s responsibility can’t be established through a conviction.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'

The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.

TDs to snub 4th of July party at the US ambassador's residence in Dublin tonight

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin called for a boycott of the Independence Day celebrations.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support Michael D Higgins if he chooses to run for second term in office

A presidential election is due to be held in October.

TD says second ring road should be built west of M50 to ease traffic jams

The M50 is currently operating at traffic levels which were not predicted to occur until the mid-2020s.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'Flat and extraordinarily arrogant', Micheál Martin's verdict on Mary Lou McDonald's speech

The Fianna Fáil leader accused Sinn Féin of ‘an entitlement to government’.

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