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# fianna-fail - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here’s what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number

Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.

Veteran Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk not running in next election

The former Ceann Comhairle has been a TD for Louth since 1982.

There’s a “real risk” that the Banking Inquiry could collapse

An early General Election or lengthy court proceedings could scupper the work of the inquiry entirely, Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath is warning.

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# fianna-fail - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

Micheál Martin: “I’m preparing to be the next Taoiseach”

The Fianna Fáil leader has also firmly ruled out going into coalition with Fine Gael.

Fianna Fáil’s gender issues, and 4 other things we learned from the party’s think-in…

How do they encourage more women to run for the Dáil? Micheál wants to be Taoiseach – but with which party’s backing? Here’s how things went, down in Roscommon…

Having ruled out Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Labour?

Micheál Martin’s been pressed on potential coalition partners again this afternoon.

We need to get ready for “one last gasp of austerity” in 2015 — economist

The quarterly water charge set to hit households from January will effectively “suck” money out of the system, economist Tom McDonnell says.

State of the Nation: Is Maurice McCabe ruining Frances Fitzgerald’s honeymoon?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Lack of women makes Leinster House a “really weird” place to work, says Senator

Gender quotas are coming in at the next General Election. What will that mean for parties? FF are looking at the detail…

# fianna-fail - Monday 15 September, 2014

FG are “very right-wing” and not “comfortable bedfellows” for Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin’s also said he doesn’t agree with Mary Hanafin’s point-of-view – that Ireland isn’t ready to vote his party back into power…

Government “cooked the books” on Health budget — Martin

The Fianna Fáil leader is accusing the Government of acting ‘fraudulently’ on the issue.

Senator Ned O’Sullivan is stepping up his campaign against seagulls

The media may have thought his comments on seagulls were a joke — but the Fianna Fáil politician insists the issue is a serious one.

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State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Good news for Enda: Government support up in new poll

The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post also found the majority of Irish people think the country’s economy is generally on track. There now.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 11 September, 2014

# fianna-fail - Monday 8 September, 2014

Here’s why Fine Gael transfers could decide the ‘Ming’ by-election

There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.

# fianna-fail - Monday 1 September, 2014

Why are councillors getting so worked up about the 1916 site at Moore Street?

It could be back to the drawing board for city planners if tonight’s controversial ‘land swap’ plan for the 1916 site is rejected…

# fianna-fail - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke ‘baring his soul’ to the Dáil in 1997

Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.

It’s on… All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW

Cathal King’s been selected for Sinn Féín today. The councillor performed a u-turn and re-entered the race after stepping aside for a mooted female candidate.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# fianna-fail - Monday 25 August, 2014

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds RIP

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds

The former taoiseach will be laid to rest with full military honours.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 24 August, 2014

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was

Reynolds’ press secretary Seán Duignan wrote perhaps the definitive account of his time as taoiseach.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin’s Mansion House today

A book of condolences will also be opened at the Oak Room. A State Funeral is being arranged for Monday.

# fianna-fail - Friday 22 August, 2014

Father Brian D’Arcy to lead prayers at State Funeral of Albert Reynolds

The former Taoiseach will lie in repose at the Mansion House in Dublin tomorrow ahead of Monday’s ceremony.

From The Daily Edge Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel Dempsey was looking very well on the news last night… Body Swap

Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel Dempsey was looking very well on the news last night…

A bit different from when we last saw him, though.

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Opinion: Reynolds was utterly instrumental to the peace process – it is no small achievement RIP

Opinion: Reynolds was utterly instrumental to the peace process – it is no small achievement

As I sit here in Belfast, there are no British soldiers patrolling the streets and paramilitaries no longer conduct massive bombing campaigns because of the leadership of people like Albert Reynolds.

Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis Third Secret Of Fatima This post contains videos

Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis

It’s 1981 and the Minister for Transport is in the thick of a major stand off at a French airport.

Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds has passed away

The former Fianna Fáil politician led the country between 1992 and 1994.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 August, 2014

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback

The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.

# fianna-fail - Friday 15 August, 2014

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The IMF says we can pay back our loans early – but what does that mean?

Early repayment could save hundreds of millions every year – but could also be a political minefield.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Fianna Fáil attacks “gold-plated bonus culture” at Irish Water as costs are revealed

The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.

Here’s what Seán Gallagher and Micheál Martin looked like when they had a bit more hair…

Ógra Fianna Fáil was a hip and happening organisation in 1984.

From Business ETC “Second class Euro membership”: Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote Voting Rights

“Second class Euro membership”: Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote

Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 August, 2014

He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

# fianna-fail - Monday 4 August, 2014

Here’s how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month…

Did you guess ‘between three and five times’?… Nope, higher. Much higher.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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