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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal Conflict Zone This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal

“I’ve dealt with that issue and I am not saying any more about that issue.”

# fianna-fail - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition

The bill seeks to introduce information on sexuality, gender and consent to all schools regardless of ethos.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Landlords who raise rents by more than the allowed limit will face criminal charges under planned new laws

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today secured Cabinet approval to publish the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

# fianna-fail - Monday 16 April, 2018

Top civil servant says he and Martin Callinan were 'concerned' by Maurice McCabe's whistleblowing

Brian Purcell was one of five witnesses that also included three politicians at the Tribunal today.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'A scandal': Almost 8,000 children waiting over a year for eye treatments

A trial in Sligo could offer a solution to long eye treatment waiting lists for children.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

The number of large donations made to politicians fell dramatically last year

Just €6,360 in large donations was given to TDs, senators and MEPs last year.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Michéal Martin: 'I don't think people want elections' Confidence And Supply This post contains videos

Michéal Martin: 'I don't think people want elections'

The Fianna Fáil leader said he wants another budget to be passed by the government.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Poll: Would you like a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like a general election this year?

The ‘confidence and supply’ agreement between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael may be reaching the end of its shelf-life.

# fianna-fail - Friday 30 March, 2018

Micheál Martin says Budget 2019 must prioritise the homeless crisis

Martin said the government has failed to grapple with the issue, which continues to get worse.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Micheál Martin announces Fianna Fáil front-bench reshuffle: Here's who got what job

TDs were informed about what new portfolios they would taking on this morning.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Taking on vulture funds and using State lands: How the opposition is trying to fix Ireland's housing situation

The utilisation of State land for affordable rental properties and the regulation of vulture funds is to be debated in the Dáil.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'A clear election pitch': Fianna Fáil continues to hammer government over Ireland 2040 marketing

The row over the marketing push dominated Leaders’ Questions today.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

Fianna Fáil sees boost in support in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael is holding steady at 32% but the gap is closing.

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# fianna-fail - Monday 19 February, 2018

'It's not fair': Fianna Fáil poised to block PTSB loan sale to 'unregulated' vulture funds

The bank, which is 75% owned by the State, plans to sell off a loan book worth €4 billion.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year?

Two new opinion polls indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 17 February, 2018

No quiet retirement for Gerry Adams, as Mary Lou has big plans to put him to work

In a wide-ranging interview, Mary Lou McDonald talks party reform, bullying, and why she won’t be asking Gerry Adams to run for President of Ireland.

# fianna-fail - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Mixed messages' 'Thumbs up' 'A cock-up': Here's some of the reactions to the government's grand plan for Ireland

A ‘marketing exercise’ or a ‘vision for Ireland’: Political parties and stakeholders give their view.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'You're throwing people to the vulture funds': Government criticised for taking no action to halt PTSB loan sale

PTSB, which is 75% owned by the State, states it is selling off non-performing loans.

# fianna-fail - Friday 9 February, 2018

FF councillor resigns as he claims party taken over by 'manipulative powerful administrators'

Paddy Kilduff said that the party has lost its way because grassroots members are no longer at its core.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'It's full steam ahead' - Naughten pours cold water on Fianna Fáil calls for review of National Broadband Plan

Fianna Fáil’s communications spokesman Timmy Dooley had suggested that the procurement process should be halted in order to ‘review’ the tender.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

FF councillor apologises for tweet telling Ruth Coppinger to 'please just keep your clothes on'

Patrick McKee says that no offence was intended.

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'

Fianna Fáil will tonight ask the government to stall the procurement process and review what has gone wrong in the roll-out of broadband.

# fianna-fail - Monday 29 January, 2018

Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted

Ennis Circuit Court was told the ban would put Alan O’Callaghan’s fuel enterprise out of business.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

At least eight Fianna Fáil reps hold a meeting about Micheal Martin's pro-repeal speech

Martin made his position known last week.

# fianna-fail - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Households will be split' - Leading Fianna Fáil TD doesn't back his leader on abortion

Michael McGrath says repeal could lead to “an unknown”.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'These are not faceless women': Key moments from the Dáil's Eighth Amendment debate

The TDs gathered in the Dáil this week to debate the report published by the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

# fianna-fail - Friday 19 January, 2018

'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal

The Carlow–Kilkenny TD said there is a large contingency within the party that did not agree with its leader.

Repeal-supporting Micheál Martin doesn't think he's out of step with his own party

Martin says his party’s TDs are free to hold their own views.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'We should remove the Eighth Amendment' - Micheál Martin has changed his mind Change Of Heart This post contains videos

'We should remove the Eighth Amendment' - Micheál Martin has changed his mind

Micheál Martin became the first of the two largest parties’ leaders to endorse the removal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.

# fianna-fail - Monday 8 January, 2018

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'Not on my horizon' - What Micheál Martin said when we asked if he'd ever run for the Áras

'Not on my horizon' - What Micheál Martin said when we asked if he'd ever run for the Áras

The Fianna Fáil leader isn’t giving much away about his party’s Áras plans either.

# fianna-fail - Friday 29 December, 2017

Taoiseach says he can see no reason why the confidence and supply agreement can't be extended

Micheál Martin says his party want to see delivery on the key issues in 2018

# fianna-fail - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Micheál Martin: 'Fianna Fáil will reflect on committee's call for terminations up to 12 weeks'

The Cork TD discusses how the abortion issue will be difficult for his party and how Fianna Fáil hasn’t ruled out running candidates in the north.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Government ends year on a high with satisfaction rate boost

The latest poll puts Leo Varadkar’s own approval rating at 56%.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Government to oppose regulation of political ads as it would ban TDs advertising their local clinics

Fianna Fáil said the new Bill will ensure the government stay within the definition of what is political advertising.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 7 December, 2017

# fianna-fail - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'We were surprised': Calls to remove words 'Fianna Fáil' from national anthem in public consultation

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daily said that there were a “number of submissions” asking for this.

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