# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News
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
Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.
It looks like there won’t be another election in the near future. Are you happy?
Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# fianna-fail - Friday 29 April, 2016
The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
# fianna-fail - Thursday 28 April, 2016
Day 62. Still no government.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
The party wants the debate to be held tomorrow.
# fianna-fail - Monday 25 April, 2016
Talks on forming a government have ended without an agreement – again
# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Formal talks will resume Monday but the leaders will be keeping in touch over the weekend.
# fianna-fail - Friday 22 April, 2016
Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin this weekend.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 April, 2016
The UK will go to the polls to vote on leaving the EU on 23 June.
# fianna-fail - Saturday 16 April, 2016
The party has said that it is one of three options being considered.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 14 April, 2016
It comes after a third vote for Taoiseach.
Kenny lost out by 52 votes to 77. Martin lost out by 43 to 91.
It looks likely there will have to be a fourth vote, as the parties have not yet been able to reach an agreement.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 12 April, 2016
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are still talking.
# fianna-fail - Monday 11 April, 2016
The Taoiseach confirmed the talks on formation of a minority government began tonight.
Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to get underway again today.
# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 April, 2016
Talks are expected to happen next week.
# fianna-fail - Friday 8 April, 2016
Amid second election speculation, Leo Varadkar says ‘this couldn’t go on six more weeks’.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 7 April, 2016
Fianna Fáil is prepared to support a Fine Gael minority government, Micheál Martin said.
Meanwhile, Fine Gael has endorsed Enda Kenny’s decision to offer the old enemy a partnership government.
There are likely to be objections from a number of Fianna Fáil TDs to the proposal from Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
It’s now 41 days since the country voted in the 2016 general election.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 6 April, 2016
It has been more than 40 days since the country went to the polls.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 5 April, 2016
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are split on the future of Irish Water and water charges. So how will a compromise be reached?
Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil seem to be in agreement that Irish Water’s days are numbered.
# fianna-fail - Monday 4 April, 2016
# fianna-fail - Friday 1 April, 2016
Meanwhile, TDs have been told a fresh election would cost some €40 million.
Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin had a four-minute phone conversation that sparked a big dispute between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil yesterday.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 31 March, 2016
Analysis: Despite today’s phone call, the ‘elephant in the room’ continues to loom large.
Micheál Martin phoned Enda Kenny before lunchtime today – but what was said is the subject of some dispute.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are continuing their efforts to form a minority government.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 23 March, 2016
Fine Gael is pursuing a minority government with independents and smaller parties.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 22 March, 2016
There has been a bit of movement from all parties in Leinster House this afternoon.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 20 March, 2016
The Kerry TD thinks it’s “ridiculous” the two parties have not discussed forming a government.
Luas and Irish Rail workers are looking for pay increases.
# fianna-fail - Saturday 19 March, 2016
A survey carried out by TheJournal.ie this week found many Fine Gael TDs reluctant to discuss the formation of the next government.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 16 March, 2016
Lisa Chambers told us how she took a second seat for Fianna Fáil in Mayo and what she thinks of a coalition with Fine Gael.