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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

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.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?

Frances Fitzgerald’s resignation meant that an election was avoided yesterday.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Politicians warned 'the door will be shut in their faces' if there's a Christmas election

Canvassers out over the weekend were given a stern message by voters.

# fianna-fail - Monday 27 November, 2017

Most people don't want an election before Christmas - and Fine Gael would get more blame than anyone

Despite the blame game, just 15% of those people said they wanted to see an election before Santa arrives.

'We're doing everything we can': Crunch talks to take place this evening to avert a snap election

The Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader are meeting again today as efforts continue to avoid a general election.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 25 November, 2017

All to play for: Timely opinion poll shows FG dropping and FF catching

The poll has been released as the country faces a potential election.

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election is called in the coming weeks? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election is called in the coming weeks?

It looks like a return to the polls could be on the horizon.

# fianna-fail - Friday 24 November, 2017

Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis. Here’s why an email sent to her back in 2015 could bring about a general election.

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months? On The Brink This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?

A return to the polls is looking increasingly likely with neither Fine Gael nor Fianna Fáil apparently willing to cede ground over the Frances Fitzgerald email controversy.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Community CCTV schemes could be a 'game changer' in helping prevent crime

The Data Commissioner is set to examine the status of community CCTV schemes.

# fianna-fail - Friday 17 November, 2017

Sinn Féin vote paves the way for party to enter government as junior partner

Earlier today, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin ruled out going into government with Sinn Féin.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Leo effect helps Fine Gael to six-year opinion polling high

The poll surveyed over 1,000 voters between 26 October and 7 November.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'People in council estates won't put down their address on job applications for fear of discrimination'

Fianna Fáil’s Jim O’Callaghan said he had heard many stories of people hiding where they are from.

# fianna-fail - Friday 3 November, 2017

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'

Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.

# fianna-fail - Monday 30 October, 2017

Calls for tougher laws after Dublin Fire Brigade member suffers ear injury after firework thrown

“They have families and lives too and the public needs to act with respect,” said Fianna Fáil’s John Lahart.

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