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# fianna-fail - Today’s News

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# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

One Fianna Fáil TD is refusing to give Irish Water his PPS number

He also accused Irish Water representatives of speaking “incoherent gibberish”.

# fianna-fail - Monday 20 October, 2014

Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county

The motion, which goes before Kildare County Council, has the support of Mayor Fiona O’Loughlin.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 18 October, 2014

We asked Mary Lou McDonald where she’d be now had she stayed in Fianna Fáil No Going Back This post contains videos

We asked Mary Lou McDonald where she’d be now had she stayed in Fianna Fáil

“I thought that was a bit of a silly question, actually.”

# fianna-fail - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Taoiseach denies misleading the Dáil over Irish Water bonus claims

Sean Fleming says the Taoiseach has “serious questions” to answer.

‘I’ll always wonder about the missed call I had from my son the night he died’

Former Fianna Fáil TD Charlie O’Connor says he believes his son’s death was an accident.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity…

… while the opposition fail to muster much of an opposition.

# fianna-fail - Monday 13 October, 2014

Willie O’Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don’t see the messiah

The Fianna Fáil TD has defended Micheál Martin’s leadership this morning.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday’s two Dáil by-elections

The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?

# fianna-fail - Friday 10 October, 2014

Micheál’s leadership “a non issue” say Fianna Fáil’s three wise men

The party had some Budget plans to reveal today, but — inevitably — they were also faced with a raft of questions on this week’s rotten poll showing.

Not neutral: Fianna Fáíl say they’d bring in €361 million in new tax measures

The party’s proposing an overall adjustment of €220 million in next week’s Budget.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Here’s why tomorrow’s by-elections are now crucial for Micheál Martin’s leadership

Analysis: The Fianna Fáil leader is unable to escape doubts about his leadership after another poor poll showing.

State of the Nation: Not ‘Top Cat’ anymore … Enda’s got company at the top of the polls

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

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Heather Humphreys faced new claims about ‘McNulty-gate’ in the Seanad tonight

New claims of a meeting between the Taoiseach and John McNulty in June have been dismissed this evening.

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank’s tough new lending rules are ‘simply unfair’

Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…

People are complaining about the same rowdy TDs being rowdy in the Dáil every day Unparliamentary This post contains videos

People are complaining about the same rowdy TDs being rowdy in the Dáil every day

The Ceann Comhairle had to give out to deputies again this morning.

“Families are getting screwed by this particular regime”

Whether it’s outside your office window or inside the Dáil chamber, it appears there’s no escaping the issue of water today

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Humphreys keeping schtum on Fine Gael official who gave her John McNulty’s CV

The Arts Minister was questioned on the issue in the Seanad this evening.

This monster has to be strangled … and 7 other things we learned from last night’s by-election debate

There’s no escaping the issue of Irish Water right now, and all of the candidates had strong opinions to express on the subject. All expect one, that is…

# fianna-fail - Sunday 5 October, 2014

‘A few kisses from Cáit Keane’: Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW

As the meters begin to tick, the candidates are battling for votes even though some see the outcome of this by-election as a foregone conclusion.

# fianna-fail - Friday 3 October, 2014

Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card ‘need not worry’ Leo

Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card ‘need not worry’

The Minister for Health said he will bring a series of proposals to Cabinet in the coming weeks on discretionary medical card reform.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Teen death sparks calls for schools to start teaching children about their mental health

The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

Minister’s driver resigns from Irish Water

It emerged today that Paudie Coffey has hired an Irish Water board member as his personal driver.

Here’s how much it would cost to put 500 more gardaí on the beat

The cost of recruiting between 100 and 500 extra gardaí has been outlined by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

Why were 75% of unexplained deaths in mental health services not reported correctly?

A previous report found that 25% of deaths had not been reported correctly.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a “detailed explanation” of McNulty-gate

Micheál Martin believes “very fundamental questions” still need to be answered.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Minister claims “no connection” between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination

The opposition claim that the controversy is growing ‘shabbier by the day’.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 25 September, 2014

The nominations are closed… Here who’s on the ballot for the two Dáil by-elections

There was a bit of scramble to hand in nomination papers this morning…

# fianna-fail - Monday 22 September, 2014

‘A gun to our head’: Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%

To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.

State of the Nation: To cut or not to cut?

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

# 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.

# 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…

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