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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

"I think that the suspension is a mistake" - FF and FG TDs still split over water charges

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

'I won't make promises we can't keep': Independents ready to bargain with Fine Gael

Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.

Poll: Are you glad Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil reached a deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil reached a deal?

It looks like there won’t be another election in the near future. Are you happy?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# fianna-fail - Friday 29 April, 2016

We almost have a government: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have agreed a deal

The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# fianna-fail - Thursday 28 April, 2016

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Fianna Fáil says it's now 'end game' and wants Dáil debate on water

The party wants the debate to be held tomorrow.

# fianna-fail - Monday 25 April, 2016

Fianna Fáil says suspending water charges for six to nine months is not viable

Talks on forming a government have ended without an agreement – again

# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Enda and Micheál had 'good discussion' but water charges still divide parties

Formal talks will resume Monday but the leaders will be keeping in touch over the weekend.

# fianna-fail - Friday 22 April, 2016

Gerry Adams says FF and FG need to set a deadline or go back to the people

Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin this weekend.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Bertie Ahern says Brexit would be "negative in every way"

The UK will go to the polls to vote on leaving the EU on 23 June.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Talks latest: Labour could go back into government with Fine Gael

The party has said that it is one of three options being considered.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 14 April, 2016

No to Enda, no to Micheál: Dáil fails to elect Taoiseach for a third time

Kenny lost out by 52 votes to 77. Martin lost out by 43 to 91.

TDs will try to elect a Taoiseach for the third time today

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

Keeping schtum: What happens in the room is staying in the room

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are still talking.

# fianna-fail - Monday 11 April, 2016

Talks latest: The big two parties had 90 mins of 'constructive and cordial' chats tonight

The Taoiseach confirmed the talks on formation of a minority government began tonight.

Who would you support to lead a minority government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Who would you support to lead a minority government?

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to get underway again today.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Progress: FF and FG will meet to discuss minority government

Talks are expected to happen next week.

# fianna-fail - Friday 8 April, 2016

Enda calls for 'end to Civil War politics' as courtship of Fianna Fáil continues

Amid second election speculation, Leo Varadkar says ‘this couldn’t go on six more weeks’.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Over before it even started: Enda and Micheál's brief meeting ends with no plans for government

Fianna Fáil is prepared to support a Fine Gael minority government, Micheál Martin said.

No deal: Fianna Fáil TDs overwhelmingly against partnership with Fine Gael

Meanwhile, Fine Gael has endorsed Enda Kenny’s decision to offer the old enemy a partnership government.

Fianna Fáil 'will reject' Enda's offer for a partnership government

There are likely to be objections from a number of Fianna Fáil TDs to the proposal from Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil should take Fine Gael up on its offer of government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil should take Fine Gael up on its offer of government?

It’s now 41 days since the country voted in the 2016 general election.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Gerry Adams lashes out at "charade" of voting for a Taoiseach who can't be elected

It has been more than 40 days since the country went to the polls.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

How these two could resolve their differences over Irish Water and water charges

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are split on the future of Irish Water and water charges. So how will a compromise be reached?

We don't have a government yet, but Irish Water is still very much on the agenda

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil seem to be in agreement that Irish Water’s days are numbered.

# fianna-fail - Monday 4 April, 2016

Some people aren't at all happy about this tweet from Leo Varadkar

The Health Minister has been accused of undermining Fine Gael’s ongoing government talks with independents.

# fianna-fail - Friday 1 April, 2016

Enda and Micheál need to stop “pussyfooting” and talk properly – Fitzmaurice

Meanwhile, TDs have been told a fresh election would cost some €40 million.

The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row

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

After 33 days, is there any sign of a new government?

Analysis: Despite today’s phone call, the ‘elephant in the room’ continues to loom large.

Enda and Micheál finally speak on the phone – but there’s confusion over who said what

Micheál Martin phoned Enda Kenny before lunchtime today – but what was said is the subject of some dispute.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Enda warns independents: It’s a Fine Gael minority or a second election

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are continuing their efforts to form a minority government.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

As the wait goes on, Enda is told to pick up the phone to Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael is pursuing a minority government with independents and smaller parties.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

The Neverending Story: The big two are still trying to cobble together a government

There has been a bit of movement from all parties in Leinster House this afternoon.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Michael Healy-Rae says FG and FF are like a girl and a boy ‘wanting to go with each other’

The Kerry TD thinks it’s “ridiculous” the two parties have not discussed forming a government.

New government needs to act to avoid ‘season of transport strikes’

Luas and Irish Rail workers are looking for pay increases.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Some Fine Gael TDs want a deal with Fianna Fáil – but lots of them just don’t want to talk about it

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

The Fianna Fáil surge: How this new TD upset the odds in Enda’s backyard

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.

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