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# fine-gael - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet Budget 2015

Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet

The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.

# fine-gael - Sunday 31 August, 2014

It’s on… All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW

Cathal King’s been selected for Sinn Féín today. The councillor performed a u-turn and re-entered the race after stepping aside for a mooted female candidate.

# fine-gael - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# fine-gael - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked…

He knows he’s been nominated but it’s uncertain whether the Taoiseach is going to soak himself.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here’s why…

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

# fine-gael - Friday 15 August, 2014

# fine-gael - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Richard Bruton: I don’t want to talk about whether my brother is annoying the government

Former taoiseach John Bruton has been in the news in recent weeks.

Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs

Labour minister Alan Kelly thinks it’s a good idea but some of his party colleagues disagree.

# fine-gael - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From Business ETC “Second class Euro membership”: Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote Voting Rights

“Second class Euro membership”: Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote

Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.

# fine-gael - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

An ‘administrative error’ was the reason why a Fine Gael branch in Mayo didn’t file its accounts

The party has responded to news that the gardaí can’t find the person responsible for the accounts of a branch in Enda Kenny’s constituency.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Gardaí can’t find person responsible for Fine Gael’s accounts in a branch in Enda Kenny’s constituency

The Standards in Public Office (SIPO) Commision says the matter remains with the gardaí.

# fine-gael - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll

And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.

Runners and riders: Here’s who’s vying to take Ming’s old seat in the upcoming by-election

Turfcutter Michael Fitzmaurice is emerging as the Ming-backed candidate, while the main parties are also busy making preparations ahead of the contest…

# fine-gael - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics

Where do politicos, academics and Oireachtas nerds spend their summer holidays? In Glenties of course…

# fine-gael - Monday 21 July, 2014

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn’t “desirable”

A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here’s how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny’s women problem

Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?

Opinion: Big Phil wasn’t the best option for Europe… it should have been Lucinda

Creighton could be a better fit for the role of a European Commissioner, while Hogan looks likely to receive a small portfolio.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So just how young is the country’s youngest junior minister?… The Edge has hats that are older

At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

The junior minister reshuffle is happening right now, here’s what we know so far…

The Dáil’s youngest TD has been made junior finance minister while Labour has promoted three backbenchers.

# fine-gael - Saturday 12 July, 2014

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting… and waiting

As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.

# fine-gael - Friday 11 July, 2014

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

Who’s doing what? A pictorial guide to your new Cabinet

A quick and simple guide to where everyone is now.

‘How often does the Labour Party roll over?’ – FF say water and property taxes are now Labour’s problem

Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.

Here’s what Enda and Joan have promised to do

Jobs, housing and wages, mostly.

The government doesn’t have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today

Fine Gael hopes to fill the vacant Seanad seat when TDs and Senators return from their holidays in September.

# fine-gael - Thursday 10 July, 2014

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton’s job is ‘more like a tug of love’

Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

The wait goes on: Cabinet reshuffle may not be announced until Friday

More talks between the Taoiseach and the new Tánaiste took place this evening and are ongoing.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Gerry doesn’t think Phil’s fit to send to Europe.. A “3 or 4 hour session” with MEPs should sort it, says Enda

The Government is expected to announced either Hogan or former Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore for the EU post by tomorrow…

Market traders dismiss criticism from local businesses as ‘begrudgery’

Des Vallely, the co-director of Irish Village Markets, said that restaurants should focus on the quality and price of their produce, rather than ‘giving out’ about competitors.

The Last Waltz: Cabinet to meet today, likely for the last time

Talks between the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste will resume after the cabinet meeting today.

# fine-gael - Monday 7 July, 2014

‘The Garth Brooks ship leaves tonight’, but city manager won’t budge on licensing decision

However, councillors still voted in favour of all five concerts going ahead.

Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday

The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.

# fine-gael - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Wish pubs would open on Good Friday? It could become a reality

A Fine Gael Senator, who is also a publican, thinks the current law is “a legacy of our past”.

Which political parties received the biggest donations last year?

Note: Labour and Fianna Fáil aren’t in the running.

Pat Rabbitte: There is no squabble in government about the property tax

The Communications Minister plays down talk of a Cabinet rift over the proceeds from the local property tax.

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