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#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Thursday 23 March, 2017

FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil Alan Farrell This post contains videos

FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil

The Committee on Procedure ruled that Alan Farrell didn’t breach Dáil privilege.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'Silence from the rebels' as Kenny talks to Fine Gael TDs about his future

Kenny’s statements to the party are thought to have gone down well, according to sources.

# fine-gael - Monday 20 March, 2017

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer

The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays

The initiative was agreed to be a priority in the EU’s 2018 budget.

# fine-gael - Friday 17 March, 2017

Enda Kenny won't step down until Brexit strategy in place

The Taoiseach said Brexit negotiations take precedence over his retirement plans.

# fine-gael - Thursday 16 March, 2017

A TD went undercover to tackle touts charging €600 for Ireland v England tickets

The first clip shows Rock meeting a man in Dublin city, who was selling two tickets in row Q in the north stand for €550.

# fine-gael - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Sinn Féin is more popular than Fine Gael in the latest poll

The latest Sunday Times Behaviour & Attitudes poll puts the party in second place behind Fianna Fáil.

# fine-gael - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'He's a sexual predator': John Halligan is not happy with Kenny meeting Trump

Halligan will be heading to Brazil for St Patrick’s Day.

# fine-gael - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today

Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said promoting the pension increase through a Facebook video was “cynical”.

# fine-gael - Monday 6 March, 2017

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

# fine-gael - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Poll shows Coveney the favourite over Varadkar among Fine Gael voters

Enda Kenny has said he will make an announcement about his future when he returns from Washington after St Patrick’s Day.

# fine-gael - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Opinion poll puts Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil neck and neck

Just one percentage point separates the two parties.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Coveney says he will not legislate for water charges abolition 'as it would be illegal'

The Housing Minister was talking tough tonight, but said Fine Gael were not in breach of confidence and supply agreement.

Poll: Would you watch Coveney and Varadkar going toe-to-toe in a live debate? Round 1... Fight This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you watch Coveney and Varadkar going toe-to-toe in a live debate?

TV3 today expressed itself as being ‘very interested’ in broadcasting such a debate, which would be the first of its kind on Irish TV.

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered Bank Guarantee This post contains videos

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

Leo v Simon: TV3 'very interested' in hosting a Fine Gael leadership debate

Leo Varadkar has said he would be “happy” to debate his rivals in a televised debate.

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Former Fine Gael and Independent TD Peter Mathews has died aged 65 RIP

Former Fine Gael and Independent TD Peter Mathews has died aged 65

The former Dublin South TD announced last year he had been diagnosed with cancer.

# fine-gael - Sunday 26 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really 8,500 social housing units currently being built?

Part One of FactCheck’s two-part series on high-profile disputes over social housing, this week.

Varadkar edges ahead of Coveney in Fine Gael leadership poll

Among Fine Gael supporters, 35% preferred Leo Varadkar, while 30% chose Simon Coveney.

# fine-gael - Saturday 25 February, 2017

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?

Fine Gael’s succession looks all very amicable at the moment but there are lessons in the past from the likes of Bertie Ahern.

New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year

New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year

Fianna Fáil’s support has dipped, albeit slightly.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'All calm on the western front': Fine Gael happy with Enda's message at crunch meeting

Kenny will deal with the leadership issue “effectively and conclusively” when he returns from the US.

The contenders for the Fine Gael leadership, ranked from most to least likely

He who wields the knife rarely wears the crown…

# fine-gael - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris Plot Thickens This post contains videos

Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris

Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney are seen as the favourites to succeed Enda Kenny.

New poll shows Fine Gael is slumping while Fianna Fail is surging

The poll comes as the party’s leadership race hots up.

# fine-gael - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda

Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?

In three parts, FactCheck referees an argument between a Minister of State and a Dublin City Councillor over supervised injection centres. Tonight – Part One.

# fine-gael - Friday 17 February, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda should step down as Fine Gael leader? Under Pressure This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Enda should step down as Fine Gael leader?

A number of backbenchers are calling for Enda Kenny’s departure.

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny

Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.

Two ministers are out of FG leadership race, but some say it's 'ludicrous' to change leader now

“I want to play a leadership role within government but I don’t want to, nor will I be putting my name forward if and when a vacancy appears.”

# fine-gael - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Poll: Who do you think would be Fine Gael's best vote-getter when Enda steps down? Et Tu Leo This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think would be Fine Gael's best vote-getter when Enda steps down?

Leo Varadkar, Simon Coveney and Frances Fitzgerald are all in the mix.

Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts

Sinn Féin wants clarity on the ‘hard border’ issue.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government

After a lengthy, and occasionally feisty, Dáil debate, the government won the motion.

# fine-gael - Monday 13 February, 2017

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in Government

The party submitted its motion in the wake of the controversy surrounding Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

# fine-gael - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow?

Latest opinion polls have suggested Fianna Fáil has taken a commanding lead on Fine Gael.

# fine-gael - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Fianna Fáil has an ELEVEN point lead over Fine Gael in opinion poll

The gap in the Sunday Times-commissioned poll is the widest between the two parties in six years of B&A surveys.

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in the Government

Mary Lou McDonald has described the current Irish leadership as a “kick for touch, cover up” government.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Ireland looks set to get a national commemoration day for the Great Famine

The day put forward is the second Sunday in May every year.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Against Fine Gael's wishes, Right2Water will be invited to speak before water committee

The all-party Oireachtas group is looking at the future of water charges.

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