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#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate

Fine Gael women who served as politicians in 1983 joined female politicians from the current Dáil to discuss the Eighth Amendment.

# fine-gael - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Sinn Féin more popular than Fianna Fáil, according to opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular political party.

# fine-gael - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael Up

Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael

Leo Varadkar’s party remains the most popular in the country according to the latest Red C/SBP poll

# fine-gael - Friday 18 May, 2018

Satisfaction with government takes hit after CervicalCheck scandal

The fall is particularly marked among women.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'They are not in secure tenancies': Debate in the Dáil over who should be categorised as homeless

Minister Murphy was asked to make a statement following a row last week over hundreds of adults and children being removed from the March homeless figures.

# fine-gael - Saturday 5 May, 2018

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?

The government says 600 people were counted wrongly as being homeless, others are not so sure.

# fine-gael - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'She will be greatly missed': Tributes paid to former TD Monica Barnes RIP

'She will be greatly missed': Tributes paid to former TD Monica Barnes

Barnes passed away at the age of 82.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy

The Taoiseach said the government still do not know all the facts surrounding the CervicalCheck scandal.

# fine-gael - Saturday 28 April, 2018

New poll shows Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country

Trailing the party is Fianna Fáil, which has 25% support (up one point).

# fine-gael - Friday 27 April, 2018

Anti-Brexit unionist nominated by Leo Varadkar elected to Seanad with help of Sinn Féin

Ian Marshall says he’s received support from other unionists.

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know

Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Explainer: Why has a massive row blown up between two Independent Alliance TDs?

The crux of the issue is there is just one Minister of State role up for grabs but two government TDs want it.

'I think a lot of men are inclined to opt out and say 'this doesn't affect me'. But this is vitally important'

Some of the most senior government ministers were out canvassing for a Yes vote in the Eighth Referendum at Stephen’s Green today.

# fine-gael - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'You're just going all over the place now': Eoghan and Eoin went at it on the radio today

The pair had a heated debate over the government’s housing record.

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Landlords who raise rents by more than the allowed limit will face criminal charges under planned new laws

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today secured Cabinet approval to publish the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

# fine-gael - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Jim Daly says he wasn't slapped down over his comments about coalition with Sinn Féin

“You must have a valid reason for not doing business with Sinn Féin,” the junior minister said today.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

# fine-gael - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Michéal Martin: 'I don't think people want elections' Confidence And Supply This post contains videos

Michéal Martin: 'I don't think people want elections'

The Fianna Fáil leader said he wants another budget to be passed by the government.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Poll: Would you like a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like a general election this year?

The ‘confidence and supply’ agreement between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael may be reaching the end of its shelf-life.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Josepha Madigan to lead Fine Gael's campaign to repeal Eighth Amendment

“We have abortion here, it is just unsafe, unregulated and unlawful,” she said today.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

New Young Fine Gael chairman says his 'coathanger abortion' comment was 'atrocious' YFG

New Young Fine Gael chairman says his 'coathanger abortion' comment was 'atrocious'

Killian Foley-Walsh was elected over the weekend to lead the youth wing of the party.

# fine-gael - Friday 9 March, 2018

Kildare councillor resigns from Fine Gael over how 'bullying' complaint was handled

Fine Gael’s disciplinary committee admitted that there were “a number [of] shortcomings” in how group meetings are conducted.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Leo has borrowed an idea or two from Dragon's Den for this new video

Fancy making a ‘pitch’ on how to improve the country to a panel of Fine Gael ministers?

# fine-gael - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Just under half of people trust the government

One in five people aren’t sure what they think, according to a new poll.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'A clear election pitch': Fianna Fáil continues to hammer government over Ireland 2040 marketing

The row over the marketing push dominated Leaders’ Questions today.

# fine-gael - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator

The issue was raised as a passing comment at a private meeting where there was a larger debate about women in politics.

# fine-gael - 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.

# fine-gael - 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.

# fine-gael - 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.

# fine-gael - 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.

# fine-gael - 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.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online

The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.

# fine-gael - Saturday 27 January, 2018

New opinion poll shows support for Fine Gael has risen sharply

The party has 32% support.

# fine-gael - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar's approval rating is now higher than any taoiseach since Bertie Ahern in 2007

Varadkar’s approval rating is up seven points to 60%.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage' Exclusive

Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.

# fine-gael - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Drop in support for Fine Gael as voters say health service issues would impact their vote

The Sunday Times poll sees Fine Gael drop two points to 32% and Fianna Fáil unchanged at 26%.

# fine-gael - 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.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum Repeal Or No Repeal This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum

The Taoiseach says, however, that his Cabinet wants a referendum to take place.

# fine-gael - 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.

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