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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 5 September, 2015

#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan arrested

Gardaí said a man in his 40s was arrested by appointment this morning in Ballybay and was later released without charge.

# fine-gael - Monday 31 August, 2015

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON’T run again

The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.

# fine-gael - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Alan Shatter’s fight for redemption in south Dublin

The former justice minister could struggle to win the backing of Fine Gael members in his own constituency.

# fine-gael - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Renua spent nearly €30k trying (and failing) to get this man elected

SIPO has released details of expenditure in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Gardaí probe alleged assault involving Fine Gael TD

The incident happened at around 8pm on Sunday in Conlan’s pub in Ballybay.

# fine-gael - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it’s too late

Some rickshaw owners in the capital are bringing in €15,000 a week in untaxed income, and organised crime is beginning to take note writes Derek Keating.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a ‘totally false story’

The former justice minister is back in the news this week.

7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician

Shatter. Alan Shatter.

# fine-gael - Monday 17 August, 2015

Is this the only possible government after the next election?

Analysis: On current polls and seat projections the current government will not be re-elected. So what’s the alternative?

This Sinn Féin senator went slightly off-message today

In contrast to party colleagues, Kathryn Reilly didn’t rule out the possibility of Sinn Féin entering coalition with Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

# fine-gael - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Fine Gael’s next leader, from most to least likely

Who succeeds Enda Kenny? We rank the contenders…

# fine-gael - Friday 14 August, 2015

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls…

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Has Enda become a lame duck Taoiseach?

Analysis: Having been forced to clarify matters at the weekend, has the Taoiseach damaged his political prospects?

# fine-gael - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Sinn Féin hits back at ‘cult’ allegations

Can you sense a general election coming on?

# fine-gael - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Frank Flannery says Denis O’Brien is ‘not above or below the law’

“People in the Third Reich thought what’s happening to the Jews would never happen to them, but finally the knock came.”

# fine-gael - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

When is Enda Kenny going to step down?

If Paul Kehoe is right, Enda Kenny will be in the Dáil as long as Ant n’ Dec have been alive

# fine-gael - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The latest poll is out – and it’s bad news for Enda

The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.

# fine-gael - Thursday 30 July, 2015

“Confusion and chaos” reign as Irish politicians struggle to attend trial of Ibrahim Halawa

The teenager is facing another hearing on Sunday.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is “increasing by the day” – but hasn’t seen registration figures

Paudie Coffey got into a bit of a row on the radio this morning.

Dublin is ‘completely unprepared’ for another boom, apparently…

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

# fine-gael - Monday 27 July, 2015

‘You will get a bullet before long you gay b*****d’ – TD reports sinister death threat to gardaí

The letter was hand delivered to Frank Feighan’s Boyle constituency office.

# fine-gael - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Independents top the latest poll with 31% support

There was a drop in support for both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in The Sunday Business Post Red C poll.

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have? Going Postal This post contains a poll

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?

One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.

# fine-gael - Friday 24 July, 2015

# fine-gael - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Joan Burton to banking inquiry – “We would have let Anglo fail” Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Joan Burton to banking inquiry – “We would have let Anglo fail”

Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.

# fine-gael - Sunday 19 July, 2015

New poll shows a surge in support for independents

This comes in the same week that the Social Democrats party was launched.

# fine-gael - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Enda Kenny: ‘I expect to win the next election’

The Taoiseach would not say if he would be interested in a job in Europe if he failed to get elected next time round.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

The government is having a really bad day in the Seanad

The coalition has a minority in the upper house at present.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

‘Grotesque and appalling’: War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil Pr Gimmick This post contains videos

‘Grotesque and appalling’: War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

# fine-gael - Monday 13 July, 2015

Another TD hangs up his hat: Frank Feighan won’t be running for Fine Gael

He came under fire for backing the closure of the emergency department at Roscommon Hospital.

# fine-gael - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election

Simon Coveney has told Fine Gael councillors to be ready for an election after the Budget in October.

# fine-gael - Friday 10 July, 2015

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?

The party insisted today it was “strongly committed” to increasing the number of female TDs in the next Dáil.

# fine-gael - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Fine Gael can’t get away from the abortion issue State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Fine Gael can’t get away from the abortion issue

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

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?

One Fine Gael councillor is calling for a referendum on the 8th amendment – is it time?

# fine-gael - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Have you heard about Fine Gael’s dubious colleagues in Brussels?

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Fine Gael TD says family subject to ‘vile comments’ after Dáil speech Drink And Wine This post contains videos

Fine Gael TD says family subject to ‘vile comments’ after Dáil speech

Catherine Byrne questioned people “stacking up their trolleys with drink and wine” when they refuse to pay their water charges.

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