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#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

# fine-gael - Monday 29 June, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin

She is the first member of Sinn Féin to hold the office.

Councillors want gardaí to be able to hand over shoplifters’ details to stores Blacklist This post contains a poll

Councillors want gardaí to be able to hand over shoplifters’ details to stores

John Buttimer, who put forward the motion, said the intention would be to target prolific shoplifters and not one time offenders.

Last-ditch attempt to stop Sinn Féin ‘hijacking’ 1916 centenary is ‘laughable’ IRA

Abortion strikes fear into so many politicians, but it hasn’t gone away you know…

Analysis: Abortion, like no other issue in Irish politics, has proved to be intensely problematic and stressful for our – mostly male – elected politicians.

# fine-gael - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Fine Gael politicians are VERY divided on the 8th Amendment* Trouble Ahead This post contains videos

Fine Gael politicians are VERY divided on the 8th Amendment*

*But most of them would prefer to say nothing.

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment – just don’t ask Fine Gael Abortion This post contains videos

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment – just don’t ask Fine Gael

TheJournal.ie asked every TD and Senator if they favour repealing the 8th Amendment. Here’s what we found out…

# fine-gael - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Support for Sinn Féin and Labour has taken a hit in latest Red C poll

Support for Sinn Féin and Labour has taken a hit in latest Red C poll

Support for Fine Gael has remained consistent.

# fine-gael - Friday 26 June, 2015

This Fine Gael TD WILL contest the next election after all

His change of heart is thought to have come on foot of conversations with senior party figures including the Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier this week.

# fine-gael - Thursday 18 June, 2015

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Gerry Adams is winning at Twitter

But Sinn Féin voters are least likely to use the site.

Why is this Fine Gael TD NOT running for re-election?

Peter Fitzpatrick has told party members in Louth he will not be seeking their nomination.

‘Not much of a f***ing ambush’: An oral history of the heave against Enda Kenny Long Read This post contains videos

‘Not much of a f***ing ambush’: An oral history of the heave against Enda Kenny

It’s five years since Fine Gael attempted to overthrow its leader. This is the inside story.

# fine-gael - Monday 15 June, 2015

Not everyone’s pleased about Dublin’s mayor being a Sinn Féin-er in 2016

The party will hold the position of Lord Mayor of Dublin during the 1916 commemorations.

# fine-gael - Thursday 11 June, 2015

This Dublin MEP thinks Denis O’Brien is entitled to privacy ‘like anyone else’

Brian Hayes said he does not believe there was any wrongdoing in deals made between O’Brien and IBRC.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million

…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.

# fine-gael - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody Nope Nope Nope This post contains videos

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody

None of the four main parties would suit Renua, according to its leader.

# fine-gael - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power

The Tánaiste said “things would have been done differently” if the party wasn’t in government with Fine Gael.

Fine Gael hopeful told to ‘get the queers to vote for you’

Councillor Sharon Tolan received the anonymous message yesterday morning.

# fine-gael - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Poll: Should the government call an early election? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government call an early election?

Following today’s poll, what do you think they should do?

After Averil’s shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food? Wasteful This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?

France introduced a similar law recently.

# fine-gael - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A new poll, reproduction and a killing in Belfast had people talking today.

Fine Gael and Labour have surged in the latest poll

The poll is the first one since last week’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# fine-gael - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil tries to delay Aer Lingus vote amid growing fears of job losses

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

# fine-gael - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Some serious shade was thrown as the Dáil welcomed a new TD today Dáil Bantz This post contains videos

Some serious shade was thrown as the Dáil welcomed a new TD today

They just couldn’t help themselves…

Enda: There won’t be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment

The Taoiseach said the next government will have to give the issue “the most careful consideration”.

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?

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

# fine-gael - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president No Country For Young Men This post contains videos

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

# fine-gael - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Finally: Fianna Fáil looks set to win a by-election

Just in case you’d forgotten, there’s an important battle for Phil Hogan’s old seat happening as well today.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…

Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.

# fine-gael - Monday 18 May, 2015

The latest poll might give Enda notions of calling an early election

Support for Fine Gael and the government is up although the news is not as good for Labour.

# fine-gael - Sunday 17 May, 2015

# fine-gael - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video… Going Viral This post contains videos

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video… Exclusive

But who’s winning the viral video contest?

# fine-gael - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV – and talked about his same-sex marriage ‘journey’ Raspberry Jam For All This post contains videos

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV – and talked about his same-sex marriage ‘journey’

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

# fine-gael - Monday 11 May, 2015

Poll: Do you think politicians should be garda vetted? Transparency This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think politicians should be garda vetted?

Two Dublin councillors think they should – but most others disagree.

# fine-gael - Sunday 10 May, 2015

# fine-gael - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin: There are “really weird people” who attack others online

The minister also tells us how he feels about being compared to one half of Morecambe and Wise.

# fine-gael - Friday 8 May, 2015

Protester arrested during Taoiseach’s canvas in Carlow

He was later released without charge.

# fine-gael - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties “thrive in chaos”

…and if those rumours of an €800 windfall for public servants are true.

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