# fine-gael - Today’s News
A draft programme for government will be presented to independents.
# fine-gael - Yesterday’s News
They will meet again tomorrow morning.
Massive protests and Clouseau-esque political mistakes in 2014 meant that two years on, the issue HAD to be dealt with.
The Minister has once more hit out at Labour’s former coalition partner.
Jim O’Callaghan said we can’t have a situation where people who haven’t paid their bills can tell people who have, ‘Well tough, you shouldn’t have bothered.’
# fine-gael - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
Fianna Fáil TDs and senators have signed off on the deal agreed last week with Fine Gael.
Cynthia Owen, government talks and the homeless crisis had everyone talking today.
O’Brien said he thinks Irish Water was “the right thing” for the country.
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil TDs and senators will meet today to see if they will endorse a deal reached last week.
# fine-gael - Monday 2 May, 2016
‘There will be sops, promises and a flurry of initiatives but there will be no significant change.’
# fine-gael - Sunday 1 May, 2016
The acting Health Minister was responding to comments made this afternoon by Fianna Fáil and Independent TDs.
Leo Varadkar came in for some heavy criticism from both Fianna Fáil and Independent TDs over comments he made about charges this week.
# fine-gael - Saturday 30 April, 2016
Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.
It looks like there won’t be another election in the near future. Are you happy?
Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# fine-gael - Friday 29 April, 2016
The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
# fine-gael - Thursday 28 April, 2016
Day 62. Still no government.
# fine-gael - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
The party wants the debate to be held tomorrow.
If we don’t get a government deal, then yes, probably.
# fine-gael - Monday 25 April, 2016
Talks on forming a government have ended without an agreement – again
# fine-gael - Friday 22 April, 2016
Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin this weekend.
# fine-gael - Monday 18 April, 2016
The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.
# fine-gael - Sunday 17 April, 2016
The FF leader’s no fan of the event Sinn Féin is running at the Ambassador.
# fine-gael - Thursday 14 April, 2016
It comes after a third vote for Taoiseach.
Kenny lost out by 52 votes to 77. Martin lost out by 43 to 91.
It looks likely there will have to be a fourth vote, as the parties have not yet been able to reach an agreement.
# fine-gael - Tuesday 12 April, 2016
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are still talking.
# fine-gael - Monday 11 April, 2016
The Taoiseach confirmed the talks on formation of a minority government began tonight.
Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to get underway again today.
# fine-gael - Saturday 9 April, 2016
Talks are expected to happen next week.
# fine-gael - Friday 8 April, 2016
Amid second election speculation, Leo Varadkar says ‘this couldn’t go on six more weeks’.
# fine-gael - Thursday 7 April, 2016
Fianna Fáil is prepared to support a Fine Gael minority government, Micheál Martin said.
Sinn Féin said while the two political parties are figuring out who will govern, crises in housing and health continue.
Meanwhile, Fine Gael has endorsed Enda Kenny’s decision to offer the old enemy a partnership government.
There are likely to be objections from a number of Fianna Fáil TDs to the proposal from Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
It’s now 41 days since the country voted in the 2016 general election.
# fine-gael - Wednesday 6 April, 2016
The meeting between Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin began at 8.30pm.
Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are to meet behind closed doors tonight.
It has been more than 40 days since the country went to the polls.