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# fine-gael - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fine Gael: ‘Yes’ … Labour: ‘We’re not taking a position’

A referendum to reduce the minimum age of a presidential candidate from 35 to 21 is also being held next month.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

# fine-gael - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Meet the Hillary fundraiser who reckons she has a shot at the Dáil

Linda O’Shea Farren, who failed to get elected to Dublin City Council last year, is seeking the Fine Gael nomination in Dublin Bay South.

Quinn: ‘There is NO alternative to a Fine Gael-Labour government’

The former minister has dismissed the idea that there is an alternative to the current government.

Councillor says protest organisers to blame for woman’s injuries – not gardaí

There have been calls for an investigation into garda conduct at the protest.

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of ‘waking up from a coma’

The outspoken TD thinks backbenchers are speaking up in a bid to get votes.

Leo compares Enda to Michael Collins and smaller parties to a Monty Python sketch

No word on whether silly walks will be introduced at Leinster House.

# fine-gael - Monday 13 April, 2015

Sinn Féin is against politicians being garda vetted

Dublin city councillors are due to debate a motion calling for them and other elected politicians to be garda vetted.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

Here’s why Jan O’Sullivan’s schools plan could spark a BIG row in government

Analysis: The politics behind today’s news on changes to schools’ admissions policy.

# fine-gael - Friday 3 April, 2015

# fine-gael - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Mick Wallace claims a Fine Gael TD’s court summonses are being ‘kept on the shelf’

The independent TD made the comments in the Dáil yesterday.

# fine-gael - Sunday 29 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# fine-gael - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could the self-employed be about to get equality on social welfare?

The next budget is gearing up to be pretty generous one. It’s the latest in the pre-election extravaganza…

There’s great news for Enda and Joan in the latest poll

The latest Ipsos MRBI poll for the Irish Times has good news for the coalition.

# fine-gael - Monday 23 March, 2015

This Fine Gael councillor is worried that unelected officials could ‘spike my election’

Kieran Binchy is seeking the Fine Gael nomination to run in the general election in Dublin Bay South.

Fine Gael kick-starts its election preparations this week and Dublin will be VERY interesting

Selection conventions begin this week with lots to look out for in the capital alone.

# fine-gael - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge TD gives heart-warming response when asked if he’ll marry his partner Marriage Ref

TD gives heart-warming response when asked if he’ll marry his partner

Jerry Buttimer will be hoping for a Yes vote on 22 May.

Watch this TD’s heart-warming response when we asked if he’ll marry his partner Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Watch this TD’s heart-warming response when we asked if he’ll marry his partner

Jerry Buttimer will be hoping for a Yes vote on 22 May.

# fine-gael - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he’s still ‘very pro-life’) Breaking Ranks This post contains videos

Now this Fine Gael TD wants to repeal the 8th Amendment (but he’s still ‘very pro-life’)

Jerry Buttimer is one of the first Fine Gael TDs to call for the repeal of the controversial constitutional amendment.

# fine-gael - Friday 20 March, 2015

John Perry explains why he hired his wife

The Fine Gael TD said his wife worked on a voluntary basis for six months before he hired her full time.

‘Completely daft’: This TD doesn’t think much of Renua Ireland… Re-Who-a? This post contains videos

‘Completely daft’: This TD doesn’t think much of Renua Ireland…

Jerry Buttimer has given the first Fine Gael reaction to Lucinda Creighton’s new party.

# fine-gael - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother’s Day Pcgonemad

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother’s Day

She thinks that ‘political correctness has gone mad’.

# fine-gael - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Support for the government has SHOT UP since Christmas

Over a third of people are now happy with the way they’re doing things.

# fine-gael - Thursday 12 March, 2015

‘I was devastated. I cried for weeks’: Eamonn Coghlan reveals struggle with son’s sexuality

The Fine Gael senator and former World Champion runner has given a passionate speech tonight.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?

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

# fine-gael - Thursday 5 March, 2015

So we asked Enda Kenny if he’ll do a TV debate with Micheál Martin (or Gerry Adams) One-on-one This post contains videos

So we asked Enda Kenny if he’ll do a TV debate with Micheál Martin (or Gerry Adams)

The Taoiseach paid us a visit today and we had lots of questions.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

‘We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer’: The pain of Motor Neurone Disease

As the first anniversary of Nicky McFadden’s death approaches, her sister Gabrielle recalls when her family got the news of her diagnosis.

Who will you vote for in the next election? State Of The Nation This post contains a poll

Who will you vote for in the next election?

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

# fine-gael - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘I knew if I went back into that bedroom, I might not come out of it alive’

Niamh Cosgrave, Hepatitis C campaigner and former politician, has shared her story of a violent attack in her French home.

# fine-gael - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Martin takes aim at ‘Enda the Fireman’, says Taoiseach ‘promoting a fairytale’

In a blistering attack on Fine Gael, Micheál Martin said their party conference “may well have set a world record for the amount of arrogant self-praise”.

Watch this Labour minister rule out coalition with just about everyone* NO NO NO This post contains videos
‘I remember getting that Every Little Hurts leaflet and not using it’ Danger Here This post contains videos

‘I remember getting that Every Little Hurts leaflet and not using it’

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin talks to TheJournal.ie about THAT leaflet, the same-sex marriage referendum and abortion.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Vincent Browne hasn’t gotten anything in the post from Irish Water

The veteran broadcaster was speaking on the Newstalk Breakfast programme this morning.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

These two are not happy about Leo’s sly digs at Micheál Martin War Of Words This post contains videos

These two are not happy about Leo’s sly digs at Micheál Martin

Varadkar’s labelling of Martin as the leader of “the third party” has not gone down well.

# fine-gael - Monday 23 February, 2015

Leo doesn’t think Micheál Martin is important enough to debate

Election battle stations…

Why Enda is no longer falling over flower pots when it comes to same-sex marriage

Analysis: The Taoiseach delivered a strong backing for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum on Saturday night.

# fine-gael - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Micheál Martin challenges Kenny to face-to-face debate

Meanwhile Gerry Adams described Kenny’s speech last night as a “backslapping exercise”.

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)

Labour is down two to 7 per cent, Sinn Féin is up one point to 21 per cent while Fine Gael holds steady on 24.

Here are 8 things we learned at Enda’s big homecoming shindig

The biggest party in the country gathered in the Taoiseach’s constituency this weekend and we learned a lot.

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