# fine-gael - Monday 21 July, 2014
A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.
# fine-gael - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?
Creighton could be a better fit for the role of a European Commissioner, while Hogan looks likely to receive a small portfolio.
# fine-gael - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?
Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.
The Dáil’s youngest TD has been made junior finance minister while Labour has promoted three backbenchers.
# fine-gael - Saturday 12 July, 2014
As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.
# fine-gael - Friday 11 July, 2014
Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?
What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?
A quick and simple guide to where everyone is now.
Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.
Jobs, housing and wages, mostly.
Fine Gael hopes to fill the vacant Seanad seat when TDs and Senators return from their holidays in September.
# fine-gael - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.
# fine-gael - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
More talks between the Taoiseach and the new Tánaiste are taking place this evening.
# fine-gael - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
The Government is expected to announced either Hogan or former Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore for the EU post by tomorrow…
Des Vallely, the co-director of Irish Village Markets, said that restaurants should focus on the quality and price of their produce, rather than ‘giving out’ about competitors.
Talks between the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste will resume after the cabinet meeting today.
# fine-gael - Monday 7 July, 2014
However, councillors still voted in favour of all five concerts going ahead.
The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.
# fine-gael - Thursday 3 July, 2014
A Fine Gael Senator, who is also a publican, thinks the current law is “a legacy of our past”.
Note: Labour and Fianna Fáil aren’t in the running.
The Communications Minister plays down talk of a Cabinet rift over the proceeds from the local property tax.
Reilly insisted today he will be happy to serve wherever the Taoiseach asks him to.
# fine-gael - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.
The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.
# fine-gael - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
It’s all happening in Strasbourg…
# fine-gael - Saturday 28 June, 2014
Today’s parade is believed to have had the biggest attendance to date.
Fine Gael is considering a number of newly-elected councillors and local election candidates in Dublin for the Seanad seat vacated by Deirdre Clune.
# fine-gael - Friday 27 June, 2014
Let’s file that under ‘thing we need to see’.
# fine-gael - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Pádraig Mac Loclainn said that GSOC had to delay investigating a complaint made by the family of Seamus Doherty due to a lack of cooperation from gardaí in Donegal.
# fine-gael - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Deirdre Clune’s election to the European Parliament creates a vacancy that won’t be filled until a new Dáil clerk is appointed – which requires a change in legislation.
# fine-gael - Thursday 19 June, 2014
Despite explanations that the youth wing doesn’t want workers to lose money, people are not impressed.
# fine-gael - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
There are concerns that thousands of people who didn’t respond to the HSE will now be left without a medical card.
*No, we’re not talking about being the next Minister for Health.
# fine-gael - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore met earlier this afternoon.
‘Wealth tax’, ‘higher income tax rate’, Hollande tried that didn’t he? Well sort of…
# fine-gael - Friday 13 June, 2014
The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.
# fine-gael - Thursday 12 June, 2014
A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.
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