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# fine-gael - Friday 22 July, 2016

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years?

The Dáil is likely to debate legislation on the issue when it is back in session in the autumn.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

# fine-gael - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Poll: Who should be Fine Gael leader after Enda Kenny? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be Fine Gael leader after Enda Kenny?

It appears Enda Kenny is safe for now but it is likely he will have to step down later this year.

# fine-gael - Monday 11 July, 2016

'Not much of a f***ing ambush': An oral history of the 2010 heave against Enda Kenny Long Read This post contains videos

'Not much of a f***ing ambush': An oral history of the 2010 heave against Enda Kenny

As the Taoiseach comes under fire again, this is the inside story of that coup six years ago.

Enda has 'no intention of being diverted' as backbenchers ask him to go

Brendan Griffin is latest TD to call on the Taoiseach to resign within weeks, but the Fine Gael leader insists he has a mandate.

# fine-gael - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Poll: Should Enda Kenny step down as Taoiseach, and if so, when? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Enda Kenny step down as Taoiseach, and if so, when?

Reports today suggest that Fine Gael backbenchers have a plan in place to oust Kenny from his position.

# fine-gael - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll

Micheál Martin is the most popular party leader, with 43% approval.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Buskers in Dublin have been banned from using backing tracks

Street performers will also need enough material to play for 30 minutes without repetition

# fine-gael - Sunday 3 July, 2016

"It's not fair, it's not right, it's not good for politics" - John Halligan isn't happy with the party whip system

The junior minister was discussing proposed legislation to do with fatal foetal abnormalities.

# fine-gael - Friday 1 July, 2016

Fine Gael spent €200,000 of their state funding on polling last year

They also got donations of €98,000.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'

Members of the Independent Alliance want a free vote on a Bill that would allow for a termination in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# fine-gael - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Pearse Doherty: 'Despite my passion to be part of Sinn Féin, being a TD is something I may regret' Exclusive

The Sinn Féin deputy says: Is it right that your children expect to see you for one day a week?

# fine-gael - Saturday 25 June, 2016

'Brexit is a huge opportunity - it's not a day for people to panic'

As the aftershock of the Brexit vote set in, TDs were contemplating what it all meant for us.

# fine-gael - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control

Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”

# fine-gael - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'The only objective was to get Enda and Fine Gael back in and it's done'

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes is working on a committee investigating the controversial Panama Papers.

# fine-gael - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Fianna Fáil is now level with Fine Gael in popularity

The news comes in the findings from a Red C opinion poll conducted for the Sunday Business Post.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Fianna Fáil TD says people should pay water bills, before calling the whole thing a 'sorry mess'

A Sinn Féin motion calling for the charges to be scrapped will be debated in the Dáil today.

# fine-gael - Sunday 22 May, 2016

JobBridge is officially to be scrapped, but what will replace it?

The oft-controversial internship scheme is to be discontinued by new social protection minister Leo Varadkar.

# fine-gael - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Aaron McKenna: The little government that could… If the cynics will let it

Aaron McKenna thinks the current government could run two or three years and deliver on some real fundamental changes to the way that we run the country.

Who'll be up against who in the new Dáil? We take a look

These are the TDs who’ll be squaring off against the ministers for health, housing, finance and justice.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

New poll says people want Leo Varadkar to be the next leader of Fine Gael

44% of people said they’d like to see him take over when Enda Kenny steps down.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

These two men accounted for nearly 50% of personal political donations in 2015

Fine Gael’s Michael D’Arcy and Paschal Donohoe received €15,000 in private donations between them last year.

This bill might reduce your mortgage rate and be the government's first defeat

The new bill, if passed, will see the Central Bank get new powers to cap mortgage interest rates.

# fine-gael - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Fianna Fáil has overtaken Fine Gael in popularity

A poll, to be published in tomorrow’s Sunday Times, puts approval for Fianna Fáil at 27%.

Shane Ross says he won't use the state's chequebook to solve Luas dispute

The new transport minister also said he’s ‘not particularly proud’ of his Fine Gael past.

Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate

As Ceann Comhairle and Leas Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett and Michael Kitt continued to be paid salary and expenses, even when the Dáil was broken up for the election.

# fine-gael - Friday 13 May, 2016

Poll: People would vote practically the same way if there was another election

Enda Kenny, however, isn’t faring very well.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Fair play? New programme for government is promising equality for all

The ‘partnership’ government has just published its plan of action. It might mention the word ‘fair’ a lot.

# fine-gael - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

# fine-gael - Friday 6 May, 2016

It was turf, bogs and roads that threatened Enda Kenny right to the end

It was down to the wire today as negotiations with the independents went past the deadline.

Enda is confident he can satisfy Independent TDs' concerns and secure a government today

A fourth vote for Taoiseach is scheduled for Dáil Éireann at midday.

# fine-gael - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A teen sentenced over the Jobstown protest, post mortem results for the Bray baby and arrests at a funeral had everyone talking…

Dáil to vote for Taoiseach for the fourth time tomorrow

Some independent TDs are unhappy that certain items have been omitted from the draft document for government.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Talks with independents end for the night - without any agreement

They will meet again tomorrow morning.

Unbearable pressure: How water drowned out everything

Massive protests and Clouseau-esque political mistakes in 2014 meant that two years on, the issue HAD to be dealt with.

Alan Kelly was pretty annoyed only one FG TD turned up to talk about climate change

The Minister has once more hit out at Labour’s former coalition partner.

People who have paid water charges won't get their money back - Fianna Fáil TD

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

Should we still pay our water bills? It's the law, says Micheál Martin

Fianna Fáil TDs and senators have signed off on the deal agreed last week with Fine Gael.

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