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#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator

The issue was raised as a passing comment at a private meeting where there was a larger debate about women in politics.

# fine-gael - Monday 19 February, 2018

'It's not fair': Fianna Fáil poised to block PTSB loan sale to 'unregulated' vulture funds

The bank, which is 75% owned by the State, plans to sell off a loan book worth €4 billion.

# fine-gael - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year?

Two new opinion polls indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country.

# fine-gael - Saturday 17 February, 2018

No quiet retirement for Gerry Adams, as Mary Lou has big plans to put him to work

In a wide-ranging interview, Mary Lou McDonald talks party reform, bullying, and why she won’t be asking Gerry Adams to run for President of Ireland.

# fine-gael - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Mixed messages' 'Thumbs up' 'A cock-up': Here's some of the reactions to the government's grand plan for Ireland

A ‘marketing exercise’ or a ‘vision for Ireland’: Political parties and stakeholders give their view.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'It's full steam ahead' - Naughten pours cold water on Fianna Fáil calls for review of National Broadband Plan

Fianna Fáil’s communications spokesman Timmy Dooley had suggested that the procurement process should be halted in order to ‘review’ the tender.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online

The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.

# fine-gael - Saturday 27 January, 2018

New opinion poll shows support for Fine Gael has risen sharply

The party has 32% support.

# fine-gael - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar's approval rating is now higher than any taoiseach since Bertie Ahern in 2007

Varadkar’s approval rating is up seven points to 60%.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage' Exclusive

Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.

# fine-gael - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Drop in support for Fine Gael as voters say health service issues would impact their vote

The Sunday Times poll sees Fine Gael drop two points to 32% and Fianna Fáil unchanged at 26%.

# fine-gael - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'These are not faceless women': Key moments from the Dáil's Eighth Amendment debate

The TDs gathered in the Dáil this week to debate the report published by the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum Repeal Or No Repeal This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum

The Taoiseach says, however, that his Cabinet wants a referendum to take place.

# fine-gael - Monday 8 January, 2018

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.

# fine-gael - Friday 29 December, 2017

Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer ties the knot in Cork

He and his partner Conchubhar Ó Laoghaire got married in Christchurch in Cork city.

Taoiseach says he can see no reason why the confidence and supply agreement can't be extended

Micheál Martin says his party want to see delivery on the key issues in 2018

# fine-gael - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Micheál Martin: 'Fianna Fáil will reflect on committee's call for terminations up to 12 weeks'

The Cork TD discusses how the abortion issue will be difficult for his party and how Fianna Fáil hasn’t ruled out running candidates in the north.

# fine-gael - Monday 25 December, 2017

Read the emails sent to Leo in his first month as Taoiseach

People wanted to talk to Varadkar about the Pride Parade, the Eighth Amendment and the cost of rent.

# fine-gael - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'My seven-year-old daughter shed a tear': Enda Kenny received a lot of well wishes when he stepped down

Although one critic wrote: “Thank God you’re finally off … back to the bog you came from.”

Government ends year on a high with satisfaction rate boost

The latest poll puts Leo Varadkar’s own approval rating at 56%.

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Here’s all the news you need to know on Christmas Eve.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Government to oppose regulation of political ads as it would ban TDs advertising their local clinics

Fianna Fáil said the new Bill will ensure the government stay within the definition of what is political advertising.

# fine-gael - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

The motion was passed by 75 votes to 42 and was supported by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

# fine-gael - Friday 1 December, 2017

Senator says folic acid should be added to bread to stave off potential birth defects

Senator Catherine Noone said this could drastically reduce the number of babies born with nervous system problems.

Mayo GAA star lined up for general election bid to replace Enda Kenny

Alan Dillon is to put his name up for selection at the Fine Gael convention in the new year.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?

Frances Fitzgerald’s resignation meant that an election was avoided yesterday.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging

The former Tánaiste paid tribute to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and thanked him for his “loyalty”.

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

Politicians warned 'the door will be shut in their faces' if there's a Christmas election

Canvassers out over the weekend were given a stern message by voters.

# fine-gael - Monday 27 November, 2017

Most people don't want an election before Christmas - and Fine Gael would get more blame than anyone

Despite the blame game, just 15% of those people said they wanted to see an election before Santa arrives.

# fine-gael - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

# fine-gael - Saturday 25 November, 2017

All to play for: Timely opinion poll shows FG dropping and FF catching

The poll has been released as the country faces a potential election.

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election is called in the coming weeks? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election is called in the coming weeks?

It looks like a return to the polls could be on the horizon.

# fine-gael - Friday 24 November, 2017

Liveblog: Government could fall as Fianna Fáil tables a motion of no confidence in Frances Fitzgerald

Fine Gael reaffirmed its commitment to Fitzgerald in a party meeting last night.

Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis. Here’s why an email sent to her back in 2015 could bring about a general election.

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months? On The Brink This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?

A return to the polls is looking increasingly likely with neither Fine Gael nor Fianna Fáil apparently willing to cede ground over the Frances Fitzgerald email controversy.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'It's not enough to say she can't remember': Frances Fitzgerald under pressure in McCabe email row

Tánaiste and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has come under fire over how much she knew.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row

“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.

# fine-gael - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

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