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#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Yesterday’s News

'Micheál needs to stop with his spin' - Doherty hits out at FF leader over tax cut criticisms

Yesterday the Fianna Fáil leader claimed his party “succeeded in stopping many of the most damaging Fine Gael policies”.

# fine-gael - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Varadkar has massive lead over Coveney in Fine Gael leadership poll

The results also show less than half of the party’s supporters believe Enda Kenny should remain as party leader.

# fine-gael - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says Repeal the Eighth bill 'cuts across' work of Citizens' Assembly

Speaking ahead of Fine Gael’s Presidential dinner this evening, Enda Kenny said he would be around for a long time to come.

# fine-gael - Friday 21 October, 2016

Outrage as Government accused of U-turn on mental health budget commitment

Mental Health Reform, the Psychiatric Nurses Association and Fianna Fáil have all hit out this evening.

# fine-gael - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'

Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.

Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill

An Independent Alliance source said the members have the same thoughts on the Bill as they did on Mick Wallace’s legislation on fatal foetal abnormalities.

# fine-gael - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil increases in latest opinion poll

The survey shows small drops for Sinn Féin and Labour.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

WATCH: Simon Coveney and Katherine Zappone answer your questions about Budget 2017 asked your questions about housing and children live on Facebook this evening.

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan

Last night, however, councillors voted in favour of cycle routes for specific schools – against opposition by the council manager.

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday

Politicians from multiple parties have been taking credit for yesterday’s Budget.

# fine-gael - Friday 7 October, 2016

"Leo likes to make you think he is all cuddly and caring. That's not him"

Fianna Fáil said it does not support delaying the rise in the state pension.

# fine-gael - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'If Fine Gael breach the agreement, the Budget won't pass'

Fianna Fáil’s Sean Fleming said Fine Gael must deliver on their Budget promises.

Fianna Fáil support is down, party now neck-and-neck with Fine Gael

Micheál Martin is still the most popular leader in the country, however.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"There's very little principle in Irish politics" - Fine Gael TD

John Deasy also reckons Enda Kenny would be “dragged out of the place, kicking and screaming”.

'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure'

Stephen Donnelly has submitted a detailed proposal on how he thinks Ireland can shut down vulture fund tax avoidance.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Government says it won't oppose Fianna Fáil's hate crime Bill

The Fianna Fáil Bill aims to tackle crimes that are linked to race, sexual orientation or gender.

Fine Gael TD fined €3,000 for littering with 'Keep the recovery going' posters

Dublin City Council brought charges against Noel Rock for breaking litter laws.

# fine-gael - Sunday 2 October, 2016

'It's like putting plasters on gunshot wounds'- True extent of housing crisis revealed

No end in sight for the housing crisis as shock calculations show true face of the saga.

# fine-gael - Saturday 1 October, 2016

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

No 'understandings' or arrangements between FG and Lowry, Kenny says

The Taoiseach told the Dáil today that he appreciates the support Lowry has given government.

# fine-gael - Monday 26 September, 2016

Report into disastrous Fine Gael election campaign calls for members to be "more relatable"

Two reports into the campaign have been sent to Parliamentary Party members.

# fine-gael - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'

After a crushing defeat in the last election, Labour’s Brendan Howlin talks about water charges, Alan Kelly and how the government nearly collapsed a number of times.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will take place on Saturday 15 October in Dublin Castle

The Government press office confirmed to that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

'They need to cop on': Fianna Fáil denies it's biding its time to bring the government down

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin said the government had to stop looking over its shoulder and lead.

# fine-gael - Monday 19 September, 2016

Vast majority of IDA jobs in Dublin and Cork as rural counties fall behind

Newly-released figures show the vast amount of IDA-supported jobs are created in Dublin.

# fine-gael - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Poll: Would you like to see Fianna Fáil back in power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Fianna Fáil back in power?

Micheál Martin’s party is the most popular one in the country, according to the latest opinion poll.

Support for Sinn Féin and independents up, but Fianna Fáil is most popular party

According to the latest opinion poll, at least.

# fine-gael - Saturday 17 September, 2016

“There's no crisis" - Government plays down controversy as Halligan cancels Late Late Show appearance

Finian Mcgrath said the Independent Alliance were committed to the Programme for Government.

# fine-gael - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Government ministers have Budget wishlists - but there's not enough money to go around

Ministers budget submissions come to in excess of €3 billion.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

MEPs laugh at Jean-Claude Juncker when he says Europe is fighting tax evasion

Earlier, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes said: “Changing the rules, however appalling [they are], is not smart.”

# fine-gael - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland The Big House This post contains a poll

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland

Pressure over the leadership has been mounting on Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'

Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”

'A change of leadership is required': Rumblings in Fine Gael that Enda should go

Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.

# fine-gael - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Nothing illegal, nothing improper, no irregularities': Noonan defends Nama over Project Eagle

There are growing calls for a public inquiry in the controversial 2014 sale, to US investment company Cerberus Capital Management.

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months

The Taoiseach has also given his thoughts on THAT John Halligan interview.

# fine-gael - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues

An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.

A day with Simon Coveney: The contender for Taoiseach who has to first fix Ireland's housing mess

In an exclusive interview with, Housing Minister Simon Coveney talks about how his style differs from Alan Kelly’s, his thoughts on the leadership – and why FF will bring down the government.

# fine-gael - Thursday 8 September, 2016

What's going to happen to the government if Halligan resigns?

Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty said if the government plans to rely on Michael Lowry’s support, it needs to let that be known.

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