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#Frances Fitzgerald

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Will Frances Fitzgerald be made a minister again? She was up front and centre at this year's think-in

Ever since the former Tánaiste left office, there have been rumours of her return.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 17 August, 2018

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered

Communications to and from Terry Prone’s PR company were discovered following an FOI request by transparency group Right to Know.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal

The scandal that almost brought down the government didn’t prove as explosive as expected.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe

The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.

# frances-fitzgerald - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal

The former Tánaiste was giving evidence at the Tribunal this afternoon.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails

The Charleton Tribunal was told that Fitzgerald was told about emails relating to Maurice McCabe.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal

Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 7 January, 2018

The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week

Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal strategy to discredit McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission will be under the microscope.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 29 December, 2017

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants Fitzgerald to return to high office soon.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Change of plans: Barrister to head up review into Justice Department's email trawl

Concerns had been raised with the Taoiseach about the secretary-general of his own department carrying out the review.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Leo Varadkar on political crisis: 'It wasn't some poker game with Micheál Martin'

The Taoiseach was critical of the Department of Justice again in a radio interview this morning.

Opinion: How badly damaged has the Taoiseach been?

Paddy Power Politics has set the odds on the next general election to take place in 2018 at 1/25. The bookies aren’t in it to lose money, writes Larry Donnelly.

# frances-fitzgerald - 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.

# frances-fitzgerald - 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”.

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Taoiseach and Dáil for giving 'inaccurate' information

He said that he was “shocked” and “bitterly disappointed” by the events of recent weeks.

'On the edge of turmoil': What the world media made of the Frances Fitzgerald controversy

There’s been a lot of interest from abroad – but only some of it is seizing the drama of the moment.

'I believe it is necessary': Frances Fitzgerald resigns as Tánaiste following whistleblower email controversy

Opposition politicians had been calling for her to resign over the legal strategy used against Sgt Maurice McCabe.

From The Daily Edge A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today Wrong Frances
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.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 27 November, 2017

Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower

Talks between the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin concluded this evening without a resolution

Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'

Ethical action and moral courage are what we ought to expect and require of our elected representatives, writes Tom Clonan.

# frances-fitzgerald - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to allow name to go forward in Dublin Mid West general election convention

It remains unclear whether Frances Fitzgerald will step down as Tánaiste.

'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.

# frances-fitzgerald - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks

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

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were told to be ‘grown up men’ and sort this out – but eyes will be on the Tánaiste this weekend.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 24 November, 2017

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.

Leo Varadkar's trip to Africa set to be cancelled as political storm escalates

Varadkar is scheduled to travel to Mali and Coast Ivory next week.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Sinn Féin submits motion of no confidence in Tanaiste

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

# frances-fitzgerald - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email?

It has been the 24 hours from hell for the former Minister for Justice.

'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.

# frances-fitzgerald - 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.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 13 November, 2017

'What are they hiding from?': Pressure on government on what it knew about McCabe smear plans

The government has said that it is up to the Disclosures Tribunal to answer this question.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 9 November, 2017

John Halligan says he'd pay €7.5k compensation as opposition calls on him to resign

During an interview, Halligan asked a woman if she was married and if she had children.

# frances-fitzgerald - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Ireland's 'unfit' corporate watchdog is about to get a major overhaul

The ODCE was roundly criticised for its role in the collapse of the case against Sean FitzPatrick.

# frances-fitzgerald - Friday 15 September, 2017

Taoiseach not sure public would back Citizens' Assembly's stance on abortion

The Assembly said terminations should be allowed without restriction up to the 12th week of pregnancy.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 31 July, 2017

125 jobs to be created in Waterford by eye health company

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar opened an €85 million extension to Bausch and Lomb in Waterford this morning.

# frances-fitzgerald - Monday 3 July, 2017

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies Exclusive

The Charities Regulator sold off its shares this year.

# frances-fitzgerald - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ireland is one step closer to lifting the Good Friday alcohol ban No Booze This post contains a poll

Ireland is one step closer to lifting the Good Friday alcohol ban

Cabinet approved a number of amendments to a private members bill which would lift the ban.

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