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#Leadership

# leadership - 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.

# leadership - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Coveney has no regrets about making promises about family homelessness

Tánaiste Simon Coveney sits down with TheJournal.ie to talk homelessness, Brexit, abortion and Callan’s Kicks.

# leadership - Monday 18 December, 2017

Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'

Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.

# leadership - Friday 17 November, 2017

Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend

Adams told the media this week that nothing in his speech this Saturday will impact on the talks in Northern Ireland.

# leadership - Friday 29 September, 2017

Here are the essential tips for managing a creative team

Brief well, trust your team… and consider leaving your office door open.

# leadership - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

# leadership - Friday 2 June, 2017

Leo Varadkar's first words as Fine Gael leader: 'Prejudice has no hold in this Republic'

The newly elected leader got a rapturous applause in Dublin’s Mansion House.

Leo Varadkar is officially the new leader of Fine Gael

The Dublin TD won the battle against Cork’s Simon Coveney for the top job.

# leadership - Monday 29 May, 2017

There were no punches pulled in the final Fine Gael leadership hustings last night

Voting for who will be the next leader of Fine Gael gets underway today.

# leadership - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Day Eleven: Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney gear up for final hustings debate

Here’s our running tally of TDs, senators and MEPs.

# leadership - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'We're privileged to be electing the next party leader and the next Taoiseach' Round One This post contains a poll

'We're privileged to be electing the next party leader and the next Taoiseach'

Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar went head-to-head in the first Fine Gael husting.

# leadership - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Dragon's Den star to moderate Leo and Simon in Fine Gael hustings

Duffy said he will act as “an independent, objective moderator”.

When it's all over, can Simon and Leo still be friends?

There was no awkwardness around the Cabinet table yesterday, apparently.

# leadership - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'Going through the motions' but Leo still has time for 90 minutes of questions

Varadkar wooing fans in Wicklow and Coveney cheered by admirers in Athlone show that it’s not over ’till it’s over.

# leadership - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Coveney defiant: 'I think there is a lot of annoyance amongst the FG membership'

The minister has vowed to fight on in the leadership race.

# leadership - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Varadkar on the cusp of victory as Coveney cancels campaign event

Simon Coveney is due to speak at a rally later tonight.

Poll: Is this leadership election over before it's even begun? Marathon Or Sprint? This post contains a poll

Poll: Is this leadership election over before it's even begun?

Has Leo won out already?

# leadership - Friday 19 May, 2017

Leo finally makes an appearance on the campaign trail, as two more ministers declare support

Varadkar held an event on Leo Street in Dublin 7, alongside Paschal Donohoe.

# leadership - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad

While on a trade trip to Canada last week, Enda Kenny was asked when he will step down as Taoiseach.

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way

Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.

# leadership - Friday 5 May, 2017

Enda Kenny had a go at a journalist for asking when he'll step down as Taoiseach

The Taoiseach was surprised at being asked the question while on an official visit to Canada.

# leadership - Sunday 30 April, 2017

FG leadership race: Voters are leaning towards Leo Varadkar over Simon Coveney

A new poll shows Varadkar maintaining a lead.

# leadership - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Your choice for next Taoiseach? Leo and Simon both ahead of Micheál Martin

A new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Poll for TheJournal.ie makes interesting reading for Fine Gael members.

# leadership - Monday 20 March, 2017

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer

The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.

# leadership - Friday 17 March, 2017

Enda Kenny won't step down until Brexit strategy in place

The Taoiseach said Brexit negotiations take precedence over his retirement plans.

# leadership - Monday 6 March, 2017

Simon Harris rules himself out but Frances Fitzgerald gearing up for Fine Gael leadership battle

The Minister for Health has put an end to speculation about his future.

# leadership - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Poll: Would you watch Coveney and Varadkar going toe-to-toe in a live debate? Round 1... Fight This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you watch Coveney and Varadkar going toe-to-toe in a live debate?

TV3 today expressed itself as being ‘very interested’ in broadcasting such a debate, which would be the first of its kind on Irish TV.

Leo v Simon: TV3 'very interested' in hosting a Fine Gael leadership debate

Leo Varadkar has said he would be “happy” to debate his rivals in a televised debate.

# leadership - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda

Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.

# leadership - Friday 17 February, 2017

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny

Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.

# leadership - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Michelle O'Neill: 'Martin and Gerry asked if I was up for the role. I said I was'

Should Sinn Fein win sufficient seats in the Northern assembly, O’Neill will become Deputy First Minister.

# leadership - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'

McDonald said that party stalwart Martin McGuinness is “not enjoying great health”.

# leadership - Friday 16 September, 2016

Poll: Who do you think should be the next leader of Sinn Féin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think should be the next leader of Sinn Féin?

Party leader Gerry Adams has said that a firm date is set for him to step down as leader.

# leadership - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

What next for the Social Democrats?

In a shock announcement yesterday, Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly said he is leaving the party.

# leadership - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Good and bad political leaders, and the addiction that separates them

A bad leader has the same addiction to power as an alcoholic has to alcohol or a gambler has to gambling.

# leadership - 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.

# leadership - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Leo Varadkar is not lending his weight to any heave against Enda Kenny

The Social Protection Minister says he ‘doesn’t think it would be right to push him.’

# leadership - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Andrea Leadsom is in hot water for saying she should be prime minister because she's a mother

Leadsom’s rival for the Conservative leadership, Theresa May, is unable to have children.

# leadership - Friday 20 May, 2016

Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin

Alan Kelly failed to turn up at the leadership announcement after failing to garner support from his party colleagues.

# leadership - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

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