# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 30 September, 2015
The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire
# mary-hanafin - Monday 28 September, 2015
*For now at least as members pick councillor Cormac Devlin to contest the general election.
# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 23 September, 2015
The selection convention takes place next week.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 25 August, 2015
Analysis: Fianna Fáil wants to blood new candidates but is also relying on the old guard in some constituencies.
# mary-hanafin - Sunday 23 August, 2015
Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…
# mary-hanafin - Saturday 22 August, 2015
Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.
# mary-hanafin - Sunday 5 July, 2015
Mick Wallace, Ireland’s asylum system and the Greek referendum had people talking today.
Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 12 May, 2015
The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.
# mary-hanafin - Friday 24 April, 2015
Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
Jennifer Cuffe is the latest Fianna Fáil councillor to throw her name into the race to be the party’s candidate in Dún Laoghaire.
# mary-hanafin - Friday 10 April, 2015
The Fianna Fáil councillor is preparing to battle it out for the nomination in the south Dublin constituency.
# mary-hanafin - Thursday 9 April, 2015
The Battle of Blackrock resumes…
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 7 April, 2015
The two Fianna Fáil councillors could be contesting the general election selection convention in the coming weeks.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 20 January, 2015
There are a few familiar faces you could be seeing again come election time.
The Fianna Fáil councillor is staying out of the debate ahead of May’s referendum.
# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
# mary-hanafin - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.
# mary-hanafin - Thursday 5 June, 2014
The former minister is now expected to officially become part of the Fianna Fáil group on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
# mary-hanafin - Sunday 25 May, 2014
The PAC Chairman said he would consider challenging Micheál Martin’s leadership if action’s not taken to address Fianna Fáil’s direction.
# mary-hanafin - Saturday 24 May, 2014
The former government minister was in fine form as she celebrated victory in the local elections today.
The publicity over the Fianna Fáil strategy in Blackrock appears to have paid off.
# mary-hanafin - Thursday 22 May, 2014
Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
“I’m in. I’m in,” Hanafin declared earlier, despite requests from her party leader.
“The portrayal on Saturday was ‘here’s a former minister muscling in’. Quite genuinely, I wasn’t.”
# mary-hanafin - Saturday 3 May, 2014
This morning, the party maintained that Hanafin would not be running in the Blackrock ward. But has this changed?
# mary-hanafin - Monday 21 April, 2014
The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.
# mary-hanafin - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Hanafin, who was first elected to the Dáil in 1997 but lost her seat in 2011, has ruled herself out of the forthcoming European elections and says she won’t run for the local council.
# mary-hanafin - Thursday 28 November, 2013
The former Fianna Fáil minister also said the Green Party is “not a political party”.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
The party’s switch to one member-one vote in recent years is likely to mean a more open contest than was the case before.
# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The former junior minister and TD wants to give someone else a chance and will not seek re-election to the European Parliament next year.
# mary-hanafin - Friday 25 May, 2012
If the Irish Times’ report is right, Dún Laoghaire could become a three-seater – with one of them already filled…
# mary-hanafin - Sunday 4 March, 2012
The party of Cowen and Coughlan may have apologised – but they don’t seem to have got the point, writes Philip O’Connor.
# mary-hanafin - Thursday 12 January, 2012
In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?
Did you miss me? The former government minister has a new role as a judge on a TG4 competition show.
# mary-hanafin - Monday 14 November, 2011
Nine things to know this morning…
# mary-hanafin - Monday 7 November, 2011
Nine things to know this morning…
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 16 August, 2011
The party wants to run a candidate according to a survey of TDs and senators. Meanwhile Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh is mulling a possible run.
# mary-hanafin - Monday 11 April, 2011
Former Fianna Fail TD says she hasn’t given up on politics – but says it will be a “full five years” before Fianna Fail gets a chance to challenge at the polls again.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 8 March, 2011
Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Labour’s cabinet consolation, Ireland’s personal debt crisis, and a cruel crime against Ireland’s cricketers.