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#Mary Hanafin

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

‘A complete joke’: People aren’t happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire

The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire

# mary-hanafin - Monday 28 September, 2015

Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil’s candidate in Dún Laoghaire*

*For now at least as members pick councillor Cormac Devlin to contest the general election.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Fianna Fáil members WON’T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire

The selection convention takes place next week.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Why are all these Fianna Fáil-ers making a comeback?

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

Fianna Fáil’s next leader, from most to least likely

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

Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil’s desperate hunt for women?

Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mick Wallace, Ireland’s asylum system and the Greek referendum had people talking today.

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country “isn’t ready” yet

Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

# mary-hanafin - Friday 24 April, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back? Internal Wranglings This post contains videos

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?

Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

This councillor has just made the ‘War of Dún Laoghaire’ even more interesting

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

Mary Hanafin: The Battle of Blackrock is well over, now it’s the War of Dún Laoghaire

The Fianna Fáil councillor is preparing to battle it out for the nomination in the south Dublin constituency.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 9 April, 2015

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Mary Hanafin and Kate Feeney could be about to resume the Battle of Blackrock

The two Fianna Fáil councillors could be contesting the general election selection convention in the coming weeks.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The former Fianna Fáil and Green ministers who are (or could be) making a comeback

There are a few familiar faces you could be seeing again come election time.

Mary Hanafin won’t say if she supports or opposes same-sex marriage

The Fianna Fáil councillor is staying out of the debate ahead of May’s referendum.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 17 August, 2014

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback

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

‘I’m all official again’: Mary Hanafin facing no further action over Battle of Blackrock debacle

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

John McGuinness: I’ll consider leadership bid if FF direction doesn’t change

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

Mary Hanafin: I don’t feel resentment against Fianna Fáil… or Micheál Martin

The former government minister was in fine form as she celebrated victory in the local elections today.

Micheál Martin is delighted for Kate Feeney…and Mary Hanafin did well too

The publicity over the Fianna Fáil strategy in Blackrock appears to have paid off.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers

Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

No third time lucky for Micheál Martin as the Mary Hanafin debacle adds to Fianna Fáil woes

“I’m in. I’m in,” Hanafin declared earlier, despite requests from her party leader.

It’s on: Hanafin staying in race, despite Martin asking her three times to withdraw

“The portrayal on Saturday was ‘here’s a former minister muscling in’. Quite genuinely, I wasn’t.”

# mary-hanafin - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Mary Hanafin intends to run in the local elections – but will it be with Fianna Fáil’s support?

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

Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling… but I will run in next election

The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Martin open to Mary Hanafin running for Fianna Fáil in Dáil election

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

Mary Hanafin: I’d love to run again but I don’t know if people will vote for me

The former Fianna Fáil minister also said the Green Party is “not a political party”.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

GLEN director Tiernan Brady seeks Fianna Fáil nomination for Euro elections

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

‘I’ve been in politics a long time’: Fianna Fáil MEP Aylward to retire next year

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

Could Dún Laoghaire elect only two TDs at the next election?

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

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story

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

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

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?

Mary Hanafin’s return to public life… on reality show ‘G-Team’

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# mary-hanafin - Monday 7 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Ó Muircheartaigh ‘really considering’ bid as FF members want candidate

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

Mary Hanafin: I will run in the next general election

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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.

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