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# 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 - Sunday 29 September, 2013

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? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# 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

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.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs

The first-year pensions of the 41 Fianna Fáil and Green TDs who failed to keep their seats underlines the price of change.

# mary-hanafin - Monday 28 February, 2011

The ‘high-maintenance independents’ prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

EVERY hour – on the half hour –TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire

Fianna Fail deputy leader was in final-seat battle with People Before Profit candidate as FG’s Mary Mitchell-O’Connor elected.

# mary-hanafin - Saturday 26 February, 2011

In quotes: Fianna Fáil’s disastrous day at the polls

How Fianna Fáil candidates have been reacting to the party’s poor performance at the polls, with one describing it as a “rebuff”.

Hanafin could lose Dún Laoghaire seat

Eamon Gilmore has been elected but Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin could be in trouble.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Former coalition government parties look likely to lose substantial number of seats, particularly in Dublin, where Conor Lenihan and Paul Gogarty have already conceded.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

# mary-hanafin - Monday 21 February, 2011

Newstalk denies agreeing to preconditions on Enda Kenny interview

The Fine Gael leader said yesterday evening that he would not be taking any payments from teaching pension, but Newstalk presenter suggested Kenny would not actually discuss the issue in an interview.

# mary-hanafin - Friday 11 February, 2011

Martin tells FF ministers to waive severance payments

The new party leader tells his former cabinet colleagues that if they stay on as TDs, they’ll forego their €88k payout.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Deputy Leaders clash over nurses, Irish and economy

A Deputy Leaders’ debate sees Mary Hanafin, James Reilly and Joan Burton discuss the economy and other issues.

# mary-hanafin - Saturday 5 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Including: leadership debates to kick off this Tuesday; Sarkozy turns on Irish corporate tax rate; and the US supplied details of UK nuclear secrets to Russia.

# mary-hanafin - Friday 4 February, 2011

Take 5: Friday

Enda says he will not appear on “any programme that Vincent Browne has anything to do with”; Permanent TSB have bad news for future mortgages customers; and Irish men are named as some of the most overweight in Europe.

“Anyone, anywhere”: Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin’s call for debate

Joan Burton says yes to request for deputy leaders’ debate but Mary White still wants it to be an all-women affair. (Sorry, James Reilly).

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders’ debate

Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.

# mary-hanafin - Monday 31 January, 2011

Take 5: Monday

Micheál Martin names Mary Hanafin a Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil; Ivor Callely has been awarded almost €17,000 for loss of earnings over his quashed Seanad suspension; and house premiums are set to rise by as much as 15 per cent.

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Hanafin becomes FF deputy leader as new front bench unveiled

Micheál Martin unveils a team of 21 new spokespersons – including some unfamiliar faces from outside the Dáil.

The new Fianna Fáil front bench in full

The 21 names – including two councillors, and 14 without any cabinet experience – who form Fianna Fáil’s new front bench.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 30 January, 2011

O’Dea likely to be returned to front bench

Micheál Martin looks set to bring Limerick TD Willie O’Dea back to the front bench ahead of the general election.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Micheal Martin elected Fianna Fáil leader

The Cork TD beats opposition from Éamon Ó Cuív, Brian Lenihan and Mary Hanafin to become the eighth party leader.

Fianna Fáil leadership ballot: Who supports whom?

Our full list of the Fianna Fáil TDs, and who they’ve said they’re backing in this afternoon’s FF leadership ballot.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Hanafin wants to lead Fianna Fail ‘movement, not party’

Mary Hanafin says she wants to involve more women and young people – and hopes male TDs are ready for a female leader.

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Poll: Who gets your vote for the FF leadership?

Martin, Lenihan, Ó Cuív or Hanafin – if you were a Fianna Fáil TD, which would you be opting for?

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