# mary-hanafin - Today’s News
# 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 - Sunday 29 September, 2013
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
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.
# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 1 March, 2011
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
We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.
# mary-hanafin - Sunday 27 February, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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
How Fianna Fáil candidates have been reacting to the party’s poor performance at the polls, with one describing it as a “rebuff”.
Eamon Gilmore has been elected but Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin could be in trouble.
Former coalition government parties look likely to lose substantial number of seats, particularly in Dublin, where Conor Lenihan and Paul Gogarty have already conceded.
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
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
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
A Deputy Leaders’ debate sees Mary Hanafin, James Reilly and Joan Burton discuss the economy and other issues.
# mary-hanafin - Saturday 5 February, 2011
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
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.
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).
Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.