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# averil-power - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Irish Cancer Society expects to take 'huge hit' financially after cancelling Daffodil Day
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish Cancer Society expects to take 'huge hit' financially after cancelling Daffodil Day

Mar 11th 2020, 2:52 PM 14,987 Views 40 Comments

The charity cancelled it’s major fundraising events amid concern around the coronavirus.

# averil-power - Monday 19 August, 2019

Minister: 'We need to start talking openly about fertility, sex and life in general post-cancer'
# Cancer Survivor Supports
# Cancer Survivor Supports

Minister: 'We need to start talking openly about fertility, sex and life in general post-cancer'

Aug 19th 2019, 6:11 PM 16,135 Views 21 Comments

Today, Simon Harris launched the National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment, called Living With and Beyond Cancer in Ireland.

# averil-power - Sunday 6 March, 2016

'It was like being hit by a truck at 100 miles per hour' - Former TDs on the devastation of losing their seats
# When The Dust Settles
# When The Dust Settles

'It was like being hit by a truck at 100 miles per hour' - Former TDs on the devastation of losing their seats

Mar 6th 2016, 3:19 PM 39,036 Views 93 Comments

High-profile casualties of the election have opened up about the pain of not being reelected.

# averil-power - Thursday 24 December, 2015

# averil-power - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Averil Power defends using taxpayers' money to print 73,000 calendars
# Fit To Print
# Fit To Print

Averil Power defends using taxpayers' money to print 73,000 calendars

Dec 23rd 2015, 2:35 PM 36,263 Views 170 Comments

The independent senator said there’s “a world of difference” between her calendars and Christmas cards.

# averil-power - Monday 7 December, 2015

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning
# Gubu
# Gubu

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

Dec 7th 2015, 4:46 PM 33,987 Views 26 Comments

We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.

# averil-power - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power to stand in next general election
# Dublin Bay North
# Dublin Bay North

Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power to stand in next general election

Aug 23rd 2015, 1:42 PM 18,741 Views 64 Comments

She has said the success of the Adoption Bill has been the instigator for her participation.

# averil-power - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Cork Mayor launches attack on Fianna Fáil as he resigns from party
# Bad Vibes
# Bad Vibes

Cork Mayor launches attack on Fianna Fáil as he resigns from party

Jun 25th 2015, 8:11 PM 22,122 Views 48 Comments

Alan Coleman is not impressed with Micheál Martin.

# averil-power - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Back to the future: Haughey could be running for the Dáil after tomorrow night
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Back to the future: Haughey could be running for the Dáil after tomorrow night

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:17 PM 12,885 Views 62 Comments

The son of the late former taoiseach is the favourite to take the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North.

# averil-power - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Just 5 of Fianna Fáil's election hopefuls are female*
# Woman Problems
# Woman Problems

Just 5 of Fianna Fáil's election hopefuls are female*

Jun 20th 2015, 8:30 AM 14,961 Views 52 Comments

*So far.

# averil-power - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Don't hold your breath for that new political party...
# Analysis
# Analysis

Don't hold your breath for that new political party...

Jun 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,592 Views 22 Comments

Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.

# averil-power - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil
# Power Trip
# Power Trip

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil

Jun 8th 2015, 1:39 PM 19,273 Views 81 Comments

The senator has launched another attack on her former party.

# averil-power - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?
# Independent Power?
# Independent Power?

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?

Jun 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,877 Views 59 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil senator is being tipped to run as an independent in the next general election.

# averil-power - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group
# No New Members
# No New Members

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:40 PM 15,598 Views 45 Comments

Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.

# averil-power - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

May 31st 2015, 7:45 AM 11,315 Views 45 Comments

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

# averil-power - Thursday 28 May, 2015

'Averil did us an amazing disservice and I feel like her inconvenient truth'
# Inside Politics
# Inside Politics

'Averil did us an amazing disservice and I feel like her inconvenient truth'

May 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 1,961 Views 71 Comments

Dublin councillor Paul McAuliffe on why his emotions went from disappointment to deflation and then finally to anger on Monday.

# averil-power - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at
# The Fightback
# The Fightback

'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at

May 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,910 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD gave his version of events to TheJournal.ie today.

Lucinda denies Yes Kilkenny page was a 'front' for Renua
# Lucinda Speaks
# Lucinda Speaks

Lucinda denies Yes Kilkenny page was a 'front' for Renua

May 27th 2015, 4:22 PM 17,908 Views 47 Comments

The party’s leader has dismissed any wrongdoing.

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?

May 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,356 Views 60 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Whatever about What Averil Did Next, what about the future of the Soldiers of Destiny?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Whatever about What Averil Did Next, what about the future of the Soldiers of Destiny?

May 27th 2015, 8:00 AM 37 Views 51 Comments

How will the party cope with the sudden loss of Averil Power – aka 50% of its female parliamentarians?

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD
# Power Vacuum
# Power Vacuum

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD

May 27th 2015, 6:30 AM 23,754 Views 68 Comments

The independent senator was asked to leave her office in Leinster House just hours after her resignation from the party.

# averil-power - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

As Fianna Fáil weathers its week from hell, two former ministers are planning comebacks
# Guess Who's Back
# Guess Who's Back

As Fianna Fáil weathers its week from hell, two former ministers are planning comebacks

May 26th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,910 Views 88 Comments

Martin Mansergh and John Curran, please step forward.

A 'male and stale' Fianna Fáil welcomed its newest TD to Leinster House today
# Bobby Dazzler
# Bobby Dazzler

A 'male and stale' Fianna Fáil welcomed its newest TD to Leinster House today

May 26th 2015, 3:20 PM 16,213 Views 59 Comments

Bobby Aylward’s arrival in the Dáil has been somewhat overshadowed by the Averil Power resignation.

Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits
# Bad Day At The Office
# Bad Day At The Office

Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits

May 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 44,922 Views 111 Comments

Meanwhile, Senator Averil Power said she was “laughed at and made feel like an eejit” for suggesting colleagues campaign for a Yes vote.

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?

May 26th 2015, 12:15 PM 10,455 Views 61 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil in the next general election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil in the next general election?

May 26th 2015, 9:47 AM 36,131 Views 140 Comments

Senator Averil Power’s departure has led to questions about the party.

'She's done a hatchet job on Micheál Martin': Averil Power's former pals aren't happy
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

'She's done a hatchet job on Micheál Martin': Averil Power's former pals aren't happy

May 26th 2015, 6:06 AM 28,713 Views 67 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators hit back at their former colleague yesterday.

# averil-power - Monday 25 May, 2015

Averil Power said A LOT of harsh things about Fianna Fáil today
# Way Harsh
# Way Harsh

Averil Power said A LOT of harsh things about Fianna Fáil today

May 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 23,835 Views 93 Comments

The independent senator launched a scathing attack on her now-former party today.

Micheál Martin comes out swinging against Averil Power... and she's swung back
# Not Going Quietly
# Not Going Quietly

Micheál Martin comes out swinging against Averil Power... and she's swung back

May 25th 2015, 4:10 PM 60,138 Views 127 Comments

It’s on.

Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party
# Shock Move
# Shock Move

Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party

May 25th 2015, 12:30 PM 52,433 Views 104 Comments

The Senator described Micheál Martin as “a leader without any followers” and said the party is “simply not fit for government”.

# averil-power - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president
# No Country For Young Men
# No Country For Young Men

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

May 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 28,311 Views 67 Comments

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

# averil-power - Saturday 23 May, 2015

13 heroes of the Yes campaign
# How The Ref Was Won
# How The Ref Was Won

13 heroes of the Yes campaign

May 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 64,416 Views 169 Comments

The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.

# averil-power - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage

May 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 25,078 Views 262 Comments

The No side has dismissed claims they’re using “dirty tactics”.

# averil-power - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,480 Views 250 Comments

Do you support same-sex marriage?

# averil-power - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist'
# Living A Lie
# Living A Lie

Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist'

Apr 30th 2015, 1:35 PM 17,116 Views 202 Comments

Pat Carey has said many people of his generation have contacted him since he came out publicly.

# averil-power - Saturday 25 April, 2015

'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'
# Referendum
# Referendum

'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'

Apr 25th 2015, 4:30 PM 26,928 Views 133 Comments

Pat Carey said he’d like to get married, but might have left it too late.

# averil-power - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine
# Abuse
# Abuse

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Mar 4th 2015, 8:05 PM 26,173 Views 85 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

# averil-power - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

'If my daughter was raped I'd never force her to carry a child'
# Abortion
# Abortion

'If my daughter was raped I'd never force her to carry a child'

Mar 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 25,841 Views 25 Comments

“I’m very conscious that I was an unwanted pregnancy.”

# averil-power - Friday 30 January, 2015

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'
# Lovely E-fags
# Lovely E-fags

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'

Jan 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 21,919 Views 164 Comments

If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes

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