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#Brian Crowley

# brian-crowley - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Veteran MEP Brian Crowley confirms he won't be contesting European Election
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Veteran MEP Brian Crowley confirms he won't be contesting European Election

Jan 17th 2019, 1:15 PM 17,333 Views 39 Comments

Due to ill-health, Crowley has missed the entire current European Parliament session.

# brian-crowley - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow
# European Elections
# European Elections

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Jan 16th 2019, 4:46 PM 19,668 Views 44 Comments

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

# brian-crowley - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'I was told it was all over. I held it together in the meeting, and then I went and had a good cry'
# TTM Healthcare
# TTM Healthcare

'I was told it was all over. I held it together in the meeting, and then I went and had a good cry'

Jan 19th 2017, 5:20 PM 1,815 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Clare health and recruitment company TTM.

# brian-crowley - Monday 15 December, 2014

'Family comes first': Irish MEPs explain poor voting record in Europe
# Ming
# Ming

'Family comes first': Irish MEPs explain poor voting record in Europe

Dec 15th 2014, 11:26 AM 14,847 Views 67 Comments

Ireland ranks last out of all Member States for attendance at plenary sessions.

# brian-crowley - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

The Brian Crowley debacle is yet another blow to Micheál Martin's authority
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

The Brian Crowley debacle is yet another blow to Micheál Martin's authority

Jun 25th 2014, 11:01 AM 6,382 Views 32 Comments

Analysis: Defiance of the party leader is now a common occurrence in Fianna Fáil and it’s not good in the long run for the former Cabinet minister.

# brian-crowley - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Crowley's aligning himself with racist, xenophobic, anti-gay parties --- Micheál Martin
# Far-right
# Far-right

Crowley's aligning himself with racist, xenophobic, anti-gay parties --- Micheál Martin

Jun 24th 2014, 9:56 PM 25,598 Views 125 Comments

The FF leader said he had first learned of Crowley’s decision in a phone-call on Sunday night, and that it had been a surprise.

What a way to go: Fianna Fáil agrees that Brian Crowley expelled himself
# Your Own Fault
# Your Own Fault

What a way to go: Fianna Fáil agrees that Brian Crowley expelled himself

Jun 24th 2014, 2:25 PM 25,819 Views 68 Comments

The Fianna Fáil parliamentary party met today to discuss Crowley’s “bewildering” actions.

Pro-family and anti-immigration: Who are Brian Crowley's new mates?
# EUROSCEPTICS
# EUROSCEPTICS

Pro-family and anti-immigration: Who are Brian Crowley's new mates?

Jun 24th 2014, 11:01 AM 12,460 Views 82 Comments

They’re Brian Crowley’s new European bedfellows, but what do they stand for?

Poll: Should Fianna Fáil kick Brian Crowley out of the party?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Fianna Fáil kick Brian Crowley out of the party?

Jun 24th 2014, 9:20 AM 18,666 Views 87 Comments

Does Micheál Martin have to give his party’s only MEP the boot?

# brian-crowley - Monday 23 June, 2014

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group
# Doing A 180
# Doing A 180

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:42 PM 13,045 Views 78 Comments

The party has said that many ECR policies “directly contradict core principles of the Fianna Fáil organisation”.

Fianna Fáil says Brian Cowley's move to Eurosceptic group is 'unacceptable'
# Shift Right
# Shift Right

Fianna Fáil says Brian Cowley's move to Eurosceptic group is 'unacceptable'

Jun 23rd 2014, 12:40 PM 11,018 Views 77 Comments

Brian Crowley has switched to the European Conservatives and Reformists, a grouping that includes many right-wing parties including the British Conservatives.

# brian-crowley - Monday 26 May, 2014

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South
# Result
# Result

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South

May 26th 2014, 10:20 PM 31,481 Views 81 Comments

Liadh Ni Ríada joins perennial poll-topper Brian Crowley in Europe.

# brian-crowley - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote
# Departure Lounge
# Departure Lounge

Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote

May 24th 2014, 1:27 PM 24,188 Views 79 Comments

No counts yet but we can make some predictions.

# brian-crowley - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...
# Three Days Out
# Three Days Out

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,409 Views 12 Comments

Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.

# brian-crowley - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

May 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,380 Views 17 Comments

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

# brian-crowley - Saturday 3 May, 2014

FF poll-topper: There's no bad blood with Micheál - I'd just rather meet with the people of Tipp
# Brian Crowley
# Brian Crowley

FF poll-topper: There's no bad blood with Micheál - I'd just rather meet with the people of Tipp

May 3rd 2014, 7:45 AM 12,100 Views 24 Comments

The perennially popular Ireland South candidate on his 20-year Brussels record, his past differences with Micheál Martin, and why he’s not participating in TheJournal.ie’s EU quiz.

# brian-crowley - Thursday 1 May, 2014

FG MEP: Noonan tax remark is not an election tactic ... His FF rival: Hmmmm
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

FG MEP: Noonan tax remark is not an election tactic ... His FF rival: Hmmmm

May 1st 2014, 6:54 PM 8,647 Views 36 Comments

The Finance Minister made one of his clearest statements yet today on possible tax cuts for hard-pressed middle-income workers.

# brian-crowley - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Call for government to be allowed shut down social media sites rejected by Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Call for government to be allowed shut down social media sites rejected by Fianna Fáil

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:50 PM 16,051 Views 74 Comments

A motion that called for the government to be given the right to shut down a social media site if it leads to the death of a citizen was defeated by delegates on day two of the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney.

# brian-crowley - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South

Mar 9th 2014, 6:55 PM 12,692 Views 58 Comments

Micheál Martin paid tribute to Liam Aylward who is retiring from politics, while Eamon Gilmore said the Labour Party is ready to fight come May.

# brian-crowley - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

'I've been in politics a long time': Fianna Fáil MEP Aylward to retire next year
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Nov 20th 2013, 11:35 AM 5,251 Views 22 Comments

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.

# brian-crowley - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'

Sep 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,069 Views 34 Comments

With the new constituencies decided political parties will soon be picking who they want to represent them in next year’s European Parliament election.

# brian-crowley - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Kerry hold on to defeat Roscommon and reach the MFC semi-finals
# Hard Fought
From The42
# Hard Fought

Kerry hold on to defeat Roscommon and reach the MFC semi-finals

Aug 5th 2012, 2:04 PM 976 Views 1 Comment

A first-half goal from Brian Crowley got The Kingdom rolling but the Rossies gave them a huge fight.

# brian-crowley - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Fianna Fáil not running internal candidate in presidential election
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil not running internal candidate in presidential election

Aug 31st 2011, 4:52 PM 545 Views 35 Comments

Today’s announcement follows a meeting of the party’s TDs, senators and MEPs in Dublin.

# brian-crowley - Monday 29 August, 2011

Fianna Fáil says election candidate issue will be decided on Wednesday
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil says election candidate issue will be decided on Wednesday

Aug 29th 2011, 6:21 PM 335 Views 28 Comments

Today’s committee meeting concluded that it would not recommend putting forward a candidate, according to one report this evening.

# brian-crowley - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Aug 23rd 2011, 4:40 PM 894 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Crowley withdraws bid for Fianna Fáil's presidential nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Crowley withdraws bid for Fianna Fáil's presidential nomination

Aug 23rd 2011, 4:28 PM 995 Views 27 Comments

The withdrawal of the party’s most likely candidate all but assures that Fianna Fáil will not nominate anyone for the election.

# brian-crowley - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate

Aug 16th 2011, 8:40 AM 1,557 Views 76 Comments

The party wants to run a candidate according to a survey of TDs and senators. Meanwhile Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh is mulling a possible run.

# brian-crowley - Thursday 11 August, 2011

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate

Aug 11th 2011, 1:05 PM 1,191 Views 77 Comments

Paddy Power’s RedC poll puts the as-yet-undeclared candidate as the most popular potential candidate in October’s election.

# brian-crowley - Monday 9 May, 2011

Bertie Ahern "won't be" presidential candidate for Fianna Fail
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Bertie Ahern "won't be" presidential candidate for Fianna Fail

May 9th 2011, 1:48 PM 1,745 Views 0 Comments

Party leader Micheal Martin says Ahern has indicated “no desire” to run.