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#Coalition

# coalition - Monday 18 May, 2020

After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today

Fine Gael accused some Fianna Fáil TDs of “damaging” the talks process at the weekend.

# coalition - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

The leaders of FG and FF have both welcomed this development.

# coalition - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation

Leo Varadkar said that we could have a new government in June.

# coalition - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Green Party rules out FG/FF coalition, calls for national unity government to tackle coronavirus

The Green’s 12 TDs met today to discuss their options for building a coalition.

'We need a government': Covid-19 brings 'urgency' to FF-FG government talks

Michael McGrath says ‘a government with authority, with a mandate’ is needed.

# coalition - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

# coalition - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

FF finds itself between a rock and a hard place as all eyes turn to coalition talks

Martin does not have to consult the membership to enter talks with Sinn Féin.

# coalition - Monday 10 February, 2020

What are the coalition options for the next government, and what are the leaders' stances?

For the first time ever, combined Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael seats may not make up a Dáil majority.

# coalition - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'It's not a normal party': Leo Varadkar rules out post-election coalition with Sinn Féin

The taoiseach said that it was a ‘principled’ position.

# coalition - Friday 11 January, 2019

US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

# coalition - Monday 15 October, 2018

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

# coalition - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'It was not an appropriate comment to make': Minister slapped down for comments about coalition with Sinn Féin

Junior Minister Jim Daly said he has “no ideological objection” to Sinn Fein being in government with Fine Gael.

# coalition - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term

Merkel has been leading Germany for 12 years.

# coalition - Monday 20 November, 2017

Angela Merkel looked a dead cert to lead Germany again but she's now fighting for her political life

“As chancellor… I will do everything to ensure that this country comes out well through this difficult time.”

# coalition - Friday 13 October, 2017

Chances of a Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil government just got a lot smaller

TD Shane Cassells said people shouldn’t be fooled by Gerry Adams’ ‘cuddly’ tweets.

# coalition - Friday 15 September, 2017

Iceland's government collapses after PM's father vouches for paedophile

The convicted sex offender was applying for “restored honour”, or a legal clean slate.

# coalition - Monday 26 June, 2017

DUP signs £1 billion deal to prop up Theresa May's government

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned where the money is coming from.

# coalition - Friday 21 April, 2017

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government?

Is it time for a comeback?

# coalition - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Incompatible like oil and water': Fine Gael rules out Sinn Féin coalition

Enda Kenny came under fire this week after comments he made suggested he was opening the possibility of Fine Gael going into government with Sinn Féin.

Poll: Should Fine Gael consider going into power with Sinn Féin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Fine Gael consider going into power with Sinn Féin?

Taoiseach Enda Kenny recently refused to rule out such a coalition.

# coalition - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS

The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.

# coalition - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Russian army says US-led coalition has killed 60 Syrian soldiers in air strikes

The air strikes took place on forces surrounded by IS militants, the army said.

# coalition - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# coalition - Sunday 3 July, 2016

All smiles, but Australia's in political limbo after voters punish government

There could be a hung parliament thanks to how citizens chose to vote.

# coalition - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Talks latest: Labour could go back into government with Fine Gael

The party has said that it is one of three options being considered.

# coalition - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil should take Fine Gael up on its offer of government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil should take Fine Gael up on its offer of government?

It’s now 41 days since the country voted in the 2016 general election.

# coalition - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

The Neverending Story: The big two are still trying to cobble together a government

There has been a bit of movement from all parties in Leinster House this afternoon.

# coalition - Friday 4 March, 2016

The Independent Alliance had a "constructive" meeting with Enda

It comes ahead of the vote for Taoiseach next Thursday.

# coalition - Monday 29 February, 2016

Bertie says 'no chance in hell' government will be formed before Easter

The former Fianna Fáil leader also reckons the party won’t do a deal with Fine Gael.

# coalition - Saturday 27 February, 2016

"We had to do a lot of unpopular things": Eamon Gilmore on Labour's election losses

The party will suffer a number of losses today.

# coalition - Monday 22 February, 2016

'Mea culpa and I’m sorry about that': Enda finally apologises for THAT 'whingers' remark

Opposition politicians have heavily criticised the Taoiseach for remarks in Castlebar on Saturday.

# coalition - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Fine Gael picks up support while Sinn Féin drops

The latest opinion poll also puts Sinn Féin and Fianna Fail on equal support.

# coalition - Friday 5 February, 2016

This is what a Renua government could look like

The party has listed some of the principles on which it will not compromise.

# coalition - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'Coalitionology' is the new buzzword in Irish politics right now

At the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, Micheál Martin says there has been an attempt to frame the election around polls.

# coalition - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Sinn Féin seems to be fluttering its eyelashes at Fianna Fáil again

Is a post-election deal between the two parties on the cards?

# coalition - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Poll: Is it time the 'women's place is in the home' wording was removed from the constitution? No Place In The Home This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time the 'women's place is in the home' wording was removed from the constitution?

Labour have made a pre-election commitment to remove said wording from the Constitution should they be re-elected.

# coalition - Monday 21 December, 2015

'Completely delusional': Joan Burton slammed over Fine Gael-only warning

The Tánaiste thinks Labour brings balance to Fine Gael’s approach – Sinn Féin disagrees.

# coalition - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Poll: Would you support a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

# coalition - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government' Fianna Fáil This post contains images

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

# coalition - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

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