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#Conor Lenihan

# conor-lenihan - Monday 18 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil's Barry Andrews gets nod ahead of two other ex-ministers to run for MEP in Dublin
# Party Faithful
# Party Faithful

Fianna Fáil's Barry Andrews gets nod ahead of two other ex-ministers to run for MEP in Dublin

Feb 18th 2019, 7:32 AM 18,223 Views 28 Comments

Andrews will be seeking to win back a seat for the party in the capital.

# conor-lenihan - Friday 2 October, 2015

Confusion as Conor Lenihan mistakenly believed he'd secured Fianna Fáil nomination
# Didn't Make The Cut
# Didn't Make The Cut

Confusion as Conor Lenihan mistakenly believed he'd secured Fianna Fáil nomination

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:00 PM 37,884 Views 74 Comments

The former minister said he was of the view he’d been nominated in Roscommon-Galway. But Fianna Fáil said he hasn’t

# conor-lenihan - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Why are all these Fianna Fáil-ers making a comeback?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why are all these Fianna Fáil-ers making a comeback?

Aug 25th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,798 Views 98 Comments

Analysis: Fianna Fáil wants to blood new candidates but is also relying on the old guard in some constituencies.

Conor Lenihan is Fianna Fáil's latest comeback kid
# Back To The Future
# Back To The Future

Conor Lenihan is Fianna Fáil's latest comeback kid

Aug 25th 2015, 10:40 AM 11,327 Views 91 Comments

The former junior minister has been approached about running in Roscommon.

# conor-lenihan - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The former Fianna Fáil and Green ministers who are (or could be) making a comeback
# The Comeback Kids
# The Comeback Kids

The former Fianna Fáil and Green ministers who are (or could be) making a comeback

Jan 20th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,037 Views 61 Comments

There are a few familiar faces you could be seeing again come election time.

# conor-lenihan - Sunday 17 August, 2014

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback

Aug 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 16,591 Views 110 Comments

The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.

# conor-lenihan - Saturday 9 August, 2014

He might be back: Fianna Fáil's Conor Lenihan won't rule out a return to politics
# Back From The Ussr
# Back From The Ussr

He might be back: Fianna Fáil's Conor Lenihan won't rule out a return to politics

Aug 9th 2014, 3:18 PM 12,300 Views 63 Comments

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

# conor-lenihan - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat
# By-election
# By-election

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat

Jun 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 22,929 Views 62 Comments

The junior minister’s departure creates a vacancy in his Dublin South-West Dáil constituency.

# conor-lenihan - Monday 26 December, 2011

Meow! Insults, catfights and Twitter: the top feuds of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Meow! Insults, catfights and Twitter: the top feuds of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 7:00 PM 6,295 Views 13 Comments

Family tension getting to you today? Don’t panic – it could be worse. Check out all these catty moments from 2011…

# conor-lenihan - Saturday 20 August, 2011

# conor-lenihan - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Conor Lenihan 'will not run' for late brother Brian's seat
# Lenihan
# Lenihan

Conor Lenihan 'will not run' for late brother Brian's seat

Jul 24th 2011, 6:09 PM 1,548 Views 32 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil minister will be overlooked in favour of a younger face, according to reports.

# conor-lenihan - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs
# The Cost Of Change
# The Cost Of Change

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs

Mar 1st 2011, 2:35 PM 5,949 Views 7 Comments

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

# conor-lenihan - Monday 28 February, 2011

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
# Dynasties
# Dynasties

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

# conor-lenihan - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren
# GE11
# GE11

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren

Feb 26th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,906 Views 0 Comments

O’Rourke has conceded she will lose her seat in Longford-Westmeath.

In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls
# GE11
# GE11

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

Feb 26th 2011, 6:27 PM 1,095 Views 0 Comments

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

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

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.

Conor Lenihan concedes defeat in Dublin South West
# Dublin South West
# Dublin South West

Conor Lenihan concedes defeat in Dublin South West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:47 PM 890 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Lenihan has admitted he is a “defeated candidate” and said that his colleague Charlie O’Connor is also likely to lose his seat.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens
# GE11
# GE11

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 26th 2011, 2:41 PM 877 Views 0 Comments

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

# conor-lenihan - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Conor Lenihan decides not to contest FF leadership
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Conor Lenihan decides not to contest FF leadership

Jan 23rd 2011, 6:52 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

# conor-lenihan - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cowen under fire even as he moves North
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Cowen under fire even as he moves North

Jan 21st 2011, 2:30 PM 687 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach has fruitful meeting with Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness in North-South Ministerial Council – but is hit by barrage of questions about his leadership in Q&A afterwards. (And at home, by Conor Lenihan).

Video: Lenihan takes Browne down to Chinatown
# VINB
From The Daily Edge
# VINB

Video: Lenihan takes Browne down to Chinatown

Jan 21st 2011, 12:17 PM 2,582 Views 0 Comments

It was clearly way past a certain government junior minister’s bedtime on TV3 current affairs show last night…

# conor-lenihan - Monday 17 January, 2011

Junior ministers line up to force Cowen out
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Junior ministers line up to force Cowen out

Jan 17th 2011, 12:57 PM 1,405 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil supporters call Brian Cowen a “dead man walking”, says Conor Lenihan, while Billy Kelleher and Willie O’Dea also speak out.

# conor-lenihan - Monday 27 December, 2010

2010 in review: September
# Review2010
# Review2010

2010 in review: September

Dec 27th 2010, 11:56 AM 676 Views 0 Comments

A ‘final’ cost on Anglo Irish Bank, scorn for Conor Lenihan, and questions over Brian Cowen’s Morning Ireland performance.

# conor-lenihan - Monday 29 November, 2010

State may sell assets to minimise bailout loans - minister
# Conor Lenihan
# Conor Lenihan

State may sell assets to minimise bailout loans - minister

Nov 29th 2010, 11:27 AM 483 Views 0 Comments

Conor Lenihan says the state might sell off assets like the ESB or Aer Lingus – but not just yet, given the poor prices.

# conor-lenihan - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

The Lenihan book launch: What the Internet thought
# Evolution
# Evolution

The Lenihan book launch: What the Internet thought

Sep 14th 2010, 10:13 AM 566 Views 0 Comments

Our pick of the internet’s opinions on the science minister’s decision to attend the launch of a book ‘disproving’ evolution.

# conor-lenihan - Monday 13 September, 2010

Science minister to launch book debunking evolution?
# Conor Lenihan
# Conor Lenihan

Science minister to launch book debunking evolution?

Sep 13th 2010, 5:48 PM 11,284 Views 1 Comment

Conor Lenihan’s office says the junior minister in charge of science will launch a book condemning Darwinism.