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# 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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know: the latest on the murder of two Down women in Turkey, the grim outlook for the Waterford whale, a high-profile defection in Libya, and Simon Cowell’s plans for the afterlife

# conor-lenihan - Sunday 24 July, 2011

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 has confirmed he will NOT be seeking nomination to contest Fianna Fáil’s leadership election, telling RTÉ’s David Davin-Power that having contacted others within the party, too many fellow TDs had already offered their support to other candidates. Lenihan’s withdrawal means that the four currently declared candidates will likely be the only ones to contest Wednesday’s election.

# conor-lenihan - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cowen under fire even as he moves North

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).

From The Daily Edge Video: Lenihan takes Browne down to Chinatown VINB This post contains videos

Video: Lenihan takes Browne down to Chinatown

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

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Junior ministers line up to force Cowen out

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 This post contains videos

2010 in review: September

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 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 This post contains images

The Lenihan book launch: What the Internet thought

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 This post contains videos

Science minister to launch book debunking evolution?

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