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# Dara Calleary

Last month
November 2023
No Irish citizens to be included in group of evacuees leaving Gaza for Egypt today
The crossing point will re-open today for foreign passport holders and wounded Palestinians.
Last year
Runners and riders: The names already being talked about to replace Robert Troy
There are a couple of names in the ether, the most popular being Mayo TD Dara Calleary.
Taoiseach says Dara Calleary 'paid a high price' for Golfgate and suggests 'a way back' for the former minister
Martin was speaking following the completion of a trial in which four men had their charges dismissed.
All time
'We'll let the DPP decide': Former Minister Dara Calleary not expecting personal charges from Golfgate
Calleary said he absolutely regrets and apologises for having attended the controversial dinner.
Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue named to replace Dara Calleary as Agriculture Minister
Dara Calleary resigned last month amid the Golfgate controversy.
Taoiseach tells farmers that a new Agriculture Minister will be appointed next week
The Irish Farmers’ Association said a new minister is crucial to represent farmers’ interests in the context of Brexit.
'Ireland rocked by coronavirus scandal': How the Golfgate controversy made international news
The story made headlines news in the UK, the US, France and Germany.
Dara Calleary resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader following golf dinner controversy
Calleary resigned from Cabinet last Friday over his attendance at a golfing dinner in Galway.
'Here we are again. A global crisis rages and a government clown car is ablaze with a conflagration of its own making'
Lise Hand draws parallels between Fianna Fáil past and present: “It was this lethal combination of incoherence and arrogance which did it for the government in 2011.”
Government plunged into turmoil as public anger grows in wake of golf dinner controversy
The resignation of Dara Calleary this morning began a day of chaos and confusion for the government.
'A thundering and lightning disgrace': The nation's anger after Oireachtas Golf Society event
RTÉ’s Liveline received calls from members of the public expressing anger and disappointment over the event.
Green leader Eamon Ryan says he hopes scandal 'will not impact the good work happening' in government
Ryan said this afternoon the event was a “clear breach of the Covid-19 regulations”.
'Serious lapse of judgement': Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer resigns as Leas Cathaoirleach of the Seanad
Buttimer was one of the attendees at the Oireachtas Golf Society event.
Galway Cathaoirleach says golf event smacks of 'one rule for them and another for us'
Agriculture Minister Dara Calleary was among those at a golf function with over 80 attendees at a hotel on Wednesday night
Agriculture Minister apologises after attending golf function with over 80 attendees
EU Commissioner Phil Hogan and Senator Jerry Buttimer were also in attendance at the event.
Mayo councillors hail Dara Calleary appointment as 'positive' step after initial Cabinet snub
Yesterday the Taoiseach announced that Calleary would take over from Barry Cowen as agriculture minister.
Dara Calleary appointed new Agriculture Minister following sacking of Barry Cowen
Cowen was sacked from the role last night amid a drink-driving controversy.
'Bitterly disappointed' and 'grossly insulted': FF and FG politicians speak out about ministerial snubs
Fianna Fáil TD Michael Moynihan said he will be “a thorn in the side of the government”.
Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers
The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.
'There will be disappointments': Martin responds to perceived 'snub' of deputy leader in Cabinet selection
Dara Calleary said that it was a setback not to be asked to head up a Department, but added that he is going to “get back on the horse”.
Dara Calleary says Cromwellian anger reflects what he's heard after ministerial snub
The Western People newspaper says the Cabinet decisions amount to: “To Hell or to Connacht “.
'Chronic pain is particularly acute for children': Issue of children's consultant stepping down raised in Dáil
The issue was raised by TD Dara Calleary in the Dail today.
Martin accepts Chambers' explanation of voting for TD who was outside Dáil chamber
The party’s Brexit spokesperson will not face any sanction.
FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes
Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.
FF says Leo isn't RTE's Ingrid Miley and shouldn't act as a 'commentator' on the nurses' strike
Fianna Fáil’s deputy leader Dara Calleary said there “is no sense of leadership” from the Taoiseach.
Simon Coveney says the government's 'hugely ambitious' social housing programme is working
Coveney was standing in for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who is in Brussels to meet the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier.
'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year
There were 997,258 patient appointments outstanding in the first half of the year.
'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil
“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.
One of 208 women affected by smear test scandal 'fighting' to get medical card back
The woman was recently told that her smear test had been reviewed and a different action could have been taken.
'I was in the bar when the cheer went up': Politicians hit the airwaves to play election blame game
Minister Regina Doherty has said she heard a roar from Fianna Fáil TDs.
Fianna Fáil on Budget 2018: Tax cuts will be 'modest' while social welfare increases 'won't be miserly'
Budget talks are going down to the wire between the two parties this weekend.
'Thanks for calling Katherine' - Frances Fitzgerald has torrid time of it explaining her role in Tusla saga
The Minister insists she had no knowledge of Tusla’s involvement in the Maurice McCabe saga before last Thursday’s Prime Time broadcast.
'I am not scaremongering': Bus Eireann boss warns all jobs could be lost if drastic action not taken
Bus Eireann workers have said industrial action remains on the cards.
Construction halted on Mayo power plant due to lack of funds
The biomass processing plant at Killala was only first given the greenlight in June 2015.
The Fianna Fáil surge: How this new TD upset the odds in Enda's backyard
Lisa Chambers told us how she took a second seat for Fianna Fáil in Mayo and what she thinks of a coalition with Fine Gael.
'Up Fianna Fáil, we're back!': How the party reclaimed 'Fine Gael country'
The recovery that happened wasn’t the one Fine Gael had in mind.
Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely
Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…
Is Renua just ripping off Fianna Fáil's policies?
The party launched another reform proposal today.
Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?
Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?
A Minister for Dublin and scrapping water charges - How the country might change under Fianna Fáil
The party’s members will be voting on policy ideas at the Ard Fheis this weekend.