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#Dublin Central

# dublin-central - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin

Gannon (32) was selected at a convention in Dublin city this evening by party members.

# dublin-central - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Whatever happened to... A billion-euro 'park in the sky' on O'Connell Street?

Developer Joe O’Reilly had grand plans to revitalise Dublin’s main street.

# dublin-central - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Mary Lou on Trump: 'I deplore and detest that politics. It makes my skin crawl'

McDonald said we shouldn’t second guess the vote of the American people.

# dublin-central - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Fianna Fáil branch to ask Bertie Ahern to rejoin party

Dublin Central chair Brian Mohan said Ahern “has been nothing but loyal to Fianna Fáil” and “deserves a second chance”.

# dublin-central - Monday 25 January, 2016

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself' Fine Gael-ness This post contains videos

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'

Paschal Donohoe dropped by TheJournal.ie today to discuss Labour’s latest attack on Fine Gael and other matters.

# dublin-central - Saturday 7 November, 2015

This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court

Brian Mohan said he had initiated legal proceedings challenging the constitutionality of gender quota legislation.

# dublin-central - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Chaotic scenes in Bertie's backyard as Fianna Fáil picks his old foe

Mary Fitzpatrick will be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin Central.

# dublin-central - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire

The selection convention takes place next week.

# dublin-central - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Mary Lou denies councillor was bullied out of Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader has responded to claims by former councillor Jonathan Dowdall.

# dublin-central - Friday 26 June, 2015

Christy Burke's bid for the Dáil just got a big boost

Jonathan Dowdall, a former close colleague of Mary Lou, is now helping the outgoing Lord Mayor of Dublin.

# dublin-central - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Things are getting interesting for Fianna Fáil in Bertie's old stomping ground

David Costello has denied claims he has entered the race to be Fianna Fail’s Dáil candidate with the backing of the former taoiseach.

# dublin-central - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Yet another Fianna Fáil figure has had a go at "defeatist" party leadership

Mary Fitzpatrick said party strategists ‘lack ambition’ and are ‘defeatist.’

# dublin-central - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

In Bertie's old stomping ground, claims of 'cute hoorism' and 'shafting' denied by Fianna Fáil hopeful

A row has broken out over whether or not Mary Fitzpatrick has endorsed a leaflet urging voters to give their number one to a Fianna Fáil candidate at the potential expense of two others.

# dublin-central - Friday 3 August, 2012

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’ MCD

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’

Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick, head of a joint policing committee, calls on OPW junior minister to force response from concert promoter on Swedish House Mafia debacle.

# dublin-central - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# dublin-central - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# dublin-central - Friday 30 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”

The party’s National Executive met this evening to discuss the fallout from the Mahon Report.

St Luke's trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil

The infamous ‘Drumcondra mafia’ have agreed to transfer ownership of Bertie Ahern’s former constituency office back to the party centrally.

# dublin-central - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him

The man who led Fianna Fáil for 14 years quits the party before a vote to expel him, while continuing to deny any wrongdoing.

# dublin-central - Friday 23 March, 2012

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie

The full text of a speech delivered by Micheál Martin this morning in which he explains the decision to expel Bertie Ahern.

# dublin-central - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Michael D's campaign manager: "It’s been a fabulous night"

Dublin Central TD Joe Costello says the presidency is “the prize that every party would love to have”, but that the win will cement the coalition.

# dublin-central - Monday 28 February, 2011

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011 GE11 This post contains images

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

# dublin-central - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011

In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.

International media focus on Fianna Fáil's humiliation at the polls

The likely renegotiation of the EU/IMF bailout is also focused on by the foreign media.

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# dublin-central - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

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.

# dublin-central - Friday 11 February, 2011

Poll: Do you welcome Michéal Martin's decision to force ministers to give up severance payments? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome Michéal Martin's decision to force ministers to give up severance payments?

Or do you regard it as cynical electioneering? Have your say.

# dublin-central - Thursday 10 February, 2011

FF and FG to launch duelling fiscal policies

The Dáil’s two largest parties will both launch their fiscal plans at 11am, with 15 days to go until voting day.

# dublin-central - Friday 4 February, 2011

Take 5: Friday

Enda says he will not appear on “any programme that Vincent Browne has anything to do with”; Permanent TSB have bad news for future mortgages customers; and Irish men are named as some of the most overweight in Europe.

"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate

Joan Burton says yes to request for deputy leaders’ debate but Mary White still wants it to be an all-women affair. (Sorry, James Reilly).

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate

Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.

# dublin-central - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Parties clash over pre-election economic plans

Is FG changing its policies every day? Does Labour want to hand power to the EU? Is FF’s plan vague with “woolly targets”?

Jobs and economy to top today's election agenda

Fianna Fáil, Labour and Sinn Féin will talk economic policy today, after Fine Gael yesterday unveiled its five-point plan.