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# dublin-central - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Plan to regenerate O’Connell Street and Moore Street unveiled
# Dublin Central
# Dublin Central

Plan to regenerate O’Connell Street and Moore Street unveiled

Jun 1st 2021, 10:21 AM 31,818 Views 39 Comments

UK property developer Hammerson submitted planning applications today.

# dublin-central - Monday 10 February, 2020

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground
# Dogfight
# Dogfight

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground

Feb 10th 2020, 3:06 PM 38,378 Views 18 Comments

The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.

# dublin-central - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Big battle in Dublin Central as Maureen O'Sullivan confirms she's not seeking re-election
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Big battle in Dublin Central as Maureen O'Sullivan confirms she's not seeking re-election

Jan 16th 2020, 3:30 PM 26,190 Views 12 Comments

The three-seater has become a four-seater for the upcoming election.

# dublin-central - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 19th 2019, 10:04 PM 17,305 Views 20 Comments

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?
# High Ground
# High Ground

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 4:47 PM 1,221 Views 0 Comments

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'
# That's Democracy
# That's Democracy

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

Jan 21st 2017, 8:15 AM 15,855 Views 134 Comments

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
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

Fianna Fáil branch to ask Bertie Ahern to rejoin party

Nov 29th 2016, 10:04 PM 37,599 Views 194 Comments

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
# Fine Gael-ness

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'

Jan 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 13,408 Views 85 Comments

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
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court

Nov 7th 2015, 7:49 PM 24,178 Views 140 Comments

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
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

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

Oct 7th 2015, 9:47 PM 26,419 Views 45 Comments

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
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:40 PM 14,260 Views 60 Comments

The selection convention takes place next week.

# dublin-central - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Mary Lou denies councillor was bullied out of Sinn Féin
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Mary Lou denies councillor was bullied out of Sinn Féin

Jul 1st 2015, 1:40 PM 22,923 Views 75 Comments

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
# Switcheroo
# Switcheroo

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

Jun 26th 2015, 7:03 PM 17,556 Views 58 Comments

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
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

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

May 12th 2015, 1:33 PM 9,357 Views 15 Comments

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
# Shot Across The Bow
# Shot Across The Bow

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 11:00 PM 12,530 Views 30 Comments

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
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

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

May 21st 2014, 4:30 PM 16,615 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:57 AM 3,571 Views 33 Comments

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
# Constituency Commission
# Constituency Commission

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

Jul 24th 2012, 6:02 PM 4,511 Views 27 Comments

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
# Dáil Boundaries
# Dáil Boundaries

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

Jun 21st 2012, 10:57 AM 23,125 Views 79 Comments

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”
# Mahon
# Mahon

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

Mar 30th 2012, 9:08 PM 3,321 Views 61 Comments

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
# St Luke's
# St Luke's

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

Mar 30th 2012, 10:36 AM 4,323 Views 31 Comments

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
# Mahon
# Mahon

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

Mar 24th 2012, 10:28 PM 13,576 Views 203 Comments

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
# Mahon
# Mahon

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

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:23 AM 2,522 Views 16 Comments

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"
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

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

Oct 29th 2011, 11:43 AM 799 Views 12 Comments

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
# GE11

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 4,937 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

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

Feb 27th 2011, 11:08 PM 2,214 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

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

Feb 27th 2011, 12:28 PM 1,223 Views 0 Comments

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

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,439 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 11:31 PM 1,109 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,308 Views 0 Comments

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

Feb 26th 2011, 2:31 PM 1,185 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.

# dublin-central - Friday 11 February, 2011

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

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

Feb 11th 2011, 11:28 AM 1,943 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

FF and FG to launch duelling fiscal policies

Feb 10th 2011, 8:17 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 4th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,246 Views 0 Comments

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
# Debates
# Debates

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate

Feb 4th 2011, 11:04 AM 905 Views 0 Comments

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
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Parties clash over pre-election economic plans

Feb 3rd 2011, 3:46 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

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
# Economy
# Economy

Jobs and economy to top today's election agenda

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:06 AM 380 Views 0 Comments

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