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# fg - Friday 17 March, 2017

Enda Kenny won't step down until Brexit strategy in place

The Taoiseach said Brexit negotiations take precedence over his retirement plans.

# fg - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Irish voters backed 'local lunatics' instead of being sensible - Michael O'Leary

The Ryanair boss has a view on the current political deadlock.

# fg - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Mary Lou called Brian Hayes a 'gurrier' when he tried to grill her about Slab Murphy

She slammed the Fine Gael MEP’s questions as cheap and out of order in a row on Newstalk.

# fg - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

# fg - Monday 24 November, 2014

Is Fine Gael facing an election bloodbath?

After a historic victory in 2011, the largest party in the State is now facing the loss of over 20 seats at the next election on current poll numbers.

# fg - Friday 10 October, 2014

Not neutral: Fianna Fáíl say they'd bring in €361 million in new tax measures

The party’s proposing an overall adjustment of €220 million in next week’s Budget.

# fg - Thursday 9 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Not 'Top Cat' anymore ... Enda's got company at the top of the polls

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# fg - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

"Families are getting screwed by this particular regime"

Whether it’s outside your office window or inside the Dáil chamber, it appears there’s no escaping the issue of water today

# fg - Monday 6 October, 2014

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

# fg - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Straight lines, traffic jams and Garda fans: Here's 8 things we learned at the National Ploughing Championships...

It’s closing time in Ratheniska — but 82,000 people have been wandering the fields and checking out the sights since early this morning.

Councillor drops 'Independent Fine Gael' tag for Dáil bid

Ronan McMahon ran under the banner during the locals, after he failed to get selected for run for FG. Heading into the by-election, he’s now describing himself simply as an ‘Independent’.

# fg - Friday 19 September, 2014

Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job

The former Europe Minister has resigned as EPP Vice President. It’s claimed the Taoiseach asked party bosses to remove her from the role earlier this summer.

# fg - Monday 15 September, 2014

FG are "very right-wing" and not "comfortable bedfellows" for Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin’s also said he doesn’t agree with Mary Hanafin’s point-of-view – that Ireland isn’t ready to vote his party back into power…

# fg - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Gerry Adams wants to see more all-island "joinedey-upness" in Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin and Fine Gael are gathering this morning for their party think-ins, taking place in Termonfeckin and Cork, respectively.

# fg - Monday 8 September, 2014

Here's why Fine Gael transfers could decide the 'Ming' by-election

There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.

# fg - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Election 2014: The final count for Midlands North West to be rechecked tomorrow morning

It’s been a long process but we’re nearly there!

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened

Results in Dublin, Midlands and all the councils filled…

# fg - Monday 26 May, 2014

"We have to be more sensitive, obviously" --- Phil Hogan's response to Election 2014

The Environment Minister acknowledged that “people are hurting” but said that after three years of tough decisions “you expect people not to be rewarding you for that”.

# fg - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines

The three FG candidates all theoretically signed up to a divide and conquer strategy. But the plan’s apparently been a ‘nightmare’ to manage…

If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls'

Two days out from polling day, here’s how the electoral landscape’s looking….

# fg - Monday 19 May, 2014

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day

Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse

Three national papers are running new opinion polls this morning. None of them contain good news for Labour.

# fg - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes

It follows a poll which shows an expected drop of seven per cent in support for Fine Gael in Friday’s local elections, compared to the last ballot five years ago.

# fg - Thursday 3 April, 2014

FF and FG are neck-and-neck in the latest poll

Some good news for Micheál Martin tonight. For FG and Labour, not so much…

# fg - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Taoiseach in emotional tribute, following death of FG TD Nicky McFadden RIP

Taoiseach in emotional tribute, following death of FG TD Nicky McFadden

Her death, aged 51, follows a long battle with Motor Neurone disease.

# fg - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Minister: Garda whistleblowers should have their reputations reinstated

Fergus O’Dowd said he stood over his comments that “the whistleblowers did a fantastic job”.

# fg - Sunday 9 March, 2014

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

# fg - Monday 3 March, 2014

‘Script issue’ to blame for Sinn Féin’s last minute pull-out from cross-party LGBT video

Averil Power of Fianna Fáil was aiming to organise an ‘all party’ video message on the issue of LGBT rights and St. Patrick’s Day…

# fg - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

FG councillor resorts to "handy blue marker" to remove references to Mathews

More cost-saving measures from Fine Gael…

# fg - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Fidelma Healy Eames fined €1,850 for driving without tax

The Fine Gael Senator was not in Galway District Court this morning as she is debating the Social Welfare Bill in The Seanad.

# fg - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# fg - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Fine Gael accepts Pat Cox's application to join the party

Cox is now expected to seek the FG nomination in the race for the Áras. He’s a former MEP and European Parliament president.