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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Monday 2 May, 2022

The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'

May 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 16,726 Views 20 Comments

It’s about “support from the background”, a bit of logistics, TD Paul McAuliffe told The Journal.

# fianna-fail - Monday 7 March, 2022

Timmy Dooley and Billy Kelleher travel to Lviv for talks with political leaders
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Timmy Dooley and Billy Kelleher travel to Lviv for talks with political leaders

Mar 7th 2022, 9:35 AM 24,736 Views 40 Comments

Dooley said Ireland will have to play its part in providing accommodation “and lots of it” to refugees fleeing Ukraine.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

'Pathetic': Dáil takes a turn for the ugly as housing 'debate' gets dredged into history
# Across The Floor
# Across The Floor

'Pathetic': Dáil takes a turn for the ugly as housing 'debate' gets dredged into history

Feb 23rd 2022, 1:22 PM 41,995 Views 132 Comments

Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil brought up events of the past.

Taoiseach suggests FF councillors should not have voted against housing motions alongside Sinn Féin
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach suggests FF councillors should not have voted against housing motions alongside Sinn Féin

Feb 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 34,258 Views 33 Comments
  • Micheál Martin has repeatedly accused Sinn Féin councillors of "objecting" to new homes.
  • Analysis by The Journal found several Fianna Fáil councillors voted alongside Sinn Féin in housing motions.
  • Taoiseach: 'We can't say this is a crisis and then just habitually vote against projects'.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 19 February, 2022

FactCheck: Has Sinn Féin objected to the construction of 6,000 houses?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has Sinn Féin objected to the construction of 6,000 houses?

Feb 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 113,836 Views 0 Comments
  • The claim has repeatedly been made by the Taoiseach in the Dáil during debates on housing.
  • Fianna Fáil cited 24 motions on housing across five different local authorities as evidence for the claim.
  • Government party's councillors voted the same way as their opposition counterparts in some votes, Stephen McDermott writes.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?
# Universal Social Charge
# Universal Social Charge

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?

Feb 15th 2022, 2:44 PM 24,128 Views 47 Comments

Some politicians’ stances on the tax have changed over the years.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Relationships cracks between Coalition partners show we're returning to business as usual
# Trouble In Paradise
# Trouble In Paradise

Relationships cracks between Coalition partners show we're returning to business as usual

Feb 5th 2022, 11:00 AM 20,900 Views 18 Comments

The Coalition partners buried their differences during Covid-19, but now the cracks are beginning to show.

# fianna-fail - Friday 4 February, 2022

Taoiseach says Dara Calleary 'paid a high price' for Golfgate and suggests 'a way back' for the former minister
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Taoiseach says Dara Calleary 'paid a high price' for Golfgate and suggests 'a way back' for the former minister

Feb 4th 2022, 5:24 PM 28,173 Views 64 Comments

Martin was speaking following the completion of a trial in which four men had their charges dismissed.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Sinn Féin remain most popular party, but current coalition government is the preferred option
# New Poll
# New Poll

Sinn Féin remain most popular party, but current coalition government is the preferred option

Jan 9th 2022, 12:25 PM 36,653 Views 149 Comments

Sinn Féin is in the lead with 33% support, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are on 23% and 19% respectively.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Martin says Sinn Féin are in ‘destructive opposition mode’
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Martin says Sinn Féin are in ‘destructive opposition mode’

Jan 2nd 2022, 8:10 AM 47,536 Views 174 Comments

Micheál Martin said he found it extraordinary that the party had been ‘silent’ on the Russian build-up of troops on the Ukrainian border.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Taoiseach ‘focused on getting work done’ rather than future role in government
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Taoiseach ‘focused on getting work done’ rather than future role in government

Jan 1st 2022, 7:11 AM 18,421 Views 59 Comments

Micheál Martin is set to hand the reins over to Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar in December 2022.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Martin says mood in Fianna Fáil has ‘settled down’, following months of unease among some
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Martin says mood in Fianna Fáil has ‘settled down’, following months of unease among some

Dec 29th 2021, 7:27 AM 12,544 Views 39 Comments

There had been reports of unease among some backbenchers about his leadership of Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Monday 6 December, 2021

Taoiseach says Treaty negotiators were 'great people' but declines to say if De Valera should have been among them
# Treaty 100
# Treaty 100

Taoiseach says Treaty negotiators were 'great people' but declines to say if De Valera should have been among them

Dec 6th 2021, 5:04 PM 32,513 Views 21 Comments

Éamonn De Valera, the founder of Martin’s Fianna Fáil party, famously did not travel to London for the Treaty negotiations in 1921.

# fianna-fail - Friday 8 October, 2021

Fianna Fáil TD 'happy' with Taoiseach's commitments over Cork roads and won't be quitting the party
# Fota Finish
# Fota Finish

Fianna Fáil TD 'happy' with Taoiseach's commitments over Cork roads and won't be quitting the party

Oct 8th 2021, 10:50 AM 21,209 Views 61 Comments

James O’Connor says he was “serious” about his threat to quit Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Cork TD threatens to quit Fianna Fáil claiming he was 'lied to' over NDP road plans
# Fota Finish
# Fota Finish

Cork TD threatens to quit Fianna Fáil claiming he was 'lied to' over NDP road plans

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 3:21 PM 43,915 Views 50 Comments

James O’Connor has told local radio that “if commitments made to me are not fulfilled” he will consider leaving the party.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'
# Resignation
# Resignation

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'

Sep 16th 2021, 11:34 AM 34,437 Views 35 Comments

The Sligo-Leitrim TD said his resignation was not a ‘a vanity project’.

# fianna-fail - Monday 13 September, 2021

'The paper should apologise': Fianna Fáil politicians respond to newspaper attack on their looks
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The paper should apologise': Fianna Fáil politicians respond to newspaper attack on their looks

Sep 13th 2021, 5:21 PM 109,462 Views 57 Comments

‘I am concerned for my colleagues and all the women with an interest in politics that may look at this and think, why would I bother?’

# fianna-fail - Friday 10 September, 2021

Micheál Martin escapes fireworks in Cavan as Fianna Fáil describes party meeting as 'cathartic'
# Fianna Fail Think-in
# Fianna Fail Think-in

Micheál Martin escapes fireworks in Cavan as Fianna Fáil describes party meeting as 'cathartic'

Sep 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 26,469 Views 41 Comments

The Taoiseach said his party had had an “honest meeting” over the last two days.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme
# Homes
# Homes

Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme

Sep 9th 2021, 5:26 PM 12,125 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil members gathering in Cavan today were met by around 30 protesters from Donegal.

Fianna Fáil think-in will be very different to party meetings of previous years
# Fianna Fail Think-in
# Fianna Fail Think-in

Fianna Fáil think-in will be very different to party meetings of previous years

Sep 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 17,216 Views 26 Comments

The Fianna Fáil think-in gets underway today in Cavan, with Micheál Martin likely to again face pressure from his own party colleagues.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Taoiseach must 'stamp his authority' and put an end to Zappone row, Fianna Fáil TD says
# James Lawless
# James Lawless

Taoiseach must 'stamp his authority' and put an end to Zappone row, Fianna Fáil TD says

Sep 5th 2021, 3:27 PM 25,721 Views 55 Comments

James Lawless described the controversy as a “Fine Gael mess” and insisted: “There’s not a single Fianna Fail-er near this.”

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Taoiseach hails 'hugely important' IPCC climate report following criticism of his 'silence' yesterday
# Co2 Levels
# Co2 Levels

Taoiseach hails 'hugely important' IPCC climate report following criticism of his 'silence' yesterday

Updated Aug 10th 2021, 5:38 PM 18,795 Views 70 Comments

A UN report on climate change has found “deep reductions” in emissions are crucial to limit global warming.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82
# RIP
# RIP

Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82

Jul 21st 2021, 10:19 AM 56,342 Views 56 Comments

O’Malley’s ‘standing by the Republic’ speech is among the most famous ever in the Dáil.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Micheál Martin says Fianna Fáil TDs will meet to review electoral performance after the summer break
# Soldiers Of Destiny
# Soldiers Of Destiny

Micheál Martin says Fianna Fáil TDs will meet to review electoral performance after the summer break

Jul 14th 2021, 9:16 PM 15,828 Views 47 Comments

Barry Cowen had written to party members and called for a special in-person meeting

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

'The brand isn't as strong as it once was': How will Fianna Fáil react to last week's by-election result?
# Soldiers Of Destiny
# Soldiers Of Destiny

'The brand isn't as strong as it once was': How will Fianna Fáil react to last week's by-election result?

Jul 13th 2021, 12:03 AM 18,650 Views 49 Comments
  • Concerns about the future of Fianna Fáil's leadership have grown following last week's by-election, Rónán Duffy writes.
  • One councillor believes the party should re-connect with its voters, particularly at local authority level.

# fianna-fail - Monday 12 July, 2021

Poll: Who should lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?

Jul 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 53,770 Views 146 Comments

A number of TDs have raised concerns following the party’s disastrous by-election result last week.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Fianna Fáil ministers back Taoiseach as by-election fallout rumbles on
# Postmortem
# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil ministers back Taoiseach as by-election fallout rumbles on

Jul 11th 2021, 2:45 PM 22,266 Views 56 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry called on Micheál Martin to resign as party leader this summer.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result
# Postmortem
# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result

Jul 10th 2021, 5:53 PM 44,563 Views 131 Comments

Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil is under the microscope following its disastrous performance in Dublin Bay South.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo
# Cuckoo Funds
# Cuckoo Funds

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo

Jul 7th 2021, 11:14 AM 6,049 Views 8 Comments

Opposition TDs have accused the government of sneaking in an exemption for big investors.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Taoiseach on defensive as he faces backlash from his own party over hospitality vaccine cert plan
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Taoiseach on defensive as he faces backlash from his own party over hospitality vaccine cert plan

Jun 30th 2021, 9:35 PM 32,790 Views 82 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is “worried about the Delta variant”.

# fianna-fail - Friday 25 June, 2021

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland
# Longford
# Longford

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 8:35 AM 42,668 Views 38 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected Cathaoirleach of the Longford Municipal District.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,184 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,338 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,556 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

# fianna-fail - Friday 4 June, 2021

Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing
# Homes
# Homes

Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing

Jun 4th 2021, 3:48 PM 16,035 Views 61 Comments

It would amend Article 43 of the Constitution, which covers private property rights.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll

May 23rd 2021, 10:02 AM 59,250 Views 183 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald’s party has seen a slight dip in support but is still ahead of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

May 11th 2021, 8:10 PM 11,443 Views 27 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

# fianna-fail - Friday 7 May, 2021

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election
# Housing
# Housing

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election

May 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,323 Views 113 Comments

The FF parliamentary party meeting was told that the party was “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 150,512 Views 194 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition
# Any Gaffs
# Any Gaffs

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition

May 4th 2021, 3:54 PM 25,623 Views 58 Comments

Round Hill Capital bought 135 homes at a new development in Kildare.

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