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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Today’s News

Taoiseach promises income tax cuts and rules out entering government with Sinn Féin

The Taoiseach also used his speech to take a pop at Fianna Fáil.

# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

Billy Kelleher will run as an MEP candidate for Fianna Fáil

Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has also been selected as an MEP candidate for the party.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech More Than Words This post contains videos

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

'Cute as foxes': TD asks why the housing department is retweeting tweets with the Fine Gael logo

Meath TD Shane Cassells said there are serious ethical issues with the department retweeting Fine Gael messages.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Micheál Martin to face questions from grassroots about keeping FG in government until 2020

The party is holding its Ard Fheis at Citywest today.

# fianna-fail - Friday 22 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil and SDLP urge all 'pro-Remain' parties to back 5 Brexit principles

The statement calls on Sinn Féin to take its seats in Westminster to vote down a no-deal Brexit, saying that “every vote counts”.

# fianna-fail - Monday 18 February, 2019

Poll: Should Fianna Fáil withdraw their support for Fine Gael if there's a Brexit deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Fianna Fáil withdraw their support for Fine Gael if there's a Brexit deal?

If the Withdrawal Agreement passes, there will be a transition period until 31 December 2020.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil's McGuinness claims he was 'indirectly' asked to 'go independent' after clash with Cowen

McGuinness claims Cowen called him and others out for speaking in a personal capacity during interviews.

# fianna-fail - Monday 11 February, 2019

SDLP Brexit spokesperson resigns over partnership with Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil and the SDLP announced their policy partnership last month.

'Simon Harris has to go': Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in health minister

Harris will apologise for misleading the Dáil this week.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Opinion: The partnership with Fianna Fail won't give the SDLP the electoral boost it's hoping for

This proposed partnership won’t do much for either party and it won’t help to revive the institutions in the North, writes Gareth Brown.

# fianna-fail - Friday 8 February, 2019

Varadkar has 'total confidence' in health minister Harris over children's hospital overrun

Fianna Fáil TD Thomas Byrne has said his party will not call for Harris’ resignation.

'It is essentially a car park': Calls for fast-tracking of N11 upgrades

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly says progress has been slow with no serious capital investment.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Omnishambles': Call for Harris to be fired over children's hospital overrun but he says he 'behaved appropriately'

Documents show Harris was informed in August that the budget for the hospital could overrun by €391 million.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 2 February, 2019

The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit

The rainy day fund will be supplemented with an annual €500 million from the Exchequer, starting this year.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Drop in support for both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Meanwhile Independents and Solidarity-People Before Profit have made slight gains.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 24 January, 2019

High Court President directs debt cases be removed from Master's Court

Honohan is known for his strong views on the treatment by financial institutions of debtors in distress.

'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party

Leaders of Fianna Fáil and the SDLP failed to rule out a future merger of the parties.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Concerns over Israeli embassy closing down over Occupied Territories Bill 'an overreaction' say FF

Government is likely to lose vote over legislation that would prohibit the purchase of goods or services produced in all settlements deemed illegal.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Veteran MEP Brian Crowley confirms he won't be contesting European Election

Due to ill-health, Crowley has missed the entire current European Parliament session.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

# fianna-fail - Friday 11 January, 2019

'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin

Edmund Honohan urged the Fianna Fáil leader to support a piece of legislation he wrote that is currently before the Dáil.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Leas Ceann Comhairle makes 'no apologies' for assisting constituents to get passports

Simon Coveney recently criticised TDs who use their offices for getting passports for constituents.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74 RIP

Former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin paid tribute to Kelly, calling him a “truly great character” who “loved being a TD”.

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# fianna-fail - Monday 31 December, 2018

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger

Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.

The government is paying €88m to rent private properties - but it also owns almost 100 empty buildings

Fianna Fáil has called it ‘ridiculous’ that one will be liable for the vacant sites tax next year.

# fianna-fail - Friday 28 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the year that was... in Irish politics?

How well do you remember all the controversies that hogged the headlines?

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good'

The Galway West TD says he has no regrets about losing his seat on the frontbench.

Ó Cuív: 'FF seems to be saying that even if we are in government, things wouldn’t change'

The Galway West TD said he was surprised to hear Micheál Martin had signed up to another 12 months of the confidence and supply deal.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Sinn Féin loses ground on Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as it falls six points in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular party, with Fianna Fáil not far behind.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 16 December, 2018

New poll shows Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country

The latest Sunday Independent newspaper/Kantar Millward Brown poll shows Fine Gael is down by two points to 32%.

# fianna-fail - Friday 14 December, 2018

Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show'

Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show'

Micheál Martin announced this week that he would extend the confidence and supply arrangement with Fine Gael.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

No election in 2019 as confidence and supply agreement to continue for a year

Fine Gael said the move “further strengthens Ireland’s hand in negotiating a successful outcome to Brexit”.

# fianna-fail - Friday 7 December, 2018

Cavan councillor quits Fianna Fáil to join Peadar Tóibín's new party

O’Reilly was critical of Fianna Fáil leadership in her departing statement.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Fine Gael remains most popular party in country

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row

Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee clashed with Fine Gael’s Jerry Buttimer.

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