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#Fine Gael Ard Fheis

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Nov 21st 2018, 3:53 PM 34,720 Views 176 Comments

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
# Renting Rights
# Renting Rights

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,364 Views 78 Comments

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years
# Ge 18
# Ge 18

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years

Nov 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 23,006 Views 97 Comments

In what many are dubbing an election speech, the Taoiseach promised transformational tax reform.

Fine Gael to follow GAA footsteps with new disciplinary rules
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Fine Gael to follow GAA footsteps with new disciplinary rules

Nov 17th 2018, 3:00 PM 11,263 Views 10 Comments

The new disciplinary rules, which will put in place binding arbitration for internal disputes.

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year
# Middle East
# Middle East

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year

Nov 17th 2018, 1:00 PM 11,284 Views 94 Comments

The Tánaiste also said Ireland could be forced in to recognising the State of Palestine.

FG warns FF: 'We are election ready. The printing machines are oiled, the photos are taken'
# Election Ready
# Election Ready

FG warns FF: 'We are election ready. The printing machines are oiled, the photos are taken'

Nov 17th 2018, 12:20 PM 14,187 Views 51 Comments

Last night the party members were told to get the constituency candidates ready as an election could happen at any time.

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

Nov 17th 2018, 11:41 AM 6,610 Views 12 Comments

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF

Nov 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,166 Views 43 Comments

Fine Gael heard a rallying call at its Ard Fheis last night for the party to be election ready.

Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed

Nov 17th 2018, 1:18 AM 16,446 Views 61 Comments

The minister said the government has a duty to make sure the next generation is informed.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Friday 16 November, 2018

Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'

Nov 16th 2018, 7:50 PM 14,208 Views 89 Comments

Varadkar said Fine Gael is a “compassionate party” that has a role in offering a helping hand to those that need it.

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote

Nov 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,154 Views 14 Comments

Fine Gael will consider a rule change to allow a special party conference to be convened.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax
# Income Tax
# Income Tax

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax

Nov 15th 2018, 12:11 PM 27,731 Views 65 Comments

The Ard Fheis will also deal with a number of other motions on Brexit, social welfare, rents, and future referendums.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 23 January, 2016

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Jan 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 30,857 Views 152 Comments

“Keep the recovery” going was THE buzz phrase at Citywest as Enda Kenny rallied the Fine Gael troops.

Enda Kenny says there's only one question in this election
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

Enda Kenny says there's only one question in this election

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:30 PM 20,142 Views 166 Comments

In his last major speech before the election, the Taoiseach urged the public to re-elect the government.

Enda was asked whether he'd work with Michael Lowry, he didn't say no
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Enda was asked whether he'd work with Michael Lowry, he didn't say no

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:24 PM 19,884 Views 123 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking at his party’s Ard Fheis.

Revealed: The Fine Gael guide to canvassing and how to lash the other parties
# How To
# How To

Revealed: The Fine Gael guide to canvassing and how to lash the other parties

Jan 23rd 2016, 3:37 PM 20,427 Views 160 Comments

The party has produced a 15-page guide for canvassers ahead of the general election campaign.

Love and kisses for Noonan who likens Fianna Fáil to 'Comical Ali as the tanks roll in'

Love and kisses for Noonan who likens Fianna Fáil to 'Comical Ali as the tanks roll in'

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:34 PM 22,860 Views 139 Comments

Michael Noonan got two standing ovations from party members.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Friday 22 January, 2016

‘Total disaster’: Enda lashes Fianna Fáil as he rallies the troops
# Opening Salvo
# Opening Salvo

‘Total disaster’: Enda lashes Fianna Fáil as he rallies the troops

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:29 PM 17,476 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking as he opened his party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin.

Security alert at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after suspect cartridge found
# Citywest
# Citywest

Security alert at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after suspect cartridge found

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:30 PM 21,578 Views 189 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to make his opening address this evening.

Fine Gael is charging charities for pretty much everything at its Ard Fheis
# No Expense Spared
# No Expense Spared

Fine Gael is charging charities for pretty much everything at its Ard Fheis

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 23,808 Views 97 Comments

The party insists it makes no profit for providing exhibition space and stands for organisations at its gathering in Citywest.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Monday 6 April, 2015

Why it looks increasingly like the general election will take place in February 2016
# Going To The Country
# Going To The Country

Why it looks increasingly like the general election will take place in February 2016

Apr 6th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,034 Views 79 Comments

The dates for party ard fheiseanna and conferences are starting to give the game away.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Monday 3 March, 2014

VIDEO: Slick Enda's entrance music was Take That at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Stay Close To Me...
From The Daily Edge
# Stay Close To Me...

VIDEO: Slick Enda's entrance music was Take That at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:08 AM 12,351 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach was all Gary Barlow on Saturday night…

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 1 March, 2014

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

8 things we learned at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Mar 1st 2014, 9:30 PM 18,102 Views 47 Comments

The biggest party in the State gathered in south Dublin this weekend, and here’s what we found out…

Enda Kenny tells Fine Gael: 'For Ireland, our best days are up ahead'
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Enda Kenny tells Fine Gael: 'For Ireland, our best days are up ahead'

Mar 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 9,245 Views 77 Comments

Enda Kenny has quoted Einstein and Lincoln in a keynote speech to the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight.

Fine Gael says 'yes' to same-sex marriage but 'no' to legalising cannabis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Fine Gael says 'yes' to same-sex marriage but 'no' to legalising cannabis

Mar 1st 2014, 4:50 PM 11,862 Views 118 Comments

Alan Shatter has been warmly received by delegates at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin today.

Taoiseach on Rehab salaries: 'The public like to know these things'
# Rehab Group
# Rehab Group

Taoiseach on Rehab salaries: 'The public like to know these things'

Mar 1st 2014, 3:42 PM 6,105 Views 51 Comments

Enda Kenny declined to state specifically whether Fine Gael advisor Frank Flannery, a former CEO at Rehab, should go before the PAC.

Children First Bill to be published within weeks - Fitzgerald
# The Children Are The Future
# The Children Are The Future

Children First Bill to be published within weeks - Fitzgerald

Mar 1st 2014, 2:02 PM 5,193 Views 29 Comments

The Children’s Minister says that Fine Gael is “putting children first”.

Michael Noonan: I’ll consider tax cuts, Richard Bruton: I won’t consider wage hikes
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Michael Noonan: I’ll consider tax cuts, Richard Bruton: I won’t consider wage hikes

Mar 1st 2014, 1:15 PM 12,281 Views 74 Comments

On day two of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis, the Minister for Finance has given the clearest indication yet that a tax cut is on the way.

Fine Gael will debate legalising cannabis at its Ard Fheis today
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Fine Gael will debate legalising cannabis at its Ard Fheis today

Mar 1st 2014, 9:20 AM 9,005 Views 72 Comments

Day two of the party’s annual gathering is getting under way at the RDS in Dublin today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter to speak at a session on transparency and accountability.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Hands off our children, you're not getting them': Fine Gael debates smoking and e-cigarettes
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

'Hands off our children, you're not getting them': Fine Gael debates smoking and e-cigarettes

Feb 28th 2014, 10:16 PM 14,320 Views 41 Comments

There were plenty of strong words for tobacco companies on the opening night of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin.

Pics: Enda Kenny having a nice trip at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Pics: Enda Kenny having a nice trip at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Feb 28th 2014, 10:11 PM 23,675 Views 58 Comments

Don’t worry, he recovered fully to continue with his speech this evening at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis.

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

Feb 28th 2014, 8:24 PM 5,994 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system
# Universal Health Insurance
# Universal Health Insurance

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system

Feb 28th 2014, 8:22 PM 8,278 Views 34 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly was speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening.

Legalising cannabis, joining NATO and 9 other motions at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Legalising cannabis, joining NATO and 9 other motions at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Feb 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 9,119 Views 63 Comments

Legalising cannabis, supporting same-sex marriage and talking justice, transparency and accountability with Alan Shatter – it’s all happening at the RDS this weekend.

This video will get Fine Gael members totally psyched for their Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

This video will get Fine Gael members totally psyched for their Ard Fheis

Feb 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,930 Views 83 Comments

Everyone else? Not so much…

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Sunday 1 April, 2012

In pictures: The final day of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

In pictures: The final day of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Apr 1st 2012, 9:39 AM 4,717 Views 126 Comments

The event came to a close with a speech by Enda Kenny at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night.

# fine-gael-ard-fheis - Saturday 31 March, 2012

FG: Gardaí 'instructed blinds to be pulled' as protests gathered outside Árd Fheis
# Protests
# Protests

FG: Gardaí 'instructed blinds to be pulled' as protests gathered outside Árd Fheis

Mar 31st 2012, 3:14 PM 7,699 Views 120 Comments

Gardaí reportedly advised that blinds be pulled at the Convention Centre as anti-household charge protesters gathered outside.