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# fine-gael-conference - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Leo's PRSI plan: If you lose your job, you should get 70% of your salary while you look for a new one

The Taoiseach wants to go back to the old system of pay-related benefits,

Commission on the status of women in Ireland to be launched

It’s understood this is one of the concrete offerings in Fine Gael’s new ‘rolling manifesto’ It will focus on removing gender barriers from all aspects of Irish life.

# fine-gael-conference - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Woman who had a crisis pregnancy tells Fine Gael summit: 'I wouldn't wish it on anybody'

The Health Minister Simon Harris said Irish women are having dangerous abortions, whether in the form of a pill from the internet or a trip to another country.

Leo Varadkar: 'Ireland has one of the lowest levels of homelessness'

The Taoiseach said homeless figures are low by international standards.

Leo wants to link dole payments to a person's PRSI contributions

The Taoiseach plans to set up a Gender Equality Commission.

# fine-gael-conference - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar promises to cut taxes for middle income earners and bring in paid family parental leave

Addressing the Fine Gael Conference this evening in Cavan, the Taoiseach said his party would solve the housing crisis.

# fine-gael-conference - Monday 23 February, 2015

Why Enda is no longer falling over flower pots when it comes to same-sex marriage

Analysis: The Taoiseach delivered a strong backing for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum on Saturday night.

# fine-gael-conference - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Here are 8 things we learned at Enda's big homecoming shindig

The biggest party in the country gathered in the Taoiseach’s constituency this weekend and we learned a lot.

Enda: "It’s about your right to say two small words, made up of three simple letters – I DO"

The Taoiseach delivered his keynote address to the Fine Gael faithful in Castlebar tonight, and gave his strongest backing yet for the referendum.

# fine-gael-conference - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Leo: Some people told me to shut up and keep my head down

The Fine Gael national conference has been talking crime and the economic recovery this morning.

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Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference - and a journalist was asked to leave

Around 170 people have turned up outside the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

We spotted this quite bizarre Enda Kenny poster in Castlebar last night

Grotesque, Unbelievable, Bizarre and Unprecedented.

# fine-gael-conference - Friday 20 February, 2015

Tight security as Enda's Fine Gael homecoming opens with a warning

The Taoiseach announced that China will take Irish beef again as the Fine Gael national conference got under way in Mayo this evening.

Not quite the homecoming king, but Enda is sure to get a warm reception in Mayo

Analysis: Fine Gael gathers for its national conference on the Taoiseach’s home turf this evening

# fine-gael-conference - Saturday 12 October, 2013

‘You know something, there’s a change happening’: Kenny confirms bailout exit in December

Enda Kenny was speaking at the Fine Gael national conference in Limerick tonight where he also outlined plans to extend the franchise for Seanad elections.

In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s speech to the Fine Gael national conference

Read Kenny’s speech in full here.

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In pictures: Day two of the Fine Gael national conference

Not much happening in Limerick but delegates are having a great laugh by the looks of it.

WATCH: Taoiseach says 'there will be some good news in the Budget'

But there’s still work to do, Enda Kenny told the media at the Fine Gael national conference in Limerick today.

Leo Varadkar: 'There is only one reform party in Ireland and its name is Fine Gael'

In a strongly-worded speech to delegates at the Fine Gael national conference, Varadkar appeared to hit out at the Reform Alliance of former Fine Gael parliamentary party members.

Noonan on Budget 2014: ‘You’ll be astounded at all the good news I’ll be announcing’

The Finance Minister has told delegates at the Fine Gael national conference that the Budget on Tuesday is going to “reasonably tough”.