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#Fine Gael

# fine-gael - Today’s News

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

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

Poll: Is Leo Varadkar doing a good job as Taoiseach? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Leo Varadkar doing a good job as Taoiseach?

The Fine Gael leader will make his Ard Fheis speech later today.

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

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

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

# fine-gael - Yesterday’s News

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

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

# fine-gael - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Brian Hayes to quit politics to become CEO of Banking and Payments Federation Ireland

The 49 year-old said he made the decision for family reasons.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Women's Council chairperson Ellen O'Malley Dunlop to run for Fine Gael in next election

Fine Gael narrowly missed out on two seats in Dublin South West in the last election.

'Moronic', 'odious', 'vile': How public expressed anger at Tánaiste's claim that Donald Trump is not racist FOI

'Moronic', 'odious', 'vile': How public expressed anger at Tánaiste's claim that Donald Trump is not racist

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act show how the public reacted to a now-postponed visit by Trump to Ireland.

# fine-gael - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Fine Gael remains most popular party, widening gap on Fianna Fáil

Both parties have played down rumours of a general election.

# fine-gael - Friday 26 October, 2018

Varadkar to meet Apprentice Boys on trip to Derry

Discussing the peace process and Brexit are on the Taoiseach’s agenda.

# fine-gael - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election? Party Politics This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have announced their negotiating teams for the upcoming renewal talks.

# fine-gael - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Amidst election threats, opinion poll shows Fine Gael ahead with Fianna Fáil gaining ground

Varadkar and Martin met on Monday to discuss extending the Confidence and Supply deal.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Support for Fine Gael remains strong ... but 44% of voters in favour of general election

That’s according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll.

# fine-gael - Monday 15 October, 2018

Taoiseach says Breen extending national broadband bidder's dinner invitation to Naughten is 'not a resigning matter'

Pat Breen extended a dinner invitation to former Communications Minister Denis Naughten at the request of David McCourt.

# fine-gael - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'There is a compelling public interest': Two more Independents will support Fine Gael in key votes

Dáil arithmetic meant the resignation of Denis Naughten created a headache for the minority government.

# fine-gael - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election Thin Ice This post contains videos

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

# fine-gael - Friday 12 October, 2018

'I have an unhealthy relationship with alcohol': Fine Gael councillor sorry for drunken nightclub brawl

Louth councillor John McGahon told LMFM that the incident was “totally and utterly unacceptable”.

# fine-gael - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Breen invited Naughten to dinner at McCourt's house at broadband bidder's request

The Taoiseach told the Dáil that Pat Breen also attended a dinner with McCourt.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures

The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.

As it happened: Government unveils Budget 2019

Follow events as they happen this afternoon, with TheJournal.ie’s liveblog.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Taoiseach meets with former Fine Gaeler Fitzpatrick after he said party has become 'style over substance'

The Louth TD had been a vocal campaigner to retain the Eighth Amendment in the Constitution, at odds with his wider party.

Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party

The Louth TD departed the parliamentary party last night.

# fine-gael - Monday 1 October, 2018

Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick resigns from party

The Louth TD campaigned for the Eighth Amendment to be retained in recent times.

Fine Gael minister allocates one eighth of a national money pot to his own constituency

Michael Ring’s home county of Mayo received €216,000 in the recent allocation of the outdoor recreation infrastructure scheme.

# fine-gael - Friday 28 September, 2018

Facebook Nazi meme deleted as YFG calls on Ógra Shinn Féin to apologise

Young Fine Gael and Ógra Shinn Féin are at odds after the latter compared Fine Gael to the Nazis.

Louth Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick 'seriously considering' running as an independent

Fitzpatrick will meet with his team this weekend and make a formal announcement on Tuesday.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'She saw it as a stunt': Eoghan Murphy says Catherine Byrne got 'no deal' for confidence vote

The Minister for Housing also said St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore will be redeveloped as planned.

# fine-gael - Monday 24 September, 2018

'This is not the right choice' - Catherine Byrne speaks, but no word on whether she'll support Eoghan Murphy tomorrow

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is facing a motion of no confidence in the Dáil tomorrow evening.

# fine-gael - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle

A report delivered this week advised against the idea.

# fine-gael - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# fine-gael - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Taoiseach 'embarrassed for his own profession' reading CervicalCheck testimonies

The report highlighted how the family of one woman was told “nuns don’t get cervical cancer”.

# fine-gael - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Murphy attacks Sinn Féin 'stunt' as no confidence motion submitted against Housing Minister

Sinn Féin has submitted motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, but it won’t have Fianna Fáil backing.

# fine-gael - Sunday 9 September, 2018

15 months into the job, how has Eoghan Murphy performed as Minister for Housing?

Earlier this week, Sinn Féin said it will move to have Murphy removed from office when the Dáil resumes this month.

Will Frances Fitzgerald be made a minister again? She was up front and centre at this year's think-in

Ever since the former Tánaiste left office, there have been rumours of her return.

# fine-gael - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Acting classes ruled out at FG think-in, but party to talk gender pay gap and Budget

Last year, Varadkar was heavily criticised for comments he made to this website insisting that Ireland has “one of the lowest levels of homelessness” .

# fine-gael - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Regina Doherty calls for negotiations on new deal with FF, says election talk 'childish'

Budget talks start today – but the minister says Fine Gael wants parallel talks on confidence and supply.

# fine-gael - Monday 3 September, 2018

'We tolerate different views': Micheál Martin says he would have 'no difficulty' meeting Donald Trump

The US President is set to visit Ireland as part of a trip to Europe to mark the end of World War I.

# fine-gael - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Mixed reaction to step back from gender quotas for local elections

Political parties that run at least 30% female candidates in next year’s local elections will get funding for an equality officer.

# fine-gael - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

'Fine Gael's 'Green Week' was outdated, shallow and a little bit scary'

Fine Gael’s week dedicated to green issues came across as dated and out-of-touch, writes Jonathan Victory.

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