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#Martin Ferris

# martin-ferris - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

Jan 16th 2020, 3:17 PM 59,845 Views 94 Comments

Adams said the long hair came about because of a bet with Martin Ferris.

# martin-ferris - Sunday 12 March, 2017

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children
# Breaking Point
# Breaking Point

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children

Mar 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 46,998 Views 43 Comments

Following a recent HSE move there is now no full-time respite centre in the Munster county.

# martin-ferris - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row

Dec 15th 2016, 3:33 PM 16,915 Views 99 Comments

Dessie Ellis said he’s passed on the threatening letters to the gardaí.

# martin-ferris - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder

Dec 8th 2016, 10:57 AM 9,920 Views 154 Comments

Alan Farrell said he was merely calling on Sinn Féin deputies to make a statement.

# martin-ferris - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised

Apr 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 15,329 Views 61 Comments

There has been strong criticism after the monument to some of the bloodiest days of killing in the Civil War was badly vandalised.

# martin-ferris - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'
# HSE
# HSE

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'

Feb 25th 2014, 1:43 PM 23,802 Views 81 Comments

A TD has said this shows a “terrible lack of compassion” and is “cruel”.

# martin-ferris - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols

Dec 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,474 Views 180 Comments

Second part of TV3 exploration also hears Sinn Féin politicians questioned about IRA criminality.

# martin-ferris - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Higgins says Government delusional on a “Marie Antoinette scale”
# Let Them Eat Cake
# Let Them Eat Cake

Higgins says Government delusional on a “Marie Antoinette scale”

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:30 PM 5,391 Views 103 Comments

Socialist Party leader says that the government are in denial over the household charge – and says that people are not going to pay.

# martin-ferris - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Dec 15th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,036 Views 214 Comments

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

# martin-ferris - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Dec 14th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,650 Views 97 Comments

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

# martin-ferris - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:10 PM 4,184 Views 0 Comments

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured last night after 16 years on the run. But how did the Irish-American mobster become such a notorious figure?

# martin-ferris - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,434 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# martin-ferris - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Saturday
# GE11
# GE11

Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 12th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

Today we’ve heard promises on crime fighting, cutting 145 state bodies and companies, and further arguments between Fine Gael and Labour over their economic policies.

# martin-ferris - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory

Jan 19th 2011, 6:55 AM 332 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael, Labour and Sinn Féin all demand an immediate general election in the wake of Brian Cowen’s victory.