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# Mary Hanafin

All time
# party faithful
Fianna Fáil's Barry Andrews gets nod ahead of two other ex-ministers to run for MEP in Dublin
Andrews will be seeking to win back a seat for the party in the capital.
# Fianna Fáil
Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen's wife in deleted Facebook post
Mary Molloy Cowen made the remarks in a post which has since been deleted.
# Fianna Fáil
'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire
The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire
# internal affairs
Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil's candidate in Dún Laoghaire*
*For now at least as members pick councillor Cormac Devlin to contest the general election.
# internal affairs
Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire
The selection convention takes place next week.
# Analysis
Why are all these Fianna Fáil-ers making a comeback?
Analysis: Fianna Fáil wants to blood new candidates but is also relying on the old guard in some constituencies.
# After Micheál
Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely
Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…
# internal affairs
Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?
Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
Mick Wallace, Ireland’s asylum system and the Greek referendum had people talking today.
# Mary Hanafin
Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet
Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.
# Pensions
Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year
The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.
# internal wranglings
Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?
Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?
# Fianna Fáil
This councillor has just made the 'War of Dún Laoghaire' even more interesting
Jennifer Cuffe is the latest Fianna Fáil councillor to throw her name into the race to be the party’s candidate in Dún Laoghaire.
# Them's fightin' words
Mary Hanafin: The Battle of Blackrock is well over, now it's the War of Dún Laoghaire
The Fianna Fáil councillor is preparing to battle it out for the nomination in the south Dublin constituency.
# it's happening
Kate Feeney and Mary Hanafin will battle it out for Fianna Fail in Dún Laoghaire
The Battle of Blackrock resumes…
# The story continues
Mary Hanafin and Kate Feeney could be about to resume the Battle of Blackrock
The two Fianna Fáil councillors could be contesting the general election selection convention in the coming weeks.
# The Comeback Kids
The former Fianna Fáil and Green ministers who are (or could be) making a comeback
There are a few familiar faces you could be seeing again come election time.
# Not going there
Mary Hanafin won't say if she supports or opposes same-sex marriage
The Fianna Fáil councillor is staying out of the debate ahead of May’s referendum.
# 6 Years On
30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
# Comeback kids
5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback
The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.
# Fianna Fáil
'I'm all official again': Mary Hanafin facing no further action over Battle of Blackrock debacle
The former minister is now expected to officially become part of the Fianna Fáil group on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
# warning shot
John McGuinness: I'll consider leadership bid if FF direction doesn't change
The PAC Chairman said he would consider challenging Micheál Martin’s leadership if action’s not taken to address Fianna Fáil’s direction.
# no hard feelings
Mary Hanafin: I don't feel resentment against Fianna Fáil... or Micheál Martin
The former government minister was in fine form as she celebrated victory in the local elections today.
# battle of blackrock
Micheál Martin is delighted for Kate Feeney...and Mary Hanafin did well too
The publicity over the Fianna Fáil strategy in Blackrock appears to have paid off.
# Paid up
Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers
Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.
# Analysis
No third time lucky for Micheál Martin as the Mary Hanafin debacle adds to Fianna Fáil woes
“I’m in. I’m in,” Hanafin declared earlier, despite requests from her party leader.
# battle of blackrock
It's on: Hanafin staying in race, despite Martin asking her three times to withdraw
“The portrayal on Saturday was ‘here’s a former minister muscling in’. Quite genuinely, I wasn’t.”
# Fianna Fáil
Mary Hanafin intends to run in the local elections - but will it be with Fianna Fáil's support?
This morning, the party maintained that Hanafin would not be running in the Blackrock ward. But has this changed?
# GE16
Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling... but I will run in next election
The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.
# Back To The Future
Martin open to Mary Hanafin running for Fianna Fáil in Dáil election
Hanafin, who was first elected to the Dáil in 1997 but lost her seat in 2011, has ruled herself out of the forthcoming European elections and says she won’t run for the local council.
# Election 2014
Mary Hanafin: I'd love to run again but I don't know if people will vote for me
The former Fianna Fáil minister also said the Green Party is “not a political party”.
# Election 2014
GLEN director Tiernan Brady seeks Fianna Fáil nomination for Euro elections
The party’s switch to one member-one vote in recent years is likely to mean a more open contest than was the case before.
# Election 2014
'I've been in politics a long time': Fianna Fáil MEP Aylward to retire next year
The former junior minister and TD wants to give someone else a chance and will not seek re-election to the European Parliament next year.
# Group of Death
Could Dún Laoghaire elect only two TDs at the next election?
If the Irish Times’ report is right, Dún Laoghaire could become a three-seater – with one of them already filled…
Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story
The party of Cowen and Coughlan may have apologised – but they don’t seem to have got the point, writes Philip O’Connor.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?
# G-Team
Mary Hanafin's return to public life... on reality show 'G-Team'
Did you miss me? The former government minister has a new role as a judge on a TG4 competition show.
# Race for the Áras
Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate
The party wants to run a candidate according to a survey of TDs and senators. Meanwhile Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh is mulling a possible run.