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# mary-hanafin - Monday 18 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil's Barry Andrews gets nod ahead of two other ex-ministers to run for MEP in Dublin
# Party Faithful
# Party Faithful

Fianna Fáil's Barry Andrews gets nod ahead of two other ex-ministers to run for MEP in Dublin

Feb 18th 2019, 7:32 AM 18,213 Views 28 Comments

Andrews will be seeking to win back a seat for the party in the capital.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen's wife in deleted Facebook post
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen's wife in deleted Facebook post

Jan 20th 2016, 5:24 PM 50,567 Views 84 Comments

Mary Molloy Cowen made the remarks in a post which has since been deleted.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire

Sep 30th 2015, 12:30 PM 34,977 Views 122 Comments

The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire

# mary-hanafin - Monday 28 September, 2015

Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil's candidate in Dún Laoghaire*
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Mary Hanafin will NOT be Fianna Fáil's candidate in Dún Laoghaire*

Sep 28th 2015, 9:59 PM 18,153 Views 59 Comments

*For now at least as members pick councillor Cormac Devlin to contest the general election.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:40 PM 14,260 Views 60 Comments

The selection convention takes place next week.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Why are all these Fianna Fáil-ers making a comeback?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why are all these Fianna Fáil-ers making a comeback?

Aug 25th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,792 Views 98 Comments

Analysis: Fianna Fáil wants to blood new candidates but is also relying on the old guard in some constituencies.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely
# After Micheál
# After Micheál

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely

Aug 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 33,659 Views 112 Comments

Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…

# mary-hanafin - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:30 AM 16,069 Views 63 Comments

Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 5th 2015, 8:21 PM 12,114 Views 0 Comments

Mick Wallace, Ireland’s asylum system and the Greek referendum had people talking today.

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet
# Mary Hanafin
# Mary Hanafin

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet

Jul 5th 2015, 12:38 PM 26,584 Views 170 Comments

Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year
# Pensions
# Pensions

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

May 12th 2015, 5:28 PM 18,616 Views 118 Comments

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

# mary-hanafin - Friday 24 April, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?
# Internal Wranglings
# Internal Wranglings

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?

Apr 24th 2015, 1:00 PM 14,441 Views 89 Comments

Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

This councillor has just made the 'War of Dún Laoghaire' even more interesting
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

This councillor has just made the 'War of Dún Laoghaire' even more interesting

Apr 21st 2015, 8:54 AM 30,685 Views 59 Comments

Jennifer Cuffe is the latest Fianna Fáil councillor to throw her name into the race to be the party’s candidate in Dún Laoghaire.

# mary-hanafin - Friday 10 April, 2015

Mary Hanafin: The Battle of Blackrock is well over, now it's the War of Dún Laoghaire
# Them's Fightin' Words
# Them's Fightin' Words

Mary Hanafin: The Battle of Blackrock is well over, now it's the War of Dún Laoghaire

Apr 10th 2015, 2:30 PM 11,667 Views 43 Comments

The Fianna Fáil councillor is preparing to battle it out for the nomination in the south Dublin constituency.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Kate Feeney and Mary Hanafin will battle it out for Fianna Fail in Dún Laoghaire
# It's Happening
# It's Happening

Kate Feeney and Mary Hanafin will battle it out for Fianna Fail in Dún Laoghaire

Apr 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,712 Views 62 Comments

The Battle of Blackrock resumes…

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Mary Hanafin and Kate Feeney could be about to resume the Battle of Blackrock
# The Story Continues
# The Story Continues

Mary Hanafin and Kate Feeney could be about to resume the Battle of Blackrock

Apr 7th 2015, 4:00 PM 18,684 Views 49 Comments

The two Fianna Fáil councillors could be contesting the general election selection convention in the coming weeks.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The former Fianna Fáil and Green ministers who are (or could be) making a comeback
# The Comeback Kids
# The Comeback Kids

The former Fianna Fáil and Green ministers who are (or could be) making a comeback

Jan 20th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,033 Views 61 Comments

There are a few familiar faces you could be seeing again come election time.

Mary Hanafin won't say if she supports or opposes same-sex marriage
# Not Going There
# Not Going There

Mary Hanafin won't say if she supports or opposes same-sex marriage

Jan 20th 2015, 8:25 PM 19,151 Views 139 Comments

The Fianna Fáil councillor is staying out of the debate ahead of May’s referendum.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
# 6 Years On
# 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 34,396 Views 67 Comments

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 17 August, 2014

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback

Aug 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 16,557 Views 110 Comments

The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 5 June, 2014

'I'm all official again': Mary Hanafin facing no further action over Battle of Blackrock debacle
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'I'm all official again': Mary Hanafin facing no further action over Battle of Blackrock debacle

Jun 5th 2014, 4:30 PM 12,631 Views 1 Comment

The former minister is now expected to officially become part of the Fianna Fáil group on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 25 May, 2014

John McGuinness: I'll consider leadership bid if FF direction doesn't change
# Warning Shot
# Warning Shot

John McGuinness: I'll consider leadership bid if FF direction doesn't change

May 25th 2014, 1:30 PM 9,018 Views 57 Comments

The PAC Chairman said he would consider challenging Micheál Martin’s leadership if action’s not taken to address Fianna Fáil’s direction.

# mary-hanafin - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Mary Hanafin: I don't feel resentment against Fianna Fáil... or Micheál Martin
# No Hard Feelings
# No Hard Feelings

Mary Hanafin: I don't feel resentment against Fianna Fáil... or Micheál Martin

May 24th 2014, 6:15 PM 14,879 Views 70 Comments

The former government minister was in fine form as she celebrated victory in the local elections today.

Micheál Martin is delighted for Kate Feeney...and Mary Hanafin did well too
# Battle Of Blackrock
# Battle Of Blackrock

Micheál Martin is delighted for Kate Feeney...and Mary Hanafin did well too

May 24th 2014, 5:25 PM 20,622 Views 92 Comments

The publicity over the Fianna Fáil strategy in Blackrock appears to have paid off.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers
# Paid Up
# Paid Up

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers

May 22nd 2014, 12:24 PM 17,771 Views 116 Comments

Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

No third time lucky for Micheál Martin as the Mary Hanafin debacle adds to Fianna Fáil woes
# Analysis
# Analysis

No third time lucky for Micheál Martin as the Mary Hanafin debacle adds to Fianna Fáil woes

May 6th 2014, 1:41 PM 12,863 Views 48 Comments

“I’m in. I’m in,” Hanafin declared earlier, despite requests from her party leader.

It's on: Hanafin staying in race, despite Martin asking her three times to withdraw
# Battle Of Blackrock
# Battle Of Blackrock

It's on: Hanafin staying in race, despite Martin asking her three times to withdraw

May 6th 2014, 12:43 PM 12,259 Views 54 Comments

“The portrayal on Saturday was ‘here’s a former minister muscling in’. Quite genuinely, I wasn’t.”

# mary-hanafin - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Mary Hanafin intends to run in the local elections - but will it be with Fianna Fáil's support?
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Mary Hanafin intends to run in the local elections - but will it be with Fianna Fáil's support?

May 3rd 2014, 5:58 PM 16,205 Views 72 Comments

This morning, the party maintained that Hanafin would not be running in the Blackrock ward. But has this changed?

# mary-hanafin - Monday 21 April, 2014

Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling... but I will run in next election
# GE16
# GE16

Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling... but I will run in next election

Apr 21st 2014, 11:44 AM 13,547 Views 117 Comments

The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Martin open to Mary Hanafin running for Fianna Fáil in Dáil election
# Back To The Future
# Back To The Future

Martin open to Mary Hanafin running for Fianna Fáil in Dáil election

Jan 9th 2014, 8:00 PM 10,872 Views 127 Comments

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.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Mary Hanafin: I'd love to run again but I don't know if people will vote for me
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Mary Hanafin: I'd love to run again but I don't know if people will vote for me

Nov 28th 2013, 6:15 AM 14,175 Views 149 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil minister also said the Green Party is “not a political party”.

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

GLEN director Tiernan Brady seeks Fianna Fáil nomination for Euro elections
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

GLEN director Tiernan Brady seeks Fianna Fáil nomination for Euro elections

Nov 26th 2013, 8:33 AM 5,810 Views 28 Comments

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.

# mary-hanafin - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

'I've been in politics a long time': Fianna Fáil MEP Aylward to retire next year
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I've been in politics a long time': Fianna Fáil MEP Aylward to retire next year

Nov 20th 2013, 11:35 AM 5,254 Views 22 Comments

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.

# mary-hanafin - Friday 25 May, 2012

Could Dún Laoghaire elect only two TDs at the next election?
# Group Of Death
# Group Of Death

Could Dún Laoghaire elect only two TDs at the next election?

May 25th 2012, 9:33 AM 2,475 Views 31 Comments

If the Irish Times’ report is right, Dún Laoghaire could become a three-seater – with one of them already filled…

# mary-hanafin - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story

Mar 4th 2012, 8:00 PM 64 Views 140 Comments

The party of Cowen and Coughlan may have apologised – but they don’t seem to have got the point, writes Philip O’Connor.

# mary-hanafin - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jan 12th 2012, 8:07 PM 3,223 Views 0 Comments

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?

Mary Hanafin's return to public life... on reality show 'G-Team'
# G-Team
# G-Team

Mary Hanafin's return to public life... on reality show 'G-Team'

Jan 12th 2012, 12:32 PM 7,381 Views 42 Comments

Did you miss me? The former government minister has a new role as a judge on a TG4 competition show.

# mary-hanafin - Monday 14 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nov 14th 2011, 8:25 AM 3,296 Views 14 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# mary-hanafin - Monday 7 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nov 7th 2011, 8:24 AM 3,141 Views 15 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# mary-hanafin - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate

Aug 16th 2011, 8:40 AM 1,557 Views 76 Comments

The party wants to run a candidate according to a survey of TDs and senators. Meanwhile Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh is mulling a possible run.

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