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#Mary Lou Mc Donald

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Varadkar admits election looks ‘very tight’ after poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin

Varadkar stressed that Brexit negotiations will be dificult if there is trouble forming an Irish government.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin disagree on Sinn Féin inclusion in election TV debates

Sinn Féin has criticised the head-to-head debates between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Taoiseach says he will find out why a Dublin Garda station remains closed despite high crime rate

The government said it will re-open the station in the north inner city.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run

McDonald says her first campaign as leader is not practice for a general election.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Mary Lou keeps her promise to write a letter to Varadkar

The pair had clashed over the government’s commitment to the North.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Mother who has Parkinson's left in hospital for six months after home care application denied

Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald today told the Dáil of the story of Olivia Harte, a 41-year-old mother of two.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'Deplorable and revolting' treatment of deceased activist Dara Quigley is raised in the Dáil RIP This post contains videos

'Deplorable and revolting' treatment of deceased activist Dara Quigley is raised in the Dáil

A video of Dara Quigley’s arrest by gardaí was put online in the days before her death.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'

Foster says she has been “disgracefully maligned in the most vicious manner”, ignoring calls to step aside.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Saturday 27 February, 2016

"The government has been sacked": Mary Lou tops poll, says FG/FF deal not inevitable

There were several false dawns, but Mary Lou was eventually elected on the sixth count.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?

Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Here are the letters Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery sent to PAC

Kerins’s solicitor says the former CEO of Rehab was hopitalised after her last appearance.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald says Angela Kerins' stress was of her own making

Angela Kerins quit today, stating that the latest controversies had taken their toll on her family and the Rehab Group.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Poll: Should Alan Shatter be fired? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Alan Shatter be fired?

Justice Minister Alan Shatter faced strong criticism yesterday with Mary Lou McDonald suggesting he get the boot. What do you think?

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Sunday 24 November, 2013

More pressure for Adams as documentary puts issue of IRA membership back in spotlight

Former IRA members say he was a key figure in the organisation. The Sinn Féin President has consistently denied such claims.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Thursday 18 July, 2013

SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald

Eamon Gilmore says that he cannot guarantee that third-level grants will be paid before Christmas, but says that ‘lessons have been learned’.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Latin phrases and Rocky: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Latin phrases and Rocky: The week in quotes

“Acta non verba!”

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over"

Sinn Féin has said that management issues within the party will not distract it from seeking legislation on abortion.

Sinn Féin launches alternative budget, say "Government still have choices"

Sinn Féin outlined its own alternative budget entitled “Making the Right Choices” today, which it said would also save government the required €3.5 billion.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Monday 19 November, 2012

McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin also said that she didn’t believe that individual members should have a free vote on any abortion legislation.

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# mary-lou-mc-donald - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Pearse Doherty's father laid to rest in Donegal

Micheál Doherty, 70, died suddenly earlier this week.