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#Ned O'Keeffe

# ned-okeeffe - Saturday 6 December, 2014

'No one takes him seriously': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'No one takes him seriously': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

A week where Mary Lou was causing more ructions in the Dáil, where Enda’s ratings took a nosedive and there was a forum on homelessness.

# ned-okeeffe - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

'Somebody dying on the street outside the Dáil is not acceptable'

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Profile: The ex-Fianna Fáil minister in court over expenses is no stranger to controversy

In 1995, he said ‘Babe’ should be banned because it might hinder ham sales.

# ned-okeeffe - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Ned O'Keeffe released without charge

The former Fianna Fáil TD was arrested on suspicion of using a false invoice to claim for mobile phone expenses.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know about before 9am…

# ned-okeeffe - Friday 27 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Change to TDs’ expenses reduces chance of similar phone expenses exposé

Reform of the Oireachtas expenses rules in March 2010 means reportage on fraudulent mobile phone expenses can’t be repeated.

Former FF TD Ned O'Keeffe arrested

He has been detained on suspicion of using a false invoice to claim mobile phone expenses.

# ned-okeeffe - Friday 18 February, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 12: On the prophet Ned O'Keeffe

The (not) Primate of All Ireland defends the outgoing TD’s right to root out the evil of intellectualism in politics.

Which would you choose: a son of the soil or an "intellectual"? GE11 This post contains a poll

Which would you choose: a son of the soil or an "intellectual"?

Which would you prefer to see represent you in the 31 Dáil?

# ned-okeeffe - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Ned O'Keeffe: There were "too many intellectuals" in government

Outgoing – and outspoken – Cork East TD takes to the airwaves to decry lack of businessmen, shopkeepers and farmers in last Cabinet.

Defence Forces and Martin play down Ned O'Keeffe's 'army coup' comments

The outgoing Cork TD had said an army coup in Ireland was “real possibility”. His son has said he is “shocked” by the comments.

# ned-okeeffe - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

Five things you need to know: a bad day for Fianna Fáil, a gruesome Valentine’s attack in Newbridge, and the tipping point approaches for mortgage holders.

Ned O'Keeffe says army coup a 'real possibility' in Ireland

The retiring Fianna Fail TD told that he stands by the comments.

# ned-okeeffe - Monday 24 January, 2011

TWO MORE FIANNA FÁIL TDs have confirmed they will not contest the general election. Dublin North West TD Noel Ahern was first elected to the Dáil in 1992 and is a brother of former Taoseach Bertie Ahern. Ned O’Keeffe, TD for Cork East, was elected to the Dáil in 1982. Earlier tonight, Labour, Fine Gael and the Green Party agreed a timetable with the government for passing the Finance Bill this weekend, meaning the election could now be held as soon as 25 February.

# ned-okeeffe - Sunday 3 October, 2010

O'Keeffe says he 'won't wear the Budget if there are cuts'

Ned O’Keeffe says he could withdraw support for government, and that he and other TDs “won’t wear the Budget if there are cuts” in welfare payments.

# ned-okeeffe - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

FIANNA FÁIL TD Ned O’Keeffe has called for a cabinet reshuffle – and the appointment of a new Minister for Finance. Speaking on RTE Radio 1′s Drivetime programme, O’Keeffe added that NAMA would “not work”. RTÉ also reports that at this afternoon’s meeting of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party, O’Keeffe likened the government’s NAMA strategy to that of a “third world”  and said the taxpayer had bought a “pig in a poke”.