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# parliamentary-party - Thursday 19 March, 2020

School closures may be extended into April or May, Taoiseach tells Fine Gael TDs

Leo Varadkar also spoke with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this evening.

# parliamentary-party - Monday 1 May, 2017

"The sooner the better" - Fine Gael's Alan Farrell wants to know when Enda will be calling time

Now that the parameters for the Brexit negotiations have been agreed, the spotlight is expected to fall upon Enda Kenny’s leadership once more.

# parliamentary-party - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Noonan predicts another election, as Fine Gael discusses its poll battering The Post Mortem This post contains videos

Noonan predicts another election, as Fine Gael discusses its poll battering

Meanwhile, Simon Coveney apologised to his Fine Gael colleagues at Leinster House today.

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Fine Gael is 'done apologising'

The party held a four-hour meeting in Dublin yesterday where there was apparently no dissent among members.

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

A Fine Gael TD who voted against the party on abortion is back in the fold

Brian Walsh lost the party whip after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill – but now he’s back in the party.

# parliamentary-party - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Expelled FG TD: Kenny doesn't hold grudges, but decision to readmit me lies with him

Fine Gael dissident Brian Walsh said he has met with Enda Kenny since his expulsion and that he has a good working relationship with the Taoiseach.

# parliamentary-party - Monday 7 October, 2013

Penrose welcomed 'back into Labour fold' by Gilmore

The Labour Party leader welcomed the news that Willie Penrose is to rejoin the Labour Parliamentary Party.

# parliamentary-party - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

# parliamentary-party - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Creighton “not involved” in talks on new political party

The Fine Gael ‘rebels’ who were expelled from the parliamentary party are in talks about getting speaking rights – but will they form a new party?

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Varadkar: Expulsion of Fine Gael TDs 'like losing a family member'

The four members of Fine Gael who voted against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 last night will be expelled from the parliamentary party.

# parliamentary-party - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others

Brian Walsh is now the third member of the Fine Gael parliamentary party who has decided to vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# parliamentary-party - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Reilly concedes that abortion laws will mean more babies 'suffering damage'

The minister says, however, that the alternative is that the baby’s mother could die – ending both of their lives.

# parliamentary-party - Thursday 13 June, 2013

These are the three motions Peter Mathews put to the Fine Gael party last night

The pro-life TD put forward motions for the proposed legislation to be scrapped, the suicide clause removed and for members to have a free vote at a parliamentary party meeting last night.

# parliamentary-party - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill

With a free vote, at least a dozen TDs and senators from the main opposition party are likely to oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, according to a survey carried out by

# parliamentary-party - Friday 5 April, 2013

Labour denies Gilmore seeking to shore up support among TDs and senators

A suggestion that the Tánaiste has been seeking support for his leadership from the parliamentary party has been denied by Labour and a number of its TDs though many did not return calls today.

"This government is hurting people" - Nessa Childers leaves Labour parliamentary party

“I entered politics to help people, and am now resigning from the parliamentary party because I no longer want to support a government that is actually hurting people.”

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader

The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”

# parliamentary-party - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Former Olympic athlete Eamonn Coghlan joins Fine Gael

The former athlete was appointed to the Seanad as an independent by the Taoiseach last May.

# parliamentary-party - Monday 19 September, 2011

Ó Cuív dismisses rumour of potential split in Fianna Fáil

FF’s Deputy Leader says discussion of a potential breakaway party, based on comments given to TV3, is mere “spin”.