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# parliamentary-party - Today’s News

Melbourne riot police use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne riot police use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest

15 minutes ago 1,079 Views 0 Comments

The city as been in strict lockdown for seven weeks as the city struggles to curb a Delta outbreak.

Connacht close in on new signing to help cover Buckley's long-term injury
# Addition
From The42
# Addition

Connacht close in on new signing to help cover Buckley's long-term injury

17 minutes ago 470 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Kieran Marmion is the only fit scrum-half in the senior squad.

Rugby player Brendan Mullin to stand trial for more than €500,000 alleged bank fraud
# Brendan Mullin
# Brendan Mullin

Rugby player Brendan Mullin to stand trial for more than €500,000 alleged bank fraud

38 minutes ago 8,668 Views 0 Comments

Mullin had been working in an executive position in Bank of Ireland at the time of the alleged offences.

HSE has no 'specific plans' for site of Cork mental health care centre due to close next month
# Owenacurra Centre
# Owenacurra Centre

HSE has no 'specific plans' for site of Cork mental health care centre due to close next month

43 minutes ago 1,879 Views 0 Comments

The Owenaccura Centre in Midleton, which houses 19 residents, is set to close in October.

Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules
# Polonium-210
# Polonium-210

Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

48 minutes ago 2,826 Views 0 Comments

The former Russian spy died after being poisoned with a rare radioactive substance in London in 2006.

GAA president McCarthy hits out at 'down-right cowardly' criticism of players
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

GAA president McCarthy hits out at 'down-right cowardly' criticism of players

50 minutes ago 1,057 Views 1 Comment

His comments come days after Mayo GAA condemned ‘personal attacks’ on their players and management.

Redundancy scheme announced for workers laid off during pandemic
# Redundancy Package
# Redundancy Package

Redundancy scheme announced for workers laid off during pandemic

Updated 59 minutes ago 8,784 Views 6 Comments

The State will make a special payment of up to a maximum of €1,860 under the scheme.

Lionel Messi sidelined with knee injury
# Sitting Out
From The42
# Sitting Out

Lionel Messi sidelined with knee injury

1 hour ago 1,470 Views 1 Comment

Messi was substituted during Sunday’s win over Lyon, expressing his displeasure to manager Mauricio Pochettino as he made his way to the bench.

Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'
# Defective Blocks
# Defective Blocks

Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'

1 hour ago 5,600 Views 7 Comments

Affected homeowners are seeking 100% of the costs associated with fixing their homes.

US Captain Stricker: Koepka-DeChambeau feud a 'non-issue'
# Beef
From The42
# Beef

US Captain Stricker: Koepka-DeChambeau feud a 'non-issue'

1 hour ago 1,155 Views 0 Comments

The Ryder Cup skipper also played down the significance Koepka’s pre-tournament comments.

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Tánaiste tells colleagues that LPT will reduce for some south Dublin homeowners amid by-election fears
# Party Meetings
# Party Meetings

Tánaiste tells colleagues that LPT will reduce for some south Dublin homeowners amid by-election fears

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:48 PM 23,539 Views 48 Comments

A Dublin Bay South by-election will take place this year after Eoghan Murphy stepped down as a TD.

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Taoiseach says junior and senior infants are likely to return to school from 1 March
# School Reopening
# School Reopening

Taoiseach says junior and senior infants are likely to return to school from 1 March

Feb 17th 2021, 9:55 PM 74,511 Views 54 Comments

The Taoiseach made the remarks at a Fianna Fáil parliamentary party meeting.

# parliamentary-party - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 19th 2020, 8:52 PM 104,324 Views 86 Comments

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
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

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

May 1st 2017, 4:07 PM 10,372 Views 61 Comments

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
# The Post Mortem

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:00 PM 37,111 Views 111 Comments

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

# parliamentary-party - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Fine Gael is 'done apologising'
# Moving On
# Moving On

Fine Gael is 'done apologising'

Jan 14th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,849 Views 80 Comments

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
# Hello Again
# Hello Again

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

Apr 30th 2014, 8:26 PM 10,526 Views 42 Comments

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
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

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

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,651 Views 14 Comments

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
# Labour
# Labour

Penrose welcomed 'back into Labour fold' by Gilmore

Oct 7th 2013, 10:43 PM 5,903 Views 43 Comments

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

# parliamentary-party - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Fine Gael removes Lucinda Creighton references from councillor's newsletter
# Lucinda Who?
# Lucinda Who?

Fine Gael removes Lucinda Creighton references from councillor's newsletter

Aug 20th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,102 Views 32 Comments

Edie Wynne said references she made in her quarterly newsletter to the former Minister of State were removed by party headquarters.

# parliamentary-party - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Creighton “not involved” in talks on new political party
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Creighton “not involved” in talks on new political party

Aug 11th 2013, 8:01 PM 12,257 Views 123 Comments

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'
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jul 3rd 2013, 4:12 PM 6,871 Views 64 Comments

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
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

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

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:19 PM 11,319 Views 75 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jun 19th 2013, 9:10 PM 10,965 Views 225 Comments

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'
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jun 16th 2013, 1:21 PM 12,164 Views 183 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jun 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 9,229 Views 61 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jun 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,583 Views 91 Comments

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 TheJournal.ie.

# parliamentary-party - Friday 5 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 5th 2013, 5:31 PM 10,258 Views 117 Comments

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
# Gone
# Gone

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

Apr 5th 2013, 9:20 AM 15,766 Views 176 Comments

“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
# Resigned
# Resigned

Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader

Feb 29th 2012, 5:14 PM 8,827 Views 121 Comments

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
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Former Olympic athlete Eamonn Coghlan joins Fine Gael

Feb 7th 2012, 9:27 AM 2,389 Views 64 Comments

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
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Ó Cuív dismisses rumour of potential split in Fianna Fáil

Sep 19th 2011, 10:03 AM 651 Views 24 Comments

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