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# verona-murphy - Monday 10 February, 2020

Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November

Feb 10th 2020, 2:28 PM 34,905 Views 22 Comments

Murphy had been dropped from the Fine Gael ticket following a controversial by-election campaign.

# verona-murphy - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford
# Going It Alone
# Going It Alone

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 10:35 AM 37,114 Views 99 Comments

Former TD Marian Harkin has also announced a tilt at the Dáil, while Sinn Féin’s only MEP Matt Carthy is also intending to run.

# verona-murphy - Monday 23 December, 2019

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
# Controversy
# Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,628 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

# verona-murphy - Friday 20 December, 2019

'It was a mistake and I accept responsibility': Varadkar says FG shouldn't have run Verona Murphy
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

'It was a mistake and I accept responsibility': Varadkar says FG shouldn't have run Verona Murphy

Dec 20th 2019, 5:00 PM 18,457 Views 57 Comments

Speaking to reporters today, the Taoiseach said Murphy’s controversial comments came as a “big surprise”.

Paschal Donohoe says Verona Murphy wasn't made to apologise by Fine Gael
# Wexford
# Wexford

Paschal Donohoe says Verona Murphy wasn't made to apologise by Fine Gael

Dec 20th 2019, 9:44 AM 10,374 Views 20 Comments

Donohoe also said that Murphy’s views on immigration were not known by the party ahead of the by-election campaign.

# verona-murphy - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris

Dec 19th 2019, 3:31 PM 17,869 Views 57 Comments

Murphy has been removed from the Fine Gael general election ticket, the party said yesterday.

Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'
# Interview
# Interview

Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'

Dec 19th 2019, 12:33 PM 63,096 Views 152 Comments

The former Fine Gael candidate says she has been called racist for ‘raising security issues’.

# verona-murphy - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'
# General Election
# General Election

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

Dec 18th 2019, 11:27 PM 21,932 Views 55 Comments

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket
# Off The Ticket
# Off The Ticket

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket

Updated Dec 18th 2019, 10:38 PM 50,679 Views 93 Comments

It’s in the wake of a controversial by-election campaign which saw her come in for sustained criticism.

# verona-murphy - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Defiant Verona Murphy has sights set on general election - but Leo and Paschal don't sound too keen
# Rocky Road
# Rocky Road

Defiant Verona Murphy has sights set on general election - but Leo and Paschal don't sound too keen

Nov 30th 2019, 10:59 PM 34,572 Views 33 Comments

She’s been in the headlines again today over a Rocky-themed social media video – so can we expect a sequel?

'Not an official Fine Gael video': Ministers grilled on Verona Murphy's last-ditch Rocky themed clip
# Eye Of The Tiger
# Eye Of The Tiger

'Not an official Fine Gael video': Ministers grilled on Verona Murphy's last-ditch Rocky themed clip

Nov 30th 2019, 10:55 AM 32,621 Views 61 Comments

The video says was “produced by supporters of the Verona Murphy campaign” and was shared by the candidate.

# verona-murphy - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA
# Verona Murphy
# Verona Murphy

'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA

Nov 26th 2019, 4:53 PM 24,335 Views 70 Comments

Verona Murphy has clashed with the RSA in her role with the Irish Road Hauliers’ Association.

# verona-murphy - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates
# Damien English
# Damien English

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates

Nov 24th 2019, 4:24 PM 15,097 Views 41 Comments

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

Nov 24th 2019, 7:50 AM 16,820 Views 110 Comments

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

# verona-murphy - Friday 22 November, 2019

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre
# Wexford By-election
# Wexford By-election

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre

Nov 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 10,613 Views 26 Comments

He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.

# verona-murphy - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments
# Wexford
# Wexford

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments

Nov 19th 2019, 8:01 PM 23,328 Views 62 Comments

Party members have condemned her comments but say it is too late in the game to remove party support.

Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants
# By-election
# By-election

Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 12:40 PM 27,121 Views 85 Comments

Murphy has made a number of controversial comments about refugees in the past number of days.

# verona-murphy - Monday 18 November, 2019

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge
# Wexford
# Wexford

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge

Nov 18th 2019, 9:25 PM 32,767 Views 23 Comments

It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.

# verona-murphy - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs
# They Did It
# They Did It

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs

Sep 13th 2016, 3:31 PM 33,424 Views 72 Comments

The Oireachtas finance committee has been hearing from all sides in the motor insurance dispute today.