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# verona-murphy - Monday 10 February, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 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

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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