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#Fianna Fáil

# fianna-fail - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees? GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests Fianna Fáil claims about Labour’s record on education.

# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The phantom €2 billion: How everyone except Sinn Féin got the maths wrong Fiscal Space

The phantom €2 billion: How everyone except Sinn Féin got the maths wrong

The fiscal space continues to be the main talking point of the general election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael? GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested one of Fine Gael’s major campaign pitches.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is ‘an incredibly obedient employee’ Election Fever This post contains videos

Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is ‘an incredibly obedient employee’

Meanwhile, Gerry Adams says that 15 seats would be a good election for Sinn Féin.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie “I genuinely think what I’m doing is right” – gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court Not Quitting

“I genuinely think what I’m doing is right” – gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# fianna-fail - Monday 1 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What is the ‘fiscal space’ and why does it matter? Explainer

What is the ‘fiscal space’ and why does it matter?

It’s a phrase you’ll be hearing a lot from the political parties in the coming months.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil candidate says trailer was stolen and left on road with continuous white line Driving Hazard

Fianna Fáil candidate says trailer was stolen and left on road with continuous white line

“I or my team would never intentionally cause a hazard on the road in order to gain support.”

From TheJournal.ie Drug testing in nightclubs branded ‘knee-jerk reaction’ after Cork tragedy Radical Approach

Drug testing in nightclubs branded ‘knee-jerk reaction’ after Cork tragedy

Michaél Martin doesn’t seem keen on the idea after it was brought up by Leo Varadkar.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 24 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie “Those who sell drugs don’t give a damn about human life” Cork

“Those who sell drugs don’t give a damn about human life”

Cork city councillor Kenneth O’Flynn says the atmosphere in the county is “very bleak” in the aftermath of 18-year-old Alex Ryan’s drug-related death yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Will Fine Gael join forces with Fianna Fáil? Opinion

Will Fine Gael join forces with Fianna Fáil?

With no political party likely to get an outright majority and the probability Labour will take a right beating, it makes sense for Enda to join forces with Micheál Martin to form the next Government, writes Paul Allen.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen’s wife in deleted Facebook post Fianna Fáil

Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen’s wife in deleted Facebook post

Mary Molloy Cowen made the remarks in a post which has since been deleted.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Zero, zilch, nothing’: Enda’s withering smackdown got the Dáil all rowdy Call It Already Enda
From TheJournal.ie War of words between Lucinda and councillor over ‘spectacular u-turn’ Town Councils

War of words between Lucinda and councillor over ‘spectacular u-turn’

The Renua Ireland leader has hit back at a hypocrisy claim, calling it “bizarre”.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping Crime

Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping

The party’s crime policy includes increasing the Garda force to 15,000.

# fianna-fail - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The dirty side of election politics has already reared its ugly head Opinion

The dirty side of election politics has already reared its ugly head

How much will negative campaigning feature in this general election and who will be the winners and losers, asks Paul Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary Perfect Timing

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary

The Sinn Féin leader will deliver a keynote speech on live TV at the conclusion of the party’s Ard Fheis.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 8 most likely governments after the next election Election 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

As the election looms large, we assess what coalition options are on the table.

From TheJournal.ie It’s been a week for political posters – and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own Pot Calling Kettle

It’s been a week for political posters – and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own

The new poster has a cartoon-dig at the health policies of both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis Election 2016

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Everything from why Richie Kavanagh was there to how the party will arrange for an independent watchdog to keep them in line.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We can’t risk another five years of Fine Gael and its cheerleaders’ Ard Fheis

‘We can’t risk another five years of Fine Gael and its cheerleaders’

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has made his keynote speech at his party’s Ard Fheis.

From TheJournal.ie There’s bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls Election 2016

There’s bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls

With the election looming, the government parties have taken a hit in two separate polls out this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Why was Richie Kavanagh pressing the flesh at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis? Aon Focal Eile

Why was Richie Kavanagh pressing the flesh at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis?

He’s out on the campaign trail.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael has a go at Fianna Fáil over ghost estates Haunting
From TheJournal.ie ‘Coalitionology’ is the new buzzword in Irish politics right now Ard Fheis

‘Coalitionology’ is the new buzzword in Irish politics right now

At the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, Micheál Martin says there has been an attempt to frame the election around polls.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil?

Is it time to forgive and forget?

From TheJournal.ie Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark Showtime

Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark

The late Fianna Fáil advisor came to public prominence in 1985 after an infamous comment about Charlie Haughey… and accompanying goose step.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem Remixes

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem

Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil members ‘uncomfortable’ with Micheál Martin comparing Sinn Féin to the mafia – Adams Election Season
From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil’s new ad lashes Enda Kenny’s infamous promise Election 2016

Fianna Fáil’s new ad lashes Enda Kenny’s infamous promise

Gerry Adams agrees with the sentiment.

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil says it’s ready to govern again and has big plans for USC Lesson Learned

Fianna Fáil says it’s ready to govern again and has big plans for USC

Party finance spokesperson Michael McGrath also insisted it would not be going into coalition with Sinn Féin.

From TheJournal.ie Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so Marriage Ref Effect

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so

Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.

# fianna-fail - Monday 11 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil councillor refuses to comment after saying lesbians having babies is ‘gross’ Paddy Kilduff

Fianna Fáil councillor refuses to comment after saying lesbians having babies is ‘gross’

Paddy Kilduff made the remarks in a recording published by The Irish Sun this morning.

From TheJournal.ie This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair? Health Insurance

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin seems to be fluttering its eyelashes at Fianna Fáil again Coalition Of The Unwilling

Sinn Féin seems to be fluttering its eyelashes at Fianna Fáil again

Is a post-election deal between the two parties on the cards?

# fianna-fail - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other War Of Words

Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other

The Fianna Fáil leader had a lively exchange with Seán O’Rourke today.

# fianna-fail - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Shots fired: Micheál Martin says ‘right-wing’ Fine Gael will decimate public services Attack

Shots fired: Micheál Martin says ‘right-wing’ Fine Gael will decimate public services

You’d never guess there’s an election just weeks away.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Criticism for Labour ad showing Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin as gay couple on wedding day Negative Campaigning

Criticism for Labour ad showing Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin as gay couple on wedding day

It shows Adams and Martin on the plinth at Leinster House with the slogan, “This is one marriage we should vote NO to this year.”

From TheJournal.ie Big drop in number of gardaí investigating and preventing drug crime Fighting Crime

Big drop in number of gardaí investigating and preventing drug crime

There are now more than 100 less drugs unit personnel than in 2011.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste’s head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap L'Oréal TREATMENT

Tánaiste’s head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap

A war of words between Labour and Fianna Fáil has erupted on the subject.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: How Willie O’Dea almost got rid of his famous ‘tache Big Willie's Style
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