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# fianna-fail - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number Leaders' Questions

Here’s what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number

Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.

From TheJournal.ie Veteran Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk not running in next election Kirk Out

Veteran Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk not running in next election

The former Ceann Comhairle has been a TD for Louth since 1982.

From TheJournal.ie There’s a “real risk” that the Banking Inquiry could collapse Warning

There’s a “real risk” that the Banking Inquiry could collapse

An early General Election or lengthy court proceedings could scupper the work of the inquiry entirely, Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath is warning.

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# fianna-fail - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: “I’m preparing to be the next Taoiseach” GE16

Micheál Martin: “I’m preparing to be the next Taoiseach”

The Fianna Fáil leader has also firmly ruled out going into coalition with Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil’s gender issues, and 4 other things we learned from the party’s think-in… Election Mode

Fianna Fáil’s gender issues, and 4 other things we learned from the party’s think-in…

How do they encourage more women to run for the Dáil? Micheál wants to be Taoiseach – but with which party’s backing? Here’s how things went, down in Roscommon…

From TheJournal.ie Having ruled out Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Labour? Micheál Says

Having ruled out Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Labour?

Micheál Martin’s been pressed on potential coalition partners again this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie We need to get ready for “one last gasp of austerity” in 2015 — economist Water Charges

We need to get ready for “one last gasp of austerity” in 2015 — economist

The quarterly water charge set to hit households from January will effectively “suck” money out of the system, economist Tom McDonnell says.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Is Maurice McCabe ruining Frances Fitzgerald’s honeymoon? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Is Maurice McCabe ruining Frances Fitzgerald’s honeymoon?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Lack of women makes Leinster House a “really weird” place to work, says Senator Gender Politics

Lack of women makes Leinster House a “really weird” place to work, says Senator

Gender quotas are coming in at the next General Election. What will that mean for parties? FF are looking at the detail…

# fianna-fail - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they’ve no MEPs to show for it Big Spenders
From TheJournal.ie FG are “very right-wing” and not “comfortable bedfellows” for Fianna Fáil Not Happening

FG are “very right-wing” and not “comfortable bedfellows” for Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin’s also said he doesn’t agree with Mary Hanafin’s point-of-view – that Ireland isn’t ready to vote his party back into power…

From TheJournal.ie Government “cooked the books” on Health budget — Martin Fraud

Government “cooked the books” on Health budget — Martin

The Fianna Fáil leader is accusing the Government of acting ‘fraudulently’ on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Senator Ned O’Sullivan is stepping up his campaign against seagulls This Has Wings

Senator Ned O’Sullivan is stepping up his campaign against seagulls

The media may have thought his comments on seagulls were a joke — but the Fianna Fáil politician insists the issue is a serious one.

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From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# fianna-fail - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good news for Enda: Government support up in new poll POPULAR KIDS

Good news for Enda: Government support up in new poll

The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post also found the majority of Irish people think the country’s economy is generally on track. There now.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This new Ógra Fiánna Fáil recruitment poster is magnificently cheesy Bantz

# fianna-fail - Monday 8 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why Fine Gael transfers could decide the ‘Ming’ by-election Ming Dynasty

Here’s why Fine Gael transfers could decide the ‘Ming’ by-election

There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.

# fianna-fail - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why are councillors getting so worked up about the 1916 site at Moore Street? It's Complicated

Why are councillors getting so worked up about the 1916 site at Moore Street?

It could be back to the drawing board for city planners if tonight’s controversial ‘land swap’ plan for the 1916 site is rejected…

# fianna-fail - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke ‘baring his soul’ to the Dáil in 1997 Back In The Day

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke ‘baring his soul’ to the Dáil in 1997

Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.

From TheJournal.ie It’s on… All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW Sinn Féin

It’s on… All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW

Cathal King’s been selected for Sinn Féín today. The councillor performed a u-turn and re-entered the race after stepping aside for a mooted female candidate.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence? Referendum

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# fianna-fail - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds RIP

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds

The former taoiseach will be laid to rest with full military honours.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was Looking Back

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was

Reynolds’ press secretary Seán Duignan wrote perhaps the definitive account of his time as taoiseach.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin’s Mansion House today Oak Room

Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin’s Mansion House today

A book of condolences will also be opened at the Oak Room. A State Funeral is being arranged for Monday.

# fianna-fail - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Father Brian D’Arcy to lead prayers at State Funeral of Albert Reynolds Donnybrook

Father Brian D’Arcy to lead prayers at State Funeral of Albert Reynolds

The former Taoiseach will lie in repose at the Mansion House in Dublin tomorrow ahead of Monday’s ceremony.

From The Daily Edge Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel Dempsey was looking very well on the news last night… Body Swap

Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel Dempsey was looking very well on the news last night…

A bit different from when we last saw him, though.

From TheJournal.ie How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people Gay Rights

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# fianna-fail - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Reynolds was utterly instrumental to the peace process – it is no small achievement RIP

Opinion: Reynolds was utterly instrumental to the peace process – it is no small achievement

As I sit here in Belfast, there are no British soldiers patrolling the streets and paramilitaries no longer conduct massive bombing campaigns because of the leadership of people like Albert Reynolds.

From TheJournal.ie Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis Third Secret Of Fatima This post contains videos

Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis

It’s 1981 and the Minister for Transport is in the thick of a major stand off at a French airport.

From TheJournal.ie Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds has passed away Fianna Fáil

Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds has passed away

The former Fianna Fáil politician led the country between 1992 and 1994.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback Comeback Kids

5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback

The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.

# fianna-fail - Friday 15 August, 2014

# fianna-fail - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The IMF says we can pay back our loans early – but what does that mean? Debt Burden

The IMF says we can pay back our loans early – but what does that mean?

Early repayment could save hundreds of millions every year – but could also be a political minefield.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil attacks “gold-plated bonus culture” at Irish Water as costs are revealed Down The Drain

Fianna Fáil attacks “gold-plated bonus culture” at Irish Water as costs are revealed

The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what Seán Gallagher and Micheál Martin looked like when they had a bit more hair… Youthful

Here’s what Seán Gallagher and Micheál Martin looked like when they had a bit more hair…

Ógra Fianna Fáil was a hip and happening organisation in 1984.

“Second class Euro membership”: Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote

Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.

# fianna-fail - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics Back From The Ussr

He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

# fianna-fail - Monday 4 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month… On The Record

Here’s how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month…

Did you guess ‘between three and five times’?… Nope, higher. Much higher.

# fianna-fail - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Helicopter rides and cigars: Here’s what dinner with Charlie Haughey was like in 1987 Posh Nosh
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