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#Coalition

From TheJournal.ie Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody Nope Nope Nope This post contains videos

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody

None of the four main parties would suit Renua, according to its leader.

From TheJournal.ie It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases Not Happening

It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

From TheJournal.ie The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget Sweeten The Deal

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget

The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Massive turn-out for 'Bin your Bills' protest in Dublin To The Streets

PICS: Massive turn-out for 'Bin your Bills' protest in Dublin

People have been advised to expect traffic and travel disruption.

From TheJournal.ie IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike Raqa

IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike

US officials have declined to comment on the reports.

From TheJournal.ie The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home Bring Them Home

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

From TheJournal.ie There's MORE good news for Enda and Joan in the latest opinion poll Support

There's MORE good news for Enda and Joan in the latest opinion poll

Shane and Lucinda, maybe not so much.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone' Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie Could Fianna Fáil do a deal with Sinn Féin? John McGuinness thinks so... The Next Government This post contains videos

Could Fianna Fáil do a deal with Sinn Féin? John McGuinness thinks so...

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has been talking coalitions with TheJournal.ie this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'I find it a bit disloyal': A Labour minister is NOT happy with Simon Coveney Civil War Politics

'I find it a bit disloyal': A Labour minister is NOT happy with Simon Coveney

A Labour minister has taken a dim view of the latest round of coalition speculation.

From TheJournal.ie Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made Recap

Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made

History shows that no combination of political parties can be ruled out if the numbers stack up.

From TheJournal.ie Enda and Joan will 'promise to do just about anything' to improve their poll ratings Out With The Old

Enda and Joan will 'promise to do just about anything' to improve their poll ratings

After lending the political limelight to Lucinda, the Government’s hoping to dominate the political news agenda this week…

From TheJournal.ie Could Enda Kenny do a deal with independents after the next election? Mulling It Over This post contains videos

Could Enda Kenny do a deal with independents after the next election?

The Taoiseach has praised the work of some independent deputies.

From TheJournal.ie Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them Redress

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other Coalition Of The Unwilling

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other

“The report today is two parts fiction from the media and one part wishful thinking by Fianna Fáil,” said one TD.

From TheJournal.ie The cost of ministerial transport since 2011? ... €14 million New Broom

The cost of ministerial transport since 2011? ... €14 million

The Department of Justice had, by far, the highest expenditure.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton says the government doesn't control Irish Water's bonus structure Drip Drip Drip

Richard Bruton says the government doesn't control Irish Water's bonus structure

Meanwhile, the company’s insisting that bonuses of up to 19 per cent of an employee’s pay are only given “in exceptional cases”.

From TheJournal.ie So, here's what definitely WON'T be in Budget 2015... Ten Years On

So, here's what definitely WON'T be in Budget 2015...

We all partied… right?

From TheJournal.ie A lot of people in the Labour Party are feeling the 'The Burton Bounce' right now Something About Joanie

A lot of people in the Labour Party are feeling the 'The Burton Bounce' right now

Analysis: Labour is in good spirits right now and that’s because of Joan Burton.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it' Question Time

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

From TheJournal.ie British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack Tornados

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack

The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?

Should Ireland join the international coalition?

From TheJournal.ie US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed Islamic State

US flying "near continuous" bombing raids but warn "ground component" will be needed

The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options after the next election? Friend Or Foe

Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options after the next election?

Coalitions are the price of proportional systems such as ours: voters should have truthful information about potential alliances in order to make informed decisions.

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 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.

From TheJournal.ie No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here's why... No More To Do

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here's why...

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

From TheJournal.ie This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad Uphill Task

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

From TheJournal.ie Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

From TheJournal.ie Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle? In No Hurry

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?

Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.

From TheJournal.ie Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone Coalition

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't' Reshuffle This post contains videos

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'

The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie "We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals Disagreement
From TheJournal.ie Would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Sinn Féin? It'll be up to the members, says Ó Cuív Coalition

Would Fianna Fáil go into coalition with Sinn Féin? It'll be up to the members, says Ó Cuív

The parties’ recent success at the local elections has created more talk of a possible future coalition in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: When should the next general election be held? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: When should the next general election be held?

Should the coalition go until 2016?

From TheJournal.ie Grassroots Labour group to call for renegotiation of the Programme for Government Labour Pains

Grassroots Labour group to call for renegotiation of the Programme for Government

Campaign for Labour Policies believe the Labour party should withdraw from coalition if Fine Gael doesn’t give them ‘everything they want’.

From TheJournal.ie Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way Battle For Labour

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way

The Social Protection Minister’s dismissing any suggestion that her strident negotiating style could hasten the end of the coalition government.

From TheJournal.ie "We have to be more sensitive, obviously" --- Phil Hogan's response to Election 2014 Big Phil

"We have to be more sensitive, obviously" --- Phil Hogan's response to Election 2014

The Environment Minister acknowledged that “people are hurting” but said that after three years of tough decisions “you expect people not to be rewarding you for that”.

From TheJournal.ie The post-mortem: Kenny and Gilmore will discuss the fallout from Election 2014 today Much To Discuss

The post-mortem: Kenny and Gilmore will discuss the fallout from Election 2014 today

With Labour’s “shellacking” at the polls this weekend a wider Cabinet reshuffle is now expected.

From TheJournal.ie Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions Hungry Eyes

Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions

As for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael sharing power? “It would be a most unlikely alliance.”