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Varadkar says FG would consider supporting FF if it won most seats — but not if it had a larger coalition
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Varadkar says FG would consider supporting FF if it won most seats — but not if it had a larger coalition

Updated Sep 13th 2019, 4:30 PM 19,908 Views 96 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he wants to have a general election in May 2020.

Harris says pathologists that raised concerns about Waterford mortuary 'carried out an important duty'
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Harris says pathologists that raised concerns about Waterford mortuary 'carried out an important duty'

Updated May 2nd 2019, 4:05 PM 18,210 Views 47 Comments

The journalist who broke the story has published the letter which originally raised concerns.

Fianna Fáil's McGuinness claims he was 'indirectly' asked to 'go independent' after clash with Cowen
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Fianna Fáil's McGuinness claims he was 'indirectly' asked to 'go independent' after clash with Cowen

Feb 13th 2019, 1:51 PM 23,889 Views 54 Comments

McGuinness claims Cowen called him and others out for speaking in a personal capacity during interviews.

Ó Cuív: 'FF seems to be saying that even if we are in government, things wouldn’t change'
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Ó Cuív: 'FF seems to be saying that even if we are in government, things wouldn’t change'

Dec 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 19,497 Views 53 Comments

The Galway West TD said he was surprised to hear Micheál Martin had signed up to another 12 months of the confidence and supply deal.

Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show' From TheJournal.ie

Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show'

Dec 14th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,626 Views 78 Comments

Micheál Martin announced this week that he would extend the confidence and supply arrangement with Fine Gael.

'Consequences were inevitable': DUP flexes muscles and votes against Tories in Brexit row
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'Consequences were inevitable': DUP flexes muscles and votes against Tories in Brexit row

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 3:24 PM 51,769 Views 92 Comments

Sammy Wilson MP said that the decision was taken to show the party’s ‘displeasure’.

Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks
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Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks

Nov 18th 2018, 4:29 PM 8,154 Views 27 Comments

The war of words between the two main parties continues, but Varadkar said he still wants a 2020 general election.

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?
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Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?

Oct 21st 2018, 9:44 AM 28,907 Views 108 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have announced their negotiating teams for the upcoming renewal talks.

Amidst election threats, opinion poll shows Fine Gael ahead with Fianna Fáil gaining ground
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Amidst election threats, opinion poll shows Fine Gael ahead with Fianna Fáil gaining ground

Oct 20th 2018, 5:45 PM 15,703 Views 60 Comments

Varadkar and Martin met on Monday to discuss extending the Confidence and Supply deal.

Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween
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Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween

Oct 16th 2018, 9:29 PM 7,294 Views 33 Comments

Teams for the the two parties are set to meet next week about renewing the agreement.

Micheál Martin writes to Leo Varadkar urging him to say he won't call an election
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Micheál Martin writes to Leo Varadkar urging him to say he won't call an election

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 7:44 PM 54,184 Views 130 Comments

There had been rumblings about a potential general election.

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?
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Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?

Oct 10th 2018, 8:42 AM 30,563 Views 113 Comments

Does one logically follow the other?

Taoiseach says confidence and supply deal can be done by the Halloween break
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Taoiseach says confidence and supply deal can be done by the Halloween break

Oct 9th 2018, 9:51 PM 9,584 Views 44 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin had a ‘pleasant’ conversation on the phone this evening.

Micheál Martin said Leo Varadkar is 'obsessed with media presentation'
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Micheál Martin said Leo Varadkar is 'obsessed with media presentation'

Sep 22nd 2018, 12:56 PM 22,057 Views 67 Comments

He described an incident where a conversation they had ended up on a front page the next day as “a bit immature”.

Regina Doherty calls for negotiations on new deal with FF, says election talk 'childish'
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Regina Doherty calls for negotiations on new deal with FF, says election talk 'childish'

Sep 5th 2018, 9:56 AM 10,788 Views 66 Comments

Budget talks start today – but the minister says Fine Gael wants parallel talks on confidence and supply.

Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael
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Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael

Updated Sep 4th 2018, 5:45 PM 17,417 Views 67 Comments

Timmy Dooley says the Budget needs to be agreed before any confidence and supply talks.

Fine Gael surges ahead as Fianna Fáil support drops by 3 percentage points
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Fine Gael surges ahead as Fianna Fáil support drops by 3 percentage points

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:58 AM 16,858 Views 154 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin met on Friday to discuss election rumours and the minority government.

What's going on with the confidence and supply? Two men are talking a lot about not talking
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What's going on with the confidence and supply? Two men are talking a lot about not talking

Jul 14th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,576 Views 23 Comments

Leo wants to renegotiate the deal it has with Fianna Fáil, but Martin says not until after the Budget.

Opinion: 'The DUP has a talent for fusing bungled governance with election success'
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Opinion: 'The DUP has a talent for fusing bungled governance with election success'

May 5th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,660 Views 25 Comments

This should give us all pause for reflection on the intricacies and ironies underlying our constitutional arrangements in these islands, writes Thomas Muinzer.

Michéal Martin: 'I don't think people want elections'
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Michéal Martin: 'I don't think people want elections'

Apr 8th 2018, 1:17 PM 14,435 Views 178 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said he wants another budget to be passed by the government.

Taoiseach says he can see no reason why the confidence and supply agreement can't be extended
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Taoiseach says he can see no reason why the confidence and supply agreement can't be extended

Dec 29th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,165 Views 62 Comments

Micheál Martin says his party want to see delivery on the key issues in 2018

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC
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Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Sep 18th 2017, 2:32 PM 18,176 Views 60 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

DUP agrees principles of 'outline agreement' to support Conservatives in government
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DUP agrees principles of 'outline agreement' to support Conservatives in government

Jun 10th 2017, 8:00 PM 17,511 Views 77 Comments

The DUP will be supporting the Conservatives on a on a confidence and supply basis.

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government
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Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government

Feb 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 39,997 Views 339 Comments

The Taoiseach meanwhile says he isn’t ruling out a criminal investigation into the Tusla saga.

'They need to cop on': Fianna Fáil denies it's biding its time to bring the government down
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'They need to cop on': Fianna Fáil denies it's biding its time to bring the government down

Sep 20th 2016, 6:20 AM 10,155 Views 57 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin said the government had to stop looking over its shoulder and lead.