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#FF Leadership

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

The week that was, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF Bye Bye Bertie

Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF

Micheal Martin dismisses Bertie’s “obsession” with National Stadium as Fianna Fail says Ahern interview is “irrelevant” to the future of the party in Election 2011.

From TheJournal.ie New FF leader Micheál Martin calls for "in-depth" election debates GE11

New FF leader Micheál Martin calls for "in-depth" election debates

Martin wants to debate Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore at the start and end of the election campaign, and says it will be the toughest campaign his party ever faced.

From TheJournal.ie Micheal Martin elected Fianna Fáil leader FF Leadership

Micheal Martin elected Fianna Fáil leader

The Cork TD beats opposition from Éamon Ó Cuív, Brian Lenihan and Mary Hanafin to become the eighth party leader.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you really need to know as you sit down with the first coffee of the day…

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil leadership ballot: Who supports whom? FF Leadership

Fianna Fáil leadership ballot: Who supports whom?

Our full list of the Fianna Fáil TDs, and who they’ve said they’re backing in this afternoon’s FF leadership ballot.

From TheJournal.ie Extra TD to vote in FF leadership ballot after Jimmy Devins rejoins party FF Leadership

Extra TD to vote in FF leadership ballot after Jimmy Devins rejoins party

With Devins being re-admitted to the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party, the total number of TDs eligible to vote now stands at 72.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Deadlines loom for would-be Fianna Fail leaders, for a final date for General Election 2011 – and for the person who wants to be the one to flick the ‘crush’ switch on Sean FitzPatrick’s BMW.

CONOR LENIHAN has confirmed he will NOT be seeking nomination to contest Fianna Fáil’s leadership election, telling RTÉ’s David Davin-Power that having contacted others within the party, too many fellow TDs had already offered their support to other candidates. Lenihan’s withdrawal means that the four currently declared candidates will likely be the only ones to contest Wednesday’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party to withdraw from coalition GE11

Green Party to withdraw from coalition

The Greens withdraw from government – but will continue to support the Finance Bill from the Dáil’s opposition benches.

From TheJournal.ie Hanafin wants to lead Fianna Fail 'movement, not party' FF Leadership

Hanafin wants to lead Fianna Fail 'movement, not party'

Mary Hanafin says she wants to involve more women and young people – and hopes male TDs are ready for a female leader.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Lenihan: I have the support of a very large number of deputies for leadership FF Leadership

Brian Lenihan: I have the support of a very large number of deputies for leadership

In his lunchtime press conference, Lenihan insists that the problems in Ireland’s economy did not begin on his watch.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who gets your vote for the FF leadership? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who gets your vote for the FF leadership?

Martin, Lenihan, Ó Cuív or Hanafin – if you were a Fianna Fáil TD, which would you be opting for?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Four in the running in the FF leadership, Aer Lingus staff stay grounded, and how young Gardaí are sleeping on floors.

From TheJournal.ie Four senior FF figures declare leadership intentions FF Leadership

Four senior FF figures declare leadership intentions

Micheal Martin, Brian Lenihan, Éamon Ó Cuív and Mary Hanafin will all be candidates in Fianna Fáil’s leadership election.

From TheJournal.ie FF election candidates demand input in leadership contest FF Leadership

FF election candidates demand input in leadership contest

A Fianna Fáil candidate in the general election in Clare says the party’s next Dáil crop should have a role in picking a leader.

THE GREEN PARTY has issued a brief statement in which it said its TDs and Senators had discussed Brian Cowen’s decision to resign as leader of Fianna Fail, but to remain as Taoiseach. The party will “meet tomorrow morning to consider the situation”, the statement said.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil leadership: who's next? FF Leadership

Fianna Fáil leadership: who's next?

Paddy Power’s already got his market open – and there’s only one horse running.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil votes to pick new leader on Wednesday FF Leadership

Fianna Fáil votes to pick new leader on Wednesday

TDs have until Monday afternoon to decide if they want to be FF leader, and will vote to elect one on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach FF Leadership This post contains videos

Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach

Brian Cowen resigns the leadership of Fianna Fáil but will continue to lead government – saying it’s not to do with the reshuffle.