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Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'
# Resignation
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# Resignation

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'

9 hours ago 27,962 Views 33 Comments

The Sligo-Leitrim TD said his resignation was not a ‘a vanity project’.

'The paper should apologise': Fianna Fáil politicians respond to newspaper attack on their looks
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'The paper should apologise': Fianna Fáil politicians respond to newspaper attack on their looks

Mon 5:21 PM 106,325 Views 56 Comments

‘I am concerned for my colleagues and all the women with an interest in politics that may look at this and think, why would I bother?’

Micheál Martin escapes fireworks in Cavan as Fianna Fáil describes party meeting as 'cathartic'
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Micheál Martin escapes fireworks in Cavan as Fianna Fáil describes party meeting as 'cathartic'

Sep 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 26,378 Views 41 Comments

The Taoiseach said his party had had an “honest meeting” over the last two days.

Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme
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Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme

Sep 9th 2021, 5:26 PM 12,035 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil members gathering in Cavan today were met by around 30 protesters from Donegal.

Fianna Fáil think-in will be very different to party meetings of previous years
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# Fianna Fail Think-in

Fianna Fáil think-in will be very different to party meetings of previous years

Sep 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 17,102 Views 26 Comments

The Fianna Fáil think-in gets underway today in Cavan, with Micheál Martin likely to again face pressure from his own party colleagues.

Taoiseach must 'stamp his authority' and put an end to Zappone row, Fianna Fáil TD says
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# James Lawless

Taoiseach must 'stamp his authority' and put an end to Zappone row, Fianna Fáil TD says

Sep 5th 2021, 3:27 PM 25,645 Views 55 Comments

James Lawless described the controversy as a “Fine Gael mess” and insisted: “There’s not a single Fianna Fail-er near this.”

Taoiseach hails 'hugely important' IPCC climate report following criticism of his 'silence' yesterday
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# Co2 Levels

Taoiseach hails 'hugely important' IPCC climate report following criticism of his 'silence' yesterday

Updated Aug 10th 2021, 5:38 PM 18,682 Views 70 Comments

A UN report on climate change has found “deep reductions” in emissions are crucial to limit global warming.

Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82
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# RIP

Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82

Jul 21st 2021, 10:19 AM 56,199 Views 56 Comments

O’Malley’s ‘standing by the Republic’ speech is among the most famous ever in the Dáil.

Micheál Martin says Fianna Fáil TDs will meet to review electoral performance after the summer break
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# Soldiers Of Destiny

Micheál Martin says Fianna Fáil TDs will meet to review electoral performance after the summer break

Jul 14th 2021, 9:16 PM 15,813 Views 47 Comments

Barry Cowen had written to party members and called for a special in-person meeting

'The brand isn't as strong as it once was': How will Fianna Fáil react to last week's by-election result?
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# Soldiers Of Destiny

'The brand isn't as strong as it once was': How will Fianna Fáil react to last week's by-election result?

Jul 13th 2021, 12:03 AM 18,595 Views 49 Comments
  • Concerns about the future of Fianna Fáil's leadership have grown following last week's by-election, Rónán Duffy writes.
  • One councillor believes the party should re-connect with its voters, particularly at local authority level.
Poll: Who should lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?
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# Your Say

Poll: Who should lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?

Jul 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 53,502 Views 145 Comments

A number of TDs have raised concerns following the party’s disastrous by-election result last week.

Fianna Fáil ministers back Taoiseach as by-election fallout rumbles on
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# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil ministers back Taoiseach as by-election fallout rumbles on

Jul 11th 2021, 2:45 PM 22,220 Views 56 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry called on Micheál Martin to resign as party leader this summer.

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result
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# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result

Jul 10th 2021, 5:53 PM 44,532 Views 131 Comments

Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil is under the microscope following its disastrous performance in Dublin Bay South.

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo
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# Cuckoo Funds

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo

Jul 7th 2021, 11:14 AM 6,037 Views 7 Comments

Opposition TDs have accused the government of sneaking in an exemption for big investors.

Taoiseach on defensive as he faces backlash from his own party over hospitality vaccine cert plan
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Taoiseach on defensive as he faces backlash from his own party over hospitality vaccine cert plan

Jun 30th 2021, 9:35 PM 32,729 Views 82 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is “worried about the Delta variant”.

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland
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# Longford

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 8:35 AM 42,407 Views 39 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected Cathaoirleach of the Longford Municipal District.

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
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# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,121 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
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Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,316 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
# Door To Door Polling
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# Door To Door Polling

Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,536 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing
# Homes
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# Homes

Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing

Jun 4th 2021, 3:48 PM 15,996 Views 58 Comments

It would amend Article 43 of the Constitution, which covers private property rights.

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll
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# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll

May 23rd 2021, 10:02 AM 59,130 Views 183 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald’s party has seen a slight dip in support but is still ahead of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
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# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

May 11th 2021, 8:10 PM 11,387 Views 27 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election
# Housing
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# Housing

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election

May 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,492 Views 112 Comments

The FF parliamentary party meeting was told that the party was “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”.

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
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Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 146,209 Views 193 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition
# Any Gaffs
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# Any Gaffs

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition

May 4th 2021, 3:54 PM 25,325 Views 58 Comments

Round Hill Capital bought 135 homes at a new development in Kildare.

FF and FG seek to share the spoils as two Senators will be elected today
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# Upper House

FF and FG seek to share the spoils as two Senators will be elected today

Apr 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 10,944 Views 26 Comments

The government parties have a voting pact to support each other’s candidate, as well as their own.

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
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# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Apr 18th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,976 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

Martin and Varadkar forced to defend vaccine plan changes amid criticism from their own TDs
# Not Happy
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# Not Happy

Martin and Varadkar forced to defend vaccine plan changes amid criticism from their own TDs

Mar 31st 2021, 11:50 PM 30,139 Views 88 Comments

TDs have been hearing from teachers and other frontline workers unhappy with the changes.

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll
# Red C Poll
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# Red C Poll

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll

Mar 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 28,679 Views 55 Comments

Today’s Red C poll also shows that 67% of people think the government is not doing a good job in handling the vaccine rollout.

An uneasy show of support: Coalition partners sticking by Varadkar amid calls for him to step aside
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# Controversy

An uneasy show of support: Coalition partners sticking by Varadkar amid calls for him to step aside

Mar 16th 2021, 6:15 AM 20,990 Views 82 Comments

If charges were to be brought, Fianna Fáil would call for his removal, sources said.

TDs call for vaccine side deals to be struck as health minister says 'there is no vaccine mountain'
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# PP MEETINGS

TDs call for vaccine side deals to be struck as health minister says 'there is no vaccine mountain'

Mar 10th 2021, 9:09 PM 21,151 Views 65 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar anticipates the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will be approved by the European Medicines Agency tomorrow.

Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach
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# The Banks

Ulster Bank exit is 'not good news for Ireland', says Taoiseach

Feb 19th 2021, 4:11 PM 18,920 Views 44 Comments

The Government’s priority is to protect the 2,800 workers affected by the decision, Micheál Martin said.

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 68,193 Views 179 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs appear to be softening their opinion of going in with Sinn Fein – is it a runner?

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end
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# Josh Dunne

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end

Jan 29th 2021, 5:24 PM 22,240 Views 0 Comments

Deputy O’Callaghan also wants Government to consider increasing the maximum sentence for knife crime.

Taoiseach: Almost half of passengers who arrived at Dublin Airport yesterday had been on holiday
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# Travel

Taoiseach: Almost half of passengers who arrived at Dublin Airport yesterday had been on holiday

Jan 27th 2021, 9:40 PM 155,947 Views 151 Comments

Micheál Martin said 397 people arriving at the airport yesterday were returning from holiday.

Whip restored to three Fianna Fáil senators who attended Oireachtas golf dinner last August
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# Golfgate

Whip restored to three Fianna Fáil senators who attended Oireachtas golf dinner last August

Jan 14th 2021, 12:03 AM 20,293 Views 45 Comments

The three senators apologized after attending the golf dinner in August.

Poll: Should Micheál Martin lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?
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Poll: Should Micheál Martin lead Fianna Fáil into the next general election?

Jan 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 71,459 Views 149 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen says Martin should step down as party leader.

Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls
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# Ógra Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls

Dec 29th 2020, 4:18 PM 67,336 Views 49 Comments

Monaghan Ógra Fianna Fáil’s secretary publicised the claims yesterday evening.

New affordable housing plan will see State take 30% stake in homes of first-time buyers
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# Housing

New affordable housing plan will see State take 30% stake in homes of first-time buyers

Dec 18th 2020, 6:57 PM 60,976 Views 39 Comments

The affordable housing scheme will go to Cabinet next week.

Tánaiste expects Eir customer care 'to improve' after meeting with telecoms company
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# Customer Care

Tánaiste expects Eir customer care 'to improve' after meeting with telecoms company

Nov 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 28,612 Views 80 Comments

TDs offices have been inundated with poor customer service complaints from constituents.

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