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From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help Housing

Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help

“The Rent Pressure Zones are not working,” housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Would a vote of no confidence in Eoghan Murphy automatically spark an election? Factcheck

FactCheck: Would a vote of no confidence in Eoghan Murphy automatically spark an election?

The claim has been made since the motion was tabled by the Social Democrats last week.

From TheJournal.ie A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results Lessons Learned

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results

The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll State Of The Parties

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

From TheJournal.ie Pavee Point director accepts apology from Lorraine Clifford-Lee, praises her 'positive approach' TWEET-GATE

Pavee Point director accepts apology from Lorraine Clifford-Lee, praises her 'positive approach'

Lorraine Clifford-Lee said she was unable to to say whether other tweets or comments might emerge.

From TheJournal.ie New tweets emerge of Fianna Fáil's Lorraine Clifford-Lee using offensive term 'pikey' Travelling Community

New tweets emerge of Fianna Fáil's Lorraine Clifford-Lee using offensive term 'pikey'

In an exclusive interview with the Irish Examiner, the senator said that what she did was “wrong” and that she was sorry.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hiding isn't going to make it go away': Fine Gael Ministers call on Clifford-Lee to apologise over social media comments Tweets

'Hiding isn't going to make it go away': Fine Gael Ministers call on Clifford-Lee to apologise over social media comments

Lorraine Clifford-Lee has come under fire in recent days over controversial tweets she posted in the past.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout Networks

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout

Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.

From TheJournal.ie Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections Vote 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil senator apologises for derogatory tweets that she says were 'taken out of context' Apology

Fianna Fáil senator apologises for derogatory tweets that she says were 'taken out of context'

The tweets, which were posted in 2011, used words such as “knacker” and “Traveller” in a derogatory manner.

From TheJournal.ie Support for Fianna Fáil slips following Dáil voting controversy Opinion Poll

Support for Fianna Fáil slips following Dáil voting controversy

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Why was there such a big fuss over 'Votegate' and what happens next? Democracy

Why was there such a big fuss over 'Votegate' and what happens next?

There have been calls for a review of the voting system, but some TDs have said deputies simply need to follow the rules.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal?

The Ceann Comhairle has ordered a report into the incident while a Fine Gael TD has called for an “appropriate investigation”.

From TheJournal.ie FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes Micheál Martin

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes

Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite' Wolfe Tone

Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite'

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown.

From TheJournal.ie Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves Waste

Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves

This Bill would leapfrog over the government’s strategy, which Fianna Fáil has said is slow to materialise.

From TheJournal.ie Ceann Comhairle orders 'urgent' probe after FF TD's Dáil votes recorded despite him being absent Timmy Dooley

Ceann Comhairle orders 'urgent' probe after FF TD's Dáil votes recorded despite him being absent

Clare TD Timmy Dooley said a fellow party member cast a number of votes for him while he was absent from the Dáil chamber on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect? Budget 2020

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Slow progress' in Budget talks, as Donohoe confirms he will be dipping into corporation tax take Limited Headroom

'Slow progress' in Budget talks, as Donohoe confirms he will be dipping into corporation tax take

A total of €1.5bn is to be moved into the rainy day fund.

From TheJournal.ie Doubling sentences for knife crime to 10 years 'will send a clear message', says Fianna Fáil Tougher Sentencing

Doubling sentences for knife crime to 10 years 'will send a clear message', says Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil supports the re-introduction of a ‘Bin the Blade’ amnesty.

From TheJournal.ie 'Entirely possible' we could have another Budget within the space of a few months Supplementary Budget

'Entirely possible' we could have another Budget within the space of a few months

Minister Paschal Donohoe has framed October’s Budget on the presumption of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lunney attack was the last straw': Martin says cross-border agency needed to root the 'evil out of the border region' Kevin Lunney

'Lunney attack was the last straw': Martin says cross-border agency needed to root the 'evil out of the border region'

Martin said the people living along the border have had enough.

From TheJournal.ie State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections November Gain

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

From TheJournal.ie Jump in support for Sinn Féin, but Fianna Fáil remains most popular party Opinion Poll

Jump in support for Sinn Féin, but Fianna Fáil remains most popular party

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks Budget 2020

'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks

Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget Interview

Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget

Martin wants the government to set a target for when it will be fossil-free.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll Poll

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin 'not entertaining' the idea of a grand coalition with Fine Gael

Micheál Martin 'not entertaining' the idea of a grand coalition with Fine Gael

Martin says there is a sense the Taoiseach is trying to provoke Fianna Fáil into an election.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020 Budget Talks

Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020

A climate change focus in the Budget will be necessary, said Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin Brexit Live

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first Brexit

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trust the public with hard facts': Micheál Martin calls on government to publish no-deal Brexit plans Brexit

'Trust the public with hard facts': Micheál Martin calls on government to publish no-deal Brexit plans

He said the government should also make it clear how much new arrangements after Brexit are likely to cost.

From TheJournal.ie Political parties received €5.9m in State funding last year SIPO

Political parties received €5.9m in State funding last year

Eight political parties qualified for Exchequer funding in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations Fianna Fáil

Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations

The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election JOining Forces

Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election

The Fianna Fáil leader was asked if he would be happy to rely on Michael Lowry’s support.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD criticises 'absurd' drop in penalty points issued in past 10 years Penalty Points

Fianna Fáil TD criticises 'absurd' drop in penalty points issued in past 10 years

Marc Mac Sharry TD said the legacy of declining Garda numbers has had an impact on the drop in figures.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin Hold On To Your Hats

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'A long road ahead': Barry Cowen says former Taoiseach Brian Cowen making progress with health Brian Cowen

'A long road ahead': Barry Cowen says former Taoiseach Brian Cowen making progress with health

Cowen was admitted to hospital after falling ill earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland? Planning Ahead

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?

In 2017, Fianna Fáil said it planned to publish a white paper on unification.

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