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Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
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Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,847 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post
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Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post

Aug 31st 2020, 1:13 PM 27,303 Views 82 Comments

Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said she is interested in the role.

Frances Fitzgerald 'very concerned' about UK wish to abandon European Arrest Warrant scheme
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Frances Fitzgerald 'very concerned' about UK wish to abandon European Arrest Warrant scheme

Mar 7th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,589 Views 38 Comments

The former Justice Minister said that “if there was a gap”, it could “of course” have an effect on prisoners held here.

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites
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'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites

Oct 10th 2019, 12:44 PM 18,288 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.

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Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe

Jun 28th 2019, 11:29 AM 40,461 Views 66 Comments

Wallace is one of four TDs elected to the European Parliament.

Is the Charleton tribunal and Maurice McCabe raised on the doorsteps with Fitzgerald? 'Not particularly'
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Is the Charleton tribunal and Maurice McCabe raised on the doorsteps with Fitzgerald? 'Not particularly'

May 22nd 2019, 5:20 PM 12,295 Views 61 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty says she doesn’t believe the electorate will punish Fine Gael over the housing crisis.

Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers
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Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers

Mar 4th 2019, 6:43 PM 14,264 Views 64 Comments

The former SDLP leader says he knows voting for a Northern Ireland voice is a big ask for Dublin people.

Taoiseach says Frances Fitzgerald could be considered for Cabinet in the future
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Taoiseach says Frances Fitzgerald could be considered for Cabinet in the future

Oct 15th 2018, 3:29 PM 11,112 Views 33 Comments

Last week’s Disclosures Tribunal report effectively exonerated Fitzgerald.

'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders
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'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders

Oct 12th 2018, 12:18 PM 18,287 Views 94 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have defended their actions of calling for the former Tánaiste’s resignation.

Poll: Would you be happy to see Frances Fitzgerald return as a minister?
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Poll: Would you be happy to see Frances Fitzgerald return as a minister?

Oct 12th 2018, 9:55 AM 47,698 Views 124 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald could be poised for a dramatic return to Cabinet.

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report
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'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 7:14 PM 24,984 Views 48 Comments

Fitzgerald resigned following controversy about what she knew of the Garda Commissioner’s legal strategy.

Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group
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Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group

Oct 11th 2018, 4:47 PM 15,344 Views 51 Comments

Richard Bruton is to take over the role of Communications Minister temporarily.

Will Frances Fitzgerald be made a minister again? She was up front and centre at this year's think-in
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Will Frances Fitzgerald be made a minister again? She was up front and centre at this year's think-in

Sep 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,697 Views 63 Comments

Ever since the former Tánaiste left office, there have been rumours of her return.

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered
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Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered

Aug 17th 2018, 1:44 PM 72,552 Views 81 Comments

Communications to and from Terry Prone’s PR company were discovered following an FOI request by transparency group Right to Know.

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet
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Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 17,320 Views 50 Comments

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal
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'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jul 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 12,557 Views 0 Comments

The scandal that almost brought down the government didn’t prove as explosive as expected.

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe
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Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe

Feb 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 19,108 Views 0 Comments

The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.

'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal
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'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal

Jan 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 21,007 Views 0 Comments

The former Tánaiste was giving evidence at the Tribunal this afternoon.

Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails
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Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails

Jan 30th 2018, 6:40 PM 14,185 Views 0 Comments

The Charleton Tribunal was told that Fitzgerald was told about emails relating to Maurice McCabe.

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal
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'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 AM 24,758 Views 0 Comments

Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.

The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week
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The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week

Jan 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,179 Views 0 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal strategy to discredit McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission will be under the microscope.

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate
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Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate

Dec 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,020 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants Fitzgerald to return to high office soon.

Change of plans: Barrister to head up review into Justice Department's email trawl
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Change of plans: Barrister to head up review into Justice Department's email trawl

Dec 12th 2017, 3:32 PM 11,810 Views 17 Comments

Concerns had been raised with the Taoiseach about the secretary-general of his own department carrying out the review.

Leo Varadkar on political crisis: 'It wasn't some poker game with Micheál Martin'
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Leo Varadkar on political crisis: 'It wasn't some poker game with Micheál Martin'

Dec 2nd 2017, 11:59 AM 12,933 Views 85 Comments

The Taoiseach was critical of the Department of Justice again in a radio interview this morning.

Opinion: How badly damaged has the Taoiseach been?
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Opinion: How badly damaged has the Taoiseach been?

Dec 2nd 2017, 9:00 AM 26,600 Views 98 Comments

Paddy Power Politics has set the odds on the next general election to take place in 2018 at 1/25. The bookies aren’t in it to lose money, writes Larry Donnelly.

Taoiseach expected to announce new Tánaiste tomorrow - as he says Fitzgerald will play a senior role in the party
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Taoiseach expected to announce new Tánaiste tomorrow - as he says Fitzgerald will play a senior role in the party

Nov 29th 2017, 8:01 PM 24,253 Views 96 Comments

Who will it be?

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?
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Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?

Nov 29th 2017, 8:54 AM 28,124 Views 108 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald’s resignation meant that an election was avoided yesterday.

'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging
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'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging

Nov 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 25,971 Views 138 Comments

The former Tánaiste paid tribute to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and thanked him for his “loyalty”.

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Taoiseach and Dáil for giving 'inaccurate' information
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Charlie Flanagan apologises to Taoiseach and Dáil for giving 'inaccurate' information

Nov 28th 2017, 7:41 PM 28,710 Views 208 Comments

He said that he was “shocked” and “bitterly disappointed” by the events of recent weeks.

'On the edge of turmoil': What the world media made of the Frances Fitzgerald controversy
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'On the edge of turmoil': What the world media made of the Frances Fitzgerald controversy

Nov 28th 2017, 4:21 PM 28,237 Views 71 Comments

There’s been a lot of interest from abroad – but only some of it is seizing the drama of the moment.

'I believe it is necessary': Frances Fitzgerald resigns as Tánaiste following whistleblower email controversy
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'I believe it is necessary': Frances Fitzgerald resigns as Tánaiste following whistleblower email controversy

Nov 28th 2017, 3:50 PM 122,339 Views 293 Comments

Opposition politicians had been calling for her to resign over the legal strategy used against Sgt Maurice McCabe.

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today
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A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today

Nov 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 6,463 Views 4 Comments

“Please let this sh*tshow end.”

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes
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Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Nov 28th 2017, 12:02 PM 13,568 Views 22 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower
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Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower

Nov 27th 2017, 10:00 PM 70,650 Views 312 Comments

Talks between the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin concluded this evening without a resolution

Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'
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Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'

Nov 27th 2017, 11:50 AM 65,864 Views 85 Comments

Ethical action and moral courage are what we ought to expect and require of our elected representatives, writes Tom Clonan.

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to allow name to go forward in Dublin Mid West general election convention
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Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to allow name to go forward in Dublin Mid West general election convention

Nov 26th 2017, 3:37 PM 31,584 Views 152 Comments

It remains unclear whether Frances Fitzgerald will step down as Tánaiste.

'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public
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'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public

Nov 26th 2017, 1:10 PM 33,568 Views 111 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks
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Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks

Nov 25th 2017, 7:20 PM 40,153 Views 198 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election
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A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election

Nov 25th 2017, 8:25 AM 22,314 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were told to be ‘grown up men’ and sort this out – but eyes will be on the Tánaiste this weekend.

Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election
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Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election

Nov 24th 2017, 9:52 AM 38,119 Views 136 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis. Here’s why an email sent to her back in 2015 could bring about a general election.

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