Fine Gael

Type: Organization
Name: Fine Gael (Family of the Irish)
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 2 reports

It's the Battle of Dublin for junior portfolios

:00 AMTAOISEACH Enda Kenny will 
address the major void of ministers in the capital when he completes the Government's ministerial reshuffle this week.A number of TDs in both Fine Gael and Labour believe their Dublin base will help their elevation to ... [Published Evening Herald - 36 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Calls for more elected members to make up new ...

Monday, July 14th, 2014 at 1:49 pm.There are calls for at least a third of the board of the new Local Community and Development Committees to be made up of elected members. At a meeting of this week Councillors were also unhappy with another Government ... [Published Shannon Side - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Fine Gael, Elections
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Junior Ministers expunged from website ahead of reshuffle

Current Ministers of State have already been expunged from Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s official website in advance of the second phase of the Government reshuffle expected tomorrow.Only Chief Whip Paul Kehoe, who is being retained in his position, and freshly-demoted ... [Published Irish Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Burton denies reshuffle linked to move against former Left

TÁNAISTE Joan Burton has denied that failure to promote Deputy Kathleen Lynch in Friday’s reshuffle was part of a move against elements of the former Democratic Left within the Labour Party, after Pat Rabbitte and former leader Eamon Gilmore failed to ... [Published Evening Echo - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Some changes - but no room for complacency

SIR – In recent weeks we have seen the power of real democracy and change in operation in Ireland.On May 23rd, the Irish people sent a very strong message to the government parties that they could take no more austerity, unfairness and inequality. We, ... [Published Southern Star - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Anger over MEPs' threat to block Hogan nomination

FINE GAEL MEP Brian Hayes has launched a blistering attack on several of his European Parliament colleagues after they threatened to campaign against the nomination of Phil Hogan as EU Commissioner. Ireland's MEPs were at war last night after questions ... [Published Irish Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Government is aware "there's a heavy burden on low and middle earners" in Ireland

The Public Expenditure Minister says Government is aware “that there is a very heavy burden on low and middle income earners in our state.”On Friday The Taoiseach announced that the top rate of tax - of 52 per cent - is to be reduced and the government ... [Published Newstalk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Call for special meeting of Limerick council on rates

A FINE Gael councillor has called for a special, full meeting of Limerick City and County Council to discuss the rates revaluation exercise which has left some commercial property owners in the county facing increases of up to 400% in their rates bil ... [Published Limerick Leader - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: Fine Gael, Property, Owner
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Longford Councillor jests many election candidates often “not very poster-friendly”

Sunday, July 13th, 2014 at 1:11 pm.The future of local elections caused some humorous exchanges at a meeting of this week. Fine Gael Councillor raised a motion saying should be located at least a kilometre from each other stating some areas were littered ... [Published Shannon Side - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Shafted by Kenny: Joan Burton's bad start

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin had to be called in to defuse a tense stand-off between Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Joan Burton during fractious Cabinet reshuffle talks last week, the Sunday Independent can reveal. Coalition sources yesterday ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bad start for Joan - Enda wins power game, again

THE problem with the old saying about a good start representing half the work is that the opposite applies to a bad beginning. And in the case of the new Tanaiste Joan Burton, a great deal of future difficulties may have been stored up by that first Cabinet ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Cabinet reshuffle: Sealing the deal — class of 2014

Political Correspondent Shaun Connolly on the winners losers, movers, and shakersWinners- Heather Humphreys: The first word uttered by many when news broke of Ms Humphreys being appointed to the Arts post was: “Who?” The first-time Fine Gael TD has had ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 12 2014]

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"It's a work in progress," she added saying: "Our taxpayers and citizens are still carrying the burden of the bank guarantee that the country was signed into by the previous Government."
"Anything Sinn Fein do in the European Parliament is all about Sinn Fein. Anything they do has nothing to do with Ireland's interest, it has nothing to do with helping the country" Mr Hayes added
"Why would Perry stay? Ged Nash's new job means Perry doesn't have a job to go to any more" said a source
"There's a recognition that there is a very heavy burden on low and middle income earners in our State. The transition to the higher rate of tax is at a very low base" Minister Howlin said

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It's the Battle of Dublin for junior portfolios [Published Evening Herald - 36 mins ago]
Calls for more elected members to make up new ... [Published Shannon Side - 2 hours ago]
Junior Ministers expunged from website ahead of... [Published Irish Times - 3 hours ago]
Burton denies reshuffle linked to move against ... [Published Evening Echo - 6 hours ago]
No personality clash with Rabbitte [Published Irish Examiner - 11 hours ago]
Senator claims HSE has filled more than 1,000 u... [Published Irish Examiner - 11 hours ago]
Some changes - but no room for complacency [Published Southern Star - 11 hours ago]
Anger over MEPs' threat to block Hogan nomination [Published Irish Independent - 13 hours ago]
Kenny's big plan to halt rise of Sinn Fein [Published Irish Independent - 13 hours ago]
John Perry fights to hold Minister of State pos... [Published Irish Times - 15 hours ago]
Government is aware "there's a heavy burden on ... [Published Newstalk - 22 hours ago]
Howlin: Gov is aware of 'heavy burden' of tax [Published Breaking News.ie - 23 hours ago]
No crematorium without breach of planning [Published Clare Champion - Jul 13 2014]
Call for special meeting of Limerick council on... [Published Limerick Leader - Jul 13 2014]
Longford Councillor jests many election candida... [Published Shannon Side - Jul 13 2014]
Features: New Cabinet, who is in and who is out? [Published Inside Ireland - Jul 13 2014]
Shafted by Kenny: Joan Burton's bad start [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
Noonan warned not to sell off Nama as election ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
White warned over RTE 'bias' in new ministry NE... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
Bad start for Joan - Enda wins power game, again [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
Quinn could be back in business [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
Leo Varadkar is the new king of the FG jungle, ... [Published Irish Sun - Jul 13 2014]
Call for urgent action on N71 works [Published Southern Star - Jul 12 2014]
Here are the 5 winners and 5 losers from Enda K... [Published TheJournal.ie - Jul 12 2014]
garth hits redial as taoiseach misses call beca... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 12 2014]
New rural affairs ministry to be announced [Published RTE Online - Jul 12 2014]
FF’s crocodile tears over Cork Airport Authority [Published Southern Star - Jul 12 2014]
It's the joy of six as fresh faces sign up to E... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 12 2014]
Broadband upgrade on the way [Published Wexford People - Jul 12 2014]
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The ice cream van menace [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Jun 13 2014]
From the Irish Independent ...A government politician has called for ice-cream vans to be regulated. But of course! How have these purveyors of toxic, addictive sugar escaped the watchful eye of the public health racket for so long?Fine Gael senator ...
IRA partner party now topping opinion polls in ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 08 2014]
Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Provisional IRA, is now the most popular party in Ireland. A party once considered so toxic that the voices of its members, including party leader Gerry Adams, were barred by law from television and radio broadcasts ...
Small Earthquake in Ireland - Not Many (in Brit... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - May 31 2014]
I have barely seen any mention, in the last week, of the extraordinary and significant election results in both parts of Ireland last week. I can understand why we are preoccupied with our own, and I can see that the supposed growth in the ‘Far Right’ ...
"After The European Elections – How Will The EU... [Published Social Europe Journal - May 27 2014]
John Palmer Following the dramatic results of the elections to the European Parliament, the focus now shifts to whether the European Institutions and governments are capable of effective response. They will need to react radically and rapidly even ...
Irish politician wants to ban sweets [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - May 18 2014]
From Ireland ...Fine Gael Senator for Dublin, Catherine Noone, has today (Thursday) called for sugar levels in treats and fizzy drinks to be capped at 20%. Senator Noone proposed the measure following a World Health Organisation recommendation that no ...
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