Fine Gael

Type: Organization
Name: Fine Gael (Family of the Irish)
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Martin ‘not phased’ by static polls

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has insisted he is "not phased" by polls showing his party failing to close the gap on the Government, and has rejected claims he will have to consider his own position if he cannot secure one of two imminent Dáil by-election ... [Published Irish Examiner - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Joan's happy family takes aim at their noisy neighbours

Joan Burton was in the courtyard of White's Hotel doing a doorstep interview with a posse of reporters before the starter's flag was raised on Labour's two-day pow-wow. She was standing underneath a large sign for the hotel's Tranquillity Spa, which may ... [Published Irish Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Labour plays 'happy families' in bid to win back voters

Tolstoy would have found Joan Burton's "Labour family" interesting. "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," the Russian genius famously wrote. So that is one enemy in the gunsights. What of the other one, Fianna ... [Published Irish Independent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Candidates spent almost €3m in Euro Elections

Candidates in the European elections last May spent almost €3 million in their campaigns, according to a report published by the Standards in Public Office Commission .The highest expenditure by any candidate was €206,461, spent by Fine Gael’s Deirdre ... [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Taoiseach under pressure over Knock airport’s future

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is coming under renewed pressure within his own party over the future of Ireland West Airport Knock in his home constituency of Mayo.Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has claimed the Department of Transport has a “bias” against Knock, ... [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Fine Gael and their extravagant use of our money.

So, really in response to another thread about expenses of political party's I'm asking this question.Why do FG think that they're entitled to spend so much of our money to get their people elected to the European Parliament?In the recent elections FG ... [Published Politics.ie - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they’ve no MEPs to show for it

FIANNA FÁIL AND Labour spent a combined €1.1 million in this year’s EU elections and they currently have no MEPs to represent them in Brussels.The biggest spending party was Fine Gael which spent a total of €882, 965 to secure its four seats across the ... [Published TheJournal.ie - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Rise in number of youths not registered to vote

The number of young voters failing to register is on the increase, a survey has found.At the local and European elections in May, 43% of 18-21-year-olds had not registered to vote, while the figure for 18-25-year-olds was fewer than one in three at ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Families who leave welfare system to be rewarded

Families who leave the welfare system to go back to work could be rewarded in next month's budget.Tanaiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, says she's 'very confident' about a proposal that would see them keep some benefits.The proposed ... [Published Newstalk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Councillors share €12m pay-off after losing seats

FORMER councillors have received more than €11.6m in parachute payments since the local elections. The overall sum paid out has been swelled by the abolition of town and borough councils, which has seen hundreds of local representatives being forced to ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Government repeating the same old mistakes on housing

It's back to the future. One party in government promises tax cuts, while the other talks of increasing public spending. But the only way to settle these conflicting statements is to once again rely on a rise in construction activity to pay for it all. ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Fine Gael, Crisis, Taxes
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Most people think the country is ‘generally on the right track’

ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF people think that Ireland is generally on the right track, according to a new opinion poll.In a strong show of support for the coalition, the Red C/Sunday Business Post poll also found that 6 out of every 10 people believe that the ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 14 2014]

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"The USC changes, when they punched in the numbers, would proportionately benefit people on higher income than lower incomes" a Government source said. A 1pc cut to the USC would cost €600m
...war with Alan Shatter didn't help us one bit in the local elections, and now it looks like he's starting all over again with Leo," said one TD. "There are positive indicators, and it's clear people want the government to get on with things, and then Fine Gael go to war with each other again -and we get killed in the crossfire" he said
Tolstoy would have found Joan Burton's "Labour family" interesting. "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" the Russian genius famously wrote. So that is one enemy in the gunsights...
"I have been in regular contact with all of the political leaders in Northern Ireland since my first day in office last July seeking to make progress on contentious issues" he said

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Lowry calls for clarification on Garda recruitm... [Published Tipperary Star - 2 hours ago]
Revealed: cut to top rate of tax on table in Bu... [Published Irish Independent - 2 hours ago]
Joan's happy family takes aim at their noisy ne... [Published Irish Independent - 2 hours ago]
Labour plays 'happy families' in bid to win bac... [Published Irish Independent - 3 hours ago]
Women ‘to get place in history’ [Published Irish Examiner - 3 hours ago]
Martin ‘not phased’ by static polls [Published Irish Examiner - 3 hours ago]
Taoiseach under pressure over Knock airport’s f... [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
Candidates spent almost €3m in Euro Elections [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
Fianna Fáil leader accuses Government of living... [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
EU handling of Russian ban defended by outgoing... [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
Fine Gael and their extravagant use of our money. [Published Politics.ie - 9 hours ago]
Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections... [Published TheJournal.ie - 9 hours ago]
Ming has lowest campaign spend of successful Eu... [Published Connaught Tribune - 10 hours ago]
Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU electi... [Published TheJournal.ie - 11 hours ago]
Dublin hears the legacy of the Troubles [Published UTV - 11 hours ago]
State pension ‘not enough to survive on’, meeti... [Published Irish Times - 11 hours ago]
FG are “very right-wing” and not “comfortable b... [Published TheJournal.ie - 11 hours ago]
Councillor rips up Irish Water form in meeting,... [Published TheJournal.ie - 11 hours ago]
More than €2.5m spent by European Parliament ca... [Published Newstalk - 12 hours ago]
Lack of Mental Health Services in Roscommon Cau... [Published Fianna Fail - 12 hours ago]
Remarks by Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin at... [Published Fianna Fail - 12 hours ago]
Dublin City Council to object to Greyhound cont... [Published Irish Times - 13 hours ago]
Joan Burton: Vote Sinn Féin in and we might as ... [Published TheJournal.ie - 20 hours ago]
Party think-ins take place in Roscommon and ... [Published Shannon Side - 20 hours ago]
State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the L... [Published TheJournal.ie - 20 hours ago]
Families who leave welfare system to be rewarded [Published Newstalk - 22 hours ago]
Parties gather before Dail reconvenes [Published Breaking News.ie - 23 hours ago]
Learning the secrets of Mary Catherine, bringin... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 15 2014]
Councillors share €12m pay-off after losing seats [Published Irish Independent - Sep 15 2014]
Maura Derrane: Pills, Thrills And Bellyaches [Published Irish Independent - Sep 15 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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