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#party politics

# party-politics - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Micheál Martin plans on hanging Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins portraits side-by-side in his office
# Party Politics
From TheJournal.ie
# Party Politics

Micheál Martin plans on hanging Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins portraits side-by-side in his office

Jun 28th 2020, 6:45 PM 49,298 Views 118 Comments

Martin said it will act as a symbol of historic government coalition that was formed this week.

# party-politics - Saturday 17 November, 2018

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through
# Endgame
From TheJournal.ie
# Endgame

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through

Updated Nov 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 28,818 Views 67 Comments

Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.

# party-politics - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?
# Party Politics
From TheJournal.ie
# Party Politics

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?

Oct 21st 2018, 9:44 AM 28,906 Views 108 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have announced their negotiating teams for the upcoming renewal talks.

# party-politics - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Leo Varadkar says Sinn Féin is "the greatest threat to our democracy"
# Gloves Off
From TheJournal.ie
# Gloves Off

Leo Varadkar says Sinn Féin is "the greatest threat to our democracy"

May 24th 2017, 2:33 PM 35,595 Views 253 Comments

The Fine Gael leadership hopeful added that he wants to “take them on”.

# party-politics - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

What next for the Social Democrats?
# So Long Farewell
From TheJournal.ie
# So Long Farewell

What next for the Social Democrats?

Sep 6th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,018 Views 51 Comments

In a shock announcement yesterday, Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly said he is leaving the party.

# party-politics - Monday 5 September, 2016

Stephen Donnelly won't rule out joining another party after Soc Dem departure
# Decisions Decisions
From TheJournal.ie
# Decisions Decisions

Stephen Donnelly won't rule out joining another party after Soc Dem departure

Sep 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 20,942 Views 75 Comments

He said he would be consulting with supporters in his constituency before deciding the way forward.

# party-politics - Saturday 28 March, 2015

One third of voters find Lucinda's new party appealing
# New Kids On The Block
From TheJournal.ie
# New Kids On The Block

One third of voters find Lucinda's new party appealing

Mar 28th 2015, 9:48 AM 12,692 Views 105 Comments

A poll shows 35% of people think Ireland definitely needs a new party.

# party-politics - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

What a way to go: Fianna Fáil agrees that Brian Crowley expelled himself
# Your Own Fault
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Own Fault

What a way to go: Fianna Fáil agrees that Brian Crowley expelled himself

Jun 24th 2014, 2:25 PM 25,820 Views 68 Comments

The Fianna Fáil parliamentary party met today to discuss Crowley’s “bewildering” actions.

# party-politics - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership
# Face Off
From TheJournal.ie
# Face Off

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership

May 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 12,611 Views 71 Comments

He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.

# party-politics - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Here's why these twenty-somethings are running in the local elections
# Fresh Faces
From TheJournal.ie
# Fresh Faces

Here's why these twenty-somethings are running in the local elections

Apr 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 26,213 Views 65 Comments

Whether they’re party-affiliated or independent, all of these fresh-faced candidates are looking to make a mark on their constituencies and speak out for their generation.

# party-politics - Friday 17 January, 2014

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections
# Local Elections
From TheJournal.ie
# Local Elections

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections

Jan 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,055 Views 58 Comments

One of the candidates said he feels compelled, as a young person, to take action on issues in his local area.

# party-politics - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'
# Reform Alliance
From TheJournal.ie
# Reform Alliance

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'

Sep 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,999 Views 23 Comments

Peter Mathews and Fidelma Healy-Eames are two of the members in the new Reform Alliance group which is meeting today to discuss strategy and policies for the future.

# party-politics - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Micheál Martin criticises party politics and Budget leaks
# Budget 2014
From TheJournal.ie
# Budget 2014

Micheál Martin criticises party politics and Budget leaks

Sep 1st 2013, 1:43 PM 9,424 Views 76 Comments

He refused to be drawn on speculation about a possible coalition between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

# party-politics - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Pearse Doherty: I don't have any personal desire to lead Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin
From TheJournal.ie
# Sinn Féin

Pearse Doherty: I don't have any personal desire to lead Sinn Féin

Jun 30th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,810 Views 86 Comments

The Sinn Féin spokesperson has been tipped as a future leader of the party but would not go for the leadership if Gerry Adams was to resign in the near future, he said this week.

# party-politics - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?

May 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 166 Views 40 Comments

Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.

# party-politics - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right

Nov 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 184 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s rigid party whip system erodes true democracy – and this is never so evident as on the issue of abortion, writes Larry Donnelly.

# party-politics - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

8 politicians kicking up their heels
# Party Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Party Politics

8 politicians kicking up their heels

Apr 17th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,204 Views 9 Comments

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only politician who has practised the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto…

# party-politics - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Leo Varadkar promises “bigger party” for next New Year’s Eve
# Party Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Party Politics

Leo Varadkar promises “bigger party” for next New Year’s Eve

Jan 1st 2012, 6:45 PM 10,244 Views 51 Comments

“More stages, more music, more people, bigger fireworks”: Is this the Tourism Minister’s New Year’s resolution?

# party-politics - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Column: How to get things done in the Dáil – 8 tips for independent TDs
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: How to get things done in the Dáil – 8 tips for independent TDs

Nov 30th 2011, 7:30 AM 86 Views 10 Comments

Most independent TDs just fade from view after a term or two. They should follow these examples from Tony Gregory, writes his biographer Robbie Gilligan.

# party-politics - Monday 3 October, 2011

Poll: Will Fianna Fáil rise again?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Will Fianna Fáil rise again?

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:29 AM 4,077 Views 105 Comments

Micheál Martin outlined the challenges facing the decimated Fianna Fáil party this past weekend but said the party will regroup and renew its strength. Do you think FF will still be around in ten years’ time?