Former junior minister, Ned O'Keeffe, has been given a suspended sentence for submitting false expenses claims.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
Ned O'Keeffe has this evening been released from garda custody without charge, after being questioned over fraud allegations relating to mobile phone bills.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
Former Fianna Fáil TD Ned O’Keeffe has been arrested today in connection with suspected fraud offences.
Fianna Fáil TD Ned O'Keeffe has suggested that the Army could be forced to take over the running of the country.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
Mattie McGrath has become the latest person to jump ship from the Fianna Fáil party.
Tue, 25 Jan, 2011
Another one of Fianna Fáil's long-serving TD's has confirmed he won't be contesting the general election.
Two more long-standing Fianna Fáil TDs have announced that they are quitting politics.
There are fresh calls with Fianna Fáil for Taoiseach Brian Cowen to resign after Cork TD Ned O'Keeffe said he has lost the confidence of the public.
Sun, 09 Jan, 2011
Fianna Fáil TD Ned O'Keeffe said last night that Government officials do not have the 'skills, experience or the confidence of the Irish people' to negotiate on our behalf with the ECB and IMF.
Sun, 28 Nov, 2010
A Fianna Fáil TD has lashed out at the Government and accused it of "poor decision-making" and of having "a total lack of vision" in the management of the nation’s finances.
Sat, 27 Nov, 2010
A Fianna Fáil backbencher - and former junior Minister - has today launched another stinging attack on the new Financial Regulator.
Wed, 21 Apr, 2010
Fianna Fáil's Ned O'Keeffe has been named as the top expenses earner in the Dáil in some of today's newspapers.
Sun, 25 Oct, 2009
Ned O'Keeffe has been eliminated after the third count of the votes in the European elections of the Ireland South constituency.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
Cork East TD Ned O'Keeffe has been re-admitted to the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2008
Former Fianna Fáil TD Ned O'Keeffe is reportedly seeking to rejoin the party just over two months after resigning in protest at the Government's health policies.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2008
Fianna Fáil backbencher Ned O'Keeffe has resigned the party whip in protest over the health controversy.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2007
The crisis surrounding breast cancer services in the state was tonight branded one of the blackest chapters in the recent history of the country's health system.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2007
Thu, 25 Nov, 2004
Thu, 14 Oct, 2004
NON-GOVERNMENT foreign travel by TDs and senators has cost the taxpayer at least €1.25 million since June 2002, figures compiled by the Oireachtas have revealed.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2004
Fri, 13 Aug, 2004
Thu, 12 Aug, 2004
THE difficulties caused by the 9pm ban on children in pubs were predicted by the opposition when the law was introduced last year, Fine Gael tourism spokesman Jimmy Deenihan said yesterday.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2004
It's high time for Fianna Fáil to do some soul-searching as they assess what went wrong in the recent elections, writes Political Editor Harry McGee.
Mon, 21 Jun, 2004
A SENIOR Fianna Fáil TD last night came out strongly in favour of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern taking the job of President of the European Commission — if he were offered it.
Thu, 17 Jun, 2004
AN Oireachtas Committee is considering the use of special legislation to force AIB representatives to meet with it to discuss the recent overcharging controversies.
Thu, 27 May, 2004
Thu, 06 May, 2004
Thu, 29 Apr, 2004
DAIRYGOLD shareholders yesterday gave their board of directors a massive vote of confidence and adopted a new rulebook for the near €1 billion turnover co-op.
Sat, 24 Apr, 2004
Thu, 15 Apr, 2004
Thu, 11 Mar, 2004
FORMER Junior Minister Ned O’Keeffe said over the weekend that he would have no difficulty with Fianna Fáil sharing power with Sinn Féin after the next election.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2004
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern issued a rallying call to Fianna Fáil members last night as several Cork TDs denied there was a conspiracy to overthrow him as party leader.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2003
IN the fall-out from the Laffoy Commission debacle, Minister for Education Noel Dempsey has come up with what can only be described as an inspiration on how to cut down on costs, numbers and delays.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2003
For nearly an hour yesterday afternoon Noel Dempsey paced up and down the garden of the Sligo Park hotel with a mobile glued to his ear.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2003
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern yesterday delivered a defiant message to his Fianna Fáil parliamentary party, telling TDs to keep their “heads up” because the economy was performing exceptionally well despite the global downturn.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2003
THE Government is facing a massive revolt among its own backbenches over plans to re-introduce college fees and ban smoking in pubs.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2003
Fri, 10 Jan, 2003
Justice Minister John O'Donoghue has been elected on the first count in Kerry South. He polled 25.77% of the vote.
Sat, 18 May, 2002
The controversy over the resignation of Fianna Fail deputy Ned O'Keeffe is continuing today.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2001
The Fine Gael party are seeking an adjournment in the Dáil today to discuss the Ned O'Keeffe affair.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2001
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has denied suggestions that he forced Junior Agriculture Minister Ned O'Keeffe to resign from his post.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2001
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has insisted he has no dispute with former Minister of State, Ned O'Keeffe.
Sun, 18 Feb, 2001
Ned O'Keeffe's resignation is the "inevitable outcome of his own misjudgement" in voting on a motion without declaring he had a beneficial interest in the subject matter, according to Labour.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2001
Ned O'Keeffe, a junior minister at the Department of Agriculture, quit after the Public Offices Commission opened an investigation involving him for an alleged breach of the Ethics in Public Office Act.
The Taoiseach said he accepted the resignation of Junior Agriculture Minister Ned O'Keeffe with regret.
Ned O'Keeffe has resigned as Junior Agriculture Minister over the furore surrounding his non-disclosure of family business interests to the Dail.
Fine Gael has criticised the Taoiseach for failing to take action against Junior Agriculture Minister Ned O'Keeffe.
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