Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has been urged to call an emergency national meeting to clarify the party’s future amid fears the confidence and supply deal is causing it to lose its identity.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to up the stakes with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin this week by insisting, at a private meeting, that he will only put forward a budget in October if he knows his party will still be in power to implement it.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
A farmer who started the campaign to have farmers compensated for loss of income due to a ban on agricultural activity in hen harrier conservation areas has declared his interest in running as a Fianna Fáil candidate in the next European Parliament elections.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018
Sinn Féin delegates have voted to allow the party to negotiate with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next election — despite insisting they still want to prioritise forming a “left-wing government” with other parties.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2018
Fianna Fáil is still opposed to backing Transport Minister Shane Ross’s “dog’s dinner” judicial appointments bill despite the Cabinet agreeing to more than 50 amendments regarding it in a bid to rescue the proposed law from being scrapped.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
Fianna Fáil are to table amending legislation in the next two weeks to extend protections to home borrowers whose loans will be bought by vulture funds, a move that could likely snarl plans by Government-owned Permanent TSB for a huge €4bn disposal of distressed loans.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Fianna Fáil has demanded that the Government must immediately explain how it will protect industries most exposed if a hard Brexit occurs after it emerged a series of sectoral analysis reports, due last year, will not now be published until summertime.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has claimed he is not planning for an election this year and wants to continue the confidence and supply deal with Fianna Fáil when it runs out in October — despite admitting the issue is not “entirely in my control”.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018