A “deeply disappointed” junior minister Andrew Doyle openly defied his party's instructions not to canvass in Cork and Tipperary amid an escalating feud between Fine Gael's Ireland South candidates.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
President Michael D Higgins was among the mourners at the funeral Mass for former Ceann Comhairle and 46-year veteran of the Dáil Seamus Pattison who was buried in his native Kilkenny this afternoon.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
All eyes will be on Fine Gael’s special parliamentary party meeting this afternoon where TDs and senators will discuss their views on plans to repeal the Eighth Amendment and allow unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
A Fine Gael TD who last week called for Taoiseach Enda Kenny to resign as he no longer has faith in him claims he only made the remark to prevent — and not cause — a no confidence motion in his leader.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Yesterday was to be the day. Those Fine Gael rebels who had vented their spleen last week about wanting rid of Enda Kenny had until 1pm to put down a motion of no confidence in time for tonight’s meeting.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Finance Minister Michael Noonan are among senior Fine Gael figures urging Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe to reconsider his decision not to contest the party leadership, once Mr Kenny steps down.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016