Previously the largest political party in Ireland, and currently the third largest in the Oireachtas. The party has spent most of its existence in power, and was in government between 1997 and 2011.
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# fianna-fail - Monday 16 December, 2013
In the speech broadcast on RTE One, the Fianna Fáil leader warned that Ireland is at risk of a two-tier recovery.
The Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson says he wants more detail on the government’s plans to grow the economy.
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# fianna-fail - Sunday 15 December, 2013
The mortgage arrears campaigner said he doesn’t think he could make any difference even if he won a seat in Europe.
# fianna-fail - Friday 13 December, 2013
John McGuinness was speaking following this evening’s resignation of the entire board of governors of the CRC.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 12 December, 2013
Fianna Fáil have described timing of the proposed deal as “deeply cynical” while Sinn Féin say it is “shortsighted”.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore made the accusation today during Leaders’ Questions in response to a question on budget cuts.
The veteran Fianna Fáil deputy has denied that his concern about the party’s stagnation in the polls is a criticism of the leadership, but said some members may not share his level of ambition.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
Enda Kenny was described as ‘Scrooge’ in the Dáil chamber this afternoon.
The independent TD said he has had no formal discussions with Fianna Fáil about the possibility of joining the party and running for it in next year’s European elections.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
A number of staff have been suspended at the facility following allegations of abuse.
Party leaders were given time to speak today in the chamber in memory of the South African leader.
The Taoiseach criticised the Sinn Féin president’s past during a discussion on salary top-ups for some health executives with Kenny ruling out an independent inquiry at Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.
The Meath West TD is suspended from Sinn Féin after voting against the abortion bill but he insists he wants to rejoin the party in January.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 8 December, 2013
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# fianna-fail - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan has said she hasn’t ruled out running for election again in future but that Fianna Fáil needs new blood.
Changes to the question time have been criticised but the government chief whip has defended the new format following near-farcical scenes in the chamber on Thursday.
# fianna-fail - Friday 6 December, 2013
The Sinn Féin president has said the IRA members behind the killing of Harry Breen and Bob Buchanan were doing their duty in the same way as the RUC officers were doing theirs.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Gerry Adams is standing by his remarks in relation to two RUC officers who were murdered by the IRA 24 years ago.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
Deputies have been discussing the findings of the Smithwick Tribunal in the Dáil this afternoon.
After government TDs and Senators declined to support O’Connor yesterday they will now be asked to formally reject his appointment next week.
Michael Kitt, the Galway East TD, learned that Colm Keaveney was his new constituency colleague via Galway Bay FM, he said this morning.
Colm Keaveney tells TheJournal.ie why he is now a member of Fianna Fáil and why he didn’t run for Europe.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
The former Labour chairman has been unanimously accepted into the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party.
“The problem is being addressed,” Eamon Gilmore insisted in the Dáil this afternoon.
“This rampant corruption of many of Fianna Fáil’s members and public representatives is part of the philosophy of tolerance that existed within that party,” Keaveney told the Dáil in June 2012.
The surprise move by the former chairman of the Labour Party will see him join Fianna Fáil’s parliamentary ranks in the Dáil. He will not run for Europe next year as had been expected.
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# fianna-fail - Sunday 1 December, 2013
Second part of TV3 exploration also hears Sinn Féin politicians questioned about IRA criminality.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 28 November, 2013
Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson has hit back at the Fianna Fáil leader over claims he made about the Republican movement last night.
The former Fianna Fáil minister also said the Green Party is “not a political party”.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Enda Kenny hit back at criticism of the government’s policy in relation to homelessness during Leaders’ Questions this morning.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.
The party’s switch to one member-one vote in recent years is likely to mean a more open contest than was the case before.
# fianna-fail - Saturday 23 November, 2013
More than half of those questioned said they approved of the Government’s actions in leading the country out of the EU/IMF bailout.
# fianna-fail - Friday 22 November, 2013
The Transport Minister was frank about the government’s control of the legislature in the Dáil this afternoon.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 21 November, 2013
The Tánaiste gleefully engaged in one of the government’s favourite pasttimes at Leaders’ Questions this morning: Having a go at Fianna Fáil.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
Enda Kenny said nobody told him about the case of eight-year-old Ronan Woodhouse at the Fine Gael conference last month, despite committing to meeting the child and his mother at that event.
The former junior minister and TD wants to give someone else a chance and will not seek re-election to the European Parliament next year.
# fianna-fail - Monday 18 November, 2013
Michael McGrath said his Facebook page was hacked, and has now been taken offline.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Everybody’s talking about Ireland pledging more towards the Philippines, the botched armed robbery in Drogheda and the plane crash in Russia.