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Coalition party leaders Eamon Ryan, Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Soaring energy and food prices, a housing crisis, a healthcare system creaking at the seams, a climate emergency, an ever-present pandemic, and now wa(...)

The document, drawn up by   the Dublin Bay South TD Jim O’Callaghan with others, is in part a reaction to the recent killing of Ashling Murphy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil has drawn up a wide range of tougher criminal justice measures designed to target violence against women in the wake of the killing of Ash(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Timmy Dooley. Photograph: James Forde

Here’s your hat and don’t let the votegate hit you on the way out. That was the verdict of voters in Clare in 2020 when Fianna Fáíl’s Timmy Dooley fa(...)

James O’Connor says he  feels he has been deeply misled and ‘I am hurt.’  Photograph: Stephen Collins/ Collins Photos

Baby Marc, doo doo doo doo doo doo Baby Marc, doo doo doo doo doo doo Baby Marc, doo doo doo doo doo doo Baby Marc. That damned tune. Those words.(...)

A special meeting of Fianna Fáil scheduled for September 1st will now be included as part of the party’s pre-Dáil think-in on September 9th

Minister of State Thomas Byrne has denied that delaying Fianna Fáil’s postmortem of its poor election results by a week is “kicking the can down the r(...)

 An Taoiseach Micheál Martin at the launch of the   Pathways to Work 2021-2025  scheme on Monday.  Photograph: Maxwells

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hinted that the continuation of the Coalition government beyond the end of 2022 is linked to the switch-over in roles be(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is ‘unlikely’ to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election, according to the party’s byelection director of elections Jim O’Callaghan. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil Ministers have urged party members to support the Taoiseach amid renewed rumblings about Micheál Martin’s continued leadership of the part(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin at a National Day of Commemoration Ceremony in Dublin to honour Irish who died in wars or on service with the UN. Photograph: Tom Honan

A year and a half after the 2020 general election, Fianna Fáil’s internal inquiry into its poor performance has not yet been completed. Following th(...)

Barry Cowen was sacked from his role of Minister for Agriculture by Mr Martin last summer after a controversy over a four-year old drink-driving ban. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil minister Barry Cowen has sought a special meeting of the party in the wake of its disastrous result in the Dublin Bay South byelec(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘I intend to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election, yes’.   File photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said he intends to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election as Tánaiste, but that plan was questioned by one of his most p(...)

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