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.
# fianna-fail - Today’s News
There’s something for everyone out West this summer.
# fianna-fail - Yesterday’s News
FF and FG have named their candidates, while there’s only one name on Labour’s list… Here’s how it’s shaping up in the battle for Dublin South West.
Coughlan also admitted this morning that a lot of people thought she was out of her depth as Tánaiste.
After you read this article, of course.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Micheál Martin, who served as Foreign Affairs Minsiter from 2008 to 2011, says the Israeli action is “completely disproportionate”.
The ex-Senator has already pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 17 July, 2014
“It seems the seagulls have lost the run of themselves completely,” Ned O’Sullivan said in the Seanad today.
# fianna-fail - Friday 11 July, 2014
‘How often does the Labour Party roll over?’ – FF say water and property taxes are now Labour’s problem
Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
However, a review is taking place, something which Joan Burton makes “no apology” about it.
Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.
All the ministers were meeting behind closed doors — a perfect time, thought Fianna Fáil, to schedule a press op.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Note: Labour and Fianna Fáil aren’t in the running.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Kenny faced questions from the opposition benches over a decision to suspend gastric band operations at a hospital.
Claims and counter-claims have led to a split among members of the inquiry and a call for the investigation into the banking collapse to move into public session.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 29 June, 2014
‘I hope he survives’: Senator Crown doesn’t think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health
Earlier this week Reilly said the health budget had run over by €158 million.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Analysis: Defiance of the party leader is now a common occurrence in Fianna Fáil and it’s not good in the long run for the former Cabinet minister.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Pádraig Mac Loclainn said that GSOC had to delay investigating a complaint made by the family of Seamus Doherty due to a lack of cooperation from gardaí in Donegal.
The Fianna Fáil parliamentary party met today to discuss Crowley’s “bewildering” actions.
Does Micheál Martin have to give his party’s only MEP the boot?
# fianna-fail - Monday 23 June, 2014
The party has said that many ECR policies “directly contradict core principles of the Fianna Fáil organisation”.
Brian Crowley has switched to the European Conservatives and Reformists, a grouping that includes many right-wing parties including the British Conservatives.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 22 June, 2014
A new report has found that 83 children were put into adult psychiatric units last year, despite guidelines forbidding this practice.
# fianna-fail - Saturday 21 June, 2014
The man he made representations on behalf of was a drug dealer who killed an associate and stored the body in a freezer.
# fianna-fail - Friday 20 June, 2014
Meanwhile, his party leader Micheál Martin says that the Limerick TD’s position IS tenable.
When I heard the vote count, I felt like I’d been thrown off a moving train, whipped, dragged and tortured.
Analysis: Niall Collins should not have got involved in the case of a man convicted of serious drug offences – for his own sake.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Fianna Fáil leader has been reacting to the controversy surrounding his justice spokesperson today.
The first meeting of the joint Oireachtas committee set up to examine the banking crisis lasted some four hours at Leinster House today.
The mother of a convicted man’s four children died earlier this year.
Nomadic beasts, hackneyed clichés and mild-mannered TDs: A not very productive day’s work in the Dáil
Nobody particularly covered themselves in glory during Leaders’ Questions today….
The party’s justice spokesperson Niall Collins is in the spotlight this morning.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
There are concerns that thousands of people who didn’t respond to the HSE will now be left without a medical card.
# fianna-fail - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
After a week when the government was accused of dictating the membership of the inquiry Enda Kenny’s remarks prompted laughter in the Dáil today.
# fianna-fail - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power, who was adopted from a mother-and-baby home, has called for access rights to be given,
# fianna-fail - Saturday 14 June, 2014
John McGuinness said it wasn’t an attempt to grab headlines.
# fianna-fail - Friday 13 June, 2014
The senator’s reason for missing a crucial vote on selection of members for the banking inquiry committee was criticised by some this week.
# fianna-fail - Thursday 12 June, 2014
The coalition has restored its majority on the inquiry by adding two more senators – causing uproar in Leinster House.
A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.
# fianna-fail - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
A Fine Gael senator had accused Marc MacSharry of having a conflict of interest.
Michael McGrath has said that the government must use “every means at its disposal” to defend Ireland’s corporate tax rules.