Tag Archives: Fianna Fail

Niall Collins and the clemency letter

You will be reading a lot about Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins in the next few days. The 41-year-old Limerick TD and has landed himself in hot water because he wrote to a judge seeking leniency for a convicted drug … Continue reading

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Bertie’s digout to Fianna Fáil local election candidate backfires

You’d be forgiven for waking up this morning and thinking you’ve travelled back in time to the last decade. The big stories of the day are – Seanie Fitz of Anglo fame and the Irish Independent are reporting Bertie Ahern addressed … Continue reading

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Senator Jim Walsh – there is a hate campaign being waged against Iona on twitter (VIDEO)

Fianna Fáil Senator Jim Walsh is well-known for his curious thoughts on social issues. During an interview in 2009 he said – “If I were to call people fairies. I would be called a bigot and all sorts of things, but David Norris … Continue reading

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Senator Averil Power raises RTE’s payout to Iona in the Seanad.

Fianna Fáil Senator Averil Power, is the only high profile woman in the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party (out of two) and probably the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party’s most socially progressive member ever. Dev will be turning in his grave! Being a woman … Continue reading

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Digger Dooley picks a winner

Something’s should never be done under the watchful eye of the Dáil’s big brother – Oireachtas TV. Just ask Tom Barry. Whoever was operating the camera for Oireachtas TV today was obviously quite hypnotised at Fianna Fáil TD, Timmy Dooley’s, nasal … Continue reading

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Sweary Mary Coughlan’s return to politics.

In an interview with RTÉ’s Raidió na Gaeltachta over the weekend former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan declined to rule out a return to politics. Translation – I want back into politics and I’m testing the water to see how pissed off … Continue reading

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Meanwhile at Colm Keaveney’s constituency office.

Former Labour TD Colm Keaveney will join Fianna Fáil today. The Galway East TD is expected to be announced as a party TD today after his name is put to a special meeting of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party. Meanwhile at … Continue reading

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Geraldine Feeney’s Euro pitch to the Fianna Fáil faithful (video)

Former Fianna Fáil senator Geraldine Feeney has declared her intention to seek the nomination to run for Fianna Fáil in the upcoming European elections for the Dublin constituency. Originally from Tullamore, Geraldine counts former Taoiseach Brian Cowen  as a close friend … Continue reading

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The Department of Social Protection are giving emigration advice.

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath was waving this letter (see below) around yesterday like it had the 3rd secret of Fatima written on it. That was the highlight of McGrath’s budget day. The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, patronised McGrath to … Continue reading

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Another Fianna Fáil reform flip flop!

This audio from Newstalk 106-108. It is Fine Gael TD Simon Harris debating Jim O’Callaghan. Jim is a Fianna Fail councillor for the Pembroke Rathmines area on Dublin City council. He is also the legal advisor to Fianna Fáil and … Continue reading

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